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The AIT curriculum is based on small classes with a high-level of interaction among all participants. Successful candidates should therefore have the confidence and maturity to participate actively in such an environment. Also, AIT students are expected to have computational and mathematical sophistication including

  • At least one course that involves programming (in any modern language)
  • Exposure to concepts in data structures
  • Mathematical maturity developed through a college mathematics course beyond calculus (e.g. linear algebra, discrete mathematics, etc.)

In the application form below, you will be asked to give the names and e-mail addresses of two persons who know your academic qualifications well and who will write letters of recommendation for you. At least one of them (and ideally both) should be a computer science, mathematics, or engineering professor. When you submit your application, these contacts will automatically receive an e-mail explaining the process to submit their letters, so it is important that you have already received consent to list their names.

You will also be required to provide a contact from your study abroad office who will verify that you have gained (or are working to gain) approval to study away from your school. Please be sure to enter the correct contact, such as the study abroad director or advisor you have been working with.

Finally, to complete your application and once your most current classes (SP18) are recorded on your transcript, please request an official copy of your transcript be sent to the AIT North American Co-Directors office: AIT - NACD, Attn: Jody Orrison, PO Box 1244, Claremont, CA 91711. (Please ensure that the transcript is postmarked no later than the application deadline.) 
(Official "pdf" copies of transcripts may be sent directly from an applicants’ school registrar, study abroad office, or on-line retrieval system to jorrison [uhlztasp] ait-budapest [shzpokiz] com. They will not be accepted if sent from applicants.)

The online application submission deadline for the 2019 Spring Semester is by midnight, October 15, 2018 (in your school's timezone). All supporting documents must then be received within 10 days of the submission deadline.

Should you have any questions regarding the application process, feel free to contact the AIT North American Administrator, Jody Orrison at jorrison [uhlztasp] ait-budapest [shzpokiz] com.

Home school

Name and address of school currently attending.

Name of school currently attending.
Expected date of graduation.
Expected major (e.g., Computer Science)
Previous courses /grades

List the 5 most advanced computer science, mathematics, or engineering courses you will have taken prior to entering the AIT program. Include the semester/year (e.g., Spring/ 2015) and the letter grade (e.g., A-) you received in those courses you have completed. For those in progress, please write "in progress."

Course grades
Course grades
Course grades
Course grades
Course grades
Recommendation letter writers

List the names and e-mail addresses of two persons who know your academic qualifications well, who will be submitting letters of recommendation for you. At least one of these (and ideally both) should be a computer science, mathematics, or engineering professor. When you submit your application, these professors will automatically receive an e-mail telling them how to submit their letters.

Study abroad approval

Please provide the name and e-mail address of a contact person at your Study Abroad Office/Office of International Programs (or the office/contact from which you will gain approval to study abroad). In case you do not know an actual person, please provide a general e-mail address of the office.

Have you ever traveled or lived in a foreign country?

If yes, please list the country, year, duration, and nature of your visit for each instance.


List some of your academic and nonacademic accomplishments.

Optional survival language course
Language course
Indicate whether you are interested in attending the optional 2-week Hungarian language course preceding the AIT semester. Please note that the fee for this optional course is not included in the AIT tuition.
Courses at AIT

Please indicate below which courses you are interested in to take. Minor changes to your proposed schedule will be possible, but please note that courses with less than five interested applicants will not be offered. For now, we suggest selecting enough courses to have a total of 16-30 credits. For detailed information on the courses (such as pre-requisit, description of the course, method of instruction, etc.), please go to the curriculum and syllabi page.



In a clear and thoughtful essay, please explain (1) why you are interested in attending AIT, (2) what you hope to gain from the experience, and (3) what you believe you can contribute to the experiences of the other participants in the program. Please limit your essay to approximately 500 words.

Additional info

Please provide any additional information that you believe will be helpful when we evaluate your application.

After clicking the SUBMIT button it is not possible for you to make changes. You will receive an automatically generated confirmation email with a copy of your application immediately and also a follow-up email within a few days from the AIT office with further application instructions. Please do not submit two applications! If you would like to make corrections in your application please email Jody Orrison in the AIT NACD office at jorrison [uhlztasp] ait-budapest [shzpokiz] com.