University of Pécs
Pécs, the fifth largest city in Hungary, is approximately 2000 years-old. Located about 200 Km South from Budapest, Hungary's southern border; Pécs, is a gateway to Croatia, and the Balkans. Famous for its Zsolnay ceramics, mysterious Roman crypts,Turkish ruins, Csontváry paintings, among others. This city is a popular destination for tourists interested in history and culture.
Pécs, was originally settled by the Romans and later the Turks this creates a fascinating destination full of interesting sites, beautiful landscaping, and a vibrant, multicultural and Mediterranean atmosphere. In 2010, Pécs was the European capital of Culture, and according to The New York Times, one of its 46 recommended tourist destinations in 2013.
About University of Pécs
With 20,000 students, more than 4000 international students and 1,400 academics, The University of Pécs (UP) is one of the largest higher educational institutions in Hungary offering high-quality research and education. The wide range of study programs offered at UP cover nearly every possible are of sciences.
UP represents classical values while successfully adapting to the present and future challenges. With its study offer covering a broad range of knowledge areas, it extends far beyond the boundaries of Pécs. The university of Pécs has been offering full study programs in English for 30 years and German for 10 years. An increasing number of international students and researchers have been coming from over 114 countries to the University of Pécs year after year.
University of Pécs
Vasvári Pál U. 4.
7622 Pécs, Hungary
University of Pécs Application Process
Step 1: Submit the following items directly to Alyssa Kyff (Building 10, Room 2125) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:
DEADLINE: March 15 for fall semester and September 15 for spring semester
Step 2: Alyssa will sent your nomination to the University of Pécs. Soon after, the University of Pécs will send an email with instructions to apply online.
DEADLINE: May 15 for fall semester and November 20 for spring semester
University of Pécs Academics
The fall semester runs from the beginning of September until mid-December; the spring semester runs from the beginning of February until mid-June. View the University of Pecs academic calendar.
Credit & Grade Conversions
- University of Pécs Grade Conversion Scale (coming soon)
- University of Pécs Credit Conversion Scale (coming soon)
University of Pécs Housing & Cost
The University of Pécs has ten dormitories that are located in quiet, residential areas of the city. The Faculties of the University as well as the city center are easily accessible from the dormitories. Most of the dormitories have recently been renovated. The rooms are nicely furnished and contain bathrooms. Bedclothes are supplied. Rooms are offered on a reasonable price: approximately EUR 130 per month. More information can be found on the University of Pécs' website.
Students can also consider private rental including shared houses or flats with other students. A wide variety of housing options is available in Pécs.
Dormitory application: After the acceptance of your application to the University of Pécs, you will receive a separate online application form to the dormitory.
UNF students participating in a Coggin semester exchange program will pay UNF tuition. Students will be responsible for all other expenses (i.e. flight, meals, housing, etc.). To see an estimated cost for one semester at UniNE, please see the estimated cost documents below.
Note: We recommend using Oanda as a currency converter when determining your budget.
Please view our Study Abroad Funding page for information about scholarships other funding opportunities.