Application Procedure

Thank you for your interest in Szent István University. Before you begin to fill in your application form, please take a moment to thoroughly review this document. To successfully apply for studies at Szent István University applicants must complete all of the following steps:

  • complete all sections of the application form (you can download it from here as an MS Word-file).
  • attach a letter of motivation outlining your reasons for choosing the course
  • attach reference forms, recommendation letters from referees (one is good, two is better!)
  • enclose applicable academic documents:
    • BSc applicants must enclose an official copy of their secondary school final examination.
    • MSc applicants must enclose an official copy of their BSc degree certificate and transcripts.
  • enclose evidence of their English ability, e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, etc. (if English is not their first language) or document proving that English was the language of instruction during former studies.
  • attach a brief Curriculum Vitae.
  • attach a medical certificate as well (including former infections - if relevant).
  • attach the copy of your passport.

Important note: All documentation must be in English. Translations from other languages must be certified.

"Where should I send my application package?"

by e-mail:

Tuition Fees and Other Costs

Registration fee:

50 EUR/student (non-refundable)

Tuition fees:


approx. 150 EUR/month (double occupancy)
approx. 190 EUR/month (single occupancy)

Both BSc and MSc Programs are self-financed courses and tuition fees will be charged. These fees cover education, research, organized field trips and excursions.

Application deadline: 15 June 2020

"What happens after I send my application?"

Student applications are considered by the leaders of our BSc and MSc Programmes after all of the required documents have been received. All applications will have been processed shortly after the application deadline.

Applicants will then receive a short email regarding the decision of the faculty and, if accepted, further instructions which will include:

  • payment instructions,
  • further necessary documentation,attach the copy of your passport,
  • the date when students need to arrive at the Szent István University,
  • the date when the course starts,
  • accommodation facilities,
  • attach the copy of the transfer of the application fee.

“Where should I pay the tuition and other fees?”

Please do not send cash in the mail. You can transfer the application fee to the following bank account of the University:

Number of Bank Account:


Name of Bank Account:

Szent István Egyetem

Name and Address of Bank:

MÁK (Magyar Államkincstár)
H-1139 Budapest, Váci u.71.





In the comments field, please write your name and the name of the program for which you have applied.

“When can I start my visa application process?”

If accepted, you will receive the letter of acceptance, which is necessary for your visa application after we have received payment for tuition and registration.  In the case of a visa refusal, these costs will be refunded.

"What if I have more questions?"

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions regarding the application process.  We understand that university enrollment is a major event in the lives of prospective students and we are here to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible.

You can direct your questions to


Hope to see you soon in Gödöllő at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences!