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Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need for the application?

- Your high school graduation certificate and a notarized, translated copy of it (or a certificate about your expected graduation date)
- A copy of your passport
- Your transcript of grades and a notarized translation of it

What happens if I don't get accepted to my desired university?

If a student is hard-working during the whole year and shows good results then we can help him/her to apply to another Hungarian university.

How can I apply for a visa?

After a successful admission to the preparatory program we will send you the official Letter of Acceptance. This is necessary for your visa application. You can apply for a visa online: For more information contact your national Hungarian Embassy or Consulate. Find the list of embassies here.

What if my visa application gets rejected?

Unfortunately in this case we can not accept you to the program as you are not able to enter the country. In this case though your tuition fee could be recovered. You have to inform the Institution within maximum 3 days after receiving the official rejection from the Hungarian Embassy by sending us the official note of rejection as well as a declaration form.

How much money do I need for a month to live in Budapest?

It depends on your needs. Some costs, that can help you calculate it:
Monthly pass for transportation:35€
Rental fee for an apartment(including the bills): from 350€
Lunch: from 10€
Dinner: from 15€
Coffee, tea: from 1€

Is PIFIS a university?

No, PIFIS is a private preparatory institution in official cooperation with several Hungarian university. This also means that you are not entilted to a student card during the preparatory year.

My current English is very poor. Can I join the preparatory program?

You can join our Summer Course to improve your English before starting one of our preparatory programs.

How can I keep track of my grades and my attendance record?

You can check them in our online system at 

If I bring a medical report will my absenteeism be deleted?

No, it won’t. Students cannot miss more than 25 % of their classes regardless of the reason.

How can I buy my books?

You will get your books and access code from your teacher at school.

Which group should I choose?

Students have to write several placement tests after the registration, so that we could find the most appropriate group for them.

How many students are there in a class?

There are a maximum of 20 students in each class. Usually, there are 10-15 students.

Do I need to buy my own instrument?

You can borrow it from the University of Miskolc.You can borrow it from the University of Miskolc.

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