Learn languages at the university!

UNIside | 2022-09-25
Across Hungary, universities offer free language courses at beginner, intermediate and advanced level. For some popular languages, students can also attend courses focusing on communication skills, business or technical language, or preparing for language examinations.

At the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), students can sign up to 0-credit language courses in the Neptun system. These are free during two semesters, after which a fee is charged for the courses. At present, BME offers eight languages: English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Japanese, German, Italian and Russian.

At Corvinus University of Budapest, you can choose courses in nine languages, some of which are accessible free of charge in Neptun, while others are offered as fee-paying.

At Budapest Metropolitan University, language courses are available with a credit value, and you have to pay for the credits. Courses are offered in 12 languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. Metropolitan also offers various language courses, such as refresher, professional proficiency, and language exam preparatory courses.

Károli Gáspár University organises courses in 13 languages at all levels, and offers general and specialist courses in English and German, according to the different degree programmes.

A diversity of language tuition at university level also exists outside the capital. For instance, students at the University of Szeged can choose between seven languages, including Latin, and can sign up to 16 units free of charge.