What are ECTS grades?

The evaluation of a course is made by the grading system of the responsible university. In order to make a conversion into the grading system of the home country easier, a describing ECTS grading system was developed, which does under no circumstances replace the national grading system.

ECTS grade definition

A         EXCELLENT - outstanding performance with only minor errors

B         VERY GOOD - above the average standard but with some errors

C         GOOD - generally sound work with a number of notable errors

D         SATISFACTORY - fair but with significant shortcomings

E          SUFFICIENT - performance meets the minimum criteria

FX       FAIL - some more work required before the credit can be awarded

F          FAIL - considerable further work is required

The ECTS grades equilibrium to Hungarian grades can be found in the table below.

ECTS grades

Definition

Description

Hungarian grades

Definition

A

Excellent

Outstanding performance with only minor errors

kitűnő (5)

above    95 %

B

Very good

above the average standard but with some errors

jeles (5)

between  85-95 %

C

Good

Generally sound work with a number of notable errors

jó  (4)

between 75-85 %

D

Satisfactory

Satisfactory fairs but with significant shortcomings

közepes (3)

between 65-75 %

E

Sufficient

performance meets with minimum criteria

elégséges  (2)

between 50 - 65 %

FX

Fail

Some more work required before the credit can be awarded

elégtelen (1)

below 50 %

F

Fail

Considerable further work is required

elégtelen (1)

below 50 %