Fees, Terms & Conditions, Holidays

Terms and conditions

Regsitration and Program Fee | Terms and Conditions | Program Cancellation Policies | Holidays | Methods of Payment

Registration and Program Fees

2019: Program fee EUR 980 includes tuition (a total of 120 full hours) in small groups (max. 8, av. 6), all study materials, Via Lingua CTEFL certificate, airport/train station transfer upon arrival (if required). Non-refundable deposit of EUR 275 is included.


Terms and Conditions

Program Terms and Conditions

• Trainees on the Via Lingua TELF course at Via Lingua Budapest must be at least 20 years of age.

• Trainees must be either native speakers of English or non-native speakers with a proficient level of English.

• All applicants will be asked to write a 500-word essay on a teaching related topic (exact title to be given by the academic director to each applicant individually).

• Non-native speakers of English must be available for a 20 to 30- minute face-to-face or telephone (skype) interview.

• Trainees are advised to have a first degree (college or university degree).

• The deadline for application is one month before the beginning of the actual course. It is at the discretion of the course director to decide whether or not to accept late applications.

• Course provider reserves the right to cancel the course 30 days before the course start. Applicants may decide to be replaced to a later course date or are eligible for the full refund of their fees paid to course provider.

Program Cancellation Policies

• EUR 275 of the full program fee must be paid upon the confirmation of acceptance to the course, but at least 30 business days prior to arrival or the course organizer preserves the right to cancel the trainee’s registration. The rest of the course fee can be paid together with the registration fee or at least 30 days prior to course commencement by bank transfer or at the Via Lingua Budapest centre.

• All program cancellations received in writing at least 20 business days prior to course commencement are eligible for a full monetary refund.

• The Registration fee is non-refundable if the course is cancelled later than 20 business days prior to course commencement but may be applied to future courses in the same calendar year.

• If cancellation is received less than 20 business days prior to course commencement, or if the trainee fails to arrive at the start date, tuition fee is not monetarily refundable but tuition credit may be applied. Course fee credit is valid for one calendar year.

• After classes begin, no monetary refunds will be made.



The Via Lingua Budapest centre will be closed on the following holidays in 2019 (lessons will be made up for on other course days):


January 1 (Tuesday – Holiday)

March 15 (Friday – National Holiday)

April 19 (Good Friday)

April 22 (Easter Monday)

May 1 (Wednesday – Holiday)

June 10 (Monday – Pentecost)

August 19 (Monday – Resting Day, workday instead on August 10)

August 20 (Monday – National Holiday)

October 23 (Wednesday – National Holiday)

November 1 (Friday – All Saints’ Day)

November 2 (Friday – Resting Day, workday instead on November 10 Saturday)

The centre will be closed between 20 December 2019 and 6 January 2020.

Methods of Payment

• Bank Wire Transfer to course organizer Converzum-Tudomány Nyelviskola Zrt.

Account nr.: 1040 4065 000 0484 0000 0004

IBAN HU86 1040 4065 000 0484 0000 0004

Swift code: OKHBHUHB

Bank name: Kereskedelmi és Hitelbank Zrt.
Address: 1095 Budapest, Lechner Ödön fasor 9. – Hungary

No charges to beneficiary. Please notify info@via-lingua.hu with wire receipt.

• By credit card at the Via Lingua Budapest centre for the payment of the outstanding fees. Please make sure you have no daily or other limit on your card.

• By cash at the Via Lingua Budapest centre for the payment of the outstanding fees.

• On-line payment: not available