The time of the visit was carefully chosen to fall on one of the two days special folklore festivals held once a year, called St. Martin’s day, the first day of winter and the last day before the 40 days of Advent, where feast, balls, fairs used to be held. People ate goose and drank new wine and said: „Eat a goose on St. Martin’s Day or you will starve all year”.
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Having met at Szell Kalman Square at 10.30, the six AIC students with the guides took a few minute’s rides by bus (16A) to the Royal Castle. We started our tour at the Castle side of the medieval city on Castle Hill, which lies and is still inhabited by locals in the heart of the Capital. The construction of the Castle was started by Béla IV. to build a siege-proof residence against the Mongolian invasion in the mid 13th century. All the successor kings added extensions to the Royal Castle which first wore the sign of the Roman, Gothic, later [...]
Mr. Andras Piko, Mayor of Budapest 8th District, accompanied by the Deputy-Mayor and the Head of Cabinet, visited Avicenna International College on Tuesday 26 of October 2021. On this occasion, AIC colleagues introduced the educational programs for the Hungarian and international students. The cultural and extracurricular programs were also introduced which drew the attention of the delegation. Dr. MirzaHosseini, President of AIC, explained the Department of Investment and Development (DID) and its sustainable projects in the districts which are designed for the welfare of the international students. ATLAS student residential complex was discussed in particular. Later during the visit, Mayor [...]
AIC students and colleagues met at the Visitor Centre 30 mins before the tour guide started. During this time we arranged some administration. Having gone through strict control at the entrance we were given headsets to wear during the tour. After the English-speaking tour guide had given us an initial description about the historical period of the constructions we were guarded to the City Side Staircase or „Golden Stairway” (building’s Northside), which used to belong to the Upper House. Then the tour continued along a corridor, heavily decorated with marble columns and remarkable statues, which makes a connection towards the [...]
The program started in Heroes’ Square, one of the major squares in Budapest, a site of Unesco World Heritage, built for the National Exhibition during the Millenary Celebrations in 1896.
The Student Handbook provides general information and guidance you may need to help you to make the most of the opportunities on offer at the Avicenna International College. It also gives you formal notification and explanation of the College's codes, books, regulations, policies, and procedures. The purpose of a Handbook is to introduce you to your programme of study and to direct you to other general information about studying at AIC. Regardless of whether you are a high school or post-secondary student, or are 15 or 35, all students are held to the same values and expectations. The Student Handbook [...]
Dear AIC High School Students, We hope you had a successful first day at Avicenna after the opening ceremony. Please take note of the following regarding this week's program. Thursday, September 2, 9:00 am: English language placement test for all NEWLY enrolled students in AIC High School Programs (Pre-High School, Grade 9, 10, 11, 12) Place: Room 209 You can take this exam electronically if you bring your own laptop or tablet. If you cannot bring such an electronic device you can do the exam on paper. Friday, September 3, 9:00 am: German language placement test followed by Hungarian as a second language placement test [...]
Dear AIC Applicants, Avicenna International College welcomes you to the start of the 2021-2022 Academic Year. We wish you a successful year filled with endearing educational and cultural experiences. We would like to cordially invite you to the opening ceremony for the academic year on Wednesday, 1st of September 2021 at 11.30 AM in room 209 of Avicenna International College (1089 Budapest, Orczy út 3-5). Please be present at least 15 minutes before the ceremony starts and appropriate attire and clothing for the ceremony. Schedule of the ceremony: Welcome notes from the President of AIC: Dr. Shahrokh Mirza Hosseini, member [...]
Avicenna International College (AIC) has been permitted by the Education Authority of Hungary to provide Distant Learning for English language High School programs (General High school and Natural Sciences High school). Those who complete the program successfully will be granted a high school graduation diploma (Erettsegi) by the Hungarian Government. This degree will make it possible for the graduates to continue their university studies in Hungary, other European countries, the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, and other countries in the world. Our mission is to promote the quality, design, development, and implementation of Distant Learning programs that fulfill the needs [...]