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University of Pécs

University of Pécs is one of the oldest & well known medical universities in Hungary. It was founded in 1367 by King Louis I of Hungary, making it the first and oldest institution of its kind in Hungary. UP is a part of the European Higher Education system & an integral part of the scientific, research & cultural history of Hungary.
In 2022, University of Pécs proudly celebrated its 655th foundation anniversary. Because of its historic campus, affordable living cost, and the centuries-old history of education UP is a very popular destination to Study in Hungary for international students.

University of Pécs Ranking

In terms of ranking & reputation, University of Pécs is known nationally & internationally for its high quality of medical training:

  • PU is ranked 651 in QS World University Rankings 2022-23.
  • According to the Best Global Universities in 2022-23, PU was ranked 991 worldwide, and among the Top-10 universities in Hungary.
  • University of Pécs is listed in the “Top 10 Medical Universities In Hungary“, and ranked 401st among the top 500 medical schools worldwide according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
  • The latest university ranking was published by the Times Higher Education from London in 2022-23 and the University of Pécs has been listed as the highest-ranking among country towns in Hungary!
  • In 2022, According to Top 100 Hungary-2022 (UNESCO), PU ranked 8th in the academic rankings of the Higher Educational Institutions of Hungary.
  • University of Pécs is one of 50 universities listed in U-Multirank for universities in Hungary.
  • UI GreenMetric released the results of its World Ranking Universities for 2022-23. The University of Pécs occupies the 100th position worldwide

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    University of Pécs Application & Visa Process

    Students should begin their application at the University of Pécs up to 60 days before their planned arrival in Hungary. Here you can find out the application & student visa process for Pakistani students planning to study in Hungary.

    STEP 1: Application Process & Required Documents?

  • To get an Admission Letter issued by the University of Pécs, we require the following documents:
  • Copy of International Passport.
  • Copy of High School Certificates (Matriculation & Intermediate).
  • Copy of Bachelor Degree (if the student is applying for a Master’s degree).

    Students can send us mentioned documents through Email, Whatsapp, or by visiting their nearest branch office of Twelve Consultants.
  • University of Pécs Application Fee: After students have prepared the required documents for admission, they must pay the one-time application fee of 200 EUR (non-refundable) in order to be admitted to the University of Pécs.

    Paying University Tuition Fee: If you are admitted (and you pass the online English/Science test), you will get a Confirmation of Application around late July from our admission team with enrolment details, the refund policy, and an invoice to pay the University tuition fee for the first semester, accommodation charges & some other expenses.

    STEP 2: How To Get Hungary Study VISA From Pakistan?

    After getting a Visa Support Letter letter from 12 Consultants, students should contact the Consular Department of the Embassy of Hungary located in Islamabad.

    Students can also Contact our local representative office for further information about the Hungarian Study Visa.

    Students should apply to Hungarian Embassy with the following documents:

    1. Visa Application Form (Pakistani students can fill it here:
    2. Passport (at least 2 empty pages in the valid passport are needed).
    3. Admission & Visa Letter from university.
    4. Original School Certificates (attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
    5. Flight Reservation
    6. Accommodation Proof for a stay in Hungary (we can arrange it for you!).
    7. Travel Health Insurance
    8. Birth Certificate in English issued by NADRA.
    9. Police Certificate
    10. Family Registration Certificate in English issued by NADRA.
    11. Bank Statement (showing transactions of last 6 months, counting from the date of interview) & Affidavit.
    12. Proof of Income (of your sponsor) – land registration documents CANNOT be accepted. In case of employment – salary slip (of the last 3 months). In case of own business: certificate about the registration of the company, tax return (FBR certificate) of the last 2 years.
    13. CV in English
    14. Motivation letter in English
    15. Certificate from your Educational Consultant
    16. 2 passport-size Photos

    Hungary Embassy Appointment For Visa

    Before visiting the Hungarian Embassy to apply for the study visa (or any other kind), a preliminary appointment booking is required (via email: for each case except appeals.

    Hungary Student Visa Fee From Pakistan

    As of 25 June 2022, The Hungarian Embassy Visa Application Fee for the student visa is as follows;

    Visa Type

    Visa Fees

    Visa Approval Time

    Schengen Visa Type-C

    16,034 PKR

    2-3 Weeks

    Hungary Study Visa Type-D

    22,046 PKR

    2-3 Weeks


    Received the Visa from the Hungarian Embassy? Congratulations! Here is the further arrival guide.

  • Book a Flight Ticket (don’t travel on weekends – tickets are expensive)
  • Check how much luggage your airline is allowing (30 KG is enough).
  • Plan to either live in University hostel or separate apartment in Pecs.
  • Pack your luggage wisely.
  • Bring all original documents with you.
  • Bring your Pakistani Bank card with you. (activate international transactions)
  • Arrive at the airport at least 3 hours prior to your flight.
  • Begin your adventures in Hungary!
  • Students should contact us to know about preferable airports & cheap airlines.


    • t should come with a full set of original documents and a Full First-year Paid-Fees receipt.
    • t to be registered at the University of Pécs for the first 3 business days after arrival at University.

    After Arrival at the University, the student should submit the full package of documents and first-year expenses as written on the Admission Confirmation Letter. The international student’s office staff will complete all the formalities so that you could start your classes in 4-5 working days. International Office will also extend the visa from the Immigration Office.

    University of Pécs Fees Structure 2022-23

    Medical Courses


    Tuition Fee

    Duration of Degree

    General Medicine (MBBS)

    8375 US$ / Semester

    6 Years


    8675 US$ / Semester

    5 Years

    Biotechnology (BSc)

    3500 EUR / Semester

    4 Years

    Biotechnology (MSc)

    5500 EUR / Semester

    2 Years

    Pharmacy (PharmD)

    4200 EUR / Semester

    5 Years

    Engineering & Business Courses


    Tuition Fee

    Duration of Degree

    Architecture Engineering

    2500 US$ / Semester

    4 Years

    Civil Engineering

    2500 US$ / Semester

    4 Years

    Electrical Engineering

    2500 US$ / Semester

    4 Years

    Computer Engineering

    2500 US$ / Semester

    4 Years

    Business Administration

    2300 US$ / Semester

    4 Years

    Tourism & Management

    2300 US$ / Semester

    4 Years


    2300 US$ / Semester

    4 Years


    2300 US$ / Semester

    4 Years

    University of Pécs Application Deadline

    September Intake


    Starting Date Deadline Commencement of Classes
    1st March 15 May From 5 September



    February Intake


    Starting Date Deadline Commencement of Classes
    1st October 20 November From 1st February

    Living Cost In Hungary For International Students

    Hungary is considered one of the most affordable countries to study & live in as per European Standards. Here is a list of essentials with average prices in Hungary:


    • a meal in the university canteen: HUF 600-1,200 ≈USD 4
    • a meal in a restaurant: HUF 1,200-4,000 ≈USD 4-13
    • a cozy dinner with expensive drinks: ≈USD 15-20
    • one litre of milk: HUF 200 ≈USD 0,7
    • one dozen of eggs: HUF 250-450 ≈USD 0,8
    • one kg of Halal meat: HUF 600-1,500 ≈USD 2-5
    • one litre of bottled water: HUF 100–150 ≈USD 0,5

    one loaf of bread: HUF 200 ≈USD 0,7


    • entrance fee for a party: HUF 0-2000 ≈USD 0-7
    • a cinema ticket: HUF 1,500-2,000 ≈USD 3-7
    • a theatre ticket: HUF 1,000-2,500 ≈USD 4-9
    • gym pass per month: HUF 5,000-10,000 ≈USD 16-30

    swimming pool: The Pollack Swimming Pool is free for the students of the University, other swimming pools: HUF 800-2200 ≈USD 2,7-7,4


    • a monthly bus pass for students: HUF 3,900 ≈USD 14
    • a single ticket (bus): HUF 500 ≈USD 2
    • a one-way train ticket to Budapest with a student discount: HUF 2,635 ≈USD 9

    a taxi ride within city limits: ≈USD 5-10 (depending on the distance)

    University of Pécs - Scholarships 2022-23


    Following scholarships are available for International students.

  • Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme
  • Hungary Helps Scholarship
  • Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship
  • Bilateral State Scholarships


  • 100% Tuition-free education: exemption from the tuition fee for all programs.
  • Monthly stipend Upto:
  • For Bachelors & Masters programs: HUF 43,700 per month to cover the living expenses, for 12 months a year, until completion of the degree.
  • For Doctoral (Ph.D.) programs:  HUF 140,000 per month to cover the living expenses, for 12 months a year, until completion of the degree.

  • Accommodation: Free hostel placement OR a monthly stipend of HUF 40,000 to cover the accommodation costs for the whole duration of the scholarship period.
  • Medical Insurance
  • Reimbursement of travel costs of 200,000 HUF per academic year.
  • Students can contact us for the Scholarship details.

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