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Budapest Semesters in Mathematics
Budapest, Hungary (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
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Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: Princeton applicants only
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Fact Sheet:
Dept Offering Program: Study Abroad OIP Program Type: Study Abroad (semester)
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: No
Program Features: Academic Study Degree Level: 3 - Sophomore, 4 - Junior, 5 - Senior
Time Away: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Housing options: Apartment, Homestay
Program Group: Study Abroad OIP Program Adviser: Erica Sebastian
Program Description:
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Budapest Semesters in Mathematics
Hungary has a long tradition of excellence in mathematics education. However, because of the language barrier, students have not been able to take advantage of the skill and dedication of the mathematics faculties of Hungarian universities. All courses are taught in English.

Initiated by Paul Erdos, László Lovasz, and Vera T. Sós, the program Budapest Semesters in Mathematics (BSM) provides a unique opportunity for North American undergraduates. Through this program, mathematics and computer science majors in their junior/senior years may spend fall, spring or summer semester in Budapest and study under the tutelage of eminent Hungarian scholar-teachers. The instructors of BSM are members of Eötvös University, the Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and Budapest University of Technology and Economics, the three institutions known for having educated more than half of Hungary’s highly acclaimed mathematicians. Most instructors have had teaching experience in North America and are familiar with the cultural differences.

Application Process
Students interested in applying to this program must complete two separate processes:
  1. Apply directly to the program. Visit the program website directly for application instructions and deadlines. Please note that program application deadlines are often earlier than Princeton approval deadlines.
  2. Complete the Princeton approval process. You may download the course approval form and instructions from your GPS application. Click “apply now” on this brochure to access these items. Check GPS for Princeton’s approval deadlines.


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2017 05/01/2017 05/08/2017 09/01/2017 12/14/2017
NOTE: Please note that the program dates provided here are subject to change and may not reflect the suggested arrival and departure dates of the program. You should consult with the program directly to confirm the start and end dates prior to making any travel arrangements.