We are happy to welcome you to the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics. On this page you find a lot of useful information, including the schedule of the coming days. Please study this material carefully.


You are cordially invited to the

Welcome Party at 3:00 PM, on February 2nd, Friday

held in our school building (address: Bethlen Gábor tér 2, Room 100)

and the academic orientation session

held, at the same address, ie

on February 5th   (Monday) 8:00 AM, Room 102

Please note that your participation in the academic orientation session is absolutely necessary!

During the academic orientation session we cover all basic information regarding your academic life during the next semester, while at the Welcome Party you will have a chance to meet most of your professors for the first time and discuss details of the forthcoming classes, or simply ask questions.
As the room may change the last minute, please look for the signs inside the Bethlen tér building

Courses will start in the same building on February 5th (Monday) morning at 10:15, i.e. right after the orientation.

The (brief) calendar of the semester is as follows:

Pre semester important dates

January 17th (We), Hungarian language course starts
January 17th (We), Pre-orientation for those who are already in Budapest; see language school schedule
January 29th (Mo), Pre-registration data is due (questionnaire will be sent out by January 22nd)
February 1st (Thu), Hungarian language course ends.

Spring 2018 Opening Program

February 2nd (Fri), 3:00 PM   Welcome Party, Bethlen Gábor tér 2., Room 100
February 3rd (Sat), 1pm Make-up practical orientation at BSM (at Bethlen Gabor Square 2; for those who did not take the language course)
February 3rd (Sat), 3:30pm Living in Budapest ("hands-on city experience tour")
February 5th (Mo), 8:00am Academic orientation, Bethlen Gábor tér 2.
February 5th (Mo), 10:15am Classes begin, Bethlen Gábor tér 2.

Academic Calendar

First day of classes February 5 (Mo)
Registration deadline February 22 (Th) Noon
Feedback session February 22 (Th) 4 pm
Drop deadline May 11 (Fr) Noon
Last day of classes May 18 (Fr)
Final exams May 22-24 (Tu-Th)
Grade report sheets handed out May 25 (Fr)
Official holidays
(no classes):
March 15 (Th), May 1st (Tu)
Spring break
(no classes):
March 24 - Apr 2

1. March 15th, Thursday is a National Holiday in Hungary. March 16th (Fr) is a holiday in exchange for March 10th (Sa), resulting in a long weekend for March 15-18. Note that March 10th is a schoolday with Friday schedule.
2. May 1st, Tuesday is a National Holiday. April 30th (Mo) a holiday in exchange for April 21st (Sa), resulting in a long weekend April 28-May 1. Note that April 21st is a schoolday with Monday schedule.
3. May 21st (Mo) is a National Holiday.