University of Pécs

Faculty of Humanities



Unique summer programs

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Dear Student,

Earn credits during the summer while learning something new and having fun in an international environment. In 2017 the University of Pécs announces the following exciting and unique summer programs :



POP UP Music Camp

Date: June 16 -21 

Are you a festival-goer and interested in learning how to organize a pop festival?

Join our unique Music Camp and learn from professional festival organizers and musicians how to organize and promote a music festival, how to create visual effects and/or perform your own music on stage.

Participants will have a special opportunity to follow and participate in the preparation of the amazing pop music festival, Fishing on Orfű.

Social programs: The night-off programs will include concerts and participation in the various ongoing cultural events in Pécs.

Who should apply: Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students

Language of instruction: English

Earned credits: 2 ECTS credits



Pécs Debate Academy Summer School and Culture Week

'University Education and Student Life in the 21st Century'

Date:  July 28 – August 6

Do you want to make your opinion heard?  Come and improve your debating skills with us, using the most effective content, style, speed, tone and volume! Our unique Debate Academy Summer School uses a mixed methodology.  Not only will you learn about issues of higher education from experts of the field, but also have the opportunity to develop your speaking skills and learn to argue according to the techniques of the British Parliamentary Debate style.

Social programs: concerts, country presentations, sport contests, social night, field trip

Who should apply: Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students

Language of instruction: English

Earned credits: 6 ECTS credits




Simonyi Summer Social Entrepreneurship Program

Date: July 1 –29

Do you want to make a real change in people’s lives by helping those who are not supported by anyone?  Do you want to create new initiatives serve as solutions to complex socio-economic problems? The Simonyi Summer Social Entrepreneurship Program is for you! This program is designed to train and mentor participants from diverse disciplines to get involved in improving not only their own but also their peers’ entrepreneurial mind-sets while making a real change in the Pecs region. Participants will learn and act as entrepreneurship consultants to assist groups and individuals in the Pecs region to expand their opportunity spaces.

Social programs: Celebration of 4 July, wine tasting event, Hungarian cooking competition

Who should apply: Undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines

Language of instruction: English

Earned credits: 7,5 ECTS credits




Personal Development Training

Date: June 26–28

Would you like to develop your Personal Brand and land your dream job?
Join our Personal Development Training to learn about yourself, about how to identify your strength and values, build and communicate your personal brand. The training will also help you improve your communication skills and will teach you how to enter the job market successfully.

Social programs: City tour, welcome and farewell party, karaoke party

Who should apply: Undergraduate and graduate students who would like to increase self-esteem in everyday life and entering the labor market

Language of instruction: English

Earned credits: 3 ECTS credits



New Borders Between Old Neighbours – Return of History in the Danube Region?

DRC Summer School

Date: July 2-9

Do you have research results about the Danube Region that you would like to share? Or would you just like to express your thoughts and learn from experts? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the region? What does the future hold? Register if you are interested in the region's political, economic, historical and social processes - discover our workshops and present your idea and research.

Social programs: Wine-tasting event, excursions, cultural programs

Who should apply: BA, MA, PhD level scientists from Social, Human and Political Sciences

Language of instruction: English

Earned credits: 10 ECTS credits



Hungarian Language and Culture Summer University

Date: July 23 - August 20 (4-week-long course)

         July 23 - August 6 (2-week-long course)

Would you like to learn Hungarian in an interesting, effective and playful way? Apply to our Hungarian Language and Culture Summer University to learn not only the language but also to receive up-to-date information about Hungarian culture, cuisine, traditions and much more! All in a very amusing way, in small multicultural groups. Learn our unique and very interesting language in the natural language environment and learn more than just a language!

Social programs: trips to the countryside, sports programs, hiking, cultural programs including making traditional handcrafted artifacts, learning folk dances, experiencing Hungarian gastronomy and wine tasting.

Who should apply: anyone who is interested in speaking Hungarian

Language of instruction: Hungarian (English)

Earned credits: 13.5 ECTS / 9 ECTS credits



Our Summer Schools are learning AND tremendous fun! Find something related to your degree or to your interest! Join our Summer Schools and invite your friends, too!


Please find more details about our Pécs Summer School  programs on our website:


You can also follow us on Facebook at ‘Pécs Summer School 2017’ and on Instagram at @pecssummerschool.


For your application or questions, please, contact us at

Centre for International Relations

University of Pécs

Vasvári Pál u. 4.

7622 Pécs, Hungary

Tel . 36/72/501-500/12418

We look forward to hearing from you.