Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest) is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Budapest, Hungary.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

Semester I (Autumn Semester): approximately early September – early February
Semester II (Spring Semester): approximately early February – early July


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is required.


Areas of study open to exchange students
  • Department of Film Studies
  • Department of Dutch Studies (priority for NVT-stage)

Students are selected under either of these subject areas and must limit their course choice to the courses within these departmens. Students are allowed to take courses outside the department but only when they meet the specific requirements of the respective discipline and  this has to be agreed upon with the department concerned.

ELTE is also a destination for the NVT-stage. Students can find more information this website (under the button Courses, information is Dutch only). Please contact drs. Emmeline Besamusca (E.N.Besamusca@uu.nl) for additional information and before submitting your application.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and Hungarian

It is possible to take Language Courses (more information)

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

In total, you need at least HUF 120,000 (EUR 400) each month to live comfortably in Budapest.

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

More information


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available
  • Dutch Studies: 2 places per year. Priority is given to students doing the NVT-stage.
  • Film Studies: 2 places per year.



Additional information

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Temporary address: Janskerkhof 12, 3512 BL Utrecht till July 18. We will be back at Drift 10 on July 23.
+31 (0)30 253 6046

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
  • There is no walk-in hour on July 22.
  • From July 29 till August 10 there are no walk-in hours. You can reach us by telephone and e-mail.

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Janskerkhof 12


Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Tessel Arendsen (Support Officer)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)