Eötvös Loránd University organises the first ELTE Budapest Summer University, which is a two-week program offered to Hungarian and international students, in various study fields. The summer university comprises several interdisciplinary courses for students interested in law, cultural studies, special education, psychology, social sciences and related fields.

Location: Budapest, Hungary
One Session:
August 14-25, 2017
Academic Content: Economic globalisation has created a variety of situations where more states and their subjects are involved in a legal problem. The range of such transnational situation is extremely wide, covering issues of private international law, various fields of public international law and criminal law, just to name a few. This course on transnational aspect of law aims to highlight some topical issues in this field, including the protection of international investments, the settlement of international commercial disputes, white collar and corporate crime as well as international air law. The course is designed to put special emphasis on a practical approach to the questions discussed.
ECTS Credits: n/a
Language: English
Number of participants: n/a
Tuition Fees: 400 EUR – two weeks; 250 EUR - one week. There is an early bird discount for applicants until May 31, 2017. It covers 40 or 20 classes (45-minute-long), 4 lectures (90-minute-long) on Hungarian culture, history and traditions, related course materials, welcome package, one-day excursion outside of Budapest.
Accommodation: Any student can be accommodated in single or double rooms at an ELTE Student Residence Hall on demand. The average cost of accommodation is about EUR 350 - 400. Accommodation requests of students need to be indicated on the application form. Not included in the fee: travel and visa costs, health insurance, accommodation, meals, social activities and organised visits, personal expenses;


The summer university program is open to candidates, who are above 18 years old and finished secondary school, and registered students on a bachelor’s, masters or doctoral program at a higher education institution (university or college).

The application process

Documents: Fill in the application form carefully. Although English proficiency test scores are not required, students should be proficient in English (must understand, speak and write).
Deadlines: The application deadline is on May 31, 2017 for those who need visa to travel to Hungary (and countries of the European Union); July 20, 2017 for those applicants who do not need to apply for a visa to travel to Hungary.

Why this summer school?

"ELTE is the highest ranked higher education institution in Hungary in the ARWU global university ranking since 2012, and alma mater of leading figures in technology, business, politics and public policy, and culture. As the leading research university in Hungary it is dedicated to develop wide-ranging study programs for Hungarian and international students, facilitating the international involvement and networking of teaching and research staff, and stimulating students efficiently to participate in mobility programs. ELTE Budapest Summer University is a summer program to fulfill these aims and priorities building on the professional background of the students while experiencing the vibrant life of the city of Budapest."

For more information, please visit the official website.

By Vasiliki Fasoula.

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