Application procedure

Application deadline for September intake: 15 July 2022
Starting date: every programme starts in September 2022

Please also check our website and this guide carefully, however in case of any further question, do not hesitate to  contact us!

Admission steps for degree-seeking foreign students:

  1. Choosing a study programme or courses in English
  2. Documents Required to Apply:
  • Academic certificates and Transcripts (Attested by Ministry and  English translation)
  • Copy of Passport with photo and showing citizenship
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivation Letter
  • Proof of Language proficiency (not mandatory) to prove it we will conduct the online interview
  • Medical certificate (Download form)

Proof of application fee payment slip (100 EUR, non-refundable)
IMPORTANT: The total full amount must arrive at the University bank account. We will not accept your application if the received amount is not full.

  1. Send us the filled online application form with the proof of payment of the application fee
  2. Receiving an official email from the University about the received application form
  3. After the examination of application documents sending an official email about the exact date of the interview
  4. Short oral interview via the internet (to check the fluently strong  intermediate English knowledge and professional orientation, motivation)
  5. Sending an official email about the final decision
  6. Sending the Conditional Letter of Acceptance via email
  7. Asking to transfer the tuition fee to the bank account of the University

IMPORTANT: The total full amount must arrive at the University bank account. We will not accept your application if the received amount is not full.

  1. Sending the Final Acceptance Letter via email which is the official declaration that the student is accepted and the tuition has been arrived
  2. Visa procedure (With the Acceptance Letter students have to visit the nearest Hungarian Embassy and apply for the visa. In case the visa is not granted to you, our institute will refund the tuition fee in 45 days.)
  3. Arriving at the University.

After arriving students can move into the room at the student hostel directly. By the next step, they have to visit the local International Relations Office. All original certificates will need to be presented to the University. Students have to sign long-term health insurance and pay in advance for the first year. The necessary registration forms need to be completed, and the Student Agreement has to be signed. (Registration.) Students have to visit the nearest Immigration Office and Apply for Residence Permit Card. Student mentors will assist them.

The University of Nyíregyháza cooperates with official partner agencies These companies will help students go through the application and visa application processes. You can see the list of our partners on our webpage, please turn to them without extra fees.

Application fee: 100 EUR (non-refundable) - to pay in the same time with the application.

Tuition fees  for two semesters must be paid in advance after admission.
Other fees to be paid after admission:

Dormitory reservation fee for 5 months: 400 EUR (This means that the accommodation fee is paid for 5 months, after the 5 months, the student has to pay a monthly accommodation fee.)

Upon arrival at the dormitory, the student has to pay a deposit of 100 EUR or 35000 HUF. (This amount is refunded when the student moves out of the dormitory without causing any damages to the property or debt.)

Please note that we cannot deal with incomplete applications – if any of the above – listed documents are missing or the transferred tuition, not the required amount we cannot proceed with your admission.

Bank account details:
IBAN bank account number: HU49 1176 3440 4582 0883 0000 0000
Swift code (BIC): OTPVHUHB
Name of the account holder: Nyíregyházi Egyetem / University of Nyíregyháza
Name of receiving bank:  OTP Bank Nyrt.
Seat of receiving bank: Hungary, 1051 Budapest, Nádor u. 6.

Please write the following information in the message/remark section of the bank transfer sheet:

  • Your full name:
  • Your degree program
  • 2022/2023 (Academic year)

Please note that the application fee  (100 EUR) is necessary and non-refundable. The tuition fee is also non-refundable except for the following cases:

  • The University shall refund the full tuition fee paid by the applicant if the program is cancelled.
  • The University shall refund the tuition fee paid by the applicant after deducting the transfer fee if the applicant attends the visa interview and submits all necessary documents and the Authority still rejects his/her visa request. In this case, the applicant is asked to provide the University with a copy of the rejection letter.
  • General Medicine Certificate
    (The scanned copy of a medical certificate of satisfactory health condition issued not earlier than three months prior to the application. The general medical certificates can prove that the applicant does not have the following illnesses: AIDS, Hepatitis A, B, C or any other epidemic conditions. and there are no medical objections to staying abroad as a student.) The official form is available here.
  • Visa and Residence Permit

In the Letter of Conditional Acceptance, the Applicant will be informed to pay the tuition fees. On receiving the tuition fees, the  Letter of Confirmation  (Final Acceptance Letter) will be issued and sent to the student via email. It is the official document that the student is accepted and the tuition arrived. With this document, students can start the  VISA application. Students must opt for a Student Visa which entitles them to a residence permit for study purposes in Hungary.

  • Citizens of the European Union can enter Hungary with their ID card or passport, and need to have a European Health Insurance Card.
  • Citizens of non-European countries have to apply personally for a student residence permit at the nearest Hungarian Consulate.
  • If the visa application is refused, the University will refund the pre-paid tuition fees in 45 days. Please note that the Applicant has to request the refund in a written form by indicating the preferred bank account (declatation) and attaching the decision letter regarding the visa refusal.
  • All students admitted to the academic programme in English are required to have valid health insurance for the whole period of residence in Hungary for extra fees.

Read more about Residence Permit for the Purpose of Study…

Contact information
International Coordinator
University of Nyíregyháza
Sóstói út 31/b.
HU-4400 Nyíregyháza
phone: 00 36 42 599-400 /2511
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