Partnership between Brazil and Hungary offers 250 scholarships in Europe

Partnership between Brazil and Hungary offers 250 scholarships in Europe

A technical cooperation agreement between the Ministry of Education (MEC) and the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade will offer 250 scholarships to Brazilian students for the 2021/2022 academic year through the Stipendium Hungaricum (SH) program.

The registration period is from the November 16th, 2020 to January 15th, 2021 through the program website to all courses beginning in September 2021.

The program is coordinated by the Tempus Foundation and features more than 60 affiliated countries all over the world. The scholarships include undergrad, master’s and doctoral courses, along with preparatory courses in Hungarian and specialization courses. The highlighted academic fields are the Natural and Agrarian Sciences, along with Engineering Courses, including nuclear studies.


The SH program provides the exemption of university fees, 390 to 500 euro monthly aid for doctoral students and 120 euro for undergraduate and master students, during the study period. The scholarships also include free lodging or an accommodation allowance valued in 110 euro.

Those selected also have the right to medical insurance in the Hungarian Public Health System and to receive a student card that provides discounts on public transport, museums and events. The Hungarian legislation allows for 24 hour work weeks to those who have residency permit as a student in the country.

Requirements and application

To apply, the student must be 18 years old by August 31st of the year he / she wishes to begin their study in Hungary. It is also necessary to present a proficiency certificate in English, of at least an intermediate level, emitted by any language institution.

Those interested will have the opportunity to choose from a list including almost 30 Hungarian educational institutions and more than 450 courses in English, on countless fields. There is still a possibility of studying other languages, such as German, French or even Hungarian. The full list of accessible courses for students from each partnered country will be in the notices and may vary from year to year.

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