University of Birmingham and Hungary

We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Hungary. There are currently 21 Hungarian students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.

Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Birmingham Foundation Academy

For further information see the Birmingham Foundation Academy website.


Holders of the Erettségi / Matura with a good overall score of 4/5 (jo-jeles – ‘good’-‘excellent’) will be considered for entry to the first year of our undergraduate degree programmes. At least two subjects have to be taken at advanced level (emelt szint), required subjects should also be at advanced level.

Assessment may also be measured as a percentage:
5 (jeles/excellent) – 80-100%
4 (jo/good) – 60-79%


Holders of a good Alapfokozat / Alapképzés (Bachelors degree) or Egyetemi Oklevel (university diploma) from a recognised Hungarian university, or a Foiskola Oklevel (college diploma) from a recognised college of Higher Education, with a minimum GPA of 3.51 for 2:1 equivalency, or 2.51 for 2:2 equivalency, will be considered for entry to taught postgraduate programmes.

Holders of a good Alapfokozat / Alapképzés or Egyetemi Oklevel from a recognised university with a minimum GPA of 3.51, or a good Mesterfokozat (Masters degree) or Egyetemi Doktor (university doctorate), will be considered for entry to postgraduate research programmes.

English Language

You will be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

How to apply

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Course Finder Database

Find an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Course

Find undergraduate and postgraduate courses by searching the course finder database. Here you can find out course modules, as well as contact details for course queries.

PG Funding Database

Postgraduate Funding Database

The University of Birmingham offers a range of postgraduate scholarships for students. You can search the latest funding opportunities using our postgraduate funding database.

Key email contacts

Undergraduate enquiries (Bachelors) to:

Erasmus and Study Abroad enquiries to: 

Postgraduate enquiries (Masters and PhDs) to:

Visits to Hungary

The Recruitment team, academic staff and current students represent the University at study and careers fairs across the UK and the EU. Find full details of our next visits.

British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.