Students should not forget their passport, airline ticket, a major credit or debit card, and a sufficient amount of money in cash and travelers checks to cover immediate expenses upon arrival. A few extra passport-type photos may come in handy. This document contains important names and telephone numbers; we recommend that you carry it with you in your carry-on luggage.
It is important that you bring an ample supply of any medicine you frequently use. Take shoes and clothes appropriate for all seasons. Dormitory rooms come completely furnished with such things as furniture, sheets, kitchenware, etc. and you can easily find further items in shops. Clothes dryers do not exit. Thick items, such as sweatshirts, take two to three days to air dry. The dorm has a laundry. Towels and other personal items of hygiene are necessary.
While traveling, keep your passport, cash, and a week’s supply of any vital medication in your carry-on luggage. Although unlikely, it may happen that checked baggage is put on the wrong plane. At check in time, make certain your baggage is labeled inside and out with your final destination: Budapest Semester in Cognitive Science; Eotvos University, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, H-1117 Budapest, Pazmany P. s. 1., Hungary. Phone: (30) 442 9898.