All those applicants who ESL/EFL language examination certificate equivalent with IELTS 5.5 (CEFR B2) or higher can apply for our Preparatory Year Program.

Duration of Study: 1 or 2 semester progammes

Tuition Fee for Preparatory Year: 4100 Euro (3950 Euro tuition fee for 1 academic year + 150 Euro for course material)


Precondition of student application acceptance:

  • General Certificate of Education or a certificate of national secondary school final exam; or the certificate required for entering a higher education study programme in the home country.
  • The minimum level of English language proficiency to enter the PYP: IELTS 4.0 (CEFR B1)


Credit points to be acquired: 0.


Objectives and main learning outcomes

Enabling students to study successfully on their chosen academic programmes in English by:

  • raising their level of English proficiency up to CEFR B2 (dependent on entry level and study effort)
  • providing them with academic reading, writing, speaking, listening and basic research skills
  • introducing them to Hungarian culture and the Hungarian language
  • providing an international study environment
  • acquainting them with the study rules and everyday campus life at UOD.