Welcome to your new home – BME VIK

Wherever you’re coming to us from, we want your first few days, weeks and months at the Faculty of Electrical Enineering and Informatics (VIK) of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) to be as valuable and enjoyable as possible.

We're happy to have you with us and we all look forward to support you every step of the way. Your first year at university is a significant year, especially in a different country and you probably look for some reliable information about your new surroundings.

Here’s everything you need to know as a new student, from arrival and settling into life on campus so make sure you check out this booklet that will support you in the most important aspects of everyday life and you can start your journey.


We have prepared the collection of the most essential information for you, divided into the 5 main categories:

  1. GETTING READY – This will give you an insight to all the relevant steps of preparation, arrival and all the steps you will need to arrange from getting a visa, finding accommodation to obtaining all necessary documents.

  2. ACADEMIC HELP – Let us help you find the team that can help you, whether it's a academic or medical problem that you might face during your stay

  3. ACADEMIC INFORMATION – You will learn what rights and obligations you have as a student, what you need to do to become an active student and what most common problems/questions you might face during your studies.

  4. STUDENT LIFEWe have collected all the information that might come handy besides your academic life so that you can find out about benefits from your involvement in student’s activity, learn how to spend your spare time effectively.

  5. BUDAPEST AND HUNGARYLet us give you some tips how you can find your way out in the country that may seem unfamiliar at first.

Have a wonderful time in Hungary!