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Foundation Year for Health Science Programmes

Tuition fee €3,740 per semester

1st semester: 3740 EUR , 2nd semester: 2460 EUR

The tuition fee includes general health insurance valid for Hungary, however it does not include the costs of textbooks, accommodation and living expenses.

Application fee €200 one-time

EUR 200 Application Fee (non-refundable).

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The course is organized for students who feel unprepared for the regular health-science degree programs or who need help in reviewing basic sciences in English language to prepare for the entrance examination of the degree programs.

Subjects taught are Biology, Chemistry including Chemical Calculations, Physics, Mathematics, Medical English and Hungarian language. The duration of the course is eight months, starting in October. Progress is checked on a regular basis.

The language of the course is English; therefore, applicants must provide suitable proof that they meet the English language requirement for the Foundation Year Program.

Students completing the final examination (which equals the entrance examination) of the course with good results, have a high chance to be admitted to the first year of the following programs starting in the academic year 2019/2020:

6-year Medical Program (MD),
5-year Dental Medicine (DMD),
5-year Pharmacy (DPharm),
4-year Physiotherapist (BSc)
4-year Nursing (BSc)

Important notice: Completion of the Foundation Year does not imply or assure admission to the degree programs.

For more information please visit our website or contact Ms. Katalin Feher at or call +36 62 342 124.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application start
Jan 1, 2020
Jul 31, 2020 23:59
Europe/Budapest time
Application deadline
Sep 15, 2020 23:59
Europe/Budapest time
Studies commence
Sep 30, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States