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)

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Academic calendar

Semester I: September - January
Semester II: February - June

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


English B2. For further languages see the course catalogue.

Areas of study open to exchange students

All areas, but restricted entry into Law courses.

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

12 places per year.


We expect selection to be necessary.



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

Asia & Latin America

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
E-mail: region1@uu.nl

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
E-mail: region2@uu.nl

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
E-mail: region3@uu.nl

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona

Europe & Middle East

Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
E-mail: region4@uu.nl

General exchange questions

Names: Tamar Oderwald and Patrick Chan
Email: exchange@uu.nl

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to erasmus@uu.nl

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.