UGC Inviting Indian Students to Apply for Bilateral State Scholarships in Hungary

By Cyril Zachariah Updated On - Feb 09, 2021 01:17 PM

UGC has invited applications to the Bilateral State Scholarships in Hungary from all interested Indian Students. Students are required to send in their applications along with the necessary documents to the UGC offices in New Delhi by 25th Feb 2021.

Applications have been invited by the University Grants Commission from all Indian students interested in applying for the Bilateral State Scholarships in Hungary for the 2021-2022 academic year.

The applicants who are selected will have the opportunity to enrol in free courses while also receiving a stipend. As per sources, the stipend may be completed by a supplement or and accommodation, etc. according to the type of scholarship awarded. The Type of scholarship will also dictate the sponsor of the scholarship, for instance, the stipend may be paid by the institution receiving the candidate, or by Tempus Public Foundation or by the country responsible for sending the candidate.

The UGC does not hold any financial liability for the scholarships. The entire duration for the scholarships can also range between 3 days to 36 months.

Type of Bilateral State Scholarships in Hungary

Here are some of the different types of scholarships that are available.

  • Semester or Partials studies in Bachelors / Masters / Doctoral

    • Duration will range between 3 - 10 months.

  • Full Degree Bachelors/Masters/Doctoral Studies.

    • Duration will be at 36 months for Bachelors, 24 Months for Masters and 36 Months for Doctoral studies.

  • Short or Long-term study visits

    • Duration will range between 3 days to 10 months.

  • Summer Courses

    • The duration shall last between 2 to 4 weeks.

How to Apply for Bilateral State Scholarships in Hungary

Those who are interested in applying for the Bilateral State Scholarships in Hungary must send in their applications along with the necessary documents to the UGC office in New Delhi by 25th February 2021. The address to which you can send your application to the following address.

Section Officer,

IC Section

Room IVo 508-A,

University Grants Commission,

Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, New Delhi

110002

About Higher Education in Hungary

Hungary, like other EU states, follows the standards dictated by the Bologna Process. In other words, candidates aspiring to study a Masters must possess a valid bachelors degree. Meanwhile, those wishing to study a BA degree are required to carry a valid Language Proficiency certificate, diplomas, and other valid documentation, specified by the programme.

With a higher education system, as old as 650 years, students will be able to enrol in over 500 courses that are taught in English, French, German and other languages as well. The country houses 65 higher institutions that include a few universities of applied sciences to research universities as well. Among these, 28 institutions are 28-state funded, 11 are privately-funded and 26 institutions are funded by the Church.

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The Hungarian higher education system is more than 650 years old. There are 65 higher education institutions in Hungary, ranging from minor universities of applied sciences to top research universities. Among them are 28 state-funded, 11 privately-funded and 26 church-funded institutions to choose from. Institutions offer more than 500 courses in English, German, French and other languages.

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Students interested in pursuing a career can access the Career Offices established by their higher education institution and look out for information regarding available jobs. Job opportunities available for students are usually adapted with certain conditions to allow them to study and work at the same time.

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