When you are coming to university in another country, there are lots of things you need to know,
from travel and accommodation arrangements to sorting out your documents.
We would like to help you and make your life easier,
so we’ve collected some useful information for you about these matters:
When you arrive to the Liszt Ferenc International Airport / Budapest Airport you can travel to Debrecen by train or with Troubleshooter’s contracted shuttle bus parter.
You can use the railway to travel from airport to Debrecen and also for traveling within Hungary or visiting the neighbor countries.
At the main campus area basically there are two dormitories available for international students, where you can get a room, these are: Auguszta Hostel and OEC West Hostel. It is a general suggestion for new comers to stay one semester in one of the hostel till get know the surrounding and the city.
Before you start searching for a flat and browsing sites, please read this useful guidance. Some agencies are advertising themselves with free services for students. Basically here in Hungary, the agents are paid by the owner of flats; they pay a fee for advertising their apartments, and finding a tenant to rent their apartment, not you who is searching for the apartment.
After arrival, students need to register in the Immigration Office. To get a residence permit, that entitles you for a longer stay in Hungary you need to hand in different documents.
Before applying for a student card, you need to register at the University. When it is done you need to visit one of the following places. You can go either to the local government or to a so called „Kormányablak”. Both are located next to a tram stop.
The city has a quite good public transportation system. There are buses, trolleys and trams travel with. You need buy the same ticket in order to travel with the vehicles.
International students needs to register to the University. You will get a folder, a welcome package containing all documents you will need and guidance.
Now you know the basics what you need when coming to UD!
If you have some more questions, please feel free to contact us: