The University Student Union of the University of Pécs (PTE EHÖK) is inviting applications for international mentors for the academic year 2024/2025.


Dear Students,

The PTE EHÖK International Mentorship Program invites applications for the position of integration and peer support for first-year students arriving at the University for the academic year 2024/2025.

Deadline for application: 19 April 2024, 17:00 (Friday)

How to apply: electronically by sending a Student Status Certificate, a CV, and a letter of motivation in English to the following LINK. The form is available by logging in to the university Microsoft account.

All applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail following their application.

We wish you a successful application!


Task of a mentor

· The mentor is an upper year student at the same institution who assists the integration of the assigned international student in higher education

· The mentor will contact the foreign student before his/her arrival in Hungary and, if necessary, help him/her to find accommodation and to find a dormitory.

· After the student’s arrival, he/she will keep in touch with the student, informing him/her about current institutional applications, scholarships, the institutional study system and helping him/her to integrate into student life.

· If the student requests it, the mentor will assist with administrative matters.

· The mentors are recruited for one academic year, during which time they must be active students.

· The mentor undertakes to maintain constant contact with the mentor programme coordinator during the period of his/her assignment, to fulfil the administrative tasks related to his/her work in full and to prepare a written report on his/her work.

· The mentor undertakes to participate actively, to the best of his/her ability, in the mentoring training organised by the EHÖK.


Application criteria

· Any full-time student who is not starting his/her first year of study in higher education in the academic year 2024/2025 in a bachelor’s degree programme may apply for a mentor.

· The working language of the PTE International Mentorship Program is English, so an intermediate level of English is required.

· Applicants agree to complete the mentoring training provided by the mentor network to support and prepare them for their mentoring role.

· Send a Student Status Certificate, a CV, and a letter of motivation in English to this LINK by the deadline indicated in the call for applications.


Procedure for the assessment of applications

· By 28 April 2024, all applicants will receive confirmation of how their application has been assessed by the mentor programme management, followed by an interview if appropriate.

· Interviews are scheduled from 29 April to 3 May

· Final evaluation of applications will take place on 10 May 2024

· A mentor training session will be organised for successful applicants in August 2024. After successful completion of the training, the mentor recruitment process will be closed.

If you have any questions, please contact