Hungary launches Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship programme

Hungary launches Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship programme

05 December 2019, 17:26 176

The Embassy of Hungary kindly informs all interested students that the Government of Hungary has launched the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship programme for the academic year 2020/2021, in which 200 students from Azerbaijan can study in Hungary.

The scholarship will cover the following provisions: exemption from the payment of tuition fee, a monthly stipend according to the relevant Hungarian legislation, dormitory place, or a monthly contribution of HUF 40.000 to accommodation costs for the whole duration of the scholarship period and health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation and supplementary medical insurance.


Applicants can submit applications only online on the website: 15th January 2020.

4 main changes in this year’s Call for Applications are the following:

- Due to the different conditions and requirements of the doctoral programme, two different Call for applications will be released.

- Applicants for doctoral programmes can not apply for bachelor, master, one-tier master and non-degree programmes.

- All students applying for a doctoral program must have a supervisor at the host university. A statement of acceptance issued by the supervisor must be attached to the application.

- In the first year of their studies, non-doctoral students are required to attend the course of „Hungarian as foreign language” offered by the host university, and to pass an exam at the end of the second semester (except scholarship holders studying in Hungarian language).


Please note, that in the programme only those students or applicants can take part whose applications are supported by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan as the Eligible Sending Partner. So the applicants have to submit the applications online to the Ministry at the same time (,

Application will not be considered if the applicant was born after 31 August 2002 (= applicants under 18 years old as of 31 August 2020) except applicants applying for Dance study programmes.


The applicants can find detailed information about the process, the deadlines, and the necessary documents on the website (for bachelor’s, master’s,
one-tier master’s and non-degree programmes 2020-2021):

Call for applications for doctoral programmes:


We would like to draw the attention of the applicants, that the applications will be only accepted online on the website: