USMLE® Step 1 Prep - Live in Hungary

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Our U.S. Live Course has come to Hungary!

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  • Course Features
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  • Course Materials
  • Location

Course Features

Attend our most comprehensive course live, in Hungary!

Attend 7 weeks of live lectures in Hungary with ongoing content review. You can be sure you will be fully prepared for test day!

Why Prep in Hungary?

Learn from our Expert US Faculty

We book our expert faculty from the US and fly them to Hungary for the course, so you can be assured that you will receive the same high standard of teaching.

Comprehensive Review & Materials

Our Live Prep course is our most comprehensive option and includes the following:

  • 7 weeks of live lectures
  • 4 months of On Demand access
  • Complete set of 2019 Lecture Notes
  • Diagnostic Test
  • 9 Subject-based Assessment Tests
  • Full-length USMLE Step 1 Simulated Exam
  • Step 1 Qbank- includes 2,200+ questions

Student Experience

You will be part of the student cohort that makes up this course. Many social events and day trips often take place, as well as advice and a network of students to prepare with - so you can be sure that you will not only feel prepared but also enjoy your time in Hungary!

Visa Requirements

The visa requirements to study in Hungary are not as strict as in the US. Kaplan and the University will also send you a letter for you to use as proof of study, should you require it. Please note that Hungary is within the E.U., so students joining from within another E.U. country will not require a visa, nor do those from Canada.

Travel Europe

Take the opportunity to explore Europe! Many of our students choose to visit some of Europe's greatest cities, such as Budapest, Prague, Berlin, Bratislava, and Warsaw, whilst they are on the course (during free time of course!)

Cheaper Accommodation & Cost of Living

The University provides top quality facilities within their accommodation, providing everything you need throughout your stay. This affordable student accommodation is located on campus, right by the course location! The average cost of accommodation for 7 weeks is of living in Hungary is significantly lower than in the US.


Schedules & Prices

There are no Live classes scheduled at this time. Please check out our Live Online classes


Course Materials

USMLE Step 1 Prep - Live materials include:

  • USMLE Step 1 On Demand Access- 4 months

  • 7 volumes of Lecture Notes

  • 1 USMLE Diagnostic Test

  • 9 USMLE Subject-based Assessment Test (one per subject)

  • Full-length USMLE Step 1 Simulated Exam

  • USMLE Step 1 Qbank, which includes over 2,200 practice questions

Step 1 Lecture topics: 

You will have a total of 7 weeks of lectures focusing on high yield topics for the USMLE Step 1.
Every week will consist of lectures covering the following subjects, taught by Kaplan expert faculty, who will fly from the US to teach each week of the course.

  • Pathology

  • Pharmacology

  • Physiology

  • Behavioral Science

  • Anatomy

  • Microbiology

  • Immunology

  • Medical Genetics

  • Biochemistry



University of Debrecen

The University of Debrecen Medical School has 22 basic science departments and 25 clinical science departments. The school is accredited by the World Health Organization, US Department of Education, The State Education Department (NY, USA), Medical Board of California, the General Medicine Council, Medical Councils of Israel, Ireland, Iran, and Norway. In most European countries - not listed above - and also in India, the diploma of the University of Debrecen, Medical and Health Science Center is accepted for registration purposes; however, a qualifying exam is compulsory.

The school is located centrally in the picturesque city of Debrecen (Hungary’s second largest city). Debrecen has excellent transport links from the capital: train links take you to the city center, or the University can arrange a car service to pick you up from the airport and take you to the campus. The journey by train or car takes approximately 2.5 hours.

Accommodation Options

Auguszta Hotel and Student Hostel is capable of rooming 300 guests. The complex of five 3-storey buildings, primarily occupied by foreign students, forms an individual residential area within the University. The blocks are made up of mainly one-room, and a few two-room and three-room, apartments. All of them are furnished with the following: fridge, microwave, electric cooker, kitchen, study room, bathroom, hall and balcony, telephone, TV, and internet connection. In the basement, there is a computer room, fitness room, sauna, laundry room and other services. (

OEC West Hostel is located in the area of the Clinics. They provide accommodation in 56 single rooms and 24 double rooms. The rooms are air-conditioned, with TV and internet connection and each apartment has its own kitchen and bathroom with shower. Their services include 24-hour reception, security service, safe, car park use, laundry, and there is a Korean restaurant in the building. (

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