Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) - in terms of student and staff number, quality of education and research, and its international relations - is a prestigious institution of public higher education in Hungary, operating continuously since its inception in 1635. As top-ranked university in Hungary, it is the most popular higher education institution among applicants as well as alma mater of five Nobel laureates and leading figures in technology, public policy, and culture in Hungary.
ELTE has widespread international relations. It holds about 450 bilateral agreements for cooperation and exchange. It is active member of prestigious international university networks and involved in joint degree programs.
Currently about 27,000 students study at eight faculties at ELTE with about 2,500 international students from over 80 countries. ELTE is the most popular university among Hungarian applicants each year.
Study fields and main research areas at the eight faculties: Education and Psychology, Humanities, Informatics, Law, Primary and Pre-school Education, Science, Social Sciences, and Special Education.
ELTE offers 38 bachelor’s programs and 98 combined undergraduate-graduate teaching programs, 96 master’s programs, and over 60 degree programs in foreign languages (www.elte.hu/en/degree_programs). ELTE is Hungary’s largest scientific establishment with 118 PhD programs at 17 doctoral schools.
The degree programs are accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Committee. Diplomas issued at ELTE are acknowledged worldwide and course credits are transferable in all countries of the European Union.
Services for international students:
Mentor system (ESN ELTE)
Cultural and social programs organized by the Students’ Union (ESN ELTE)
University library network
Hungarian language course
English language course
Career counseling in English
Life management counseling
Students with disabilities
ELTE „Eötvös” Art Ensemble
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