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Corvinus University of Budapest

4.3 out of 5 (103 ratings / 81 reviews) Budapest, Hungary
Corvinus University of Budapest defines itself as a research university oriented towards education, where the scientific performance of the academic staff measures up to the international standard and the students can obtain a competitive degree having a standard and knowledge content identical to similar-profile universities.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Journalism & Media (1)



The School for Practical Gardening (1853-1860) was the first institution of horticultural professional training in Hungary. By virtue of the resolution adopted by the Hungarian Parliament, the University took on the name "Corvinus University of Budapest" as of September 1 of 2004.


The University admitting more than 14,000 students offers educational programmes in agricultural sciences, business administration, economics, and social sciences, and most these disciplines assure it a leading position in Hungarian higher education. At the same time, its key ambition is to display the institution's uniqueness and to exploit the synergies resulting form professional diversity and from studying multiple disciplines.


  • Business Ethics Center
  • Centre for Elite Research
  • Centre for Empirical Social Research
  • Competitiveness Research Centre
  • Corruption Research Center
  • Corvinus Center for Central Asia Research
  • Foreign Language Training and Research Centre
  • Health Economics and Technology Assessment Research Centre
  • International Business Research Centre
  • Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research
  • Research Center for Educational and Network Studies, RECENS
  • Research Centre of Human Resource & Organization Development
  • Research Centre of Information Resources Management
  • Center for International Higher Education Studies
  • Research Centre of Strategic and International Management


The mission of the Career Development Office is to connect highly trained students and the academic and business world, and to establish an employment culture where students receive help in finding the most suitable job in terms of interests and knowledge, by promoting the means of conscious career building.


  • Job offers and internships
  • Company information system and Employee database
  • Course in career management and seminars in skills development
  • Career consultation (personal and group sessions)
  • Organising corporate programmes: company presentations, factory- and headquarters visitations
  • Pre-selection and preparation of selection decisions
  • Career fair in the Spring and in Autumn

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Library services

The University Library of Corvinus University of Budapest is an academic library aiming to provide excellent resources and services to support the learning, teaching and research activities at the University. There are four reading rooms, two computer labs, a newspaper reading room and an Economic History Research Library.

ICT services

The Information Technology Center (ITC) is in charge of maintenance of all computers installed at Corvinus University. The aim of ITC is to improve the university’s qualities and effectiveness through the implementation and maintenance of information technology.

CUB’s computer network consists of about 1200 computers in auditoriums and other various places throughout the premises.

Student Life

Student clubs

  • The Student Union is a special unit among university bodies. Its central responsibility is to represent the students’ interests. Its members are elected annually. Each faculty has its own SU board, which are coordinated by the University Student Union (EHÖK).
  • Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l’Europe, European Students Network Association
  • AIESEC, as the UN acknowledged, is the world’s biggest international non-profit organisation which is run by students. It is present in more than a 100 countries, on 1600 universities, with 50 000 members. Hungary joined this network in 1972, and by now we have 12 offices in 8 cities.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Great student life, lots of networking opportunities, good connections to companies, but the curriculum is not well-organized, some courses are not the best quality.

Black girl in central Europe
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

The university experience is a normal experience but tye treatment of foreigb national in the country as a whole is not good

Black girl in Central Europe
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

I have had a normal experience at this university but am not too happy with the treatment given to foreigners

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