Application Procedures for BSc, MSc Programmes

Application Procedure for BSc, MSc

Last modified: 28. June 2023

Thank you for your interest in Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences - MATE. Before you begin to fill in your application form, please take a moment to thoroughly review this document.

To successfully apply for studies at MATE applicants must complete all of the following steps:

  • complete all sections of the APPLICATION FORM
  • attach a letter of motivation outlining your reasons for choosing the course
  • attach reference forms, recommendation letters from two referees
  • enclose applicable academic documents:
    • BSc applicants must enclose an official copy of their secondary school final examination.
    • MSc applicants must enclose an official copy of their BSc degree certificate and transcripts.
  • enclose evidence of their English ability: B2 level of English is required (i.e. TOEFL min. of 500 on PBT, 61 on iBT; a 6.0 on IELTS, EUROEXAM or equivalent accredited language exams, including completion of previous level of studies in English e.g.  GCSE or BSc) - Please, note that we do not accept DUOLINGO (DET) test as a proof of English proficiency ​​​​​​.
  • attach a brief Curriculum Vitae.
  • attach your medical certificate (issued not earlier than 1 January 2023!)
  • attach the Payment Confirmation of 100EUR Registration Fee (see bank details below)

!!! If you apply for MLA - Master of Arts in Landscape Architecture and Garden Design Programme please follow further admission requirements with your Professional portfolio (including especially freehand drawings, project designs, relevant student exercises)

  • After the revision of your fully submitted Application Package, you will be contacted for an interview.
  • After the successful interview we'll send you the Preliminary Letter of Acceptance with the details of paying the tuition fee for the first two semesters.
  • After the proved payment you'll receive your Letter of Acceptance.
  • With the Letter of Acceptance you can apply for visa for study purposes.
  • Before the academic year start we'll send you information about enrollment and other practicalities regarding your study at MATE.

Important note: All documentation must be in English. Translations from other languages must be certified.

Application deadline for 2023/24 academic year:  15 June 2023 (Late applications can be submitted until 1 July)

We understand that university enrolment is a major event in the lives of prospective students and we are here to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible. You can direct your questions to:

Registration fee payment (100EUR) as a private individual:

Beneficiary's name: Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences/ Magyar Agrár- és Élettudományi Egyetem (MATE)
Beneficiary’s bank account number (student joint account) (EUR):11763842-00809885-00000000 (Beneficiary bank: OTP Bank Zrt.)
​​​​​​​IBAN: (EUR): HU9511763842-00809885-00000000
Address of the Bank: OTP Bank, Budapest 1051 Nádor utca 16, Hungary.

Please, write in the Comment Field: Applicant's name_Level_Study Programme_Campus  
E.g.: John Smith_MSc_Agricultural Biotechnology (Animal or plant)_Gödöllő