AIC-Erasmus Students Enjoy a Sunny Weekend Getaway to Picturesque Szentendre Near Budapest
On 13 March we decided to take out all of our Italian Erasmus students for the second weekend in a row as some of them are going to leave us in 2 weeks.This Sunday the weather was again very nice and permitting which was pretty unusual after a chilling cold Saturday with gale force winds. We went to the picturesque small town near Budapest called Sant'Andrea which is the Italian [...]
Italian Erasmus Exchange Students Enjoy a Day of Sightseeing on Gellert Hill in Budapest
On the first Saturday of March, we went out with a group of 9 Italian Erasmus students. Five of them arrived at Avicenna on 1 March joining the others who have been here since the beginning of January. The weather was fantastic, a brief but surprisingly intense summary day at the beginning of the astrological Spring allowed us to take to Gellert Hill and spend the late morning hours [...]
AIC Summer Camp 2023
For Hungarian and International High School Students AIC Summer Camp Program is a supervised program for students between the age of 13-17 from Hungary and outside Hungary, (European and non-European countries). This camp is designed for 20 busy and enjoyable days during summer 2023. 02 - 23 July, 2023 (program starts on the 3rd) July 31 - August 21, 2023 (program starts on 1st of August) [...]
Farsang – the Hungarian Carnival season at AIC
The Hungarian farsang, also known as the carnival season, is a festive period leading up to the start of Lent. This celebration is a time for indulging in food, drink, and merriment before the period of fasting and reflection that Lent represents in the Christian tradition. AIC held its first farsang a few days ago which went very well. We held a raffle selling tickets to win [...]
AIC students take on Italy: Exploring digital cultural heritage and intercultural experiences
On 19 March 2022 the very first group of 10 students from Avicenna will depart for a two-week long Erasmus mobility project in Foligno, Italy. The students will board a plane for Rome with their accompanying teacher and Erasmus coordinator Mr. Steve and with Mr. Reza who is our photographer and media-man. From Rome they will take a hired bus to go to their destination city in the Umbria [...]
AIC’s International High school students attended BODY WORLDS exhibition
The BODY WORLDS exhibits are one of the most successful travelling exhibitions in the world. On display since 1995, they have attracted more than 50 million visitors in over 150 cities across the Americas, Asia, Australasia, Europe and South-Africa. The primary goal of the exhibition creators, Dr. Angelina Whalley and Dr. Gunther von Hagens, is preventive healthcare. Their BODY WORLDS exhibitions were conceived to educate the public about the [...]
Visits to the Library of the Hungarian Parliament
After long preparations, AIC launched its programme of visits to the Library of the Hungarian Parliament in mid-February 2023. Our first group of nine high school students and three teachers set off after their lessons to visit the 150-year-old, grandiose library, where they were given a half-hour summary on books on Hungarian and international law, political science, history, their lending facilities, a brief history of the library, and then [...]
First job shadowing activity
AIC welcomed its very first job shadowing activity when an Italian colleague Alessia Montanucci spent a week with us from 30 Jan until 3 February. Alessia came from Marsciano in Umbria from the Salvatorelli-Moneta high school. She is also the Erasmus coordinator of her school where she teaches English and where two of our 5 Italian Erasmus students are coming from, Luca and Noemi. Alessia joined our [...]
Italian Erasmus+ Students of Avicenna Visit Budapest’s Market Hall
The Budapest Market Hall is a must-see for anyone visiting Budapest. It is an open-air market that sells goods from all over the world. This bustling marketplace has been a feature of the Hungarian capital since 1237. Its exotic goods and vibrant atmosphere draw tourists from all over the world. On this occasion Avicenna International College teachers went on a cultural tour in the Market Hall with our Erasmus+ [...]
AIC Students Winter Activity: Ice Skating at the century old City Park Ice Rink (Városliget)
Ice skating can be a great way to enjoy the winter season. Ice skating is a popular winter activity with both children and adults. What a great way to spend a chilly morning or afternoon! Some of our students with experience in ice skating enjoyed the activity, gliding gracefully on the ice; but our Physical Education and Sport teacher helped those students with no prior experience to get a [...]
Erasmus+ Project and Avicenna International College: A Success Story
Thanks to its successful application, after 2 subsequent short term, one-year long projects at AVICENNA International College now we have won with our long-term, i.e., 5-year ERASMUS Project Plan, which is all about internationalization, participation in the EU high school education system, meaning fuller integration and involvement. In addition, AVICENNA immediately became a prominent ERASMUS accredited school in Hungary by being the 3rd best out [...]
Retake Session for Foundation Program Semi-Final Exam Held Last Week
The students of the Foundation Program at Avicenna International College had the opportunity to participate in a retake session for their semi-final exams last week. The session was open to students who were absent during the original exam period, as well as those who wanted to improve their grades. The school administration would like to congratulate all students who participated and wish them the best of luck [...]
Avicenna International College students shine in semi-final exams
Last week, students at Avicenna International College participated in their semi-final exams for the foundation programs. The exams consisted of both written and oral components, and students worked hard to showcase their knowledge and skills. The college community is proud to announce that the students have performed exceptionally well, displaying a strong understanding of the material covered over the course of the semester. The foundation programs at [...]
Italian high school students at Avicenna International College
10 Italian students accompanied by their three teachers from the Sigismondi High School in Nocera Umbra (Umbria region) joined AIC for 10 days in the framework of an Erasmus grant supported EU student mobility for the purposes of scholastic and cultural exchange between EU high schools. Our Italian guests arrived on 7 December and were picked up at the Ferihegy International Airport to be taken directly to [...]
Grade 11’s visit at the Fiume Graveyard
On the 11th of November 2022, G11 visited the famous Fiume Graveyard. This extracurricular program was organized by their history teacher, Márk Máté, with the goal of providing AIC students the opportunity to expand their knowledge on the historical era and the people being discussed in school. The program was centered around the stories, tombs and mausoleums of Hungarian intellectuals, politicians and army officers who took an [...]
Student group visits to Tomb of Gül Baba
On the 24th of November, AIC students visited Gül Baba's tomb in the Buda district of Rózsadomb. Gül Baba (born in Merzifon, present-day Turkey) was a Dervish member of the Ottoman empire in Buda, who died in 1541. This beautiful türbe (meaning tomb in Turkish) is the northernmost Islamic pilgrimage site in the world and is regarded as a significant part of Hungary's historical heritage as it was left unharmed during the Habsburg invasion and the consequent World Wars.
AIC Prom Night 2022
The promenade (prom) dance night of AIC seniors coupled with the ribbon ceremony (’Szalagavató’ in Hungarian, [lit] ribbon graduation) was held on the 17th of November (Thursday), for the second time in the Ferencváros Cultural Center and Theater. During the ceremony, the Principal of Avicenna High School (Mr. Steve Szabó) gave a welcome speech to open the event highlighting the vast number of international students in the graduating year. [...]
Budapest city tour
On the 7th, 8th and 11th of November the students and teachers of the AIC Foundation Programs participated in a cultural program of Budapest city tour starting from Heroes’ square and touching the City Park, Széchenyi Spa, the Városliget Ice Rink, Vajdahunyad Castle, the Budapest Zoo, Gundel Restaurant, Andrássy Avenue, Octagon Square, the Hungarian Opera House, and St Stephens’ Basilica - the largest church in Budapest. The purpose of [...]
Universities round table session
On the 8th of November, the President of Avicenna International College opened the roundtable discussion regarding development investment projects in the Orczy quarter. The program organizers, headed by the Director for International Cooperation Amb. János Kovács aimed to create a bilateral dialogue between the main participants and stakeholders of the projects.
Education Fair event at Surrey Immigration Consultants, Ludhiana
The Avicenna International College-India Office, Mr Virat Kumar & Ms Kritika, represented the college at the Education Fair event at Surrey Immigration Consultants, Ludhiana. The event took place at the Surrey Immigration Consultants Head Office. It took place on October 31 and November 01 along with intensive meetings and discussions with potential students and their respective parents from all over the Punjab and other places. AIC [...]
ICEF Berlin 2022
The President of Avicenna International College, Dr. Shahrokh MirzaHosseini, personally represented the college at the ICEF 2022 event in Berlin. The event took place at the Intercontinental hotel which is interestingly located on the "Budapest Street". The conference took place between October 31 and November 01 with intensive meetings and seminars with educational experts and consultants from all over the world. AIC attracted a lot of attention thank to [...]
Halloween night at high school
Halloween (All Hallows' Eve) is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31, in most parts of the world. It is closely tied to the ancient Celtic harvest festivals and an observance on the following days dedicated to those who have passed. It is common among the young to go trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins as Jack-o-lanterns and playing creative games with spooky Halloween themes. This year the students [...]
Venezuela and Avicenna International College
H.E. Mr. Jose Reinaldo Camejo Diaz, the Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela paid a visit to Avicenna International College on Thursday 27th of October 2022. We are honored that Mr. Ambassador chose AIC as one of his farewell visits in Budapest as very soon his mandate will end and he will return to his country. In the past few years, AIC has opened [...]
Upcoming cultural programs in High School
AIC is inviting its high school students for three upcoming cultural activities in the following week. As all the students of our language preparation class have recently arrived in Hungary, we are keen to introduce them the city, its transport, history and its main squares and buildings. So we decided to take them on a guided tour around the Heroes' Square and City Park next week. Both [...]
Visit the Central Library of the Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library
Avicenna high school students from grade 10 visited the Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library this week. It has been not only a long-cherished goal of the Literature teachers but all of the others to show our teenage students sophisticated learning facilities in the heart of Budapest within an outstanding building, which used to be a Palace (Wenckheim Palace) owned by an aristocrat family in the XIX. century. The library itself [...]
In keeping our tradition, AIC took its secondary school students, this time grade pre-9, the language preparation class, on a guided tour held in English to the Hungarian Parliament in October. The group departed from the school after the morning classes. Our students this time were all newcomers, recent arrivals mainly from Iran. Before the event, as usual, their history teacher, Mr. Mark and English teacher who [...]
In addition to its regular cultural programmes partly inbuilt in the curriculum, AIC strives to offer its students, both in the secondary and foundation department, a variety of optional quality leisure time activities outside school hours, but within the school framework. Therefore, at the end of the summer, AIC started exploring the possibility of extracurricular activities such as learning drumming under the aegis of AIC. An information session was [...]
AIC Cultural Programs in October
Avicenna International College is inviting its bilingual high school students for two upcoming programs on October 12 and 17. One is the now-traditional 45-minute visit to the Hungarian Parliament, which will give an insight both into Hungarian history and the grandiose architecture of the 18th century. The other program is a visit to the Szabó Ervin Library in Budapest with the help of a local English guide, to [...]
ARC – Billboard Exhibition
Hello folks, this is Ms. Emese, English language teacher of C1 group in HS, let’s see how we develop our English skills in an interactive way: On a sunny Thursday morning, our highest English level group paid a visit to ARC (FACE) open-air billboard exhibition in Bikás Park, Újbuda. On those billboards Hungarian public media artists and everyday people react to public life, craze of politics, all current issues of today in a funny, [...]
Nyílt nap az AIC-ben
Kedves Szülők és Általános Iskolások! Szeretettel meghívjuk az Avicenna International College Magyar-Angol Két Tanítási Nyelvű Gimnáziumának NYÍLT NAPJÁRA 2023. április 18-án 9.00 és 12.30 között Program: – Igazgatói tájékoztató – Óralátogatások – Beszélgetés tanárokkal, diákokkal Regisztrálhat az alábbi űrlapon. Parkolási lehetőséget biztosítunk az iskola hátsó udvarán. NYÍLT NAP középiskolásoknak! Tudj meg többet arról, hogyan nyerhetsz garantált felvételt brit egyetemekre, akkreditált NCUK programunk segítségével! Időpont: [...]
NCUK Regional Manager visits Avicenna International College
We had the honour to host Mr Adam Connor at the AIC, who is the NCUK Regional Manager from Manchester. Mr Adam came to pay us a visit by the invitation of the AIC-NCUK Academic Manager Mr Steve and spent an action-packed full day with us in Budapest, that started with a guided tour in the Hungarian Parliament in the company of Ms Katalin who is in charge of cultural programmes at Avicenna.
AIC Student Handbook 2022-2023
AIC Student Handbook 2022-2023 We at AIC are continuously devoted to maintaining the highest standards possible in education and extracurricular activities. Get to know the most important information and dates of the Academic Year 2022-2023 from the Student Handbooks. 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 [...]
Grade 12 Graduation Ceremony
On the 10th of June, we revived the good old tradition of holding a Graduation Ceremony at the Avicenna. During the two years of Covid it wasn’t possible to hold such a high-profile gathering so this year we did it, as a much-anticipated social event. It was a heart-warming sight to see parents and relatives and teachers of our 10 graduating students filling one of our largest classrooms, room [...]
Students visit to Budapest Museum of Fine Arts
On 31st May, AIC High School students gathered in the schoolyard for their Art trip to the Fine Arts Museum, visiting the temporary exhibition of Hieronymus Bosch. A bright and sunny afternoon with 32 students joining. Students had the chance to visit both the Bosch and the museum's permanent collection as well. Although we made some small efforts to teach them about Bosch's art in advance, we [...]
International Students Festival
Avicenna International College, a unique English-language secondary school and university preparatory institution that has been active for more than 25 years is hosted its first International Student Festival on May 27, 2022. At the event, 11 active groups out of the 15 different nationalities represented at the institution had the opportunity to showcase an exclusive slice of their own cultural background. Namely, students studying at AIC from Egypt, India, [...]
Student Trip: Visegrád
On the 14. of May 29 students from two EFP classes with their beloved teachers and the AIC guides decided to join the tour to a small castle town,Visegrád, 45 km north of Budapest in the most photographed sight of the Danube Band. Our train departed from the Western Railway Station at 9.08 and we had a 40 mins journey on a brand new double-decker train to Nagymaros-Visegrád. While [...]
As an innovation regarding our German language programme at the AIC, we decided to give the opportunity to 11 students to spend a week in the Bavarian city Lindau at our partner language school Dialoge. The students stayed with specially selected German host families. We took an ÖBB train from the Keleti Train Station and entered Germany through the Austrian city Salzburg. The Austrian Alpine scenery, watched from the [...]
A Wonderful Excursion – students trip to nature
A Wonderful Excursion - students' trip to nature Hungarians celebrate several cultural occasions which may or may not be familiar to you.
Building a network in the field of education within the EU
Representing the Avicenna International College from Budapest, I took part in a six-day programme with the Europass Teacher Academy.
We are creating modern learning environments to support AIC vision for tomorrow
Avicenna International College is currently undergoing renovations that will enhance the teaching and learning experience, especially in computer science
Corvinus university informational presentation
The director introduced Corvinus University to the audience of our interested foundation programme and high school students. Corvinus is an outstanding partner for us to provide unparalleled progression possibilities for our recent and prospective students wishing to pursue business studies at university.
Mirsadra Molaei, 2017 alum of the AIC won 1st prize at the Semmelweis TDK Scientific Conference.
AIC congratulates Mirsadra Molaei, 2017 alum of the AIC Avicenna Medical Foundation Program, and current 4th year Semmelweis University Pharmacy student on winning 1st prize at the Semmelweis TDK Scientific Conference. From 2021 Mirsadra joined the Bioanalytical NMR Research Group of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry under the supervision of Dr. Arash Mirzahosseini. Every year the Scientific Students Association organizes the TDK Conference where excellence in the presentation of [...]
Venezuela ambassador pays official visit to Avicenna
Ambassador of Venezuela in Hungary (H.E. Jose Reinaldo Camejo Diaz) paid an official visit to Avicenna International College on Thursday (February 24, 2022). During this visit, the Ambassador held talks with the President and other officials of AIC.
Groups of students Cleaning up the schoolyard
The students, armed with rakes, gloves, and bags, raked a yard of the AIC building. All of them were very passionate about their environment.
AIC students vistis Puskás Musical theatre performance
As winter is considered to be a theatre season in Europe some of the AIC students and their teachers decided to see another Puskás Musical performance.
Happy Lunar New Year
Do you know that Lunar New Year is one of the biggest holidays in Asia? Many of us might know it in other names such as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival. I
AIC IGCSE/IAL fee structure
From January 2023, the fee structure of AIC for IGCSE and International A Level (IAL) exams is updated according to the following:- Administration fee (waived for internal candidates): 10 000 HUF / Candidate / Exam season- Language exam fee: 10 000 HUF / Candidate / Language exam session with spoken parts- Invigilation fee (waived for internal candidates): 3 000 HUF / Candidate / Exam session - Shipping cost: 10 [...]
Boost Your ICT Skills – Technology for the Classroom Executive Training Institute, Malta
Mobility Experience Harout Parseghian Upon arrival, we were warmly welcomed by the school’s directors and informed of the location where we needed to gather to be introduced with our trainers. Group sizes varied from only one student per trainer to about 10 trainees per trainer. Our names were registered with the administration where Ms. Sandra stood out with her great leadership skills. We were also asked to [...]
Erkel Theatre-School visit to a ballet production
AIC students and a few staff members visited the second biggest theatre in Budapest, the Erkel Theatre to see The Nutcracker
Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta
Avicenna International College joined the Shoebox Action, a donating charity widespread known in Hungary and Europe around Christmas
Cultural Heritage Education and Storytelling Course
From the Avicenna International College (AIC) in Budapest, I took part in an Erasmus short term mobility course in the Eternal City in the first week of December 2021 as part of our project called Building a network in the field of education within the EU. The name of the course organised by our host Alessandro Gariano from Enjoy Italy was: Cultural Heritage Education and Storytelling. I took this [...]
5th AIC Cultural Program – Skanzen, Szentendre
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”.
4th AIC Cultural Program – Buda Castle
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 [...]
The Mayor of 8th District of Budapest paid a visit to Avicenna International College.
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 [...]
AIC students visits Hungarian Parliament
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” [...]
AIC weekend cultural programme – sight seeing tour
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.
AIC Class Weekly Schedules 2021-2022
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AIC Student Handbook 2021-2022
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 [...]
Language Placement Tests
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 [...]
AIC opening ceremony 2021-2022 academic year
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 [...]
Distant Learning for English language High School programs
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, [...]
Oral exams of Érettségi ( the official Hungarian high school finishing exam)
AIC is a university-oriented institution that prepares students for successful university studies in Hungary and abroad.
AIC held its second graduation ceremony for the 12th-grade students
AIC held its second graduation ceremony for the 12th-grade students of the International High School Program (2016-2021) On Monday (15.06.2021). This year was full of isolation for many, therefore we were extremely happy to be able to organize this event. It wasn’t just for our graduates, but for all of us - our teachers, Student Center members, the parents, and all the other colleagues in Avicenna. Even though the high [...]
SEMMELWEIS AMONG THE TOP 100 UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD IN THE CARDIOVASCULAR FIELD
Semmelweis University has improved its previous position in the 2021 world rankings of the “US News Best Global Universities” in several disciplines. The university was ranked related to 8 medical and health science professions, ranking first in each field in Hungary. The university also achieved the best ranking this year in the “Cardiology and Cardiovascular System” field, which improved twenty-five places and became the 87th best higher education institution in the world in [...]
NCUK University Global Fair – 25 February 2021
The NCUK University Global Fair will provide you with an exclusive opportunity to meet with over 35 universities from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the USA! The event will feature live sessions focusing on highly skilled careers for the future and you will be able to visit university booths to download materials, watch promotional videos and have one-to-one conversations with university representatives.
Some of the students of Avicenna Medical Foundation Program Meet With President of Avicenna International College
Some of the students of Avicenna Medical Foundation Program who have arrived in Budapest late due to COVID-19 restrictions met with the President of AIC today on Monday, January 12th, 2021. After an introduction, students raised their questions and shared their concerns and requests. President mentioned that extra classes will be organized for them and all required support will be provided to ensure that the pre-medical students are admitted [...]
The President of Avicenna International College held two separate consultation sessions
The President of Avicenna International College held two separate consultation sessions today for the English Foundation Program (FEP) and German Foundation Program (GFP) students. In this session, students had a chance to introduce themselves and also learn about the main points to be raised when a student introduces himself/herself. Students also had a chance to explain their academic goals in the future. Similar sessions will be held in the [...]
The interview section of the semi-final exams
The interview section of the semi-final exams of the Avicenna International College took place on the 5th of January 2021. Interviews are new to most or all of AIC students. This is a good occasion for the students to experience an interview session which they will soon face when they apply for admission to universities in Hungary and other European countries. Fluency in spoken English is essential for any successful interview, however, the academic knowledge of the student will determine the results. AIC students get plenty of occasions to practice and learn interview skills.
The semi-final exams of the Avicenna International College are taking place as we started the new year of 2021. Students took the written part on the 4th of January. They will continue with the interview component on the 5th of January. New students will take the APT (Avicenna Placement Test). We hope that 2021 will bring success to all our students. [...]
Balassagyarmati Egészségnevelő Program
Nagy örömmel jelentjük, hogy sikerrel zárult a Bekerüléstámogató prgramunk részeként szervezett Érettségi felkészítő!🥳 Ez úton is köszönjük az Avicenna International College munkatársainak a fantasztikus együttműködést!
Students of AIC take A-Level mock exam
Students of AIC take A-Level mock exam EDEXCEL A-Level Students of AIC take A-Level mock exam in "English Language and Literature". This exam was on "Exploring Voices in Speech and Writing". AIC students score high in all A-level exams despite the obstacles imposed by COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ambassador of Iran visits Avicenna International College
The Ambassador of Iran to Hungary, H.E. Mr. Arefi, and the respected Consul, Mr. Aghamohammadi, paid a visit to Avicenna International College (AIC) on Friday (2020/11/20). They met with a small group of representative students. All health protocols including wearing a face mask, proper distancing, and a maximum number of 10 participants were observed. The President of AIC, Dr. MirzaHosseini, welcomed the Head of Mission and the Consul. During lunch [...]
Happy teacher’s day!
Dear Colleagues,Today is October 5th, the International Teachers Day.Today is your day.I congratulate this great day to all our teachers and colleagues who help the teachers.Today we celebrate your commitments and your dedication to raise our children even in the face of all uncomfortable conditions caused by Covid-19.I wish you health and happiness.We appreciate that you are a member of the Avicenna Family.Best Regards,Dr. Shahrokh MirzaHosseiniAvicenna International CollegePresidentMember of [...]
Sat Exam at AIC
SAT EXAM AT AIC On Sept 26 SAT exam was successfully organized in AIC and the next will be OCT 3.
Foundation Programs at AIC for the 2020-2021 academic year officially started
The "Post-Secondary Education" at Avicenna International College includes the "Avicenna Medical Foundation Program", "German Foundation Program", "English Foundation Program" and "NCUK Program", as well several other programs. Today (17/09/2020) the Foundation Programs at AIC for the 2020-2021 academic year officially started. During the inauguration, Dr. Shahrokh MirzaHosseini, (President), Dr. Arash MirzaHosseini, (Director), Mr. Steve Szabo (NCUK Coordinator), Ms. Agota Apagyi (German Coordinator), Mr. Harouth Parsaghian (Biology Faculty) gave inaugural [...]
Foundation Programs Handbooks
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. The material in this document is as accurate as possible at the date of production; however, you will be informed of any major changes in a timely manner
To the attention of Iranian students in Hungary
The following is taken from the website of the Hungarian Embassy in Tehran: To the attention of Iranian students in Hungary The Hungarian Embassy would like to call your attention to some relevant points of Government Decree 408/2020. (VIII.30.) on travel restrictions to Hungary during the State of Pandemic Preparedness. This Decree enters into force on 1 September 2020. The new regulation is based on Government Decree 341/2020, [...]
Academic Year of 2020-2021 for International High School Programs start at Avicenna International College
During an opening ceremony the President of AIC, Dr. Shahrokh MirzaHosseini, and the Headmaster, Mr. Csaba Dani, held motivating speeches for the high school students, some parents, teachers, and the staff of the Student Center who were present in the event. Dr. MirzaHosseini started his speech by referring to the Corona Pandemic and the threats and opportunities this condition has posed to all the world and to our community. [...]
High School Handbooks 2020-2021
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. The material in this document is as accurate as possible at the date of production; however, you will be informed of any major changes in a timely manner. Last update: 14, September, 2020 [...]
AIC is now accreditated and recognized by OCN NI
Avicenna International College has taken another major step in its internationalization path. Many hours of hard and dedicated work in a delicate process has resulted in success. AIC is now accreditated and recognized by OCN NI. OCN NI is one of the major, best-known and prestigious accreditation bodies in the UK. AIC can now deliver over 100 UK-accredited programs in Budapest.
“érettségi” at Avicenna International College 2020, June 11.
"érettségi" at Avicenna International College 2020, June 11. We are proud to announce that our Hungarian and international students received their érettségi (High School Diploma) from the Hungarian Government after completing their studies at the "English-Hungarian Bi-lingual International High School" of Avicenna International College. This degree is accepted in Hungary and all around the world. With this degree, our graduate students can study in Hungary or any other European country with no need for accreditation or evaluation. This degree states that our students have successfully completed high school or secondary studies. It is also a European language certificate (similar to IELTS). So our students do not need to take any other language test during university studies. This degree states that they have English knowledge equal to C1 and also in Hungarian language minimum equal to B1 or B2.
In person enrollment for prospective High School students: June 23rd 9 am
The 2020-2021 Academic Year is getting closer and we welcome every new student joining our school. We still accept applications to our International Hungarian-English bilingual High School Program, send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coronavirus Pandemic and Reopening of Avicenna International College on June 5th, 2020.
Avicenna International College regards the safety and well-being of its students, teachers, colleagues, and visitors as its most important goal and priority. AIC never stopped serving its students during the lock-down and today we open the campus doors to our community members. We will continue providing online education, consultation, and services to reduce the need to be present at college personally. However, whenever it is required to be present at the college campus, it is mandatory to have PPE and observe social distancing and other health measures to protect everyone during the coronavirus pandemic.
The final exam of the German language
The final exam of the German language course at Avicenna International College on 27. May 2020. Students and teachers take precautions against Coronavirus. Abschlussprüfung des Deutschkurses in Avicenna International College am 27. Mai 2020. Die StudentInnen und LehrerInnen nehmen Vorsichtsmaßnahmen gegen Coronavirus.
Avicenna Mentor-Ambassador Program “AMA”
The “Avicenna Mentor-Ambassador” policy is an initiative to engage the past and present students and teachers of AIC as well as the students and teachers of other schools, colleges, and universities to engage in the recruitment, consultation, education, and mentor activities of AIC in their free time. These activities are not considered full-time positions and will not adversely affect the studies or other major responsibilities of the students and teachers.
AIC Students Take Semmelweis Entrance Exam at Home
After my telephone conversation today with Semmelweis University concerning the entrance exam and with respect to the fact your health and safety is the most important goal both for the university and college, it was agreed that our students will take the entrance exam from their homes. The situation with Szeged University is being discussed for a joint or separate exam and I will inform you soon.
Avicenna International College – UK
Right after Brexit, Dr. Shahrokh MirzaHosseini, President of Avicenna International College (AIC) held talks with the education authorities in the Uk and met with several UK partner universities. After several years of intense work and after the successful launch of the NCUK center in Budapest, It was decided that AIC will establish a branch in the UK. The request of AIC was reviewed and granted with a positive decision. As of March 14, 2020, "Avicenna International College - UK" is officially incorporated and will provide educational services to the UK and international students. This is a great step for AIC global development, especially in relation to its UK and British standards.
Semmelweis and Szeged University Entrance Exam Preparation Online Course
Dear Students of AIC, Dear Applicants to Semmelweis and Szeged Universities, The entrance exam to these universities is getting closer. Although we have not received any new instructions from the universities about these exams, we should assume that the exams will be held as scheduled, unless otherwise instructed.
AIC Students Should Attend all Online Classes
We are in an emergency situation. Yet, the response of AIC to the extraordinary conditions have been prompt and adequate. This has been recognized by the Hungarian Education Authority and the Ministry. AIC was the first in Hungary to provide online education and since then all our teachers are providing education in their classes.
University Admission and Entrance Exams and Coronavirus Pandemic
We are experiencing the Extraordinary conditions due to Coronavirus pandemics. Avicenna International College canceled its classes two weeks earlier than the order of the Hungarian Education Authority (OH) to close the schools, universities, and colleges. However, I am happy that thanks to the hard work of my colleagues we immediately started with online education and we will further develop this service in the future. The Student Center of AIC will remain functional and will provide services to our students and other external students to apply for universities. However, these services are now online, via phone, videoconference, and email. We will continue with our meetings (virtual), consultations (online) and registration for the university entrance examinations. My colleagues are working really hard to make sure that you can register at the university of your choice and fulfill all their requirements.
Ministry of Human Capacities (EEM) congratulates AIC for Online Education
In a letter addressed to Mr. Dani Csaba, the Principal of Avicenna International College, Dr. Veres Gabor from the Ministry of Human Capacities congratulates and welcomes the distance learning program of AIC to prevent the spreading of coronavirus. AIC canceled its classes two weeks before the Government decided to close the schools. Upon calling off the classes, Avicenna International College immediately launched its online education program thanks to the hard work of the experts at the IT Department and the close cooperation of the faculty and teachers. AIC plans to further develop its distance learning resources and strategies in the near future.
AIC continues with preventive measures in face of Coronavirus threats.
AIC was the first (or among the first) institutions to stop classes and introduce online education in Hungary. AIC was the first (or among the first) institutions to stop classes and introduce online education in Hungary.The health and safety of all our members is extremely important to us. We have reduced the presence of our colleagues to the very minimum required. we continue disinfecting the premises and areas even if there are not used anymore. We continue to further develop our online education programs throughout the Spring and Summer of 2020. This will include the preparation for University Entrance Examinations. Together we defeat Corona. Together we defeat Corona.
The Hungarian Educational Authority Announcement
The Hungarian Educational Authority Announcement The Hungarian Educational Authority has announced that from Monday all classes are canceled and schools should continue their classes online. Avicenna International College has already installed all necessary software and we have continued with our online education program one week earlier. With this instruction from the Hungarian Education Authority (OH), for the rest of this semester, all AIC classes will be held online. Please [...]
Step 3 of Policy Against Coronavirus
Dear AIC Students and Parents, In accordance with the prevailing public health rules and regulations, I have decided to cancel the classes at the college campus until the end of March 2020. We will continually review the conditions and in cooperation with the Health Authorities and Education Authority will bring the best decision that protects the health and safety of all members.
Online Education at Avicenna International College to Address the Coronavirus Situation
AIC will start with its online education services. The ICT Department of AIC and all the teachers and authorities had a meeting with the President today (09/03/2020). It was announced that the ICT Department has been working hard for the past few days and from tomorrow the new systems of online education will be installed and start working. This will be a great help to the students who will have to learn and study at home to decrease the risks of viral infection. More information about the system will be soon published and all students and teachers will get the technical explanation via their Avicenna emails.
AIC campus is disinfected regularly
According to the "Extraordinary AIC Policy to Reduce the Risk of Coronavirus Infection", the premises and surfaces are regularly disinfected by alcohol-containing sanitizers. Although there is been NO case of Coronavirus contamination among the students of AIC, the college authorities are taking every precaution to protect the staff, students, and visitors. AIC canceled all its classes last week to provide a period for all students to stay at home. Teachers and staff of AIC will continue with their essential duties. University registration is going on as scheduled.
Semmelweis University Publishes its Coronavirus Action Plan
Semmelweis University Publishes its Coronavirus Action Plan
Step 2 of Policy Against Coronavirus
Students of Avicenna International College (AIC), High School and Foundation Programs I would like to inform you that all the classes of AIC from today March 5, 2020, will be canceled for one week. There has been NO case of Coronavirus infection among our students so far. However, we have taken all the steps to introduce preventive measures against the virus. This decision is also for the same reason to protect our students. Meantime, the teachers of AIC will come to college and we will decide about providing distance education for this period. Further instructions will be communicated to you under my supervision.
AIC students and faculty get ready to fight Coronavirus
AIC students and faculty get ready to fight Coronavirus As a measure to prevent any possible Coronavirus infection, AIC has issued the "Prevention and Protection Policy Against Corona Virus Infection at Avicenna International College". This policy outlines the regulations for increased health and hygiene measures as well as the precautions to be taken for students arriving from areas where the Coronavirus has infected many people. AIC has also [...]
Avicenna International College organizes SAT® exams during 2020 and 2021
Avicenna International College organizes SAT® exams during 2020 and 2021. AIC is a registered "SAT Test Center" (#57906).
Unit 2 of Interview Skills and Strategies
Questions and Language of Successful Interview We are glad to notify all AIC students that the second unit of Interview Skills and Strategies is about "Questions and Language of Successful Interview" will be held on Saturday 29 of February at 15:00 pm. Dr. Shahrokh MirzaHosseini member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts will talk to you about to properly manage an interview. In this unit, we [...]
Interview Skills and Strategies
Fundamentals of Successful Interview When you apply for a job position at a company or when you apply for a degree program at a university, you are usually invited for a personal interview. The interviewer will try to get more information about you to be able to decide whether or not you can be admitted to their institution. It is the responsibility of the interviewee to present himself/herself in [...]
Apply to European Medical Universities via AIC
Apply to European Medical Universities via AIC To the attention of AIC and external students, The application for medical universities in Europe is now open on the AIC website. Students can fill out the form and send it to Avicenna Admission Department for assistance and successful admission to university during 2020-2021 academic year. More information on Post-College admission page: http://avicenna.hu/admissions/apply-via-aic-to-european-medical-universities/ Good Luck Avicenna International College Admission Department [...]
2020 Educatio Exhibition
Avicenna International College would like to thank every colleague, past and present student, family and friends for their invaluable support and help during the 2020 Educatio Exhibition. We offer a diverse range of educational programs in the UK with NCUK, in Northern Ireland with Foyle International, and all over Europe with FEDE, our High School Programs and our Foundation Programs - thank you for helping us celebrate "25 Years of Excellence".
NCUK Students can now Study in Canada!
NCUK Students can now Study in Canada! Study 1 or 2 years at AIC (Budapest) then transfer to Canada. NCUK students who are currently studying the International Foundation Year can now progress to the University of Alberta in Canada. You find out why the University of Alberta is a global Top 100 University and one of the top five in Canada (2019) by viewing the listing about the University of Alberta under the ‘Our Universities’ section of the NCUK website.
20th EDUCATIO – International Education Exhibition
20th EDUCATIO International Education Exhibition Budapest, Hungary January 9-11, 2020 Avicenna International College (AIC) will be present in the 20th EDUCATIO fair to be held on the HUNGEXPO Fair Center from 9 to 11th of January 2020. AIC will proudly present its past 25 years of excellence at this highly visited education exhibition.
Grade 12 Students Get Ready for the Future
The AIC students of Grade 12 celebrated their last year and the entrance to the season of final exams in a ceremony called "szalagavató" or "Senior Students Ball: Prom". The event took place on the 13th of December, 2019. The president of AIC, the Prinicipal, other authorities and teachers together with parents enjoyed the evening at Avicenna International College.
Upcoming SAT Examination
The SAT is a paper-based standardized test used for college admission in the United States but it is also accepted worldwide, especially in many European Universities. The SAT is comprised of a Reading Test, Writing and Language Test, and Mathematics Test.
Study Medicine in the UK, Australia and New Zealand
Study Medicine in the UK, Australia and New Zealand AIC is celebrating its 25 years of excellence and during this quarter of a century, we have been able to train over 6000 international students who have successfully started and completed their medical studies at one of the leading European universities in English. This has been thanks to the well-structured and rigorous program of ours, AMFP or Avicenna Medical Foundation Program. [...]
Semmelweis Bronze Statue at Avicenna International College
Semmelweis Bronze Statueat Avicenna International College On November 8th, 2019 at 8 pm the bronze bust of Semmelweis was inaugurated at the entrance of Avicenna International College on the occasion of the 200th birth of Ignac Semmelweis, the Hungarian physician best known as the "Savior of Mothers". This fabulous piece of artwork was created by Istvan Madarassy, the Kossuth Award winner, a widely respected sculpturist famous for his unique [...]
4th USERN International Congress and Prize Award
4th USERN International Congress and Prize Award Dear Readers, Dear Students, I am happy and honored to report that the "4th USERN Congress" concluded its activities on Sunday the 10th of November with an unexpected success, as its opening on the 8th of November was a surprise to many. Over 35 dedicated people of my colleagues contributed to the success and glory of this event. I take this [...]
Turkish National Education Authority Accepts AIC High School Diploma
Turkish National Education Authority Accepts AIC High School Diploma The Education Authority of the Republic of Turkey has recently accredited the first diploma of Avicenna International College and has issued "DENKLIK BELGESI" which allows students from Turkey and other countries to continue their studies at any Turkish university (governmental and private). As a result, many Turkish and international students from Turkey are now applying to Avicenna International High [...]
Welcome international students to Avicenna International College!
Welcome international students to Avicenna International College! Welcome international students to Avicenna International College!We are so excited that you have chosen our college for your academic experience.After arrival and checking in the hotel and some rest, students are accompanied to the Student Center where they get their registration finalized and receive their schedule and academic calendar. The very next day students join the classes. [...]
New Students Arriving Fall 2019
New Students Arriving Fall 2019 International students arrive in Budapest and register at Avicenna International College. All our students are welcomed by an experienced colleague of the Student Center. AIC admits students all around the year for 3 semesters each accademic year. After arrival and checking in the hotel and some rest, students are accompanied to the Student Center where they get their registration finalized and receive their [...]
World Heart Day
I Love My Heart for MY HEART, for YOUR HEART, for ALL OUR HEARTS I Love My Heart for MY HEART, for YOUR HEART, for ALL OUR HEARTS On September 29, we celebrate the International Heart Day. We tend to simply forget the great job our heart does every minute by beating minimum 75 times, a task which started before birth and will continue to the last moment of [...]
Weekly Progress Test (WPT) in progress at AIC
Weekly Progress Test (WPT) in progress at AIC Every week students of AIC sit for an online test called WPT which is meant to review the past week subjects taught. This is a well-designed tool for our students and teachers to measure the learning process. WPT has been in place at AIC for the past 20 years and is one of the best methods [...]
Request Forms Go Electronic at AIC
Request Forms Go Electronic at AIC Request Forms Go Electronic at AIC In order to facilitate the communication of students with Student Center at AIC and save time both for students and staff, students are no more required to visit the Student Center personally to submit their written requests personally. Instead, students should visit the website and fill out the Request Form and submit it online. There [...]
International Students Arrive at AIC
International Students Arrive at AIC International students arrive in Budapest and register at Avicenna International College. All our students are welcomed by an experienced colleague of the Student Center. AIC admits students all around the year for 3 semesters each academic year. After arrival and checking in the hotel and some rest, students are accompanied to the Student Center where they get their registration finalized [...]
Semmelweis University welcomes AIC students
Semmelweis University welcomes AIC students The good news is that students who start their studies now (2019-2020) at AIC receive an official letter from Semmelweis University to indicate the readiness and willingness of this prestigious university to welcome our students to apply for studies at Semmelweis. Once again, we are proud of our strong and serious Avicenna Medical Foundation Program that so far has trained several thousand international students [...]
UK welcomes more international students
UK welcomes more international students British universities welcome international students and many students to study there because they know that the level of education is very high and by graduating from a UK university they can have much better chances to find a job in Europe or anywhere else. However, presently the UK laws are strict. When you finish your studies and get your degree you should leave the [...]
Avicenna Foundation Programs start on September 16, 2019.
Academic Year 2019 - 2020 Avicenna Foundation Programs start on September 16, 2019. Avicenna International College is celebrating its 25th anniversary, "25 Years of Excellence". The high school programs of this academic year have already started and next week on the 16th of September our colleagues will warmly welcome the new students joining the foundation programs. Students will start their studies in the best known "Avicenna Medical Foundation [...]
Avicenna International College (AIC) will organize SAT exam
Avicenna International College (AIC) will organize SAT exam Avicenna International College (AIC) will organize the SAT exam on October 5, 2019.SAT is a standardized test which is provided by the College Board.AIC tries to provide the best opportunities for its international students who wish to continue their studies in the USA and Canada.Special training courses for SAT I and SAT II (subject-specific) are offered among the academic courses of AIC. [...]
Medical University Freshman Year Conference and Workshop
Medical University Freshman Year Conference and Workshop 10:30 AM Dr. Sharhrokh Mirzahosseini welcomed and congratulated the students accepted to the medical universities of Europe and together with the rest of the faculty wished everyone a successful workshop. 11:00 AM Part one of Medical University Freshman Year Conference and Workshop has been concluded covering the most effective strategies in medical universities. [...]
Celebrating the Foundation of Hungary
Celebrating the Foundation of Hungary August 20, 2019 Celebrating the Foundation of Hungary Amazing night-view with the Chain Bridge at night, Budapest Hungarians celebrate August 20 every year. Today Hungary was founded as a state by St. Stephen, the first king of Hungary. Hungary celebrates this day which is a national holiday by a series of festivals, ceremonies, speeches, and fireworks. The most spectacular fireworks [...]
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