Application

THE PROGRAM WILL NOT BE LAUNCHED IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2021/22.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Essential requirements

1. Basic mathematics: graphs and properties of functions, system of equalities and inequalities, logarithm rules, power rules, basics of analytical geometry
2. Students' reading skills should be at a level where they can locate and organise several pieces of deeply embedded information, inferring which information in the text is relevant.

Required language competencies

Minimum level of language proficiency: B2.1

Certification of English knowledge (both written and oral): IELTS Score: 5.5 or TOEFL IBT Band: 46-59 or Cambridge English Scale Score: 162. 

If the applicant is unable to prove their knowledge of English with any of the above certifications, he or she must participate in a Skype interview or attend a prearranged interview (either in Hungary in person or on an on-the-spot admission abroad) organized by the Faculty and/or its delegates. The interview also seeks to assess the general and professional knowledge and interest of the applicant. Any letter of acceptance issued by the Faculty of Social Sciences is based on the verified fact that the applicant's command of English has been assessed; therefore, they are considered eligible to pursue their higher studies at the institution. If the applicant can prove that they competed their former education in entirely in English by submitting a notarized attestation and a detailed academic transcript, no proof of language knowledge will be required throughout the admission process. 

PAYMENTS – TUITION FEE

Application fee

50 Euro (non-refundable)

EU/EEA Students

800 Euro /Semester

Non-EU/EEA Students

2400 Euro/Semester

How to pay?

Please note that if you are a citizen of a non-EU/non-EEA country, you may be asked to transfer the first year's tuition fee in advance in order to get an acceptance letter in order to get the student visa to Hungary.

Bank: Magyar Allamkincstar Rt. // Hungarian State Treasury
Address: 1139 Budapest, Vaci ut 71
Account holder: Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem
IBAN: HU03 1003 2000 0142 6201 0000 0000
SWIFT code: HUSTHUHB

While transferring the fees under "comments" please add:
your name
this code: F10101/18

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

Program provided by

 

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Faculty of Social Sciences

 

Scholarships

 

Stipendium Hungaricum Program

The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme was launched in 2013 by the Hungarian Government. The core mission of the programme is to increase the number of foreign students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract top foreign students; currently more than 50 sending partners are engaged in the programme.

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Citizens of the following countries may apply at Visegrad Fund for a scholarship to provide support for their studies:
Albania (AL), Armenia (AM), Azerbaijan (AZ), Belarus (BY), Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA), Czech Republic (CZ), Georgia (GE), Hungary (HU), Kosovo (XK), Macedonia (MK), Moldova (MD), Montenegro (ME), Poland (PL), Russia (RU), Serbia (RS), Slovakia (SK) and Ukraine (UA)

APPLICATION

Application deadline

THE PROGRAM WILL NOT BE LAUNCHED IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2021/22

Application form

https://apply.elte.hu/

Application / examination procedure

The application starts on the online application system (apply.elte.hu). Students need to register in the system, fill in the online application form, upload the required documents and follow the instructions during the application process.

  • Application form (apply.elte.hu)
  • Record of the final two years in secondary school
  • Secondary school certificate
  • Copy of the main pages of the passport (needs to be valid)
  • Copy of application fee transfer

Procedure of the entrance examination: Based on the results of the applicants and the annual capacity, the faculty decides the lowest accepted score for admission. Besides reaching the lowest accepted score for admission, a successful oral entrance exam is perquisite of getting admitted.

Hungarian students can apply through www.felvi.hu

Skype interview

 

The oral entry (Skype) interview to apply for the BA program in Applied Economics at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) has two parts. The department verifies the applicant’s 1) basic mathematical skills 2) reading comprehension skills. 

1) In the first part of the interview the applicant has to solve a few mathematical problems in the thematic areas enumerated below. 

2) In the second part of the interview the applicant has to read a short text (typically a newspaper article or a web post) with economic content. Afterwards he or she has to summarize the article and answer a few questions concerning the text. 

Required thematic areas in Mathematics 

  • Sets, operations with sets
  • Real numbers, rational numbers, integer numbers
  • Operations with numbers (including fractions):
    • addition
    • subtraction
    • multiplication
    • division
    • power
    • exponent
    • logarithm
    • basics of trigonometry
  • Equalities, inequalities
  • Functions:
    • formula, domain, range, graph
    • logarithmic function
    • power functions (parabolic and hyperbolic curve etc.)
    • exponential function
    • trigonometric functions
  • Analytic geometry (2 dimensional):
    • Vectors, normal vectors
    • formulae for lines, circles and parabolic curves

Applicants may receive points for the skype interview on a scale from 0 – 100 points. Applicants, who do not receive at least 50 points, will not be considered for admission.

Please find a sample entry task here.

CONTACTS

Program coordinator

Ágnes GERTHEIS (gertheis.agnes@tatk.elte.hu)

Head of the Department of Economics

Gergely KŐHEGYI (eltecon@tatk.elte.hu)

2018.04.12.