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  • Locations: Budapest, Hungary
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • Restrictions: SRU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty-Led SRU Study Abroad Application Fee: 100
ISIC Card Fee: 25
Program Description:
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Program Overview | Faculty Leader Information | Program TimelineCosts | Health and Safety

Program Overview

This Spring Break program will guide you through the exploration of higher education abroad and will delve into the process of how international partnerships are formed with higher education institutions and partners overseas. This experience is a quick, fun, and affordable way to combine learning with international travel by examining the field of Global Higher Education from the perspective of the communities and cultures of Hungary. While in country, students will visit SRU's exchange partner, The University of Physical Education, and other educational providers all while exploring the amazing city of Budapest through cultural immersion and global exploration. Further information is available from the program leaders, Noora Alie and Sierra Bellas well as the Office for Global Engagement which is located in Spotts World Culture Building-Room 002C. This program is not associated with an academic course. As such, students are not eligible to use financial aid to offset the program costs noted below. 

Faculty Leader Information

Noora Alie
​Office for Global Engagement
002 Spotts World Culture Building

Sierra Bell
Office for Global Engagement
002 Spotts World Culture Building

Program Timeline

Timeline Important Dates
Fall publicity for Spring Break-Faculty Led Programs begins September, October, November 
Apply for your passport Immediately upon application (a passport copy will be due in December 2019)
Student applications & application fee due Last day of Spring registration (November 15, 2019)
Official acceptances announced Last week of November/First week of December
Students billed for program fees Mid December
Airline reservations confirmed Mid January (airline fees are non-refundable once the airline reservations are confirmed in January 2020)
Pre-Departure meetings with Directors Mid January/February/March
Group departs Wednesday/Thursday/Friday before Spring Break (exact dates TBD)
Group returns Friday/Saturday/Sunday of Spring Break (exact dates TBD)


A non-refundable application fee of $125.00 will be paid at the time of application. The application fee covers the cost of an international student identity card ($25.00) and $100.00 non-refundable administrative fee. This program is not associated with an academic course. As such, students are not eligible to use financial aid to offset the program costs noted below. 

Estimated Costs: $2099.00

Cost includes:
  • International airfare
  • Most program activities/site visits and excursions
  • Shared accommodations
  • Most breakfasts
  • In-country transportation
  • International Travel Insurance (via the ISIC card noted above)
** We recommend an estimated $500.00-$600.00 in personal spending money to cover meals beyond breakfasts and incidentals including personal shopping. This estimate is determined by previous student reports of personal spending and may vary by participant.**

Health and Safety

For general safety and security information for students abroad visit U.S. Students Abroad. 
For information regarding vaccines and medicines visit the CDC. **Vaccines are the financial responsibility of the program participants and not covered in the above costs.
To learn more about international travel in this country, click here.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.