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The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Hungary

Are you an expat working and living in Hungary? Or are you preparing to move soon to Budapest, Debrecen or any other of the Hungarian international hotspots?

Expat life in Hungary has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the majestic Danube River, learning how Hungarian people celebrate 1956 Memorial Day, up to tasting Hungary’s favorite dishes such as goulash.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Hungary. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Panama to living in Puerto Rico.

Top Articles in the Hungary Expat Guide

  • Moving to Hungary

    Moving to Hungary is a modern experience, with the country offering an excellent infrastructure and an enjoyable and friendly way of life. Read on to learn more about Hungary's cultural scene, population, weather conditions and transport connections.
  • Living in Hungary

    One of the most thriving and best developed states in Central and Eastern Europe, Hungary represents a top destination for expats and tourists around the world. Dive into a detailed description of the country's education, healthcare system and transport infrastructure!
  • Working in Hungary

    As an expat working in Hungary, you will want to integrate with the workplace and learn a little about how jobs in the country operate. In this article, we look at the local economy, the work permit process, and job hunting to ensure you are aware of how the system works and what the employment landscape looks like.

Working and living in Hungary – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Hungary requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Hungarian expat life. Living abroad in Hungary raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Hungary?ʺ, ʺIs there an easy way to learn Hungarian?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Budapest should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Hungarian municipality in Eger?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Hungary is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Hungary aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Hungary. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from culture and sights, to housing & household or local infrastructure, up to restaurants & nightlife. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺOn which public holidays are shops, services and regular doctors unavailable?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Hungary? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Finland or moving to Ecuador!

Tips on living and working in Hungary – From car rental agencies to foreign-media news agents

Moreover, our expat directory for Hungary includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. car rental agencies or foreign-media news agents. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Hungary with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Üdvözöljük from our expats living and working in Hungary.

Michael Preston

"Since I moved to Budapest I have been attending every InterNations event. That is how I met all my friends here ."

Elin Gustavson

"Great to have found a place on the internet with reliable information and useful tips from other expats living in Budapest."

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