Apply to NCUK Qualifications at AIC

Students can apply to any qualification on offer at AIC.

AIC is an accredited NCUK center in Hungary. We provide IFY (International Foundation Year) and IYO (International Year One) courses of NCUK.
When you complete IFY successfully, you can continue your studies at one of the UK partner universities. Many UK universities provide scholarships and financial support for distinguished Avicenna graduates. IFY diploma issued by NCUK is also recognized by other universities in USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia.

After having completed IFY, students can continue their studies towards IYO (from 2021) to complete the first year of university studies at AIC. Upon successful completion of IYO, our students can continue their university studies in one of the UK universities from year 2.

AIC provides assistance to graduate students to get admission to the best UK and other European universities.

The following UK universities guarantee (G) an admission to successful NCUK IFY students:

  • Aston University
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Bradford
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Kent
  • Kingston University London
  • University of Leeds
  • Leeds Becket University
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • Manchester University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • University of Salford, Manchester
  • The University of Sheffield
  • Sheffield Hallam University

Other universities which welcome NCUK graduates include:

  • University of Central Lancashire
  • Dublin City University
  • Durham University
  • University College Cork
  • Goldsmiths University of London
  • Griffith College Dublin
  • University of Hull
  • Maynooth University
  • Kings College London
  • Royal College of Surgeons Ireland
  • Newcastle University
  • University of Alberta
  • Queens University Belfast
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Royal Holloway University of London
  • Australian National University
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Canberra
  • School of Oriental and African Studies
  • The University of Newcastle Australia
  • University of Southampton
  • Monash University
  • University of Sussex
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Edinburgh
  • The University of Western Australia

AIC provides the following NCUK international qualifications during the 2023-2024 academic year:

  1. Pre-International Foundation Year (IFY) NCUK
  2. International Foundation Year (IFY) – NCUK / Science Stream (Bio-Medical)
  3. ​International Foundation Year (IFY) – NCUK / Engineering Stream
  4. International Foundation Year (IFY) – NCUK / Business Stream

To apply to any NCUK Qualifications at AIC, you will be taken through following steps:

1- Submit the completed Application Form for NCUK Qualifications
2- Admission Letter
3- Prepare the application and registration documents
4- Transfer the tuition fee and insurance fee to AIC
5- AIC Email and Communication System
6- Hungarian Schengen Visa
7- Travel Arrangement

How to Apply to NCUK Qualifications at AIC

All Applicants must have a v​alid Gmail email address in order to apply online. All communication from the college in regards to your application will be sent via email. Should you not have a valid email address you can create an email account using Gmail.

In order for your application to be considered COMPLETE. You must successfully complete the online application form as well as submit all required documentation.

In case of any problem with the online application you can contact admission department to send you the application form. You need to fill the form, sign it and have it signed by your parents. Then you should scan the signed Application Form and email it to admission[at]avicenna[dot]hu.

You should scan and send the following documents to the Admission Department together with the Application Form.

  • A copy of your passport
  • A copy of your high school graduation certificate
  • A copy of your BS, MS or any other university degree
  • A copy of your previous studies (last 2 years)

Admission Letter

After having received all of the above documents, the Avicenna Admission Department will issue the “Admission Letter” which will be sent to your email. This letter is conditional and includes all the important information you need to finalize your admission process. Please read the Admission Letter carefully and take the next steps accordingly.

Prepare the application and registration documents

You should prepare the following documents which are authentic and translated to English by an authorized translation office in your country.
The following documents should be prepared:

  1. Completed and signed AIC application form. (After online submission, you should keep the printed form and deliver it with the rest of the documents to Admission Department).
  2. Two original copies of a notarized English translation of high school transcripts. (Scan and upload only one copy, but send two authentic paper copies).
  3. Curriculum Vitae in English.
  4. Motivation letter.
  5. A copy of your passport (pages with personal data).
  6. A letter of recommendation.
  7. Official statement of financial support signed by the parent.
  8. Proof of payment or transfer of all due fees.
  9. Six passport size photos.
  10. Signed Receipt of Comprehensive guide book.
  11. “Letter of Admission” signed by applicant and parent. Please print it and sign it.
  12. “Student Contract” signed by the applicant and parent.

You can mail the above documents to college or provide it to our local Consultant.
Avicenna International College
Admission Department
Orczy ut 3-5, 1089,
Budapest – Hungary.

Transfer the tuition fee and insurance fee to AIC

You should pay the fees according to the specifications stated in the Admission Letter. Some applicants may have a scholarship or grant. Therefore, the amount of tuition fee paid by each student may be different from others.

AIC Email and Communication System

AIC will provide you with an Avicenna email account. All communications should be carried out via this official email.

Hungarian Schengen Visa

If you need a visa to study in Hungary, you should make an appointment at the Hungarian Embassy or Consulate in your city (or the nearest one). Admission Department will assist you in this process. We will provide you with a special form called “AIC – 02 Form” after you have paid the fees and completed all documents. With this form and other required documents, you can refer to the embassy and apply for a Schengen Residence Permit. AIC consultants in your area will help you in this process.

You can find useful information on conditions of entry, visa agreements, consular fees, and legal regulations with respect to Hungarian Schengen visa on the website of the Hungarian Government.

Travel Arrangement

After you have received your visa (if needed), you will arrange for your travel to Budapest. You should announce your arrival at least one week before your arrival so that we can arrange for your pick up at the airport.
Send a message to arrival[at]avicenna[dot]hu to give the date and hour of your flight.

Ask for further information

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any question with respect to the admission process, visa, residence, and related services.