Hungary
NMO GENERAL INFORMATION
Hungary HuMSIRC
LANGUAGE
REQUIRED LANGUAGE
Hungarian
English
(GMT+01:00) Belgrade, Bratislava, Budapest, Ljubljana, Prague
Hungarian forint
SCOPE Active
SCORE Active
Hungary (HuMSIRC) - Budapest
Hungary (HuMSIRC) - Debrecen
Hungary (HuMSIRC) - Pecs
Hungary (HuMSIRC) - Szeged

250 SCOPE STUDENTS
35 SCORE STUDENTS
SCOPE EXCHANGE CONDITIONS
SCORE EXCHANGE CONDITIONS
http://humsirc.hu/
NEOs
Istvan Kertmegi
NOREs
Alexandra Gedei
WELCOME NOTE

Welcome to the ExPlore of HuMSIRC!

Take your time reading information about our country and exchange program!

Our promo video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbRj_oKKoVw

OVERVIEW

Location: East-Central Europe (borders with Austria, Slovakia, Ukraina, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia)

Area: 93,030 square km

Population: 10,300,000 (21 percent under 14 and 60 percent between 15-59)

Form of government: Republic (parliamentary democracy - 4 year election periods)

Capital: Budapest (2 million inhabitants)

Climate: Continental with Mediterranean and Atlantic influences

Average temperatures: January -2C (28F), July 23C (73F)

Language: Hungarian (a very special language, originating from the Finnougric tribe of languages)

Religion: Roman Catholic (majority), Protestant, Jewish

Public holidays: January 1, March 15, May 1, August 20, October 23, November 1, December 25, 26

International country phone code: +36

Electricity: 230V 50HzHz >

HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

The National Healthcare Fund (OEP), predominantly based on a social insurance system, is the public organization currently controlling the management of health care in Hungary. Eighty-three percent of the financing for the health care comes from taxes and other public revenues.

MEDICAL EDUCATION

The medical university is 6 years in Hungary. It is divided to 4 modules, you have to complete the criteria of each module to be able to reach the next. Every student has to write a thesis and defend it before the state exam. After the Final year module there is a state exam, containing a test exam, an oral exam and a practical exam.

Basic Module (years 1-2, semesters 1-4)

Pre-Clinical Module (year 3, semesters 5-6)

Clinical Module (years 4-5, semesters 7-10)

Final Year Module (year 6, semesters 11-12)

We have four Medical Universities in Hungary:

Semmelweis University Budapest 

University of Debrecen Faculty of Medicine 

University of Pécs Faculty of Medicine 

University of Szeged Faculty of Medicine

TRANSPORTATION

Most probably you will arrive to Hungary at Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Budapest. We advise you to get in touch with your contact person in order to arrange your transport to the dormitory.

Travelling inside Hungary:

By car The road network of Hungary is more than 30.000 Km long. The road system of Hungary is Budapest centralised, the 8 most important roads start from the Capital.

By Bus Hungary has a very well developed internal bus network, with which you can reach any part of the country. In Budapest there are three main Bus stations: Erzsébet tér bus terminal - Direction Western-Hungary Népstadion bus terminal - Direction Eastern-Hungary Árpád híd bus terminal - Direction Danube-bend.

By train The main centre of Hungary 's train network is Budapest . From its three main railway stations (Southern, Eastern, Western) you can travel all around Hungary . From the capital to the other main cities and towns of Hungary there are scheduled intercity and express lines. You can check the timetables at the following link: http://mav.hu/english/index.php

SOCIAL PROGRAM
We offer social program during summer months, including sightseeing tours, trips around Hungary at the weekends, parties, etc. We only offer limited social program during the year.
MUST SEE

Budapest: http://welovebudapest.com/

Debrecen

Szeged

Pécs

Balaton

Hortobágy

Aggtelek

Szentendre

Sziget

CULTURAL DIFFERENCES
Hungary is located in middle Europe, so incomings can find many similar aspects like in other countries in the region, however Hungary has it's unique culture due to the more than 1000 years hisotry. Every historical period affected local culture.
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