International Business School

International Business School

International Business School is a vibrant modern business school that attracts students from around 70 countries of the world. We offer degree programmes in partnership with The University of Buckingham in Budapest and in Vienna. Being truly international, IBS is famous for its highly practical and student-focused approach that results in an outstanding employment rate after graduation.

Top reasons to study here

  • Practice-oriented programmes in small classes, focusing on skills development, delivered in English
  • British degree of The University of Buckingham
  • Students from over 100 countries, truly international environment

Pre-Bachelor's programmes

Education & Training (1)
Humanities (1)



IBS opened its gates in 1991 welcoming students who wished to study business in English. Following a successful institutional accreditation in 1997, IBS became a recognized private college in Hungary. In 2014, IBS moved to the north of Budapest and is now offering a real campus experience with 3 brand new buildings in a business enviroment.


Research is an integral part of IBS’s mission and work. It is supported by the present Research Statement, the purpose of which is to ensure that the school can produce a significant volume of high quality work in a sustainable way.

IBS believes in research topics that are not only in line with the current scientific views, but at the same time are also applicable to real life cases. It supports academic projects which aim to synthesise knowledge from different fields, which can bring well-grounded answers to the complex questions and challenges of our time.


IBS' Career Office aims to continuously maintain, strengthen and further develop our corporate network, involve the business world into our education and get our students and faculty involved in the business world. It provides different career supporting services for IBS students. At the same time the Career Office assists the students during their years at IBS and beyond so that they can easily integrate themselves into the corporate world.

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Housing services

The on-campus residence hall offers comfortable accommodation in well-equipped en suite rooms and high-speed internet access in common areas. Only 30 minutes from the city centre, the newly built residence hall offers cosy rooms overlooking the garden and provides a unique and peaceful residence experience. Rooms can be occupied by one person or shared with another student. Each room has its own bathroom and there are communal kitchens at the disposal of students.

Library services

The IBS Library houses all the essential basic literature used in day-to-day coursework. The collection consists of 15,000 copies of books, 3,000 dissertations and 30 journal titles (hard copy). In addition, hard copies of the most well-known international business journals and magazines are available as well.

Student Life

Campus life

IBS campus in Budapest, consisting of three beautifully restored architectural heritage buildings, is located in Graphisoft Park in Óbuda, directly by the Danube and is an ideal venue for education. The Park hosts over 60 international and Hungarian companies, including Microsoft, SAP, Canon or Samsung, and provides a live business environment for our school. This enables us to exploit the implied potential in full in the interest of our students and graduates. The campus also includes a residence hall for our students.


European Council for Business Education, Awards International Business School, International Advertising Association, Hungarian Accreditation Committee

Student Reviews

Best business university in Budapest
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The teaching methods are very effective, the professors are always very helpful. I have learned a lot of hands on skills in the past 1 year of my studies. I am entering in my 2nd year of Bachelors in Business management in marketing.

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Sanket Khedkar rated 5 out of 5 stars

Professors are very helpful and maintain personal relationship with the class. It is easy to approach them any time.

The vision of a Gen Z individual
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The university was great in terms of education quality and student services. However, it was difficult for me to stay in school as a result of not having adequate financial support to complete my degree. In addtition, I attempted to work whilst I was pursuing my degree but I faced a language barrier of not being able to speak Hungarian. English speaking jobs were also a...

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