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Newly-arriving student - Spring 16/17

Welcome to Budapest, Hungary!

Your plane has just landed. Get your bags, count them, ensure that none of them are damaged. In case one of your bags is lost, report it at the lost baggage counter.

When you are outside the transit area, buy a cheap mobile phone SIM card from Vodafone, preferably with a data plan.

Take the taxi from outside the airport at the booth. Beware of scams an illegal taxi drivers. Alternatively, you can use public transport. Read about here:


New students, accepted to start in the upcoming fall semester (September 2017), are kindly asked to take note of the below.

Please read it through carefully to allow for a smooth transition into our university.

  • Orientation and Welcome Ceremony of the Faculty:
Venue: Faculty Council Hall, Building "A" (follow the signs)
Date and time: to be determined later
Attendance: strictly obligatory

The semester will start with the Orientation and Welcome Ceremony for newly-arrived students. Attendance to this event is obligatory. More information and the exact location can be found here: http://www.btk.elte.hu/en/orientation-2016-2017-spring

  • Registration and check-in: 6 - 8 September 2017

More information and the exact times you may ‘check-in’ will be announced during Orientation. Pre-university students will also be expected to take a placement (45 minutes) test during this period.

  • Orientation Days organized by the University: 8 September 2017
Participation in this event in not required, but highly recommended. More information on the program can be found here: https://www.elte.hu/en/orientation-days-2016-2017-spring

  • Start of classes: Monday, 11 September 2017

We look forward to welcoming you in Budapest and on campus. Should you have any questions at any point, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Orientation and check-in

You must check-in with the Department of International Affairs to be able to start your studies.

Please take note of the check-in date and time on your checklist. You may find your checklist in the Welcome Package you received during orientation (the red folder).

The following files can be downloaded for your reference:
PowerPoint presentation used during Orientation

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