New arrivals



Congratulations for having been accepted to study at the Department of Film Studies. In these pages you find all the information you need about the study and administrative procedures. We hope you will enjoy your time at the Department. You can find all information on registration, contacts, and application forms at the ELTE International Student site (link) For further information, visit the University’s English website (, the Humanities Faculty’s English website (, or the Erasmus website (

If you need any further help, please feel free to contact the departmental Erasmus co-ordinator, Veronika Kovesdi ( or our international coordinator, József Bíró at


In order to make the administrative process as smooth as possible please make sure that before arriving to Budapest you send us all the necessary documents. This is a checklist of what you need to do:

  1. Please send the following details to our Erasmus co-ordinator, Veronika Kovesdi (



Phone number

Subject and year of study

Year and semester (autumn or spring) you are planning to study in Budapest

Upon receiving your details, Veronika will write a Letter of Acceptance and forward it to the Faculty’s Erasmus coordinator, Mr. Sándor Balaci (balaci _at_ ludens elte hu) and you will receive an e-mail from him containing all the necessary information on registration, housing and study by the end of May (first semester) or November (second semester).

  1. Download and fill in the application form at,Entry-157&p4=B:Doc-1854. Please e-mail the filled in form to Veronika Kovesdi ( and Mr. Sándor Balaci (email: balaci _at_ ludens elte hu).
  2. Download, fill and sign the Learning Agreement form and send it to the following address by post:

Veronika Kovesdi

Institute of Art Theory and Media Studies

Eötvös Loránd University

6–8, Múzeum krt., Budapest, 1088


Once in Budapest you will be able to make changes to your Learning Agreement by using the Changes to Learning Agreement form.


The list of courses offered in English is to be announced by the end of November.

The list of courses offered by the Film Department »

You will need to choose a minimum of two courses in each term. Please let our co-ordinator know Veronika Kovesdi ( which courses you are interested in. Please note, that courses are either offered as taught courses or as one-to-one consultations depending on the number of students choosing them. The Department is flexible in assembling curriculums for Erasmus students, and tries to meet their individual needs and interests as much as possible. As we have a different credit system we will tailor and certify ECTS to the courses and consultations you choose. All you need to do is to let us know how many ECTS credits you need in your home institution and we will calculate the ECTS credits individually for each incoming student.  Please also note that each course lasts one term only, so you will be able to choose different courses in the two terms.


The Department offers Hungarian courses for International Students.

Your student card entitles you for entry into the University Library ( and the Faculty’s Library.

You will also receive a discount at the Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library ( and the National Széchényi Library (


Should you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact

Veronika Kovesdi (

Institute of Art Theory and Media Studies

Eötvös Loránd University

6–8, Múzeum krt., Budapest, 1088