General Information for Admission
Here you can find the basic information related to the admission, such as tuition fees, Academic Calendar, visa and embassy info, and the location of our university and the living costs in Budapest.
Where is BME? | [back]
By Budapest public transport:
Tram 4, 6: Petőfi híd, budai hídfő (Petőfi bridge, Buda abutment at Goldmann György square)
Tram 18, 19, 41, 47, 49: Szent Gellért tér
Bus 212: Petőfi híd, budai hídfő
Bus 7, 86: Szent Gellért tér
From main train stations:
Déli pu.: by tram 18 to Szent Gellért tér
Kelenföldi pu.: by tram 19, 49 to Szent Gellért tér
Keleti pu.: by red subway to Blaha Lujza tér, by tram 4 or 6 to Petőfi híd, budai hídfő; or by bus 7 to Szent Gellért tér
Nyugati pu.: by tram 4, 6 to Petőfi híd, budai hídfő
From Ferihegy Airport:
By bus 93 or 200E to Kőbánya-Kispest subway station, by blue subway to Ferenc körút, by tram 4, 6 to Petőfi híd, budai hídfő (or use an airport minibus service)
From highways by vehicle:
M1 (E60, E75), M7 (E71): M1-M7 - Budaörsi út - Nagyszőlős u. - Bocskai út - Október 23. u. - Irinyi József u. - Műegyetem rakpart
M3 (E71): M3 - Hungária körút - Könyves Kálmán körút - Lágymányosi híd - Pázmány Péter sétány - Műegyetem rakpart
M5 (E75): M5 - Nagykőrösi út - Gyáli út - Könyves Kálmán körút - Lágymányosi híd - Pázmány Péter sétány - Műegyetem rakpart
Academic Calendar | [back]
Visa and Embassy info | [back]
Non-EU and non-EEA (European Economic Area) citizens, should contact the nearest Hungarian Consulate to learn if visa is needed to Hungary.
List of embassies and consulates: click here
The entry visa - "RESIDENT VISA FOR STUDY PURPOSES" - is to be obtained before departure from your country. Among others, you must present the Letter of Acceptance from BME, the proof of payment of the institution fee, proof of your accommodation in Budapest and a passport valid at least one extra year of your arrive. The process takes two weeks or more. The visa will be valid for 30 days only, and after your arrival in Budapest you will have another 30 days to apply for a residence permit (after registration at the university).
Living Costs in Budapest | [back]
Private accommodation in Budapest is available for EUR 400 per month. During the registration week BME offers help to new students to find accommodation.
Food and additional expenses are approximately from EUR 170 to 270 per month.
Health insurance, entitling students for medical care, costs about EUR 120 / semester. Insurance is the condition of both the enrolment at the university and the residence permit. For EU citizens, a valid European Health Insurance Card is necessary.
Tuition fees | [back]
For tuition fees click here.