last updated: 27 November 2023
The January Basic Medicine Course starts on 8 January 2024.
From 1 July 2023, the residence permits of the new visa-bound students are sent to the university.
Students will receive the residence permit during their personal registration (or can collect it later).
You can reach the official website of the National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing with all the important information about staying in Hungary here!
For fee-paying students
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For Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship students
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Medical check-up is required by all students independently of the COVID situation.
Transportation from Debrecen Airport to the city
Public transport (bus Airport 1 and Airport 2) is available from Airport Debrecen to the Railway Station (Nagyállomás) and to the Main Campus area (Doberdó utca): https://www.debrecenairport.com/en/transport/public-transport
You can also choose to go by taxi: https://www.debrecenairport.com/en/transport/taxi
The University of Debrecen has on-campus education in 2023/24. We advise to plan your travel well in advance!
Certain parts of the registration process will happen online (eg. data update). However, according to current regulations, to establish your student status you have to complete your registration process in person. Therefore please make sure you arrive in time calculating with possible travel restrictions / complications.
Please regularly check back for updates, especially about registration details!
1.1. For new students of medical and health sciences programs:
The January Basic Medicine Course will start on 8 January 2024.
1.1.1 Registration for January BMC students
Registration (online and in-person): we will send out further information by email in December, please regularly check your emails
Place of personal registration:
Education Center, Room 212 at the Coordinating Center for International Education (physical address: 94 Nagyerdei krt., Debrecen).
1.1.2 Orientations 2024 (medical and health programs)
January Basic Medicine Course:
1.2. For new students of non-medical programs:
The classes of the second semester of the academic year 2023/2024 start on 12th February or 19th February depending on your Faculty. For precise information you may check your Letter of Acceptance and the calendars per Faculties here.
Registration (online and in-person): an information email was sent in January with the necessary instructions (please check your spam folder too)
Place of personal registration:
For Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship holders: Room 208, Coordinating Center for International Education (Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 94.)
For our fee paying students: Room 209, Coordinating Center for International Education (Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 94.)
We will have an online orientation too for our new students, you will receive the details also via email
Register with your e-mail address to receive personalised reminders about things to do while preparing your trip to Hungary!
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You can find direct flights to Debrecen Airport.
Alternatively, please look for connections to Budapest Airport.
Please check the websites of airlines regularly!
Please also check customs and other rules and regulations before departure!
Transfer from Budapest Airport:
Our TroubleShooter office can help you arrange a door-to door minibus shuttle from Budapest Airport to Debrecen. For more info, please click here.
You may enter Hungary with a valid D-type VISA or a valid residence permit.
Please check your local Hungarian Embassy’s websites regularly for more information on their VISA application procedure! The Embassies will publish all recent information on their website.
(For the list of countries, click here)
Your local Hungarian Embassy/Consulate/Representation will provide you with a certificate with which you will be able to enter the Schengen zone upon request.
You may download the certificate here.
We would like to share some important information about the medical check-up procedure and medical requirements of the University of Debrecen.
You can reach all the necessary instructions and documents by clicking here!
Please read them carefully, follow the steps and make sure that you bring all necessary documents with you for the registration.
Travelers can enter Hungary without the need for vaccination or immunity certificates, or any kind of test or quarantine obligation.
Finding the best place to live is never easy...
When studying at the University of Debrecen you can choose to rent dormitories or private flats.
You can find here some information regarding the available student hostels/dormitories.
In case you prefer to rent a room in a private apartment, you can contact our partner office, Troubleshooter to ask for their help in finding you the best option!
Please check your e-mail account regularly as we will keep you updated regarding the current situation. Make sure you check your spam folder as well, thank you!
You can download our Student Guide from here!
Register to our Checklist that helps you preparing your trip to Hungary and the University of Debrecen!
If you have any questions, please contact your admission coordinator or firstname.lastname@example.org!