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Incoming Exchange students

Welcome to Budapest Metropolitan University!

This page is for you if you are working or studying at one of our partner universities and planning to spend your Erasmus+ or another study abroad semester at METU

Nomination and Application procedure for Guest Students at Budapest Metropolitan University (METU) 

Students willing to apply for the exchange program (Erasmus+ or other) should first contact their home university's international relations or Erasmus coordinator, to check whether their home institution has an ongoing bilateral agreement and enough quotas with Budapest Metropolitan University (METU) in their field of study. 

Student's home university must send the request for the nomination to METU Incoming Team at the following email address – incoming.erasmus@metropolitan.hu and the Incoming Team will share the Nomination Form.

Nomination from the partner sending institution must be sent to METU until:

  • March 31 – for the Fall semester and whole academic year 
  • October 31 – for the Spring semester

The International Academic Relations Office will send the decision about acceptance and application procedure details directly to the nominated student no later than 1 week after the nomination deadline closure. 


Application procedure for Erasmus+ incoming students 

After the nomination deadline, the student will receive information about APPLICATION PROCEDURE on the email indicated? on the nomination sheet.

METU requires that the student have sufficient English language skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) equivalent to level B2 on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) scale. 

Students will be requested to submit proof of English Language Proficiency during the application.

Applicable proof: Proof could be the letter from the sending institution confirming the level of the English language proficiency (min. B2) of the student or Internationally recognized English Language Certificates

For the students who plan to apply to study at Art faculty, it will be necessary to provide a PORTFOLIO before the application ends.

METU supports using Online Learning Agreement (OLA) system, and it must be signed from all three sides with the following order (Only for the Erasmus Students): 

  1. student
  2. coordinator(s) at home university and 
  3. coordinator(s) at host university – METU

It is highly recommended before filling out the online learning agreement platform, students should discuss the subjects' choice with their home university coordinator to get approval and clarify the recognition part to avoid multiple changes in the system.

If the partner institution does not support the Online Learning Agreement platform, we recommend the students use the following Template.

The guide for the filling the Learning agreement will be shared during the application period.

Students can check the list of the subjects offered for programs:

  • Business BA & MA 
  • Communication BA & MA 
  • Tourism BA & MA 
  • Art BA & MA

An updated course list for all the programs is usually published by mid-March or mid-October (the dates might differ).

Before filling in the application form, please, make sure that you have all the required documents and information.

Guest students selected by their home universities to spend their mobility study period at the METU need to fill in and prepare the following documents:

  • Guest Student Application form (by filling in the application form, which will be shared with the nominated students) 
  • Online Learning Agreement (OLA or Template) 
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (Minimum B2)
  • Portfolio (Art Students only)

Application documents from the student must be sent before the application deadline closure:

  • April 23 – for Fall semester and whole academic year 
  • November 23 – for Spring semester 

The International Academic Relations Department will send the Letter of Acceptance and the signed Learning Agreement after the application deadline to the selected candidates to start enrollment at METU.

Virtual Office Hours for Incoming Students

  • Tuesday 15:00 – 16:00CET
  • Thursday 13:00 – 14:00 CET

Link for the meeting:
https://zoom.us/j/92765987898?pwd=V21WbGFtbU5VbGNNSG9xWVVVeWNYUT09

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach our Erasmus Teaat incoming.erasmus@metropolitan.hu

COURSE LIST

Exchange Students can select from a large variety of modules. The courses for Spring 2022 are already available. 

 Erasmus Courses for the following programs:

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Semester Extension Rules for the International Guest Students

If you are currently studying at Budapest Metropolitan University as a guest student and you want to extend your mobility for another semester, please carefully read the following procedures:

The deadlines for requesting the extension are:

  • April 27 - for the Fall semester
  • November 25 - for the Spring semester

You have to send your request to the incoming.erasmus@metropolitan.hu by the deadline together with the Learning Agreement and official confirmation letter from your sending/home institution.

IMPORTANT! Learning Agreement should be signed and approved by your sending/home institution when you send. Otherwise, we cannot accept your request!

OTHER USEFUL LINKS AND DOCUMENTS

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