University of Pécs

University of Pécs


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Erasmus+ Coordinator: Dr. Péter Várnagy

Tel.: +36-72/501-500/22528

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Practical information

The information below applies to students within the ERASMUS+ programme.


Hungarian Student ID Card

Exchange and International students are provided with a student ID card with which they can have the same advantages as Hungarian students e.g. reduced fares for all public transport, reduced-price entrance tickets for museums, Youth Hostel accommodation and library membership, sport facilities for free of charge.



Academic Calendar 2016/17

The academic year is divided into two semesters.

At the end of each, students have special exam periods, during which they take oral or written exams.

First semester

The Autumn semester of the 2016/17 academic year will start on 12 September (Monday). The exchange students should arrive the previous weekend (around 9 September).

The exam period starts in early December, and the students can finish with their exams before Christmas. But it really depends on how many exams they have and how fast they want to finish. The last day of the exam period will be around  20 January (Friday).

Second Semester

The Spring semester will start on 6 February (Monday) and the exchange students for the second semester should arrive around 3 February. The exam period will start in the second or third week of May (depends on the faculty) and lasts until mid June. However most of the exchange students usually done with their exams in May or in the first days of June.


National holidays:

Semester: Autumn

  • 23 October 2016 - Day of Hungarian Revolution of 1956
  • 1 November 2016 - All Souls' Day
  • 24 December 2016 – Christmas Day
  • 25 December 2016 – Boxing day
  • 31 December 2016 – New Year Eve


Semester: Spring

  • 15 March 2017 – Day of Hungarian Revolution of 1848
  • 01 May 2017 – Labor Day


Erasmus+ Rules and Regulations of the University of Pécs

Study Guide 2016-2017

Erasmus+ Student Charter



The Erasmus+ website of the University of Pécs

Erasmus PTE (Facebook)




ESN Pécs

Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a non-profit international student organization. Their mission is to represent international students, thus provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students.

ESN Pécs (Facebook)

Address: Vasvári Pál u. 4. H-7622 Pécs, Hungary

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