When and how to Apply for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme?



Application starts in mid-November 2022!

  • Before submitting your application, please read the current Call for Application carefully (stipendiumhungaricum.hu)
  • In case you are interested, contact the sending partner in your country
  • With the help of the application guide, submit all the necessary application documents to the online application system of Tempus Public Foundation (TPF). The application platform will be open from November 2022.
  • Select the University of Debrecen
  • You are entitled to apply to two programs


Study in Debrecen (Hungary, Europe) for free with the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship

The Hungarian government provides the Stipendium Hungaricum academic scholarship for international students.
The Stipendium Hungaricum full scholarship includes:


  • Free tuition for the entire duration of studies
  • Monthly grant for students of Bachelor, Master or PhD programs
  • Contribution to accommodation
  • Free medical insurance for the entire duration of a BSc, MSc or PhD program

With the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship, you can study at the University of Debrecen for free.


Choose the University of Debrecen

  • The University of Debrecen is a government supported public research university
  • Our campus is located in a natural forest area that is under international environmental protection
  • We offer internationally competitive degrees widely recognized, even outside the European
    Economic Area (EEA) countries
  • 29,000 students
  • 7,000 international students
  • from over 110 countries
  • 14 faculties
  • 8 campuses
  • 500+ research labs
  • Strategic partnership with plenty of local and multinational enterprises in the field of research, innovation and production
  • English language programs since 1987
  • More than 80 programs in English
  • 2 Teaching Hospitals, with 2,986 beds, receiving 3 million patients every year


To check the position of UD in international higher education rankings, please click HERE.

For more info on sporting possibilities, please click HERE.

Read more about student life in Debrecen and about our vibrant international student community.

Do you want to calculate the cost of living in Debrecen? Click HERE.

Study fields covered by the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship:

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Computing
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Medicine
  • and Sciences

The list of available programs vary per country.

​To check all our programs (A – Z) please visit THIS page.

Programs, offered by the University of Debrecen, listed by study levels:


Selection procedure:
First step: nomination of Sending Partner:
The Sending Partner pre-selects the submitted applications and sends a nomination and a reserve list to TPF.

Second step: the institutional evaluation:

  • Tempus forwards the nominated applications to the University of Debrecen
  • The University of Debrecen conducts the formal check of application documents and informs the formally correct applicants about the details (date and method) of the entrance exam/interview.
  • The university forwards the final result of the entrance procedure to TPF.

Third step: decision about the scholarship:

The Board of Trustees of TPF awards the scholarship and informs the applicants about the result.

Application opens in November!
Official website of the Stipendium Hungaricum full scholarship:
For more information please open this link
Apply Here