KÜLFÖLDI EGYETEMISTÁK

As locals call them: KÜLFÖLDI EGYETEMISTÁK. There are more than 15.000 foreign students studying at the major Budapest Universities: Semmelweis  (Medical ), BME (Technical), Corvinus (Economics) and ELTE (Arts and Science). The word university in Hungarian is EGYETEM and a student of it is EGYETEMISTA. Another major school type in higher education is the 4-year FŐISKOLA (literally ’high school’). The word is often a ridicule of mistranslation, e.g. high-school is often mistranslated into Hungarian as ’főiskola’ instead of GIMNÁZIUM or KÖZÉPISKOLA.

The origin of higher education in Hungary dates back to the 14th century when

The origin of higher education in Hungary dates back to the 14th century when the Anjou king of Hungary, Louis the Great (NAGY LAJOS) established the first Hungarian university in Pécs.

FUNGARIAN welcomes international students by offering five discount tours for newcomers:

Hungarian Class & City Walk

Public Transport Tour of Budapest

Budapest By Night

Life Under Communism

The Ecseri Flea Market Tour

Check our website for these events on September 12, 13, 19: http://fungarian.hu/events/