Program Details

A rare blend of the old and new, this 1,000-year-old country is quickly becoming one of Central Europe's hippest. With 8 different UNESCO World Heritage Sites ranging from castles to lakes to churches to caves, Hungary is a playground for the senses.
Location:
Budapest, Hungary
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Youth For Understanding USA's (YFU) high school study abroad program is an experience that will immerse you in the lives, language, cultures, and communities of a real family in one of more than 40 countries around the globe. YFU is a homestay experience where you will live with a carefully selected host family, make new friends and even attend a new school on academic programs. Previous language study is not required.

Gap Year Program, Special Music Program, Catering, and Sports programs are all available to students looking to learn more about this historical country.  Explore Hungary by attending regular and specialized classes for the school year or semester. However long your stay, you will explore the best that Hungary has to offer.

YFU programs make a lasting, life-changing impact on young people. YFU students return as young adults---more independent, competent, and confident---with a deeper understanding of their family and country. They also discover that the YFU experience opens doors for many years to come, enhancing educational and professional opportunites. National, Regional, and Corporate Scholarships are available - please see our website for details.

Setting Description:
All along the Danube, the largest European river, Hungary offers a rich history and an amazing culture to discover. Friendly people await all students to Hungary in such cities as Budapest, Miskoles and Szeged. Curious students will be enthralled with the unique history and culture of the European door to the Orient.
Cost:
Program costs vary by length of program - please see our website for full details.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Through the generosity of numerous corporations, governments, foundations and individuals, YFU awards more than $2.3 million in partial or full study abroad scholarships annually.

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