Here you can find information about the most important details of working as a student in Hungary.


Working as a foreign student in Hungary

We welcome all full-time students from abroad over the age of 16. It is not a problem if you are already a member of an other student employment agency or if you are not a Hungarian citizen.

Students under the age of 18 cannot work in night shifts, night duty or standby positions and cannot work overtime. In most cases you need Hungarian language skills to apply to certain positions and work.

Signing up

Registration form on our website is only available in Hungarian. If you do not speak Hungarian please send your CV to In your CV please include information about your school and specification, your personal skills, the city in which you are looking for a job and the type of positions that you are interested in.


With your online registration we learn immediately that you are looking for a job. Filling your student profile let us get to know your skills and expectations and makes your applications and process of selection transparent for you.

In case you are selected to a position that you applied for and you confirm to take it, you have to become a member of the Mind-Diák Student Employment Agency. To this, you need to sign an Entry Statement, we make a contract of contribution with you and we forward it to the National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary. We need your ID or passport, your student card or certificate of school attendance, tax number and bank account number so we can prepare the related administration for you.

Gross/Net Income

As a member of our organization you sign a contract of your gross income with the payroll tax of 15% according to the laws of Hungary. To your account, we transfer your net payment.


Minimal wage in Hungary in 2022 is 1150 HUF gross per hour. This is the minimum amount that you have to be paid for your work. You can multiply this amount if you have any special technical knowledge or language skills.

We make your payroll calculation based on your timesheet and we transfer your net salary to your bank account before the 10th of every month.


The MinD-Diák Student Employment Agency is authorized to issue a certificate with the employer on your internship related to your studies. Please inform our project managers before signing your work contract that you need this certification of intership to your degree.

Passive semester

Full-time students taking a passive semester or a gap year can also enjoy the advantages of student work. Only students under the age of 25 can work or do internship as a student during their passive semesters.

For entrants

If you finish your studies in the Fall semester, you have the active student status until the 31th of March, if you finish in the Spring semester, you have this student status required to your emplyment until the 31th of October. In the period of the Entrant Programme your employment comes with many advantages for your employer regarding to taxes which makes it easier for you to find a job.

Report errors/ Ask us

If you find any error in the process of application or selection please let us know on the e-mail address, we are happy to help. Also, if you have any further questions or feedback for us we are happy to hear from you.