Student Life in Budapest

The student life in Budapest, Hungary, is very lively and can be organized really diversified! Hit the road with your fellow students and enjoy the numerous leisure opportunities together.

As you can see, there is much to discover for you. You should not miss the interesting student life in Budapest on any account. That way, you will also get to know your fellow students and your new friends better.


The official language in Budapest is Hungarian. However, you will be able to survive with English in Hungary, especially in the cities. At Semmelweis University you can study in English or in German. This means that you will not need Hungarian language during your studies. However, you will need to take a Hungarian course, as you will deal with real patients during your clinical training. It is not necessary to have a perfect command of the language, but to be able to communicate with other people. That must be seen as an advantage, since each new language is an extra asset.


Budapest verfügt über einen internationalen Flughafen, den man von vielen Städten in ganz Europa aus direkt erreichen kann. Alternativ kann man mit dem Auto, dem Bus oder der Bahn nach Budapest fahren. Die Autofahrt dauert etwa 8 Stunden von Berlin aus. Mit dem Bus braucht man etwa 16 Stunden. Möchte man mit dem Zug fahren, muss man mit mindestens 14 Stunden rechnen. Ein Flugzeug zu nehmen, ist also zeitlich definitiv am praktischsten.


In the city of Budapest there is all type of thermal baths where you can relax. The city offers many green areas, parks and quiet places to stroll.


MSA will help you find accommodation. You can choose between different options: hall of residence, shared apartment or private room. Our team will contact several real state agencies which will look for the option which best suits your needs.


Budapest is a very exciting and thrilling city. Of course you will find all type of cultural events. For art lovers, there are many museums and galleries. In Budapest there are also a lot of theatre plays and concerts and there is always something to do. Moreover, there are many interesting buildings, the Parliament building, the Castle, the bridges and the baths. If you want to discover the culture in Budapest, you should visit the markets, eat typical Hungarian goulash and enjoy the special atmosphere of this city.


Budapest has many parks and lots of places to go for a walk, apart from its relaxing thermal baths. However, in the surroundings of the city there are even more to discover. You should definitely visit Szentendre, a small, Mediterranean city. It is only 20 km away from Budapest and there you can admire the Baroque buildings and popular museums. In addition to this, the Gödöllo castle is a must in the city. It was built around 1740 and is the second largest Baroque castle in the world. In the surroundings there are countless little towns which are also worth to visit.