Eötvös Loránd University
- Anyone can take a variety of classes from a range of disciplines because many courses at the university are offered in English.
- A student mentorship program is available for international students wishing to connect with host university students.
- There is an administrative internship option, and there are summer courses available.
Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) is internationally recognized and its programs are accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Board. The diplomas issued by Eötvös Loránd University are acknowledged worldwide, and its course credits are transferable in all countries in the European Union. Over the last hundred years, ELTE has had many world famous scientists and four Nobel Prize laureates among its teachers and alumni. The current number of students enrolled yearly has reached 32,000. In 1950 the university was reorganized, and adopted its present name. It was named after one of its professors, the world-famous physicist, Loránd Eötvös.
Often described as the "Little Paris of Middle Europe," Budapest is famous not only for the monuments reflecting its own 1,000-year-old culture, but also for the relics of others who settled here. Remains from both Roman occupation and much later ruled by the Turks can still be seen in the city. After the Ottoman Empire, the union with Austria had a particular influence on the city's form and style.
The capital has two sides, Buda and Pest, stretching along the banks of the Danube, representing two different characters of the city. Suburban Buda and its historic castle district offer medieval streets and houses, museums, caves and Roman ruins. The dynamic Pest side boasts the largest parliament building in Europe, riverside promenades, flea markets, bookstores, antique stores, and café houses.
All academic disciplines are open to international exchange students. The following disciplines are taught in English:
Education - Early Childhood Education
Education - Physical Education
Education - Special Education
Languages - French
Languages - German
Music - Education
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Students have the option to live in a student residence hall, but it is possible to have private accommodations as well.
Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA for this program. Students must have also completed at least one semester at KU.
For more information, contact Jenna Hunter-Skidmore at email@example.com or stop by the Study Abroad Info Center in Lippincott 105 for Walk-In Advising.