The Cultural Heritage of Hungary

  • Study program
  • Social program
  • Fees and Payment
  • Accommodation
  • How to Apply
  • Brochures and videos
  • Contact Us
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June 30 - July 14
Organizing unit
University of Pécs
Application deadline
June 05
Course fee
1050 EUR
Target group
Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students
Language of instruction
5 ECTS credits
Course Location
Pécs, Hungary

The program provides an opportunity for the students to understand the role and importance of Hungary in Central-Eastern Europe within the framework of the European Union in the 21st century.

The objective of the summer program is to introduce the Hungarian cultural heritage from many different perspectives. Students learn about the history of Hungary, as well as about the current political, economic and societal challenges of the country. They will also gain insight into the Hungarian folk traditions, classical and folk music, the gastronomy and the wine culture of the country. The wide variety of topics will also include information about the religions in Hungary. Participating students will have lots of opportunities to improve their English language skills during the summer programme.



Social program 

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

During your stay we will organize various cultural events, such as: City Tour, Field trip to Villány, Discovering the Zsolnay Cultural Quarter, Trip to Mecseknádasd and Óbánya, and Visiting the "Orfű Aquapark".


Fees and Payment 

Program fee: 1,050 EUR 

Program fee includes: course fee, meals, accommodation, social activities

Application deadline: 5 June 2019

Upon payment, please provide your bank with the following bank account information:

Payment to: The University of Pécs,
No. 4, Vasvari Pál Street, Pécs, 7622
Beneficiary Bank Name: Magyar Államkincstár (Hungarian State Treasury)
IBAN: HU86 10024003-00282716-00000000
Bank Address: 1054 Budapest, Hold u. 4.
Intermediary Bank Name: Magyar Nemzeti Bank
Intermediary Bank BIC Code: MANEHUHB
Purpose of Payment:  PST: 300756 – Cultural Heritage Summer School, your name



We provide you with accommodation in double rooms in one of our fully equipped dormitories.

Our dormitories are located in a quiet, residential area of the city. The venue of education as well as the city centre are easily accessible from our dormitories which have recently been renovated and meet the students’ requirements on the highest level. The rooms are non-smoking, nicely furnished and contain bathrooms. The shared bathrooms are new and modern. Bed linen is supplied and rooms serviced regularly. Free Internet access is available.


Description about the Szalay dormitory can be found here: 

Szalay Dormitory - H-7622 Pécs, Universitas u. 2.

How to Apply 

Please write us an email about the application process:

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 2017:

More films about the city and the univesity:

Contact Us 

Should you have any further questions please contact our colleague:

Dr. Gyöngyi Pozsgai
Study Abroad and Summer School Program Manager
Eszter Borsos
Study Abroad and Summer School Program Coordinator
Flóra Kanyuk
Study Abroad and Summer School  Program Assistant
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To visit the Office:

The Summer School Office is located at 4 Vasvári Pál street, Rector’s Cabinet, Centre for Internationalization and Connections, office No 128.


Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10.00am - 15:00pm

Telephone Enquiries:

Tel: +36-72-501-500/12418

Postal Address:

Rector's Cabinet, Centre for Internationalization and Connections

University of Pécs,Vasvári Pál u. 4.

7622 Pécs, Hungary


Apply Now 

5 reasons to join our Summer School:

  • improve your speaking skills while learning about the Hungarian cultural heritage
  • it is more than just study! – enjoy the great social programs including field trips, excursions, wine tasting, aquapark visit, the best intercultural party and much more
  • attend a free summer program – the scholarship covers your accommodation, 3 meals a day, tuition and attendance on all the social programs
  • have fun in an international environment, make new life-long friendships
  • enjoy the gorgeous location - Pécs is one of the most beautiful central European cities with a rich culture dating back to the Roman Empire, a European Capital of Culture of 2010 – a Mediterranean UniverCity, full of pubs, cafés and restaurants


Interested to study at the University of Pécs in the summer? Apply now!

How to apply?

Please write us an email about the application process: