ELTE Budapest Summer University

ELTE Budapest Summer University

Course dates:
14 August, 2017 to 25 August, 2017
400 EUR
Fee advantages:
Fee reduction
Application deadline:
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest
Budapest, Hungary

General information

Eötvös Loránd University organizes the first ELTE Budapest Summer University, which is a two-week program offered to Hungarian and international students, in various study fields. Language of the summer university is English, no Hungarian is required.

ELTE is the highest ranked higher education institution in Hungary in the ARWU global university ranking since 2012, and alma mater of leading figures in technology, business, politics and public policy, and culture. As the leading research university in Hungary we are dedicated to develop wide-ranging study programs for Hungarian and international students, facilitating the international involvement and networking of teaching and research staff, and stimulating students efficiently to participate in mobility programs.

ELTE Budapest Summer University is a summer program to fulfil these aims and priorities building on the professional background of the researchers at our faculties.

The summer university comprises several interdisciplinary courses for students interested in law, cultural studies, special education, psychology, social sciences and related fields.

Topics of the courses: https://www.elte.hu/en/elte-budapest-summer-university/course

BETWEEN 14-25 AUGUST, 2017

  • Questions of identity in the 21th century. Social practices and inequalities (social studies and pedagogy)
  • Hot topics in the research on human disabilities (special education)
  • Transnational aspects of law (law studies)
  • Recent questions of the cultural identity (social sciences, cultural studies)

BETWEEN 21-25 AUGUST, 2017

  • Gender and sexuality in schools (psychology, cultural studies and education science)
  • School-based Service Learning Programme in Hungary (education science)
  • Aggression, violence and bullying in schools (psychology, cultural studies and education science)
  • Innovations and developments in the European Adult Education sector (education science)
  • Psychology of everyday life from a Chinese perspective (psychology and cultural studies)
  • The Psychology of Intergroup Relations (psychology and cultural studies)

Course fee/ costs:

The course fee for the two weeks: 400 EUR

                                for one week: 250 EUR


Early bird discount: - 10%, 360 EUR until 31 May, 2017

                                           225 EUR until 31 May, 2017

Covered by fee: 40 classes (45-minute-long), 4 lectures (90-minute-long) on Hungarian culture, history and traditions, related course materials, welcome package, one-day excursion outside of Budapest;

Not included in the fee: travel and visa costs, health insurance, accommodation, meals, social activities and organised visits, personal expenses;


Budapest has many quality accomodation opportunities to choose from, which means that it’s not hard to find student rentals or share-apartments with other students.

Besides, any student can be accommodated in single or double rooms at an ELTE Student Residence Hall on demand. The average cost of accommodation is about EUR 350 - 400.

Accommodation requests of students need to be indicated on the application form.


Please, fill in the application form carefully. Here is the link: https://www.elte.hu/en/budapest-summer-apply

Please, note that

 - classes can start only with the minimum number of 6 students
 - and the application is accepted only after the tuition fee has been transferred.

Deadline for application:

1.  31 May 2017 - for those who need visa to travel to Hungary (and countries of the European Union) We are going to send you a Letter of Acceptance to support your visa application.

To be aware of visa regulations, please check the official website of Consular Services of Hungarian Government or our university's information website.

2.  20 July 2017 - for those applicants who do not need to apply for a visa to travel to Hungary.

Contact - hours

For 2-week-long period (between 14-25 August, 2017) - 40 classes (45-minute-long);

For 1-week-long-period (between 19-25 August, 2017) - 20 classes (45-minute-long)

Contact information

For further information visit our website: https://www.elte.hu/en/elte-budapest-summer-university

International Office
Rector's Cabinet
Eötvös Loránd University

Postal and visiting address: Szerb utca 21-23, 1056 Budapest, Hungary
Email: hungariansummer@elte.hu