Arrival and enrolment information – February 2019 intake

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Please find some general information regarding the February 2019 intake.

Please click on your programme below to find enrolment details. 

You may contact us at info@ibs-b.hu if something is not clear. 

Route to IBS:

IBS is located in Graphisoft Park in the 3rd district of Budapest, the address is 7 Záhony utca, 1031 Budapest. Please check out our website how to get here. 

When you arrive, please go to the Centre for Student Services first (IBS Offices Building behind gate 2 of Graphisoft Park, ground floor, office 114/A on the left, open on weekdays between 9-12 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. except Friday afternoons). They will assist you with the English testing and enrolment.

We do not have a pick-up service from the airport, you can use the Airport Mini-Bus or the official taxi company called Főtaxi to get to the city.

Accommodation:

The on-campus Residence Hall is about 200 m from the IBS Offices building, the address is 3rd district, 6 Reichl Kálmán utca. You can move in the Residence Hall on or after 1 February if you have paid the rental fee. With further RH questions please contact the RH Manager, Ms Maria Ortiz at osm@ibs-b.hu

If you still need accommodation in Budapest, please contact Ms Anna Doherty at adoherty@ibs-b.hu

Public transport tickets:

When you arrive in Budapest, it will take some days until you receive your temporary student card certificate at IBS which entitles you to a student pass. So please buy tickets or full-price passes until you receive this certificate. Find ticket options on the website of the Budapest transport company.

Health insurance

Non-EU citizens can buy their health insurance in the ground floor lobby of the IBS Offices Building from the appointed insurance agent, Mr Tamás Kocsis-Barna in September. Please contact the Centre for Student Services upon arrival for the dates. 

The health insurance is valid for 12 months and costs HUF 80,000 (equivalent to appr. EUR 260). The insurance fee must be paid cash in Hungarian Forints, please note that you cannot change money at IBS, just in Auchan shopping mall which is very close to IBS. You will need your passport and address in Budapest.  

Please find details of the insurance and medical treatment on our website

EU students should bring their European Health Insurance Card.

Life in Budapest

Please check out our website for basic information. The official currency of Hungary is FORINT. It is better to change your money in the city and not at the airport. There is also an exchange office in the Auchan shopping mall next to the campus.

Please find some interesting and useful information on Hungary, follow the latest news in the student life section and watch our welcoming video.

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Please find some important information below about the enrollment and the academic year.

Enrollment dates: 

  • Students already residing in Hungary: 12-14 August 2019, between 9-12 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. 
  • Students coming from abroad: 9-11 September 2019, between 9-12 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. 

Place: Centre for Student Services (IBS Offices Building, ground floor, on the left) 

What to bring for enrollment:

  • original high school diploma / BA degree with original certified English translation,
  • statement of bank transfer / cash payment of tuition fee,
  • 2 colour ID photos,
  • non-EU citizens: passport; EU citizens: ID or passport, Hungarian citizens: ID, TAJ and adóazonosító cards.

Please note that if your tuition fee payment is not the full amount (because of bank charges and/or deducted DHL delivery fee), you should pay the difference cash in euro before you enroll. 

Start of the first semester: 23 September 2019

The Centre for Student Services will inform you about the first day by email. 

Bachelor's programmes

Please find some important information below about the enrollment and the academic year.

Enrollment dates:

  • Students already residing in Hungary: 12-14 August 2019, between 9-12 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. o
  • Students coming from abroad: 2-6 September 2019, between 9-12 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. on weekdays (except Friday afternoon)

Please note that you can enroll only after completing our English testing.

Place: Centre for Student Services (IBS Offices Building, ground floor, on the left) 

What to bring for enrollment:

  • original high school diploma with original certified English translation,
  • original English language certificate if it makes you exempt from test writing,
  • statement of bank transfer/cash payment of tuition fee,
  • 2 colour ID photos,
  • non-EU citizens: passport; EU citizens: ID or passport, Hungarian citizens: ID, TAJ and adóazonosító cards.

Please note that if your tuition fee payment is not the full amount (because of bank charges and/or deducted DHL delivery fee), you should pay the difference cash in euro before you enroll. 

Start of the first semester: 9 September 2019

Compulsory induction: 9-13 September 2019

The Centre for Student Services will inform you about the first day by email. 

Master's programmes in Budapest

Please find some important information below about the enrollment and the academic year.

Enrollment dates:

  • Students already residing in Hungary: 26-28 August 2019, between 9-12 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. 
  • Students coming from abroad: 2-13 September 2019, between 9-12 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. on weekdays (except Friday afternoon)

Please note that you can enroll only after completing our English testing.

Place:Centre for Student Services (Offices Building, ground floor)

What to bring for enrollment:

  • original Bachelor’s degree certificate and its certified English translation (or hard copy of work reference letter accompanied by your CV if you have been admitted with),
  • statement of bank transfer / cash payment of tuition fee,
  • original English language certificate if it makes you exempt from test writing,
  • 2 colour ID photos,
  • non-EU citizens: passport; EU citizens: ID or passport, Hungarian citizens: ID, TAJ and adóazonosító cards.

Please note that if your tuition fee payment is not the full amount (because of bank charges and/or deducted DHL delivery fee), you should pay the difference cash in euro at the Cash Office before you enroll.

Start of the first semester: 16 September 2019

Compulsory induction (on the week before 16 September): to be confirmed at a later date 

Compulsory pre-course reading list for all MSc students: Please prepare for your programme by reading these materials, your teachers will build on your knowledge gained here. Please read the articles until 16 September 2019.  

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