Study Abroad in Budapest, Hungary

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Study Abroad in Budapest: Fees

Session/Term Fee
Fall or Spring Semester (with meal allowance) $12,995
Fall or Spring Semester (without meal allowance) $12,445

Program Fee Includes:


  • Personalized assistance—from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. to help you prepare for your study abroad experience, answer questions about the academic program, provide course syllabi and assist with the student visa process
  • Pre-departure resources—including online course descriptions, an information handbook and an online AIFS account to help you manage your application and pre-departure materials
  • Student networking resources—allow you to connect with other students who will be going on your program, as well as AIFS alumni who can provide first-hand information and advice on what to expect


  • Tuition up to 12 semester credits. Additional 3 credits available for supplementary fee
  • Housing in a student apartment
  • Meal allowance Meal allowance worth approximately $550 to subsidize the cost of purchasing meals and groceries
  • Travel pass for use in buses, trams, trollies and the underground in Budapest
  • Excursions and day trips including trips to Szentendre, Lake Balaton and historic Vienna, Austria
  • Cultural and social activities including guided tours to the Jewish quarter in Budapest, Grand Market; Christmas and Spring Markets, Buda Castle District, Danube River Boat trip, cooking classes, musical and dance performances and much more
  • On-Site Resident Director to help with any questions or advice you may need in Budapest, to help you get adjusted to the new learning environment and navigate university policies, class selections and living in Budapest
  • Corvinus University facilities as well as access to a rich cultural and arts program
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service so that you can reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation

Upon Return

  • Official transcript issued by Corvinus University will be sent to your home institution upon completion of the program
  • Re-entry materials and support upon return to the U.S. to help you make the transition back to life after your study abroad experience
  • Alumni network and career development opportunities on the AIFS Alumni Advocate and AIFS Alumni Ambassador Programs

Optional Components

Please note fee does not include the non-refundable $95 application fee. Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary.

AIFS Program with Optional Round-Trip Flights and Airport Transfers

For your convenience, AIFS will arrange your round-trip airfare (including all fuel surcharges, taxes and fees), meet you at the arrival airport(s) and provide transportation to and from the program site on scheduled arrival and departure dates.

Please note that the stopover in London on the way to campus has been canceled. Students choosing the AIFS Optional Transportation Package will fly directly to the arrival city listed on the itinerary and receive a credit of $420 toward their final transportation package fee.

Fall or spring semester


  • U.S. to Budapest
  • Budapest to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

Fees by departure city

Des Moines$1,940
Los Angeles$2,000
New York/ Newark$1,880
San Francisco$2,180
St. Louis$1,940
Washington, DC$1,980

The optional flight package prices listed are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of invoicing. (Program fee is guaranteed.)

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