Rules and Procedures of SZIU

You can read the Rules and Procedures of Szent István University here.
Practical matters

Available Study Programmes

Operational Regulations

Please read the Operational Regulations of Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme.
Information for PhD students on structural changes

Eligible Countries

Eligible Sending Partners
The Stipendium Hungaricum Programme is based on effective bilateral educational cooperation agreements between the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary and the partner’s Ministry responsible for higher education. Applications will be considered eligible if the applicant is nominated by the responsible authorities of the sending partner.


Practical matters

You will need the following documents/numbers after your arrival. We will help you start these procedures during the Orientation Week and the following months.

1) Residence permit – Immigration Office
2) Health Insurance
3) Student ID



You have 30 days after your arrival to apply for a residence permit at the Immigration Office, however, it is recommended to start the procedure as soon as possible. You can accelerate this process by applying for the residence permit at the Hungarian Embassy of your home country before arrival.

Required documents:

Health Insurance


You can conclude any kind of health insurance contract upon your choice.

SZIU currently has contract with Generali Insurance Company, who provides student health package. Our Generali contact is Ms Kitti Krnács at If you are interested, feel free to contact her.

Tax number

In accordance with Hungarian laws, those who get money from the state (including state scholarship) should have a Hungarian tax number. Tax number is required also for student jobs.

The application form for tax number has to be submitted to the Tax Authority.

Location  in Gödöllő: Kossuth Lajos utca 74.

Working hours:

Mo: 08:15-17:30
Tue: 08:15-12:00
Thur: 08:15-16:00
Fri: closed

Tax offices close to or easy to access from Buda Campus


After your arrival you will get a temporary Student ID from the Registrar’s Office. It entitles you to buy student ticket at discounted price for public transportation incl. monthly tickets, student entrance fees in exhibition, museums, concerts etc. The temporary student ID is valid for 2 months. Before it expires, please go to the Registrar’s Office to ask for a new one. Temporary student ID is equivalent to the student card.