Hungary

Hungary

The Scripps College list of approved SAGE – Study Abroad and Global Education programs may change in response to students' interests and feedback, faculty, and administrative evaluations as well as changing world events. Study abroad is not without risks and students are advised to carefully choose their study site.

The Scripps Committee on Study Abroad (COSA) has approved the following programs in Hungary for our students.

Budapest

Academic Program

Instruction consists of lectures, seminars, and independent study; courses taught in English. On-site orientation and fieldtrips included.

  • Reviewed by: C. Towse
  • Fields of study: Mathematics, computer science
  • Eligibility: 10.5 cumulative GPA; completion of either advanced calculus or abstract algebra
  • Number of program participants: 60

Living Arrangements

Students live in private homes or apartments. Students prepare their own meals.

Term Dates

  • Fall: early September to mid-December
  • Spring: late January to late May

Notes

  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Budapest and Los Angeles.

Budapest

Academic Program

Instruction in English in foundational computer science courses and advanced applications. Hungarian language I and II is required for Scripps students. COSA strongly recommends and covers the cost for the optional Survival Hungarian course offered before the program start date.

  • Reviewed by: Faculty: Christopher Towse; France Lemonine
  • Fields of study: Computer science, humanities, Hungarian language
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA; completion of one math class beyond calculus, and one course involving programming prior to participation
  • Size of the student body: Students from the Claremont Colleges and other small, US liberal arts colleges

Living Arrangements

Students share apartments in the city center, about a 45 minute commute to the AIT campus. Students prepare their own meals with a meal stipend provided by Scripps.

Term Dates

  • Fall: Early September to mid-December (mid August for optional Survival Hungarian class)
  • Spring: Early February to late May (mid January for optional Survival Hungarian class)

Notes

  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Budapest and Los Angeles.