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International Business Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 months
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The International Business Economics BA Programme has a strong international orientation, yet incorporates a general approach in business economics. This programme is designed for those who are keen to become a specialist in economics and are open to exploit the business opportunities of cultural variegation. The primary goals of the International Business Economics Programme at Eötvös Loránd University are to familiarise students with the challenging issues of international economic processes both on macro and micro level and to get them acquainted with the European business environment in order to be able to perform successfully in a multinational business environment.

By studying international market processes, the operation of the EU and the economic political and cultural impacts of globalization you are get acquainted with the operation of international organizations and the related issues of finance, management, business law and communication.

The main strengths of the programme at Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Business Economics are:

  • strong focus on business law issues in order to avoid legal pitfalls
  • conscious development of business communication skills to be able to persuade business partners
  • increased attention to social sciences to influence the world as an intellectual

Learning outcomes:

  • Acquire sound basis in key areas like management, finance, marketing, accounting, and human resource management
  • Understand the structure and operation of international corporations
  • Have a good grasp of how economic policy shapes the business environment especially in the European Union
  • Develop soft managerial skills like negotiation and effective communication in the international business community


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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 months
  • Credits
    210 ECTS
    • Credits / semester: 30
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Semester 1:
  • Introduction to Management Science 
  • Marketing 
  • Accounting 
  • Mathematics 
  • Fundamentals of Psychology 
  • Technology and Economy
Semester 2;
  • Economics 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Accounting 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Mathematics
  • Economic History
  • Community and Individual
 Semester 3:International Finance and Economics Foreign Economic Policy Business Law EconomicsArgumentationCorporate Management SystemsOptional course  Semester 4:
  • International Trade and Economic Institutions
  • Economic Policy 
  • Business Law 
  • Business Statistics 
  • Elective course in Informatics 
  • Elective course in Social Sciences 
  • Optional course 
Semester 5:
  • International Political Economy 
  • Econometrics 
  • Elective course in Business Law
  • Elective course in Social Sciences 
  • Projectwork
  • Optional course 
Semester 6:
  • Economics of the European Union 
  • National and International Taxation
  • Social Responsibility
  • Industrial Organization 
  • Negotiation Techniques 
  • Projectwork 
  • Optional course 
Semester 7:
  • Professional Practice 
  • Thesis 


Graduates are able to perform in a multinational organizational environment by being skilled at international economics and being familiar with cultural differences. Choose this programme, if you intended to work at a multinational organization by possessing a fluent command of foreign languages, up-to-date skills in finance, management and business law and being confident when applying the norms and rules of international etiquette and protocol.


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English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • High school diploma; 
  • SAT Mathematics Subject Test Level II.: min. 680 points OR ACT Test : min. 22 points in the Mathematics part;
  • English requirements:  valid TOEFL Score of minimum 61 points (IBT) or 
  • TOEFL Score of minimum 500 points (PBT) or TOEFL Score of minimum 173 points (CBT) /OR/ 
  • valid IELTS of a minimum overall band of 6.0 or Cambridge English: First (FCE)
  • Notarized copy of secondary school certificate with the final results. If it is not issued in English, an official notarized translation into English or Hungarian is needed.Original or notarized copy of a valid (not older than 2 years) TOEFL iBT (min. 66 points) or TOEFL PBT (min. 500 points) or TOEFL CBT (min. 173 points) or IELTS (min. 6.0 overall band) certificate or Cambridge English: First (FCE)
  • Copy of receipt proving payment of application fee
  •   Two passport-size photograph
  • A brief CV in English
  • A motivation letter in English
  •  Copy of the photo page of the applicant's passport
  • For the documents not in English or Hungarian an official, notarized English or Hungarian translation must be attached.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 EUR per semester and a duration of 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 EUR per semester and a duration of 42 months.
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  • Application fee 100 EUR

Living costs for Budapest

  • 172338 - 268260 HUF/month
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