Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Education and Psychology

370 year-old university in the homeland of many notable Psychologists.

The 3-year International Degree Program in Psychology at the Eötvös Loránd University’s Faculty of Education and Psychology leads to the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree. The subsequent 2-year International Graduate Degree Program in Psychology leads to the Master of Arts in Psychology degree. The Faculty of Education and Psychology is accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Board.

The Institute of Psychology is located in central Budapest, Hungary’s capital, a lively metropolis in the middle of Europe. The University was founded in 1635, and it launched its English program in Psychology in 1996.

The Institute enrols 90 students each year in its English language program.

Unique Benefits
Besides the English language degree programs at the Institute of Psychology, the Institute also hosts the Study Abroad programs of the Universities of California and Wisconsin, making the student body truly international.

Eötvös Loránd University’s Faculty of Education and Psychology is located in central Budapest, easily accessible by public transportation. The sizable international student population at the various universities in Budapest provides for a rich social life outside the classroom, complemented by the wide variety of unique cultural events in Budapest. With the proximity of Ferihegy International Airport, and the availability of low-cost airlines, students also have the opportunity to go on affordable weekend getaways most anywhere in Europe.

College International has a database of 300 Budapest apartments, and will provide housing assistance to interested students at a minimal cost.

Exemption from Taking the Entrance Examination and Transfer Credits
The Institute of Psychology may accept transfer students from other universities for both its undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Decisions are made on a case-by-case basis, and are pendant on the student providing official transcripts and course descriptions equivalent to the requirements of the Institute of Psychology at Eötvös Loránd University.

The University will allow students to retake the entrance examination if their first attempt was not successful earlier in the year.

Living in Budapest
Students can expect to spend anywhere from US$ 8,000 to 15,000 per year on their living expenses, depending on their living standards. Additional costs include textbooks (US$ 500-1000 per year) and insurance (US$ 280 per year).

To find out more about the application process, and the eligibility requirements for exemption, please contact George Matsik.

You may also find out more about living in Budapest by visiting the city’s website.