2021. October 23., Saturday
Szegedi Tudományegyetem Szent-Györgyi Albert Orvostudományi Kar

University of Szeged
Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical School
Foreign Students' Secretariat

Your Education. Our Mission.


Foundation Year for Health Science Programmes

To apply for this full-time English language programme at the University of Szeged please read the Entry requirements carefully in order to find out whether you are qualified to apply and follow the step by step application guide below.

Step 1: Complete the online registration

Applications are to be submitted through the online Application System, Dream Apply at apply.u-szeged.hu

First, select Foundation Year for Health Science Programmes, then click on Apply Now! and Become an applicant by creating your applicant account. Please keep in mind that you are only allowed to register one account in the application system.

After completing your registration online an automatic reply will be sent to your e-mail address to confirm your online registration.

Should you already have a Dream Apply account, log in, choose your preferred programme and click on "Yes, clone my previous application (recommended)". Please check your data, make necessary changes and provide additional information if required by the system.


Proceed to Step 2

Step 2: Collect the required application documents

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Documents are only accepted as attested copies in English language or as certificates with an authorized English translation.

1. Passport photo

You are required to upload a formal photograph of yourself in the DreamApply. Please note that you can only upload JPEG files that do not exceed 2MiB.

2. Certified copy of your High School Diploma from an accredited high school and Transcripts listing all the subjects you have taken and the grades you have achieved.

You are also eligible to submit your application if you are in your final year but have not received your School Leaving Certificate or Diploma yet. In this case, you must present proof that you are attending high school.

3. Proof of English Language proficiency

All non-native English speaking applicants must satisfy one of the following requirements:

TOEFL PBT (paper-based test): overall score of 468

TOEFL IBT (internet based test): overall score of 51

TOEFL CBT (computer-based test): overall score of 147

TOEIC: overall score of 490

IELTS: overall score of 4.5 (with at least 4.5 in each of the four components)

4. Photocopy of your valid Passport (non-EU citizen) or Identification Card (EU citizen)

5. Curriculum Vitae

You may create your CV online at


6. General Medical Certificate

Official form is available here. 

7. Birth Certificate

You must provide a photocopy of your Birth Certificate or any official document indicating your full name, date and place of birth, furthermore your mother's first and previous family name (maiden name) the latest after acceptance.

8. Motivation Letter

Content of this letter must be typed in to the Motivation tab in your own DreamApply account. (The length of this letter should be between 800 and 4000 characters).

9. Reference Letter

You may ask your current or former teachers, employers to write a refernce letter for you and you can upload the scanned copy of your refrence letter in the Documents tab, or you can ask for automated references from referees through the Dream Apply System.

10. Statement of Representation

In case you have a local representative helping you through the application process, you are required to complete the satetement. Official form is available here.

Please download the form, fill in, sign, have it signed by your local representative and upload it in the Documents tab.

11. Proof of Payment: 200 EUR Application fee (non-refundable)

Online (bank card) payment can be made through Simple Pay (available within the Dream Apply Application System)

In case you cannot conduct your payment online (through Dream Apply) bank account information for wire transfer is available here.

Please note that commission charges have to be paid by the applicant.

Proceed to Step 3.

Step 3: Upload the required documents

Please carefully study the requirements in the Checklist in your Dream Apply, scan original documents in PDF format and upload them in the Document tabs.

Proceed to Step 4.

Step 4: Mail the required documents

The hard copies of the uploaded documents have to be mailed to the University only following acceptance. The University reserves the right to withdraw the official decision regarding admission if the hard copies of the documents do not match the ones uploaded upon application.

How to follow the procedure of your application

After the online registration, you can follow the procedure of your application by checking your mailbox on a regular basis.

If you get admitted to the Foundation Year programme you will receive a Letter of Admission. This document will be available in the Dream Apply Application System. On request, the hard copy of this document can be mailed to your registered mailing address.

Application deadline for the Foundation Year programme: July 31, 2021.

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