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


held on February 8th, Friday, starting 12:30pm at the BSM school building (address: Bethlen Gábor tér 2, Room 102)

followed by the

WELCOME PARTY at 3:00 PM, the same day in Room 100.

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 11th (Monday) morning at 8:15am. The schedule will be posted by February 9th.

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

Pre semester important dates

January 23rd (We), Hungarian language course starts
January 23rd (We), 12:45 pm Practical orientation for those who are already in Budapest; see language school schedule
February 3rd (Su), Pre-registration data is due (questionnaire will be sent out by January 28th)
February 7th (Thu), Hungarian language course ends.
February 8th (Fri), 10:00am Make-up practical orientation at BSM (at Bethlen Gabor Square 2; for those who did not take the language course)
February 9th (Sat), 2pm Cultural discourse (at Bethlen Gabor Square 2; for those who did not take the language course)
February 9th (Sat), 3pm Living in Budapest ("hands-on city experience tour"; meets at Bethlen Gabor Square 2; primarily for those who did not take the language course))

Spring 2019 Opening Program

February 8th (Fri), 12:30pm: Academic orientation, Bethlen Gábor tér 2.
February 8th (Fri), 3:00pm   Welcome Party, Bethlen Gábor tér 2., Room 100

Academic Calendar

First day of classes February 11th (Mo)
Registration deadline February 28 (Th) Noon
Feedback session February 28 (Th) 4 pm
Spring Break April 13-22
Drop deadline May 17 (Fr)
Last day of classes May 24 (Fr)
Final exams May 27-29 (Mo-We)
Grade report sheets handed out May 30th (Th)

  1. March 15th Friday is a National Holiday in Hungary resulting in a long weekend for March 15-17.
  2. May 1st, Wednesday is a National Holiday, there is no teaching that day.