Sárospatak, Hungary

Get to know Tokaj

when 8 July 2024 - 21 July 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1000

Our university is working to promote the vine and viticulture of the region, which has been closed since 1737, and its traditions, as well as the built and cultural heritage that is closely linked to the 27 municipalities in the region.
In addition to the history of viticulture and winemaking, the two-week programme offers general gastronomy and wine knowledge, wine marketing and wine market knowledge, and then explores the specific Tokaj region aspects of these topics in detail for the students of the summer university. Wine-making methods and tasting techniques will be taught not only at the Tokaj Wine Region Research Institute of Viticulture and Enology, which is part of the University of Tokaj, but also at the wineries and vineyards with their own unique characteristics that will be featured in the afternoon programme.

Target group

The course is available for students and professionals from all fields.

Course aim

This is a fantastic opportunity to get to know more about viticulture and winemaking of the Tokaj Wine Region recognised by UNESCO. The summer school also has a rich cultural program which includes museum visits, introduction to Hungarian traditions and history.

Credits info

6 EC
6 ECTS workload
Wine-making methods 3 ECTS
Cultural and heritage tourism3 ECTS

Fee info

EUR 1000: The fee includes the following: accommodation in dormitory double room, meals (3 times/day) and trips. The applicants need to cover their travel costs and have insurance.


Hungarian State Scholarship
Applications deadline: 28th March 5 p.m.
Submit your application: https://apply.diasporascholarship.hu/
Call for Applications: https://tka.hu/international-programmes/4133/information-for-applicants