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Dear Students,

As we have previously informed you, due to the spread of the Coronavirus students are banned from our school. Our University will provide distance education from Monday, March 16, 2020.

Teachers and staff at the University do their best to maintain high-quality education in this unexpected situation.

Online distance education will be provided through Neptun, and lectures and practicals will be available to download from the Neptun Meet Street interface.

Please find the interface guide on the following link: click here

Should you have any technical questions, please contact the IT department at [Click to see email].

Teachers are constantly uploading materials to the surface, thus most of next week courseware will be available, but not all of them. Practices and elective subjects will only be available from March 23.

Uploaded materials will remain available until the end of the examination period, after which they will no longer be available in the present form.

Teachers will provide 1.5 hours of weekly consultation for each language programs from March 16, 2020 on. Each department has to organize such consultation and they will provide the details, as well.

Please keep track of the materials provided to you and always follow the instructions of your teachers.

We kindly ask patience and support as we face unusual challenges and difficulties.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Péter Sótonyi


Online teaching rules

We understand your concerns. As far as hands on practice is very important in veterinary teaching, thus online teaching will only be available in limited period of time and only in justified cases!

It will only be allowed for students:

  • who are unable to enter the country based on their claim sent in e-mail
  • who are forced to stay in quarantine due to the new regulations from 30th August, 2020 and
  • only for limited time!

Hybrid teaching

Hybrid teaching is the mixture of the face to face and online teaching.

Students who are not able to enter the country for various reasons are required to send a claim in e-mail and provide information on the problem. Every case will be monitored individually.

Please note that students, whose claim on joining the online teaching is not accepted, must attend classes!

For students who are allowed to participate in the online teaching online registration for the semester is also available. Following the online classes is mandatory.

The online teaching will be available only for a limited number of students. To make up practicals, please note that we have only limited capacity.

Please also note, that we provide a minimum of practical trainings for all students who cannot attend personally.

Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at [Click to see email]. Please note that due to the large overload of the e-mails daily the Students’ Secretariat won’t be able to answer immediately.

We encourage you to arrange your study affairs with the Students’ Secretariat online (via email) and not in person (for the period till the current pandemic situation stands).

If you have any questions concerning COVID-19, please send an e-mail to [Click to see email].

In the midst of the COVID19 epidemic situation, the University of Veterinary Medicine considers the introduction of adequate measures and continuous information giving – especially about changes in the academic schedule – extremely important. Our institute has been training future veterinarians uninterruptedly for 233 years, which – despite the changed circumstances – is still being provided on high-standard by the lecturers and employees of the university.

We are constantly following the news about the relevant epidemic situation as well as holding day-to-day meetings in this regard in order to make the most necessary and adequate measures.

Please note that during your stay in Hungary, regardless of your citizenship, the laws of Hungary must be kept in all cases – especially in emergencies. Also violating the rules of restrictions can lead to severe penalty.

The procedure in connection with the COVID19 epidemic, the frequently asked questions by our students, the previously made measures, the documents sent out are all available in the menu on the right.


Information about starting the academic year 2020/2021

General provisions

University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest will start face to face teaching on the 14th of September, 2020.

All students who are able to enter the country are required to come to classes. We suggest you to arrive in time, in order to have enough time to get the tests or finish the home quarantine before 14th September, 2020.

All students will be given two masks with the logo of the University at the beginning of the academic year until 14 September, 2020 the latest.

According to the current situation, Hungary is moderately affected by the corona virus pandemic. The Ministry also responsible for higher education has decided to launch the school year on the regular way with specific conditions.

Entering Hungary is regulated strictly, for further information please follow our COVID information on our website. (