If you choose the University of Pécs you can..
…study at the oldest university in Hungary - founded in 1367 - with an exceptionally wide experience and tradition in higher education.
…study at the one of the largest higher education institutions in Hungary with its 20,000 students.
…experience the high quality of teaching.
…experience the incredibly vivid student life day and night in this truly university city, full of bars, restaurants and cafés.
…study in the well and fully equipped classrooms.
…get a Central European experience and discover easily more European countries during your studies at the UP.
…study in multicultural environment.
…live in a uniquely beautiful place - Pécs received the prestigious title The European Capital of Culture in 2010.
…walk between the historical buildings in the city of Pécs, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
The costs of a stay in Hungary have generally been considered low by European standards. To be able to pay your rent, buy proper food and afford an occasional evening out, you need a minimum of HUF 120,000 (≈EUR 400).
Here is a list of essentials to get an idea of prices:
a meal in the university canteen: HUF 700-1,500 ≈ EUR 2.2-5
a meal in a restaurant: HUF 2,000-5,000 ≈ EUR 6.5-16
one litre of milk: HUF 200 ≈ EUR 0.7
one bottle of beer: HUF 250-450 ≈ EUR 0.8-1.5
one loaf of bread: HUF 200 ≈ EUR 0.7
renting a flat per month: HUF 50,000-150,000 ≈ EUR 161-485 (depending on the location and the number of tenants)
Further to accommodation in Pécs, incoming students have two basic options. They may stay in a dormitory or seek for alternative accommodation. Most of the dormitories have recently been renovated. The rooms are nicely furnished and contain bathrooms. Bedclothes are supplied. Rooms are offered on a reasonable price level: approximately EUR 110 per month.
For incoming students who require superior quality accommodation, rented flats are an alternative. Renting a flat can provide students with the peace, comfort and privacy they require. We can highly recommend the following agencies, that provide free, english-speaking service for international students: StudentHousing, StudentService, iHome Centre