British higher education is available from Hungary

A lot of people would like to get a UK higher education, but cannot travel to the UK and attend courses there. For them, the British Council provides the unique service by organising unviersity exams without having to leave the country.

WE WILL MAKE ALL THE NECESSARY ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE LOCAL DELIVERY OF YOUR EXAM, INCLUDING:

  • compliance with the regulations of each university, educational institution or professional organisation
  • arrangement of a suitable venue with appropriate facilities
  • receipt of your exam materials and their secure storage
  • dispatch of scripts via a reputable international courier to ensure safe and traceable delivery.

We continuously work with new educational bodies, please contact us even if you do not find your institution in the list below. 

Who we partner with

You can study with several top institutions and take your entrance exams in Hungary. We work with:

Disclaimer

The British Council and the examining boards take all reasonable steps to provide continuity of service. Therefore, please understand that we cannot be held responsible for any interruptions caused by circumstances beyond our control. If examinations or their results are disrupted, cancelled or delayed, every effort will be made to resume normal service as soon as possible. The British Council’s liability will be limited to the refund of the registration fee or retesting at a later date.

Registration

LSE UGAA Please send us the Entry Form and the payment proof (print screen is acceptable) to our customer serives before the deadline.
Steps 1-2-3 Please download and send us the completed application form from the link at the bottom of this page. 
Admissions tests (e.g. BMAT, HAT) Please download and send us the completed application form from the link at the bottom of this page. 

Please note that we must receive your application and payment proof before the registration deadline.

Fees

The following administration fees are valid between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020.

Exam type Administration fee
Written exam 2 hours and 15 minutes long or shorter 31,900 Ft
Written exam longer than 2 hours and 30 minutes 51,700 Ft
BMAT 25,000 Ft plus board fee
STEP 45,000 Ft plus board fee
Other admissions tests 25,000 Ft per exam

Our administration fees do not include costs charged by the exam board. Please get in touch with the exam board to discuss their costs.  

The administration fee is due ten days before the first exam.

Invoicing

Please note that we are unable to issue an invoice after the payment of an exam fee has been made. To receive an invoice, please contact us.

Bank details

INFORMATION FOR PAYMENT VIA BANK TRANSFER

Bank: Citibank Zrt., 1051 Budapest, Szabadság square 7.

Bank account holder: British Council Hungary

Bank account number: 10800007-77237006-00000000

SWIFT/BIC code: CITIHUHX

IBAN code: HU46 1080 0007 7723 7006 0000 0000

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Please make sure you indicate your name, the date and name of your exam (e.g. ACCA 22 August 2014).
  • Please send us the bank transfer receipt with the rest of your registration documents to information@britishcouncil.hu, once you have made the payment.
  • Please contact us, in case you haven't received an acknowledging e-mail (which can happen with Freemail or Citromail e-mail accounts).
  • It's not possible to pay by cash. Cash payments can only be received from the Citibank branch below: 1133 Budapest, Váci street 80. (Promenade Gardens Irodaház at Dózsa György út metro station).
  • Please ensure that the British Council receives the full amount, all applicable banking charges have to be borne by the transferor.

Cancellation policy

100 % refund

If you cancel your registration 5 working days before your exam, you are entitled to a 100% refund of the exam fee. Please send your cancellation mail to information@britishcouncil.hu.

75 % refund

If you cancel your registration less than 5 working days before your exam (even if you registered less than 5 weeks before the test date), you are entitled to a 75% refund of the registration fee only if the request is made due to:

  • the candidate’s serious illness (e.g. hospital admission)
  • the death of a close family member
  • hardship/trauma, e.g. a traffic accident
  • military service.

No refund

Candidates who cancelled their registrations less than 5 working days before the test date are not entitled to a refund if:

  • the cause is different from those listed above
  • the application is not accompanied by appropriate official documentation and/or evidence
  • the application is made later than 5 working days after the test date.

Result

For information regarding your examination results, please contact your university.