Summer University of Debrecen – 2016

logoThe Council of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Debrecen has been organizing its summer courses for almost 90 years. Their purpose was to popularize Hungarian as the language of a “small” nation in the world inside and outside the Hungarian borders. You can choose from plenty of different courses, e.g: 2-4-week Hungarian Language and Culture Courses, Thematic Courses or Intenziv Foundation Course, if you want to study for a whole school year period.

Thematic Courses in 2016:

  • Professional Experiences for North American Pharmacy Students. 26 June – 30 July, 2016
  • Modern Hungary: Hungarian History and Culture int he 19th-20th Century. 17-30 July, 2016

Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Courses in 2016:

  • 17-30 July, 2016
  • 17 July – 13 August, 2016
  • 31 July – 13 August, 2016

The minimum age for enrolment in a course at Debrecen Summer School is 18, but with the parents’ written statement of taking full responsibility, the Summer School can accept applications from 16 years of age. Children above the age of 10 can also take part in the course if a parent or relative accompanies them after the classes.

Debreceni Egyetem Hallgatói Önkormányzata [Student Union of the University of Debrecen] mainly supports students from overseas wishing to attend the summer courses. Please contact the program coordinator at

Diaspora Discount: 50% discount on the tuition fee for those persons who receive a letter of recommendation from an organization of the relevant Hungarian community.

For more information, please visit the website.