Hungary is an area with historic urban centers and a picturesque landscape, quality wines, thermal waters and a flourishing culture. Studying in Hungary has a considerable history. There are 25 universities in Hungary, along with a number of colleges that offer full bachelor's degree programmes and the first university in Hungary was established more than 600 years ago. Today the number of universities and colleges - state and non-state (private and religious, recognized by the state) are over ten in Budapest only, many of them offering graduate (B.Sc., M.Sc.) and post graduate (Ph.D., DLA) programs in English. Hungary has lower cost of study and living in comparison to costs in other EU and North American countries
With a residence permit for the purpose of study, students can work for 24 hours per week during term-time and for a maximum of 90 days or 66 working days per year outside the term time. In this case, a work permit or residence permit for the purpose of employment is not necessary. The youngest age from which it is allowed to work is 15. Those persons who are under 18 are not allowed to work more than 8 hours a day, for 40 hours a week. Furthermore they are entitled to a 30 minute break when they work for 4.5 hours.