English schools in Budapest

  • My husband and I are moving to Budapest soon. We're looking for an english school in Budapest for our 10 year old son, preferably a British school. Any recommendations?

    08 Nov 2007, 12:09 Mary
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  • English schools in Budapest

    Hi Mary, the following list might help:

    Britannica International School
    1113 Budapest
    Aga utca 10.

    Tel: (+36 1) 466 9794
    Email:
    Website: www.britannicaschool.hu
    Headmaster: DJ Clapp MA (Oxon)

    High-quality education based on the English National Curriculum in a friendly caring environment.
    An International School in the widest sense of the word, with students from over 20 different nations.
    Staff are predominantly expatriate UK teachers. Accepts students whose first language is not English.
    International examination centre for the Cambridge University Examination Board.


    * Up to age 16, students follow the English National Curriculum which covers a wide range of subjects. Special courses in foreign languages for native-speakers.
    * At age 14, students take the UK Standard Attainment Tests (SAT) in English, Mathematics and Science.
    * At age 16, the students take the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE). These prestigious examinations are recognized worldwide.
    * Senior students (age 16-18), known as 'sixth formers', follow a two-year study programme leading to the Cambridge AS and A examinations designed to qualify them for entry into higher education, either in Hungary or overseas.

    Extra-curricular societies: Drama Club, Poetry Club, Video Club, Talk-show Club, Jewellery-making Club, IT Club, etc. We offer various sports: tennis, football, swimming, indoor games. A full range of trips and excursions every year, including summer camp, visits to museums and places of cultural, historic and scientific interest.

    Partnership with a number of prestigious schools in the UK, that give advise on the curriculum, examinations and academic standards.

    Regular visits from UK Education Advisers and Inspectors and the Ministry of Education in Hungary.

    Trial days are offered, without obligation, to prospective students.



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    The British International School, Budapest
    1037 Budapest
    Kiscelli köz 17

    Attention: Jane Thompson (School Principal)
    Magdalena Gray (Admissions Officer)

    Tel: (+36 1) 200 8488, 200 9971
    Fax: (+36 1) 200 9969
    E-mail:
    Website: www.bisb.hu

    BISB offers a high standard of education according to the current National Curriculum of England and Wales in a very international setting in Budapest’s leafy residential 3rd district. Student numbers currently are around 390 children from age 2-19, 25% are English native speakers, 25% Hungarian and 50% from 62 different nationality mixes in an impressive new purpose built campus.

    School fees range between GBP 2,438 and GBP 10,280 per annum, depending on Key Stage. Fees include all school materials and exclude school uniform, optional school lunch and school bus costs. Please contact the admissions office regarding registration or arranging a visit to our school, between 8.00 am and 4.00 pm.

    * BISB follows the National Curriculum of England and Wales
    * Early years (Ages 2 to 5 - Pre-Nursery, Nursery, Reception)
    * Primary (Ages 5 to 11 - Key Stages 1&2)
    * Secondary (Ages 11 to 18 - Key Stages 3&4, GCSE, IGCSE & International Baccalaureate)
    * Full range of sport facilities and rich extra-curricular program throughout the school
    * Owned and overseen by the Nord Anglia Education Group




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    American International School of Budapest
    Nagykovácsi Campus (Grades 3-12)
    2094 Nagykovácsi út 12

    Buda Campus (Pre-Kindergarten - Grade2)
    1121 Budapest, Kakukk utca 1-3.
    Admissions Officer: Gabriella Thomas

    Tel: +36 26 556 000
    Fax: +36 26 556 003
    E-mail:
    Website: www.aisb.hu

    Registration Fee: $ 500
    Building Fee: $ 2,500
    Tuition Fee: Pre-Kinder-garten: $ 10,920
    Kindergarten - Grade 5: $ 15,820
    Grade 6-8: $ 17,300
    Grade 9-10: $ 18,400
    Grade 11-12: $ 18,840
    Enrollment: 776

    Curriculum: US, Int'l
    International Baccalaureate (IB) program offered.

    After school activities include soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, basketball, judo, track and field, floor hockey, fitness, badminton, wall climbing, computers, drama club, chorus, glass painting, crafts, jazz dance, community service, study lab.

    School fees include text books for use, exclude school supplies, optional school lunch and school bus costs.



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    International Christian School of Budapest (ICSB)
    2049 Diósd
    Ifjúság út 11.
    Attention: David Welsh

    Tel: (+36 23) 381 986
    E-mail:
    Website: www.icsbudapest.org

    Annual fee:$11,390 with discount for Hungarians, self-paying business people and children of Christian missionaries.
    US-style curriculum for grades 1-12
    Prepares students for entrance to North American universities
    Accredited with the Association of Christian International Schools and Middle States Association of Colleges and schools
    Numerous extra-curricular activities including athletics, band, drama, family activities and community projects
    We also offer: services for students with learning disabilities, speech therapy, sensory integration, school nurse and doctor, college and academic guidance



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    Greater Grace Christian Academy
    1125 Budapest
    Mátyás király út 53/b
    Attention: Joseph A Cerquitella (Director & Principal)

    Tel/Fax: (+36 1) 275 4795, 274 4053
    E-mail:
    Website: www.ggis.hu

    Application fee (for new students): HUF 42,000

    Tuition:
    Kindergarten to grade 6: HUF 1,884,000
    Grade 7-8: HUF 2,057,000
    Grade 9-12: HUF 2,175,000
    Intensified English as a Second Language (ESL) Program (Elementary): HUF 80,000/quarter
    Bus and lunch are additional optional costs

    US curriculum - recognised by the Association of Christian Schools International
    Extensive ESL Program
    ACCESS program
    Guarantees student admission into US colleges through ACCESS
    Community projects, field trips, clubs
    Latin in grades 5,6,7,8 and 10



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    SEK International School Budapest
    1021 Budapest
    Huvösvölgyi út 131.
    Assistant Principal: Gabriella Gibó

    Tel: (+36 1) 394 2968
    Fax: (+36 1) 200 6615
    E-mail:
    Website: www.sek.hu

    Kindergarten, pre-school: $2,845 includes 3 meals
    Primary school: $2,920 includes 2 meals
    Secondary School: $3,360 includes 2 meals
    Bus optional

    Hungarian National Curriculum
    Kindergarten and pre-school from 3-6 years.
    Primary School and secondary school students may continue higher education in Spanish at three SEK universities in Spain, Chile and Ecuador.
    Lessons are taught in Hungarian and English by native-speaking teachers.
    Spanish is taught as a second language.
    Maths, science, computing taught in English 1st-4th grades.
    Three-month study tours to SEK schools in the USA and Spain.
    International sport and cultural festivals.
    After-school activities.



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    BME International Secondary Grammar School
    (founded by the Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
    1111 Budapest
    Egry József utca 3-11.
    Attention: Maclean Ildikó

    Tel: (+36 1) 209 4983
    E-mail:
    Website: www.bme-intl.sulinet.hu

    Deposit at registration: HUF 200,000
    Preparatory Class: HUF 920,000
    Grades 10-13: HUF 990,000
    Includes services. 20-60% discount based on academic performance

    Hungarian State National Curricula in English
    Hungarian, German, French, Italian as a second language.
    Offering bilingual High School General Certificate of Education (end examination).
    International students from more than 18 countries.



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    International Business School – Budapest,
    Oxford Brookes University
    1021 Budapest, Tárogató út 2-4.

    Admission Officer: László Lendvai

    Tel: (+36 1) 391 2574
    Fax: (+36 1) 391 2550
    E-mail:
    Website: www.ibs-b.hu

    Registration Fee: € 800 for non EU citizens, free of charge for EU citizens
    Tuition Fee:
    BA programmes: € 4400 / year
    Arts Management BA: € 5600 / year
    Master programmes: € 7850 / programme (1 year)
    Executive MBA programme: € 17 000 / programme (2 years)

    International Business School, founded in 1991, was one of the first private business colleges in Central and Eastern Europe. In co-operation with Oxford Brookes University, which is ranked as the best ‘new university’ in Great Britain, IBS was also a pioneer in offering English-language, dual-degree Bachelor programmes in business, and modern languages.
    IBS today, with a student population of 1200 and a faculty of 150, combines the best of British higher education practices with the fine tradition of Hungarian scholarship. Our continuously expanding range of academic programmes include Bachelor’s level degree courses with specialisation in Business Studies, Finance, International and European Studies, Tourism, and Arts Management and Master’s level degree courses in International Business, Finance and HRM and Executive MBA all taught in English.

    The dual British and Hungarian accreditation of our degree programmes ensures that IBS complies with strict quality criteria in education. The remarkable success of our graduates as entrepreneurs, international managers, marketing, finance and consultancy professionals is your guarantee that you will find your place in the world of global or local business. We firmly believe in the merits of tolerance, mutual understanding and global networking that the intercultural atmosphere at IBS offers to our students from more than 45 countries.



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    International School of Budapest
    IBS Budapest Campus, Csillebérc
    1121 Budapest
    Konkoly Thege u. 21.
    Attention: Mark Davies

    Tel: (+36 1) 395 6528, 395 6543
    Fax: (+36 1) 395 5376
    E-mail:
    Website: www.isb.hu

    International curriculum
    6,600 - 9,200 euros (Prep through Grade5)

    International Accreditation by:
    CIS, US Middle States Association
    Bilingual Programme for grades Prep to 4 (Hungarian fluency required)
    Recognised by the Hungarian Education Ministry
    930,000 HUF per year



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    McDaniel College Budapest
    1071 Budapest
    Bethlen Gábor tér 2.

    Tel/fax: (36-1) 413-3025
    E-mail:
    Website: www.mcdaniel.hu

    Preparatory course: $ 5,900
    Degree programs: EUR 6,900
    Preparatory course: intensive preparation in English and other subjects
    Degree programs: US curriculum accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
    Undergraduate degree programs in business administration, economics, political science, history, communication, art history and studio art.



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    Lauder Javne Jewish Community School, Kindergarten, Elementary, High, Music and Art School
    1121 Budapest
    Budakeszi út 48.
    Principal: dr. Anna Szeszler

    Tel: (+36-1) 275 2240
    Fax: (+36 1) 275 2610
    E-mail:
    Website: www.lauder.hu



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    Budapest French School
    (Lycée Français Gustave Eiffel de Budapest)
    1029 Budapest
    Máriaremetei út 193-199.
    Attention: proviseur

    Tel: (+36 1) 275 4296
    Fax: (+36 1) 395 6858
    E-mail:
    Website: web.t-online.hu/lfb

    Kindergarten: HUF 1,026,400
    Primary: HUF 1,066,300
    Grade 6 onwards: HUF 1,261,800
    Curriculum: Baccalaureate Française
    Hungarian is taught as a second language.
    English, German, Spanish and Latin taught as a second language in high school.
    Has its own sports association.



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    Austrian-Hungarian European School
    (Österreichisch-Ungarische Europaschule)
    H-1126 Budapest, Istenhegyi út 32
    Contact Person: Akikó Brückner, School Secretary
    Head, Principal or Director: Alfred Brychta (Director)

    Tel: +36 1 3564657
    Fax: +36 1 3564683
    E-mailomg
    Website: www.europaschule.hu

    Co-educational: Co-educated: 210 girls and 190 boys
    Enrollment: 400
    Annual fees: HUF 320,000 (2007/2008)
    Additional afternoon service fee (including lunch): HUF 193,000 (2007/2008)

    Curriculum: Austrian curriculum (and Hungarian National Curriculum: Hungarian history, literature, grammar and religion). Students in the last grade (8th) take a "C1/Effectiveness" German language examination, certified by the European Commission (EC). Primary (ages 6-10), Secondary (ages 10-14).

    After school sports, music, hobby groups, etc. School trips, language courses in Austria, excursions, student exchange, community projects, etc.



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    International Business School – Budapest,
    Oxford Brookes University
    1021 Budapest, Tárogató út 2-4.

    Admission Officer: László Lendvai

    Tel: +36 1 391 2574
    Fax: +36 1 391 2550
    E-mail:
    Website: www.ibs-b.hu

    Registration Fee: € 800 for non EU citizens, free of charge for EU citizens
    Tuition Fee:
    BA programmes: € 4400 / year
    Arts Management BA: € 5600 / year
    Master programmes: € 7850 / programme (1 year)
    Executive MBA programme: € 17 000 / programme (2 years)

    International Business School, founded in 1991, was one of the first private business colleges in Central and Eastern Europe. In co-operation with Oxford Brookes University, which is ranked as the best ‘new university’ in Great Britain, IBS was also a pioneer in offering English-language, dual-degree Bachelor programmes in business, and modern languages.
    IBS today, with a student population of 1200 and a faculty of 150, combines the best of British higher education practices with the fine tradition of Hungarian scholarship. Our continuously expanding range of academic programmes include Bachelor’s level degree courses with specialisation in Business Studies, Finance, International and European Studies, Tourism, and Arts Management and Master’s level degree courses in International Business, Finance and HRM and Executive MBA all taught in English.
    The dual British and Hungarian accreditation of our degree programmes ensures that IBS complies with strict quality criteria in education. The remarkable success of our graduates as entrepreneurs, international managers, marketing, finance and consultancy professionals is your guarantee that you will find your place in the world of global or local business. We firmly believe in the merits of tolerance, mutual understanding and global networking that the intercultural atmosphere at IBS offers to our students from more than 45 countries.

    Dan 08 Nov 2007, 12:11 - Report
  • hi

    I'm realy like to became no one the education inBritannica international school i hope so and i'll reach one day!

    Mubarak C/lahi Jibril 01 Jul 2008, 06:24 - Report
  • busness engkish

    I’m interested in Business course Intencive with native speakers do you know something like this.

    Irina 23 Apr 2009, 03:43 - Report
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