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What childcare options are available for children who are not yet school-aged?
Yes! Refugees, asylum seekers and children in subsidiary protection status, as well as temporary protection status holders, have the right to go to kindergarten (from the age of 3), like all Hungarian children.
Kindergarten covers children between 3 – 6 years.
Local municipalities provide nursery care. So, if you have temporary protection, please contact the local municipalities.
Find more information at Help Ukraine .
How do I enroll my child(ren) into school?
Yes! Refugees, asylum seekers and children in subsidiary protection status, as well as temporary protection status holders, have the right to go to school, like all Hungarian children.
Primary schools are obliged to offer access to their institutions for all children within their educational districts, unless they do not have the capacity to do so. In these cases, the child should have access to a neighboring school.
Primary and secondary education is free of charge in Hungary in public institutions (mainly state or church-run). You have the right to choose private institutions as well, but please note that those are fee-paying.
On this link you can find which school is assigned to you based on your address. In some cases there are more than one school in your educational district, then from those you can choose the school you prefer.
Schools may be requesting certain documents for enrollment, which may include the following:
If you do not have these documents, please do not be discouraged and explain your situation to the school management.
Also, please check this online hub for children in 7-11 grades for home studies and additional resources. It does not replace the official school curriculum.
What happens if my kid gets sick?
▸ General number for emergency services: 112
▸ Ambulance number: 104
More information at Help Ukraine .
Can I continue my university studies at another university? What documents do I need?
Yes. Many Hungarian universities welcome those fleeing from Ukraine, offering university courses, scholarships, accommodation, and mental health care. You can get more information from the following website (some of the web pages are in Hungarian). You can also look what are the documents the universities require in their website MOME .
What languages do I need to speak to be able to study?
There are hundreds of study programs in English available for international students.
Find more information here .
Where can I pass my related language exams (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS)?
Please find TOEFL test centers here , and IELTS test centers here .
ELTE Pop-up School offers language classes (English, German, Hungarian) for refugee children every Friday at 10 a.m.