Pécsi Tudományegyetem

University of Pécs


Hungary at a glance

Hungary is a beautiful landlocked EU country situated in the Carpathian Basin, in the heart of Europe having a lot to offer. Despite being rather small, its beneficial Central European position makes Hungary an appealing destination to live, work or study.


Would you like to learn more about what makes Hungary a perfect choice for study abroad? Check out some of the following recommended websites!

About tourism, landmarks, regions and culture »

English website of the Hungarian Government »

Useful link collection for foreigners in Hungary »


Read the most important basic facts about the country!

EU accession: 1st May 2004

State form: Parliamentary republic

Capital: Budapest

Population: 9,944,000

Currency: Forint (HUF)

Money: ATMs are common, Euros sometimes accepted

Official language: Hungarian

Country Code: 36

Emergencies: 104

Driving: On the right

Electricity: 200v/50 cycles; electrical plugs have two round prongs

Time: Central European Time (GMT+1), six hours ahead of New York

Documents: Up to 90 days with valid passport; Schengen rules apply



You shall not pass!