University of Birmingham and Hungary

We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Hungary. There are currently 26 Hungarian students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.

Krisztina Ildikó Nógrádi

Computer Science MSc

“The learning experience is definitely outstanding, a vast amount of knowledge is passed on to us every single day. We have great facilities to help us in developing our understanding and the lecturers offer additional support as well.”


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. 

Foundation Pathways

For further information visit the Birmingham International Academy website.


Holders of the Erettségi / Matura with at least two subjects at advanced level (emelt szint) plus any required subjects at advanced level will be considered with the following grade equivalencies: 

A*AA - 85%, 80% (Advanced level) plus 80%, 80%, 80% (Intermediate level) 
AAA - 80%, 80% (Advanced level) plus 80%, 80%, 80% (Intermediate level) 
AAB - 80%, 80% (Advanced level) plus 80%, 80%, 80% (Intermediate level) 
ABB - 80%, 75% (Advanced level) plus 80%, 80%, 80% (Intermediate level) 
BBB - 75%, 75% (Advanced level) plus 80%, 80%, 75% (Intermediate level) 

Subject specific requirements (Advanced level): 
A* - 85% 
A - 80% 
B - 75%


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 overall grade of 3.5 for 2:1 equivalency, or 3 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 overall grade of 3.5, 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.

If you do not have the required level of English or would like to improve your English before the start of the academic year, you can take one of our pre-sessional English language courses.


Contact Us

Undergraduate enquiries (Bachelors) to:

Erasmus and Study Abroad enquiries to: 

Postgraduate enquiries (Masters and PhDs) to:

Birmingham Representatives in Hungary

The University of Birmingham representatives in Hungary are IEC Online and InterStudy.

IEC Online (Hungary)
Tel: +36 1501 2049

Stefanikova 17
81105 Bratislava

Tel: +421 2 5262 2611

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.

British Council Hungary
Madách Trade Center, 1075 Budapest
Madách Imre út 13-14 Building A, Floor 2

Tel: (+36 1) 483 2020/30


Undergraduate and postgraduate EU students (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria) starting their studies in 2018 or 2019 can apply for government loans for the duration of their course.

Find out more about the Tuition Fee Loan for undergraduate study, the Postgraduate Master's Loan for Masters study, and the Postgraduate Doctoral Loan for PhD study on the government website.

For a comprehensive list of all the awards on offer at the University for Home/EU and international students, please consult the undergraduate or postgraduate funding databases.


How to apply

How to apply

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!

Course Finder Database

Course Finder Database

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




View our range of accommodation options for undergraduate and postgraduate students.



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