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  • Locations: Budapest, Hungary
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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Minimum GPA: 2.5 Major(s): Art, English, History, International Studies: Europe, Political Science
Housing: University residence hall Language of Instruction: English, Native Language
Program Description:

Summer Central European Studies


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Program Overview

An enchanting city on the banks of the Danube River, Budapest is one of the world's most captivating destinations. Get swept up in Hungarian culture as you explore the city's stunning architecture and history.

Unique Experiences


at one of the hundreds of nearby theaters or museums.


of Lake Balaton, the "Hungarian Sea"


through our optional Communicative Hungarian course.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Brush up on balneology on a visit to one of the city's thermal baths.
  • Take a guided tour of the House of Terror Museum, a memorial to the victims of Hungary's fascist and communist regimes.
  • Spend an evening at a local dance house or take folk dance lessons.
  • Walk the Chain Bridge, an iconic nineteenth century stone bridge.


Make a difference in the local Budapest community!

  • Volunteer at a children's home, a homeless shelter, or in local community centers.

Language Immersion

Challenge yourself to get better at an uncommon language--Hungarian-- by interacting with locals and taking our optional Communicative Hungarian course.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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  • Study tours and cultural activities included
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  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included


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This program is currently not accepting applications.