University Of Debrecen International Scholarship For Developing Countries 2024-2025

For the academic year of 2024/25, yet another 1000+ applicants received the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship and will study at the University of Debrecen for free. Apply and be part of a great international student community in the heart of Europe

Stipendium Hungaricum, being the most prestigious higher education full scholarship programme of the Hungarian Government, offers a wide range of courses for international students of excellent academic track record.

Hungarian Government Postgraduate Scholarship

Application DeadlineJanuary 15, 2024
Country to studyHungary
School to studyUniversity of Debrecen
SponsorGovernment of Hungary
GenderMen and Women

Benefits of Hungarian Government Postgraduate Scholarship

The Hungarian government provides the Stipendium Hungaricum academic scholarship for international students. 
The Stipendium Hungaricum full scholarship includes:

  • Free tuition for the entire duration of studies
  • Monthly grant for students of Bachelor, Master or PhD programs
  • Contribution to accommodation
  • Free medical insurance for the entire duration of a BSc, MSc or PhD program

With the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship, you can study at the University of Debrecen for free.

Requirements for Hungarian Government Postgraduate Scholarship

See full eligibility of all study types here

Applications will not be considered in the following cases:

  • Hungarian citizens (including those with dual citizenships)
  • former Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Holders, who are re-applying for studies in the same cycle of education (non-degree studies, bachelor, master, doctoral level) including both full time and partial study programmes

Selection Process

Selection procedure:

First step: nomination of Sending Partner:
The Sending Partner pre-selects the submitted applications and sends a nomination and a reserve list to TPF.
Second step: the institutional evaluation:

  • Tempus forwards the nominated applications to the University of Debrecen
  • The University of Debrecen conducts the formal check of application documents and informs students with a formally correct application about the details (date and method) of the entrance exam/interview. 
  • The university forwards the final result of the entrance procedure to TPF.

Third step: decision about the scholarship:

The Board of Trustees of TPF awards the scholarship and informs the applicants about the result.

Application Documents

The following documents need to be submitted during the application procedure by all applicants through our online application platform - that you can reach here

  • Valid, completely filled out application form
  • Certificate of former education (school leaving certificate, high school diploma, document of graduation or any equivalent thereof; university or college diploma/certificate or any equivalent; all of these documents must be available in English (originally in English or officially translated));
  • Passport or National ID
  • Short Resume/CV (personal details, educational background, work experience, language skills, additional skills)
  • Medical Certificate - please see template here

  • Bank receipt certifying the transfer of the application fee of 150 USD (non-refundable) to the university bank account - bank details are available here

Application Deadline

January 15, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Government of Hungary on to apply


  • Before submitting your application, please read the last year's Call for Application carefully (
  • In case you are interested, contact the sending partner in your country
  • With the help of the application guide, submit all the necessary application documents to the online application system of Tempus Public Foundation (TPF). The application platform will be open from November 2023.
  • Select the University of Debrecen
  • You are entitled to apply to two programs

If you have any question, send us an email to [email protected]

For more details, visit UD website

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