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Karoli Gaspar University

Karoli Gaspar University

Karoli Gaspar University


Károli Gáspár University

Ranked among the top 5 universities in Hungary, our rapidly developing university offers an array of degree programmes in humanities, health sciences, law, pedagogy, psychology, social sciences and theology at bachelor, master and doctoral level. While upholding the Christian ethos, our university is open to everyone, regardless of the student’s background or faith.


Our 8,200+ students can earn BA, MA degrees, or complete their PhD at our five faculties: Faculty of Law, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Social Studies and Health Sciences, Faculty of Pedagogy.

International students may select from a variety of English or German taught degree programmes offered by the faculties.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  1. Practice-oriented education that provides a ready-to use knowledge.
  2. Dedicated staff and volunteer student buddies help international students upon arrival and throughout their studies.
  3. Wide range of social, community and sporting events contribute to explore and enjoy life as a student of Károli Gáspár University.

The city

With most of its buildings located in the heart of Budapest, the university offers a friendly cosmopolitan hub to students from all around the world and our welcoming staff can provide you advice and support on issues including the application process, studying and staying in Hungary. International students may stay at one of our dormitories which can be easily accessed by local public transport.


Combined with our Buddy Programme that involves volunteering fellow students, our International Team will ensure that you will be supported throughout your time at Károli. Besides, we place considerable emphasis on community-oriented education, the personal relationship between professors and students as well as on student initiatives.

We offer a wide range of scholarship opportunities!

For further information on studying in Hungary and on grant opportunities visit our website.

Campus Features

    Scholarships and Funding

    Scholarship Programme for Christian Young People

    The core mission of the Scholarship Programme for Christian Young People is to provide the possibility of studying in Hungary for young Christian students living in the crisis regions of the world and/or being threatened in their country because of their faith.

    For the 2021/22 academic year, the scholarship is announced for the citizens of the following countries: Egypt, Lebanese Republic, Republic of Iraq, State of Israel,Palestine, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Kenya, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia,Republic of Armenia and Nigeria.

    Károli Christian Scholarship

    Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary founded a scholarship to provide the opportunity of studying in Hungary for young Christian students from certain countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The Programme is financed and managed by Károli Gáspár University.

    Number of places available: maximum 5 applicants will be granted the scholarship

    Károli Christian Scholarship covers the followings: tuition-free education, monthly allowance contribution to the living expenses, dormitory place for the whole duration of the scholarship period, reimbursement of travel costs to/from home country, medical insurance in Hungary.

    Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship

    Applicants of certain countries may have the possibility to apply for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme financed by the Hungarian state. The scholarship covers the entire tuition fee, budget for accommodation (or contribution to accommodation costs) and medical insurance in Hungary.

    This study program is available with Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship for the citizens of the following countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentine, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Kurdistan Regional Government/Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yemen


    • Budapest

      H-1091 Budapest, Kálvin tér 9., , Budapest