Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Language of instruction: English
Degree (BA, MA, PhD. etc): Bachelor
Name of institution: Budapest University of Technology and Economics, International Education Center, Registration Office
Address: H-1111 Budapest, Bertalan Lajos utca 2. Hungary
Phone: (+36-1) 463 3548
Fax: (+36-1) 463 2460
Web: http://www.bme.hu, http://www.tanok.bme.hu
Contact person: Eszter Kiss
Phone: (+36-1) 463 2620
Fax: (+36-1) 463 3746
Type and name of degree:
Bachelor of Science degree
Duration of studies:
7 or 8 semesters
Admission criteria: - secondary school certificate with good results in Mathematics, English and Physics (for engineering)
- English language entrance exam
- Mathematics entrance exam,
- Physics entrance exam (for engineering),
- payment of application and tuition fees.
Placement Test for Freshmen after enrolment in Mathematics, Physics, Freehand Drawing (for Architecture) and English language. The assessment is to find out whether or not candidates are found qualified for starting their first year of the B.Sc. programme or the one-year Pre-Engineering Course.
Fees (application, tuition, others):
The Central Library of the University houses 450.000 books and 120.000 volumes of professional journals. At the same time the Library has a strong technical reference section with free access to materials and the ALEPH integrated system, reading and research rooms and on-line access to international data bases.
Access to EARN, BITNET and Internet systems, DEC support center, computer supported information services (Gopher)m X.500 directory services and access to several kinds of micro, mini and mainframe computers.
Cultural secretariat, supporting the students
University Hostel places are available in a limited number. Further Hostels are available near the University (popular with US and other study abroad students). Private apartment rentals are available for international students at a moderate cost in different parts of the city. Costs of accommodation: approx. EUR 150-300/month.
(Pre-Engineering Course, General Course in Architecture): One-year (fall and spring semester) or one semester (spring) preparatory programmes to upgrade students for the first year studies in B.Sc. programmes in English. Subjects are: Mathematics (including Algebra, Geometry, Computing and Engineering Drawing) and technical English language for everyone, Physics (including Mechanics, Electricity, Thermodynamics and Optics) for engineering, and Freehand Drawing for architecture.