Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest)

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

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General information for exchange students

Practical matters

Course information and Information about courses in foreign languages for international students

Academic calendar

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

Academic Calendar


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


Areas of study open to exchange students

Humanities. Subjects taught here include:

  • Dutch Language and Culture
  • English Language and Culture
  • Media and Culture

Students can choose other courses within the faculty, as long as they meet the entry requirements. Students can choose up to 10 credits at another faculty. 

ELTE is also a destination for the NVT-stage. 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

More information can be found here and here.

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
  • Languages: 2 places. Priority is given to students doing the NVT-stage.
  • Media studies: 2 places.


Additional information


Information guide for international students

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