Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest)


Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest) is a universitywide partner in Budapest, Hungary.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Practical Information

Social media


Instagram (University Library)

Meet ELTE (YouTube)

Academic calendar

Semester I: 2nd week of September - 1st week of February
Semester II: 2nd week of February - 2nd week of July

Orientation generally commences early September for Semester I and early February for Semester II.

Exams take place mid December until early February for Semester I and late May until early July for Semester II.

Academic calendar


None, but this always depends on the field of study.

Areas of study open to exchange students

All areas

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

The university offers on-campus dormitories you can apply for. If you are looking for housing on the private market, ELTE also offers support.

More information on housing options

Estimated living costs per month

Cost of living in Budapest


Normal study load per term in courses: 6-8

Grading system: 1-5
Minimum pass: 2 (60% of the exam)

Number of places available

2 places per year.


We expect selection to be necessary for 22-23



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.