|Study location||Hungary, Nyíregyháza|
|Type||Non-degree, full degree studies|
|Nominal duration||2 semesters (60 ECTS)|
|Course code||Preparatory Programme|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Other students with Bachelor diploma are also accepted if they wish to study in the one-year Hungarian language course at the University of Nyíregyháza.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Please send the documents (high school diploma, motivation letter and reference) via email scanning to Dr. Kálmán Kiss – email@example.com and Éva Dudás – firstname.lastname@example.org
Please take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you travel to the university.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Ukraine.
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
In the motivation letter please give information about your study plans following the completion of the one-year Hungarian course at the University of Nyíregyháza.
All applicants must attend an online oral interview.
The application procedure is based on an evaluation system of 100 points: 50 points are given for motivation and educational background, and the other 50 points for language proficiency and intercultural preparedness according to the online interview. Following the formal check up of the application documents, the staff of the faculty will organize the oral entrance examination. The entrance exam is successful, if the applicant reach at least 60 points.
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Applicants must be minimum 18 years old.
Students must do the visa process after the acceptance to the University of Nyíregyháza.
The aim of the course “Hungarian as a Foreign Language” aims to prepare international students for studying in Hungarian higher education institutions. The teaching material covers all the levels from beginner (A1) up to level B2. In the modules, designed in line with CEFR levels, several language competences (listening, reading comprehension, understanding reading, writing, composition of texts, conversation, oral communication) are simultaneously developed. In addition to the acquisition of language skills, needed for everyday life and university courses, knowledge connected to civilisation and culture is included in the course programme as well.
Hungarian as a Foreign Language for international students:
The educational package, designed to last for an entire academic year, comprises the following mandatory and elective panels:
1. Mandatory language training
- 1. semester: general language lessons – 30 Hungarian lessons / week
- 2. semester: general language lessons – 22 Hungarian lessons / week
- 2. semester: cultural and civilisational knowledge – 2 lessons / week) – International students should familiarize themselves with Hungarian cultural and civilisational knowledge as well as local customs.
2. Orientational training
Specialist language orientational training – Students choose 2 optional subjects as orientational training to prepare for their future degree programme. The choice of 2 subjects is obligatory to fulfil the training requirements.
- 2. semester: 2 subjects as orientational training – 4 lessons / week / subject
Evaluation and grading criteria:
For the certification, participants must participate in the course at least 80 per cent. The final exam consists of written and oral parts. Minimum result: 60 per cent (oral and written parts separately).
After the one year course, the student will get a cerficitate about the one year training.
Students who wish to continue their studies at the University of Nyíregyháza after the one-year Hungarian course, will have priority in the evaluation entry process.
After finishing the Preparatory Programme students can continue their studies in a degree programme at a Hungarian university or can start working in Hungary.