POP UP Music Camp

  • Study program
  • Dates
  • Credit
  • Social program
  • Fees and Payment
  • Accomodation
  • How to Apply
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Student Testimonials
  • 5 Great Reasons to Choose our Summer School
  • Brochures and videos
  • Contact Us
  • Apply Now
June 16 - June 21
Organizing unit
Music University, University of Pécs
Application deadline
May 15
Course fee
270 EUR
Target group
Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students
Language of instruction
2 ECTS credits
Course Location

Do you love music? Do you love festivals? Do you enjoy photography and other forms of visual art? Let's build a festival together!

The morning sessions of the five-day long POP UP MUSIC CAMP will offer lectures on various fields of pop music, such as the history of British pop music, the online music networks, the relationship between pop music and design and the social responsibility of pop music.

During the three parallel workshops (Music, Marketing, Visual Experience) the attendees will learn about the technical, communicational, and organizational issues of music festivals.

The evening jam sessions will allow you to feel what it's like to stand on the stage in a live performance. You can meet the musicians and bands of the local music society!

Topics to choose from: Music, Marketing, Visual Experience - we get you around the whole spectrum of pop music industry.

The Music Camp is scheduled prior to one of the most popular Hungarian pop music festivals, Fishing on Orfű, organized in a village very close to Pécs. The Music Camp attendees will have a unique opportunity not only to follow but also to get involved in the preparation of the festival and receive practical knowledge on building a festival.

The ZEN POP UP MUSIC CAMP is waiting for You - make your festival!

Further information: http://zen.pte.hu






June 16 - June 21

Credits info: the summer school program is awarded 2 ECTS credits. Students will also receive a Certificate of Attendance.

If you wish to receive credit for your Summer School courses you will need to contact either your Study Abroad Office or the office in your university that deals with external credit. We strongly advise you to do this before you apply.  The University of Pécs is happy to provide all the necessary information to your registry or academic advisor, to help them evaluate the courses.

Social program 

Our International Summer School will give you an opportunity to do more than just study!

 During your stay we will organize various cultural events. You can discover the city with your class mates, your Hungarian mentors or with the fellow international students of the University of Pécs.

The night off programs will include concerts,a creative club tour, live concerts, jam sessions as well as participation in the various ongoing cultural events in Pécs.


Fees and Payment 

Program fee: 270 EUR

Program fee includes: course fee, meals, accomodation, attendance on social programs


Participants will be accommodated in one of the dormitories of the University of Pécs. They will be staying in 2-bedded rooms. The dormitory stay will provide participants with a great opportunity to share a real camp-feeling.

How to Apply 

Please fill in the online application form that you find here:


The application procedure consists of the following steps:

  • Apply for the program
  • Wait for the approval of your application
  • After receiving the approval pay the course fee by wire transfer

We aim to let you know if your application has been successful within three – four weeks of receiving it. When submitting your application please pay attention to the deadlines.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions. In the meantime, here are answers to some other questions you may have at this stage.

How long will I have to wait to hear if my application is successful?

We will aim to let all applicants know if they are successful within three to four weeks of receipt of application.

What is included in the Summer School fee?

The fee includes: course fee, meals, accommodation , attendance on social programs

What is not included?

The fee does not include flights to Hungary,  personal excursions or incidental expenses.

How to get to Pécs ?

Pécs is located in the southern part of Hungary, close to the Coratian border. it is the 5th largest city of the country. The closest airport is in Budapest which is a 2,5 hour drive from Pécs.

We advise you to travel to Budapest by flight.  The most convenient way of travelling to Pécs from the airport is to order an airport shuttle.

Here you can find the link to the websites of the most frequently used airport shuttle companies:





Student Testimonials 

Here is what some past international  students of ours had to say about our university and their staying with us:

“Beautiful campus, great accommodations in the dorms, and extremely helpful and motivated staff.”

“You feel as though Pécs is your home from the moment you arrive and makes it hard to leave.”

“There seems to be a cultural explosion going on in Pécs. There are always great festivals and museum expos.”


“I think Hungary is a great choice for foreigners because of its incredibly unique culture. The language and cuisine are so different and both are fun to try.”

„My stay in Pécs was a life-changing experience, the friendships I made will last a lifetime, and the cultural experience is something I'll always treasure"

“You can travel trains and plains!...Their money is cute!...The buildings are amazing!... The baths are relaxing and a good group activity!...Don’t forget your camera!”


5 Great Reasons to Choose our Summer School 

Earn college credits in one of the most beautiful Central European cities, with a rich culture dating back to the Roman Empire, at the historical and prestigious University of Pécs in Hungary, founded in 1367.

Here you find 5 great reasons why you should choose our Summer School:

Study at the oldest and one of the largest research universities of Hungary that celebrates its 650 year anniversary in 2017. Experience its traditional yet very modern atmosphere and its unique taste of student life.

Enjoy the vibrant international atmosphere of the University of Pécs among the 3,600 international students originating from 105 countries

Experience an affordable summer program – here you find very reasonable cost of living and food

Live in the 2000 year old Pécs, a UNESCO World Heritage city that was designated to be a European Capital of Culture in 2010 – experience its breathtaking beauty and history



Discover Europe - Pécs is within 4-8 hour train ride away from some of Europe's marquee destinations including Venice (Italy), Vienna (Austria) Prague (Czech Republic) and the gorgeous Croatian coastline



Learn about and explore exciting parts of Central Europe – receive up-to-date academic knowledge and personal life-long experiences!


Brochures and videos 

Watch this film to see how HAPPY people are in Pécs:


Film about the very diverse and fabulous international student community of the University of Pécs showcasting themselves at the International Evening in 2014:


More films about the city and the univesity:



Contact Us 

Should you have any further questions please contact our colleague:

Ms. Barbara Tóth

University of Pécs

Email address:




Apply Now 

Please fill in the online application form that you find here: