Corvinus University of Budapest

Corvinus University of Budapest considers knowledge as the primary value. The university’s motto: My knowledge is my helper. The university aims to give the utmost help to their candidate students on the long road of acquiring knowledge, in the lifelong process of learning, not only by providing theoretical and practical professional knowledge and skills provision, but also by encouraging them to think and to form independent opinions.
Corvinus University of Budapest is Hungary’s leading university in the fields of business and economics. It is amongst the most recognized higher educational institutions in Central and Eastern Europe, with over 16,000 students studying and over 500 full- time and 200 part-time professors teaching at it. The university has widespread international relations and exchange programs with universities from the US to New Zealand and from Sweden to South Africa. A large number of Hungarian and foreign business and political leaders have Corvinus as their alma mater.

Corvinus University of Budapest traditionally has good relations with the business community.

The University won the “University of Excellence” award and the “Higher Education Quality Award” in 2010. In 2011 it was chosen as the best network-university, which provides the best international and professional internships. In the same year it received the “Superbrand Title” which is provided for the best brands. Their English-language business programs has been doing well in the Financial Times Ranking which is evaluating European business schools programs.

Foreign universities have entered into a series of cooperation agreements, and they are members of numerous international networks bringing together higher education institutions. Corvinus does everything in order to provide the highest standards of education and marketable degrees for their students. The advantages of studying at Corvinus’ International Study Programs are:
- Internationally acknowledged diploma from a university that is listed in the Financial Times rankings and represents Hungary in a large number of exclusive educational networks;
- International student body (students from 40-50 countries study at ISP each semester);
- Highly qualified, dedicated professors from the international and the Hungarian business world;
- International focus, with professors from 9 different countries including the USA and the UK;
- Modern resources and facilities;

- Numerous study abroad opportunities throughout the world;

- A professional management team to assist students in solving any problems encountered in the course of their studies.


Students who attend the one year preparatory program and meet all requirements can get directly accepted to the following programs


BA in Business and Management

The 6 academic semester long program is aimed for students who wish to work in a management position in local or international environment. 
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BA in International Business

The BA in International Business at Corvinus University was designed for those young candidates who wish to enter an international business career. The aim of the programme is to provide students with practical business knowledge and a range of skills that will equip them to design their international business career.
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BA in Applied Economics

After having completed the Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics Program, you will be able to
identify relevant economic questions,
use models, and econometric methods to answer relevant economic questions, and many more.

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Dear Future Applicant

Welcome to the Preparatory Program of Corvinus Business School (CBS), the largest of the 3 Faculties of the Corvinus University of Budapest.

CBS represents 70 percent of students and staff within CUB. Its educational approach is to enable students to become methodologically grounded and sound practitioners with a sensitivity and openness to social challenges. CBS offers programs at the bachelor, master and post-graduate levels both in English and Hungarian. The high quality of education offered by CBS is guaranteed by the fact that each subject is taught by Hungarian, foreign lecturers, as well as by invited lecturers from the business world, who are specialists in the given science or discipline, equipped with the necessary academic and practical knowledge. CBS’s positions in the national and international rankings ensure that it is able to choose from amongst the best students.

The world today is undergoing globalization at incredible speed. As a result, we prepare our students not only for a domestic, but also for an international business career. CBS graduates are able to work in keeping with international expectations and in an international environment. Our partnership agreements with over 100 leading universities and business schools throughout the world enable our students to spend a study abroad semester in practically any country of their choice. In the frame of its bilateral agreements, the Erasmus, and PIM programs, the Corvinus Business School also hosts close to 400 foreign exchange students from over 50 countries each year thereby ensuring an international atmosphere for Hungarian and foreign students alike.

The BA in Business and Management program (taught by an international faculty) in English is the first and to date only business bachelor program in Hungary to have been awarded the EPAS (EFMD Program Accreditation System) international accreditation. The Faculty’s Executive MBA program is also, uniquely in Hungary, EPAS accredited.

I trust that the information on this website regarding our English language programs has caught your interest and that we shall be able to welcome you amongst the students studying at Corvinus Business School.                                                                                                                                                                                                       Professor Zita Zoltay Paprika PhD