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  • Cosmopolitan capital of Hungary
  • Panoramic location on majestic Danube River
  • January to May --OR--
    Late August to December
Program Organization
Academic Program
  • Two-week presession
  • 15 IU credits
    • 3-credit conversational Hungarian course
    • Courses in East and Central European economics, politics, history, culture, and social issues taught in English by Budapest University faculty for CIEE students only (3 credits each)
    • Courses in business and economics at Corvinus University (3 credits each)
    • Optional internship (3 credits)
  • Apartments with CIEE participants or Hungarian families
Additional Program Information

You may apply if you

  • are a student at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress,
  • are in at least your third full-time semester of college,
  • are taking (or have taken) 2 courses in economics, history or a social science, and
  • have approximately a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligble.
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How to Apply for this Program

Student Profiles

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Application Deadline

  • Fall 2010: March 1, 2010
  • Spring 2011: September 2010

IU committee screens applications; final approval from CIEE.

Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.

Estimated Costs

Fall 2010 Semester

  • IU portion of fee: $640
  • CIEE portion of fee*: $9,425 (includes tuition, housing, medical insurance, visa fees andfield trips)
  • Meals: $1,100
  • See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.

* Special discounted CIEE fee for IU students. Price has been reduced by $1,500 to reflect a guaranteed scholarship from CIEE for Budapest participants.

Airfare, personal expenses and vacation travel additional.

Initial prepayment of $500 due April 5, 2010 for fall; October for spring.