Best Universities in Hungary

*Note: linked universities are only those that are in Findcourse database

Best Universities in Hungary for International Students

With an increasing number of students flocking to the country to pursue their studies, Hungary is witnessing a growth in the size of its student population and the strength of its universities. It already boasts the #22 ranking in terms of world education systems, but it is still in the process of advancing its curricula, programs, and institutions. With 25 universities and a range of colleges and institutes, students have a lot of world-class options to choose from.

So where can you start? We’ve compiled a few lists ranking the best Hungarian universities based on a variety of factors to help you start your decision-making process:

Top Hungarian Universities

Of course, students are looking to travel to a new destination to study among the best and brightest. These universities attract just that: students who have dedicated themselves to their studies and who are committed to becoming the best they can be at the best universities Hungary has to offer. According to QS University Rankings, the top 7 universities in Hungary are:

  1. Semmelweis University
  2. Eötvös Loránd University
  3. University of Pecs
  4. University of Szeged
  5. Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  6. Corvinus University of Budapest
  7. University of Debrecen

Hungarian Universities to Keep An Eye On:

Hungarian universities are rising through the rankings with speed and persistence. QS University Rankings and its measurements of Emerging European and Central Asian Universities celebrate and track the performance of higher education institutions. According to the study, 8 universities in Hungary should be on your radar if you’re considering studying in the country:

  1. University of Szeged (Ranked #15 in QS Emerging European and Central Asian Universities)
  2. Budapest University of Technology and Economics (#22)
  3. Eötvös Loránd University (#27)
  4. University of Debrecen (#29)
  5. Cornivus University of Budapest (#41)
  6. University of Pecs (#58)
  7. University of Miskolc (#82)
  8. University of West Hungary (#151-200)

Most Affordable Hungarian Universities

International students looking at public universities in Hungary have little to worry about when it comes to tuition fees. You can learn more about many of the below universities in our more in-depth article, “The Most Affordable Universities in Hungary” [like to article]. For a quick run-through, here is a list of 10 of the most affordable private universities in Hungary:

  1. Eötvös Loránd University (Annual Tuition: 2200 EUR)
  2. University of Pannonia(2415 EUR)
  3. University of Szeged (3000 EUR)
  4. Budapest University of Technology and Economics (3200 EUR)
  5. Hungarian University of Fine Arts (4300 EUR)
  6. Budapest Metropolitan University (4400 EUR)
  7. University of West Hungary (4550 EUR)
  8.  University of Debrecen (4750 EUR)
  9. Cornivus University of Budapest (4900 EUR)
  10. Budapest Business School (6600 EUR)