University of Public Service



Ludovika - UPS is the key educational institution and think-tank of the Hungarian public service, thus, being responsible for the education of future personnel of public administration including civilian professionals as well as military and law enforcement officers. Besides these, Ludovika - UPS is the sole institution in the country providing continuous education and executive training for practising professionals. In this sense Ludovika - UPS provides a career-long training and learning platform from undergraduate-level to senior and executive civil servants and by doing so, offers a knowledge-based career-advancement opportunity. Lecturers of Ludovika - UPS are members of Academia and often practising professionals at the same time, thus students not only receive theoretical knowledge but first-hand experiences as well. In addition, to serve the needs of central and local governments, the University has developed a “comprehensive approach” enabling mobility and crossing of career paths between civil, military and law enforcement services. Furthermore, Ludovika - UPS not only pays attention to developing world-class education but also to creating a modern, lively, open and student-friendly environment with ever developing, 21st century standard quality infrastructure.

Faculties of Ludovika - UPS

  • Faculty of Water Sciences
  • Faculty of Public Governance and International Studies
  • Faculty of Law Enforcement
  • Faculty of Military Sciences and Officer Training

Inter-faculty Institutes

  • Institute of Disaster Management
  • Institute of National Security
  • Institute for Research and Development on State and Governance

Doctoral Schools

  • Doctoral School of Public Administration Sciences
  • Doctoral School of Military Sciences
  • Doctoral School of Military Engineering
  • Doctoral School of Law Enforcement

Entry requirements:

  • English language (B2)
  • Secondary School Leaving Certificate
  • Entrance Exam

Exchange studies

The most common way to be an exchange student at our University is to participate in the Erasmus+ program. This option is open for students of our Erasmus+ partner institutions inside and outside of Europe.

Exchange students can choose courses from different modules, each of them including a wide selection for at least 30 ECTS credits.

  • Civil Engineering Module
  • Environmental Engineering Module
  • Constitutionalism-Democracy-Governance Module
  • Management and ICT in Public Administration
  • International Relations Module MA
  • International Relations Module BA
  • Military Leadership Module
  • Logistics and Maintenance Module
  • Aviation Module
  • Law Enforcement Module
  • Complementary Soft Skills Module
  • Erasmus Student Network
  • A mentor program with enthusiastic, open-minded and helpful mentors;

Each incoming student has a buddy guiding international students through their stay in Hungary;

Organizing a wide range of social activities and integrating incoming students to the student life of the University.


Language courses

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Chinese
  • Russian

Why choose Ludovika - UPS?

UPS provides:

  • Opportunity to combine theoretical knowledge with practical experiences;
  • Various types of lectures and seminars;
  • Opportunities to the develop language skills;
  • An international atmosphere with summer schools, student unions, specialised research colleges, university sports club that are all open to international students as well;
  • A modern, lively and student-friendly environment equipped with up-to-date technologies;
  • Multimedia libraries, dormitories, and free wi-fi access on campus;
  • Accommodation for most of its students in its dormitories those are located on campus;
  • Extensive support for international students through coordinators and mentors, covering Academic and in everyday life issues as well;
  • An outstanding student experience embedded in the vibrant life of Budapest;
  • Exchange programs, professional workshops, EU career days, series of Ambassador’s Forum, Erasmus Student Network, integration parties, the fresher’s camp and the fresher’s ball, joint public service exercise and so much more!

Languages: English and Hungarian

Study area

  • Legal Science
  • Social Science
  • Engineering Science


  • Ba/BSc
  • Ma/MSc/MBA
  • One-Tier Master Course
  • Summer School

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