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Budapest Semesters in Mathematics

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Sponsor: St. Olaf College

Location: Budapest, Hungary


Students on this program take upper-level mathematics courses taught in English by eminent Hungarian professors from the Technical University of Budapest. Each course usually meets three to four times per week and is taught for 14 weeks, for a total of 42 contact hours per term. Students must have completed the equivalent of at least one semester of Abstract Algebra or Advanced Calculus (a first course in Analysis) prior to attending the Budapest Semester.

Program Type: Affiliated


  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must:

  1. Complete a Northwestern Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete a Budapest Semesters in Mathematics application by the program's deadline

Languages: English, Hungarian

Language Requirements: 

None; however, students will be required to take one Hungarian language course for each term on the program.


Homestays with a Hungarian family or student apartments with other program participants.

Program Costs: 

Fall 2018: $23,365

Billed by Northwestern: $14,995

Estimated additional costs: $8,370

  • Housing: $3,050
  • Meals: $3,150
  • Airfare: $810
  • Local transportation: $270
  • Books & supplies: $250
  • Personal expenses: $550
  • Visa: $80
  • GeoBlue: $210

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