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Inclusive Learning

Registration & Reasonable Accommodations for Students in Degree Programs

The support is based on Health Professional’s Report may include:

  • alternative assessment and examination conditions
  • alternative format course materials
  • access to a range of assistive equipment 

To be eligible for this support, you will need to:

  • register as early as possible
  • take several steps to prove your eligibility

The accomodations you will receive depends on your individual needs and recommended adjustments that will minimise the impact of disability.

You can help effective scheduling process by providing us with all your free timeslots from Monday to Friday at disability@uni-corvinus.hu


– The disability or chronic disease is not listed on your diploma. –

In order to request accommodations from the University, the students with Special Education Needs (SEN) must complete the following registration process:

  1. Complete the REGISTRATION FORM in the official student database NEPTUN.
  2. Submit a Professional Assessment Report or Health Professional Report which contains the diagnostic statement identifying the disability condition and the recommendation on reasonable academic special arrangements, exemptions and or/other support services.
  3. Submit the form and relevant supporting documents on the NEPTUN (based on our policy the Disability Committee shall decide on requests until 15th October in case of the autumn semester and 15th March in the spring semester).
  4. Applicants will receive application result notification via Neptun or email. 
  5. The Disability Support Coordinator (DSC) will contact registered students for an individual meeting to discuss further support that would be appropriate, reasonable, and effective, if necessary. 
  6. The student will liaise with those academical departments about support services requested in order to facilitate student’s university life. 

Current students with valid studentships are welcome to register their special educational needs (SEN) anytime during their study when such needs arise and please take into consideration that the preparing and registration periode mention above will take time.

Registration is voluntary. You are free to withdraw at any time without any consequences.

Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Special Education Needs (SEN)

The benefits which may be provided in case of students with Mental Developmental Disabilities are:

Students with dyslexia, dysgraphia and dysortography:

  • the replacement of the written examination with oral examination, and the oral
    examination with the written examination
  • ensuring a longer preparation period than the preparation time set out for students
    without disabilities in case of written examinations
  • providing the necessary tool for the examination (especially computer, typewriter,
    spelling dictionary, thesaurus, synonym dictionary),
  • exemption from the whole, a part of or the level of the language examination;

Student with dyscalculia:

  • exemption from calculation tasks but theoretical knowledge may be required
  • enabling the use of all the aids during examinations that the student has already used during
    his / her studies (especially tables, calculator, configuration, mechanical and manipulative
    tools)
  • ensuring longer preparation exam time

Students with hyperactivity, attention deficit disorder (ADHD):

  • the replacement of the written examination with oral examination, and the oral examination
    with the written examination
  • ensuring a longer preparation period than the preparation time set out for students without
    disabilities
  • minimizing the student’s waiting time during examinations
  • the use of special tools and equipment necessary for solving written tasks
  • taking a longer examination in several installments, or allowing breaks without leaving the
    examination room, allowing activity involving movement, tolerating emotional manifestations
  • examination separated from the other students
  • depending on individual needs during oral examinations – at the student’s request – writing
    down or repeating the questions, breaking down complex questions into sub-units, helping to
    clarify expectations and questions
  • making the questions and items during lectures, practical classes and examinations
    accessible on a sound recording device or digitally
  • providing personal assistant for institutional administration

Students with behavioural dysregulation (disruption of socio-adaptive processes, emotional control, self or toward others, aggression, anxiety, self-control weakness showing behavioural characteristics, adaptability, the targeted behaviour, self-organization, and meta cognition different development):

  • the replacement of the written examination with oral examination, and the oral examination
    with the written examination
  • taking a longer examination in several installments, or allowing breaks, tolerance of
    individual impulses and emotional manifestations
  • examination separated from the other students
  • depending on individual needs during oral examinations – at the student’s request – writing
    down the questions, clarifying expectations and questions, simplifying and clarifying the
    questions and instructions
  • ensuring a longer preparation period than the preparation time set out for students without
    disabilities
  • providing personal assistant for institutional administration

The benefits which may be provided in case of students with autism are:

  • the circumstances of the examination must be adjusted to the special needs of the student, the substitution of a written examination by an oral examination or an oral examination by a written examination, 
  • provision of assistance in the course of examinations to clarify expectations and issues, in case of oral examination the simplifying and clarifying of questions, and instructions, 
  • preparation period longer than the preparation period determined for students who do not have any disabilities, 
  • the use of special applications during the courses and the examinations (primarily recordings, computers, dictionary, other support information and communication technologies,), 
  • exemption from under the language examination or a part or level thereof, 
  • do to the difficulties arising from the developmental disabilities exemption from certain practical requirements, or appropriate substitution of same by the performance of non-practical tasks, 
  • ensuring personal assistance in performing institutional administration tasks.

The benefits which may be provided in case of students with speech disorder are:

Students with dysphasia, dyslalia, dysphonia, stuttering, gabble, aphasia, nasality, dysarthria, mutism, severe speech perception and speech comprehension disorder, central lisping, delayed speech development:

  • the replacement of oral examination with a written examination and enabling the use of
    special technical tools during examinations
  • exemption from the whole, a part of or the level of the language examination
  • ensuring a longer preparation period than the preparation time set out for students
    without disabilities
  • providing personal assistant for institutional administration

The benefits which may be provided in case of students with reduced mobility are:

  • partial or full exemptionfrom the performance of practical requirements or performance of same in analternative manner,
  • the substitution of awritten examination by an oral examination or an oral examination by a writtenexamination,
  • exemption from under thelanguage examination or a part or level thereof,
  • providing opportunity forthe use of special tools and equipment necessary for the performance of writtentasks,
  • exemption from theperformance of tasks requiring manual skills, with the condition that theknowledge of theory may be tested,
  • providing a preparationperiod longer than the preparation period determined for students who do nothave any disabilities,
  • ensuring personal assistancein performing institutional administration tasks.

The benefits which may be provided in case of hearing impaired students (deaf , hard of hearing ) are:

  • partial or full exemption from the performance of practical requirements or performance of same in an alternative manner,
  • the substitution of a written examination by an oral examination, in case of an oral examination, if the concerned student requires it, the provision of a sign language or oral interpreter,
  • exemption from under the language examination or a part or level there of,
  • with respect to clarity and understanding of the terms of lectures and examinations a simultaneous display of what has been said in writing for the concerned student,
  • the provision of tools and visual illustration aids in case of every examination,
  • to provide a preparation period longer than the preparation period determined for students who do not have any disabilities,
  • ensuring personal assistance in performing institutional administration tasks, provision of note taking interpreter or a sign language interpreter.

The benefits which may be provided in case of visually impaired students (blind, partially sighted) are:

  • partial or full exemption from the performance of practical requirements or performance of same in an alternative manner,
  • the substitution of a written examination by an oral examination, or in case of a written examination the use of special technical tools,
  • exemption from under the language examination or a part or level thereof,
  • exemption from the performance of tasks requiring manual and or visual skills, with the condition that the knowledge of theory may be tested,
  • access to questions and topics during lectures, examinations andassignments via sound recording device, in a digital form, Braille writing or in a magnified manner,
  • to provide a preparation period longer than the preparation period determined for students who do not have any disabilities,
  • ensuring personal assistance in performing institutional administration tasks.

Enrollment & Reasonable Accommodation for Students in Exchange Programs

Your dedicated Program Coordinator (P.Coordinator) will guide you through your entire student life-cycle. The P.Coordinator will provide you the most up-to-date info about enrollment and support:

  1. Students with disability or Special Educational Needs (SEN) are encouraged to declare their health condition to the P.Coordinator on a voluntary basis in the application periode or in early September when they are newly admitted to Corvinus University of Budapest (CUB).
  2. The dedicated P. Coordinator shall inform the students about the study and accessibility benefits that may be granted to students living with disabilities.
  3. The exchange SEN students will need to send in the application periode the Health Documents * received from the sending university.
  4. Applicants will receive the enrollment result notification via email.
  5. The Student Support Services colleagues will contact registered SEN students for an individual meeting to discuss further support that would be appropriate, reasonable, and effective, if necessary. 
  6. If you have questions or concerns about the enrollment process, please contact your P.Coordinator or Disability Support Services Coordinator (DSSC) at disability@uni-corvinus.hu.

*The healthcare documents may also be referred to as ” Health Report / Letter of special educational support/Accommodations Letter (Plan)/ Individual Learning Plan / Assignments Letter/Accessibility Letter/ Verified Individualized Services and Accommodations (VISA) etc.”

Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Special Education Needs (SEN)

Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the tasks, environment or to the way things are usually done that students with  disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in academic programs.

Based on their Health Reports from their home university, exchange students may be eligible for support(s) during the course and exams.

The following are some examples of reasonable accommodations:

  • Preferential seating  
  • Recording of classes is allowed
  • Using laptop or tablet in class to take notes
  • Advanced copy of classroom materials
  • Allowing access to food, water, and/or medication 
  • Permission to use medical monitor:
    • The student has permission to monitor their medical condition with an electronic device in the classroom
  • Permission to stand:
    • The student has permission to stand at the back of the classroom as needed to alleviate disability related symptoms.  
  • Flexible Absence due to disability-related symptoms:
    • In all cases the student must notify the lecturers in advance or by the end of the day of the class missed. 
    • The student has permission to leave the classroom suddenly in the event of acute onset of disability-related symptoms 
  • Priority Registration:
    • Early registration for eligible students needing advanced preparation for assistive technology, significant mobility concerns or a chronic health condition requiring an inflexible medical treatment schedule 
  • Extended Time:
    • The student is allowed time and a half (an additional 50%) on timed tests, quizzes, exams, and in-class written assignments 
  • Reduced distraction environment for exams:
    • The student must be tested in a quiet, proctored setting free from interruption.
    • Testing in small groups (less than 10 students, more if testing in a larger space that allows distance between students) is permitted.  
    • Separate test location is permited 
  • Allowing access to take breaks on exams:
    • The student may not leave the exam room and a break is not to exceed ten (10) minutes for every 60 minutes of exam time  
  • Alternative Testing:
    • Computer reader for testing
    • Exams will need to be provided in an electronic format for the student to access in software. 
  • Student should be provided leniency for spelling or grammar errors on in-class assignments

FAQs & Policies

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about accomodations and services, registration, our Campus etc.

Rules for Organisation and Operation

The scope of Regulations ensuring equal academic opportunities for students with disabilities of the Corvinus University of Budapest apply to:

  • persons with student or guest student status,
  • persons applying for admission to the University on the basis of the provisions of the Admission Regulations, as defined in Section 10 (7),
  • former students of the University in respect of the exemption from the language examination required for the award of the diploma or part there of,
  • persons and bodies acting in matters related to students with disabilities.

What is mean Studying without barriers?

“It’s not our disability, it’s our ability that count.”– Chris Burke


We support our students with disabilities to have equal access to our courses and to participate in them independently. We do our best to adjust our services as well as individual approach to people with various types of disabilities. 

What is an accommodation?

An accommodation is a change that is made so that a person with a disability is able to fully participate.  It provides equity opportunity to the students with disabilities by changing a practice or the way things are routinely done.  These accommodations are wide ranging and could be:

  • classroom accommodations
    • note taker
    • in-class assistant
    • accessible seating
    • assistive software and technology
  • exams accommodations
    • longer exam time
    • quiet classroom for taking exam
    • materials in alternative formats

What if I suspect I may have disability but have never been diagnosed?

If you thing may have a disability should contact our Disability Support Services Coordinator disability@uni-corvinus.hu  to discuss the situation. Our Coordinator could provide information and referrals to help you.

Is SSS involved with the admission process?

Student Support Services (SSS) is not a participant in the admission process.  All applicants must be “otherwise qualified” to attend Corvinus and must meet the same admissions standards, regardless of disability.  

Where can I get information regarding accomodation?

Student Support Services (SSS) is a group of Corvinus University located in E. Building.  Disability Support Services Coordinator (DSSC) works with students with impairments of: 

  • Hearing  
  • Visual 
  • Mobility   
  • LearningAttention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 
  • Psychological 
  • AutismTemporary injuries

I have a temporary injury to my hand. How can I take my tests?   

If you need temporary assistance you should contact our Coordinator at disability@uni-covinus.hu to discuss what accomodation may be available.   

How do I request for reasonable accomodations?

Contact Disability Support Services Coordinator (DSSC) of Student Support Services (SSS) at disability@uni-corvinus.hu and proceed with the following registration process:

  • submit the documentation of the disability 
  • schedule an appointment for individual consultation  
  • complete the registration form with your personal data 
  • discuss the reasonable accomodations and services

What contains the Digital Accessibility?

Digital accessibility  is the practice of making digital documents, web and mobile apps accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. This might include features such as videos captioning, images that include “alt text” , keyboard’s navigable websites,  screen readers, etc.  

How is the accessibility of Campus buildings?

Most of the buildings and facilities at Corvinus are accessible. You can find information for the location of accessible entrances to Budapest campus buildings here and Székesfehérvár campus buildings here.

How to login to the MOODLE?

The Moodle system is authenticating with your CUSMAN id and password (which is not the same as your Neptun password).Is your CUSMAN user activated?

  • If no
    • please activate it on the following site CUSMAN
    • Log in to the Moodle

If yes

  • Do you forget you password?
    Please visit the ISZK IT helpdesk at Salthouse (Sóház) 1 floor 110 room and ask a new Cusman password.
  • You’re absolutly sure about your password?
    If yes please test it on CUSMAN website.
    If you can’t log in try to get a new CUSMAN password from ISZK IT helpdesk at Salthouse (Sóház) 1 floor 110 room

If you have any further questions about the system please don’t hesitate to contact us with your Neptun ID: moodlehelpdesk@uni-corvinus.hu 

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