Deadline for Diploma Presentation after 5 years of absolutorium
Act CCIV of 2011 on National Higher Education (as it stood on 2nd September 2016)
(1) Before 1 September 2016, programmes commenced under Act LXXX of 1993 on Higher Education (hereinafter referred to as “1993 Act on Higher Education”) may be completed, in a continuous manner, without any change in the applicable professional requirements, examination rules or the diploma awarded. The student status of those who fail to obtain a final certificate by this deadline shall be terminated as from this date. Former students who obtained a final certificate before 1 September 2016 may take a final examination before 1 September 2018. The rules laid down in this paragraph shall apply to former students falling under the scope of Article 112(5a) of this Act, as enacted by Act CXXXI of 2015 amending certain acts regulating higher education, and decisions taken by higher education institutions under Article 112(5a) shall be amended for the benefit of former students by 15 February 2016 subject to this paragraph.
(2) Programmes commenced under Act CXXXIX of 2005 on Higher Education (hereinafter referred to as “2005 Act on Higher Education”) shall be completed, in a continuous manner, without any change in the applicable professional requirements, examination rules or the diploma or certificate awarded. Unless otherwise provided in this Act, the body responsible for the operation of the higher education information system shall be entitled to process the personal data recorded in the higher education information system under the 2005 Act on Higher Education until the deadline specified in Article 35(4) of the 2005 Act on Higher Education.