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MA / MSc programs application information

Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem

 

How to apply?

• Check our website for more information on our programs
• Apply on the following link: international-application.uni-corvinus.hu
• The application deadline is 15 June 2021
• You must upload the required documents as well, see under the “Uploading documents” section
• Check this site for more information on obligations and deadlines
• Take part in the entrance exams
• Upload all your missing documents (Including the Degree recognition and Credit acceptance requests, see under the “Degree recognition” and “Credit acceptance” sections)
• Do the diploma/degree recognition process
• Request your credits to be recognized
• Pay the tuition fee for one semester
• Wait for the Letter of Acceptance 

Study levelDivisionFinancial statusName of the programLanguage of the programPlace of studyTuition fee (1)(3) (EUR/semester)Tuition fee (2)(3) (HUF/semester)Duration of the program (semester)Entry requirementField of study
MNKEconomics of Family Policy and Public Policies for Human DevelopmentEnglishBudapest2 600680 0004interviewEconomics
M N K Health Policy, Planning and FinancingEnglishBudapest2 600760 000 4 interviewSocial Science
M N K Business InformaticsEnglishBudapest3 400880 000 4 interviewInformatics
M N K Communication and Media ScienceEnglishBudapest2 600560 000 4 interviewSocial Science
M N K Public Policy and ManagementEnglishBudapest2 600700 000 4 interviewEconomics
M N K Economic AnalysisEnglishBudapest3 400700 000 4 interviewEconomics
M N K MarketingEnglishBudapest3 400880 000 4 interviewEconomics
M N K Master of Business Administration (MBA)(5)EnglishBudapest3 400890 000 4 interviewEconomics
M N K International Economy and Business EnglishBudapest2 600610 000 4 interviewEconomics
M N K International RelationsEnglishBudapest2 600590 000 4 interviewSocial Science
M N K FinanceEnglishBudapest3 400900 000 4 interviewEconomics
M N K Regional and Environmental Economic StudiesEnglishBudapest2 600610 000 4 interviewEconomics
M N K SociologyEnglishBudapest2 600560 000 4 interviewSocial Science
M L K International TaxationEnglishBudapest3 400880 000 4 interviewEconomics
M L K Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Corvinus-Fudan double degree program)(5)EnglishBudapest12 000900 000(+3 000 000)(4) 4 interviewEconomics

(1) Third country nationals (i.e.: applicants from outside the European Economic Area)
(2) Citizens of the European Economic Area (excluding Hungarian citizens)
(3) Applicants with Hungarian citizenship must apply through felvi.hu even if they have other citizenships as well
(4) The correspondence division of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is a double degree between Corvinus University of Budapest and Fudan University. Students taking part in this program must pay 3,000,000 HUF training contribution fee per semester – due to the program being a double degree program – thus the full fee of the program is 3,900,000 HUF per semester
(5) A At least three years of work experience is required from applicants with a bachelor’s degree and two years for applicants with a master’s degree. A certificate about the required work experience must be uploaded along with the rest of the application documents

Study level: A – undergraduate, M – postgraduate
Division: N – full-time, L – correspondence
Financial status: K – self-financed

Application requirements

IMPORTANT: If you are a Hungarian citizen you must apply through felvi.hu (even if you have multiple citizenships and Hungarian is one of them)

To apply for a postgraduate degree at Corvinus University of Budapest you will need the following:

– A completed bachelor’s degree (you will need to receive the final degree certificate and a full transcript until 12 July 2021 the latest and send them to us)
– Minimum B2 knowledge in English, proven by a certificate
– A valid passport
Only for MBA applicants: a document proving your work experience, a CV, and a motivational letter

The following language certificates are accepted: 

CEFRCambridgeIELTSTOEFLTOEFL iBTTOEIC
B2FCE6.06572785

If you are unable to submit the certificate, our Language Center will test your knowledge during the application process.
In case you completed your previous studies in English you don’t have to submit a language certificate. Please note, however, that you will be required to provide official proof that the language of education during your bachelor studies was English. 

Entrance exams

You will receive an e-mail before the entrance exam that will contain all the details you need for participation as well as the conditions to take the exam. This invitation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address that you provide during the application. Please check the Entry requirement of your selected program to see what kind of exam you can expect.

The entrance exam for every postgraduate program is an interview.
Taking part in the interview is mandatory unless you have one of the following:
At least a grade C (ECTS) degree from an AACSB/EQUIS/ or CEMS member university or EAPAA/EPAS accredited program (must be uploaded until 15 June 2021)
GMAT (at least 500 points) or GRE (at least 151 points)

The entrance exams are held online. 

Schedule of the entrance exams

Date of the interviews: between 22 June 2021 and 8 July 2021. You can find the exact time and date in the relevant file below.

We are unable to fulfill any reschedule requests both before and after the schedule is made. Please make sure that you are available during the given time(s) as the entrance exam is mandatory.

Please download the relevant file and use a search engine to find your Application ID. It is the ID that was sent to you in the automatic reply e-mail after you submitted your application.

Interview schedules: 

Entrance exam schedule – Business Informatics MSc
Entrance exam schedule – Communication and Media Science MA
Entrance Exam Schedule – Economic Analysis MSc
Entrance Exam Schedule – Finance MSc
Entrance Exam Schedule – Health Policy Planning and Financing MSc
Entrance Exam Schedule – International Economy and Business MSc
Entrance Exam Schedule – International Relations MA
Entrance Exam Schedule- International Taxation MSc
Entrance Exam Schedule – Marketing MSc
Entrance Exam Schedule – Public Policy and Management MSc
Entrance Exam Schedule – Regional and Environmental Economic Studies MSc
Entrance Exam Schedule – Sociology MA

Entrance exam results

You can check the results of the entrance exam in the following document. Please download the relevant file and use a search engine to find your Application ID. It is the ID that was sent to you in the automatic reply e-mail after you submitted your application.

MA in Communication and Media Studies 2021 – Entrance exam results
MA in International Relations 2021– Entrance exam results
MA in Sociology 2021– Entrance exam results
MSc in Business Informatics 2021– Entrance exam results
MSC in Economic Analysis 2021– Entrance exam results
MSc in Finance 2021 – Entrance exam results
MSC in Health Policy, Planning and Financing 2021– Entrance exam results
MSC in International Economy and Business 2021– Entrance exam results
MSC in Marketing 2021– Entrance exam results
MSc in Master of Business Administration 2021 – Entrance exam results
MSC in Public Policy and Management 2021– Entrance exam results
MSC in Regional and Environmental Economic Studies 2021– Entrance exam results

Entrance exam fee

The fee of the entrance exam is 4,000 HUF which must be paid to the bank account of Corvinus University of Budapest according to the details below. The entrance exam fee must be paid only once regardless of the number of programs you applied to. The entrance exam fee must be paid until the day before the exam. If you take the exam without paying the fee your exam will be later invalidated.

Name of the bank: OTP Bank Nyrt.
IBAN number: HU92 11784009 22229896 00000000
SWIFT code: OTPVHUHB
Notice: R2SZ00003K entrance exam 2021A your name (Family name then given name).

Language exam

Applicants who do not have the required language certificate can take part in an online language exam organized by Corvinus University of Budapest. The exact date of the exam will be communicated to you in the invitation letter. The fee of the language exam is 4,000 HUF which must be paid to the bank account of Corvinus University of Budapest according to the details below. The language exam fee must be paid only once regardless of the number of programs you applied to.
The exact date of the exam will be updated later. The language exam fee must be paid until the day before the exam. If you take the exam without paying the fee your exam will be later invalidated.
The language exam will be conducted via Zoom.

If you did not upload a language certificate or any other acceptable document until 15 June 2021 you must apply to the language exam here:
Form will be uploaded soon…


Name of the bank: OTP Bank Nyrt.
IBAN number: HU92 11784009 22229896 00000000
SWIFT code: OTPVHUHB Notice: R2SZ00003K language exam 2021A your name (Family name then given name).  

You can find some useful information regarding the topics of the language exam in the below document:

English language testing 2021– reading material for interview

Interview

Interviews will be conducted via Skype unless otherwise noted (e.g.: Office 365 – Teams). You will need to have access to a device with internet connection, a camera, and a microphone to be able to participate in the exam. If the interview is held via Microsoft 365 – Teams you can connect via your browser without downloading the application.

During the interviews you will be contacted by the Exam Committee. You do not have to contact them yourself. Applicants will be interviewed one by one.

A maximum of 100 points can be earned during the exam. At least 65% must be reached for admission. This does not mean that every applicant above 65% will be accepted as the available places within each program are limited. However, no applicant under 65% can be accepted regardless of the number of applicants.

The fee of the entrance exam is 4.000 HUF. 

Reading materials for the interviews

MSc in Business Informatics 2021– reading material for interview
MA in Communication and Media Studies 2021 – reading material for interview
MSC in Economic Analysis 2021– reading material for interview
MA in Economics of Family Policy and Public Policies for Human Development 2021 – reading material for interview
MSc in Finance 2021 – reading material for interview
MSC in Health Policy, Planning and Financing 2021– reading material for interview
MSC in International Economy and Business 2021– reading material for interview
MA in International Relations 2021– reading material for interview
MSC in International Taxation_2021– reading material for interview
MSC in Marketing 2021– reading material for interview
MSC in Public Policy and Management 2021– reading material for interview
MSC in Regional and Environmental Economic Studies 2021– reading material for interview
MA in Sociology 2021– reading material for interview
MBA Fundan full time – reading material for interview
MBA Fundan – reading material for interview

Uploading documents

The following documents are required for the application: Bachelor’s degree, official transcript, a copy of your passport and a language certificate (as well as a mathematics exam for the three economics and business-related programs).

After filling out the online application form you can upload your documents using a separate platform.

You will have two chances to upload your documents. With the initial upload you complete your application. Please make sure that you upload every document that you have at this point. If you already have your secondary school certificate by then, please upload the degree recognition request along with your documents then. (For more information on the process see the “Degree recognition” section below.)
You can access the first form here:

With the second upload you must upload every document that was not available to you during the initial application process. By this time, you also need to upload the diplomatically verified Bachelor’s degree certificate (see “Degree recognition”)
You can access the second form here:

After finishing the upload, you won’t be able to change anything so please make sure that you have every necessary document and that you did indeed upload everything.

IMPORTANT: If you want to gain acceptance based on your bachelor’s degree or GMAT/GRE score as detailed in the “Entrance exams” section above, you must upload the relevant documents until 15 June 2021 the latest.

The deadline to upload the proof of English proficiency is also 15 June 2021. If you do not upload it by this date you will have to take part in our language exam. (see the “Language exam” section above)

Degree recognition

Credit acceptance

The credit acceptance procedure will determine your eligibility to enroll in a certain program based on your previous studies. 
• Download and fill out the relevant credit acceptance form from the „Credit acceptance forms” section below
• You can include completed courses from your previous studies, including your bachelor’s degree, any finished or unfinished additional degree (both bachelor and master level), courses that you completed as a guest student or part-time student
• You must pay the credit acceptance fee (8,000 HUF)
• The credit acceptance procedure is mandatory for every applicant for our postgraduate programs. The only exception is if you completed a bachelor’s degree that can be fully accepted but only if you completed it in a Hungarian university

Deadline: 12 July 2021.

You will have to upload the credit acceptance form during the second round of document uploads along with every missing document.

The credit acceptance fee must be paid to the bank account of Corvinus University of Budapest.

Name of bank: OTP Bank Nyrt.
IBAN number: HU92 11784009 22229896 00000000
SWIFT code: OTPVHUHB 
Notice: R2SZ00003K credit acceptance 2021A your name (Family name then given name). 

Credit acceptance forms

Sociology – credit acceptance form
Regional and Environmental Economics – credit acceptance form
Public Policy and Management – credit acceptance form
Master of Business Administration – credit acceptance form
Marketing – credit acceptance form
International taxation – credit acceptance form
International Relations – credit acceptance form
International Economy and Business – credit acceptance form
Health Policy, Planning and Financing – credit acceptance form
Finance – credit acceptance form
Economics of Family Policy and Public Policies for Human Development – credit acceptance form
Economic Analysis – credit acceptance form
Communication and Media Science – credit acceptance form
Business Informatics – credit acceptance form
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