The objective of the scholarship is to improve, broaden and strengthen the Hungarian language skills and cultural knowledge of the participants in the programme. The four-week long course takes place in the MFA in Budapest with the cooperation of the KKM Oktatási és Rekreációs Kft. (KKMOR Kft., a background institution of the MFA).

Individuals entitled to sumbit their applications are:

  • of Hungarian descent, citizens and residents of the Western diaspora communities, and of minimum 18 years of age, or
  • of non-Hungarian descent, citizens and residents of other countries, and of minimum 18 years of age.

Volunteer work, references from their Universities, and any other activities related to the Hungarian culture are taken into consideration in the selection of the applicants.

Description of the programme:

During the four-week long programme the students attend 80 Hungarian language classes, and they can participate in Hungarian studies lectures and extramural activities. Outside of class they will visit museums, have field trips and various programmes during which they can experience the Hungarian culture. At the end of the course they will take an oral and a written exam.

For scholarship-holders class attendance is compulsory. Should a participant miss classes without any cause, or violate the Disciplinary Guidelines, the individual will lose the right to continue the programme and the right to dormitory placement.

Programme duration:  4 weeks (22 July, 2019 – 16 August, 2019)

The call for application is published in English at