Are you interested in studying abroad? Why not considering studying in Hungary?

A small country with a rich history of more than one thousand years, Hungary is located in the heart of Europe. Since its foundation, Hungary has always played a significant role in the history of the region, as well as the whole of Europe. Acknowledged for its citizens with exceptional talent, Hungary has greatly influenced the international political, scientific, and cultural scenes alike. Hungarian higher education has represented academic excellence for more than 600 years. The first university in Hungary was founded in 1367 in Pécs, located in the southern region of Hungary. Today there are 92 higher education institutions in Hungary including top research universities and colleges. Hungarian diplomas have a high prestige throughout the world. The foreign language courses are of high standard with tuition fees quite favourable by international comparison. These, combined with reasonably low living costs, provide optimal conditions for students wishing to pursue studies in Hungary. All diplomas define the EQF (European Qualifications Framework) level of the qualification.

The minimum requirement for admission to these degree programmes is a secondary school leaving certificate or its non-Hungarian equivalent.


  1. Stipendium Hungaricum Programme

Since 2013 the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme has been providing scholarships for students from partner countries. Kuwait has become a partner country in 2016 whereby Hungary offers 20 scholarships to Kuwaiti students to study in almost any degree programmes in Hungarian higher institutions.  The Stipendium Hungaricum Programme covers the costs of tuition fee, medical insurance, provides a monthly stipend and free dormitory places).

The official website of the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme provides general information about the application and walks you through the application process.

Academic Programmes

2. Kuwait recognises degrees from the following Hungarian Universities and offers an generous allowances for Kuwaiti students to study in these institutions:

The number one university of Hungary is located in the very heart of the country. ELTE provides an excellent research environment and high-quality education, and offers the widest range of degree programmes, student exchange programmes and academic programmes organised jointly with foreign universities in Hungary. ELTE is a recognised public university and has been operating continuously ever since it was established in 1635. Five of our Nobel Prize winners, as well as other prominent figures of the Hungarian technical community, public life and culture, graduated from ELTE.

The University of Szeged is one of the most successful universities in Hungary and has a wide international recognition. With its history going back to 1581, the university is proud to have had renowned researchers and teachers such as Nobel Laureate Albert Szent-Györgyi. The University of Szeged has a long tradition and offers high-quality, up-to-date education in nearly all disciplines.