Program Details

The AIT curriculum is made up of four course groups, each containing several different course offerings: (1) Foundational courses in computer science (2) Advanced Applications (3) Creative design and entrepreneurship (4) Humanities courses related to Hung
Location:
Budapest, Hungary
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
AIT provides a unique study abroad experience in Budapest, Hungary that is geared towards North American computer science and software engineering undergraduates. The curriculum combines foundational computing courses with innovative courses in entrepreneurship, design, and special topics that are not easy to find elsewhere. AIT offers semester-long programs as well as a five-week summer session.

The AIT curriculum is made up of four course groups, each containing several different course offerings: (1) Foundational courses in computer science (2) Advanced Applications (3) Creative design and entrepreneurship (4) Humanities courses related to Hungary’s rich cultural heritage Classes are taught in English by eminent Hungarian professors, most of whom have had teaching experience in North American universities. Emphasis is on depth of understanding rather than on the quantity of material. The academic program is based on a philosophy of small and intimate classes, close collaboration of students and faculty, and hands-on work through group projects.

AIT allows computer science students wishing to study abroad to do so without falling behind in their major-specific requirements.
Setting Description:
Budapest is a world class city that has a strong tradition in computing and mathematics. The AIT campus is located in a state of the art business and technology park on the banks of the Danube river in Budapest. AIT houses the newest technologies in all of their classrooms and provides a student lounge, study rooms, design studio, kitchen, and outdoor recreation space. Student accommodation is arranged in city center apartments that are within a stone's throw of all the best cultural attractions in the city, and between 30-45 minutes from campus. Budapest is a great location for traveling Europe as it is very easy to catch an inexpensive bus, train, or flight to top destinations in both Western and Eastern Europe.
Cost:
Tuition: $13,000 Accommodation, insurance, transportation, and food is not included in the cost of tuition (but AIT will help arrange).

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