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Sociology
Department responsible for program: Institute of Communication and Sociology
Program instructor: Dr. Bartus Tamás
Bachelor's degree program: Sociology
Specialization: Social Science
Program time in semesters: 6 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
The program accepts a small group of students, which makes it possible for us to devote focused attention to your individual development, to have interactive discussions in classes, to have feedbackbased structuring of courses, and to develop problem-solving skills. There is an amazing teacher-student relationship which you can enjoy not only in seminars and lectures but also via other forums, such as the Sociology Workshops, Film Club and other informal events. Join market research companies, academic research institutes, NGOs, development and project consulting agencies or take governmental and local governmental positions after graduation, apply for the course now! Apply now!

Tuition fee: 560 000 HUF (≈1600 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 2400 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: bachelor (baccalaureus, abbreviation: BA)
  • qualification in Hungarian: szociológia alapszakos szakelőadó
  • qualification in English: Sociologist

  • degree orientation: balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 10 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 9 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 312   

The goal of the programme is the training of sociologists who, withtheir attained knowledge of the bases of sociology, can aid the realisation ofa knowledge-based information society, improving the quality of life and theterms of equity, the completion of social democracy, and reinforcing socialintegration. With their attained theoretical bases, they are capable ofrecognising the most important social issues, their basic structuralinterrelationships, and they possess practical and methodological bases thatare used to discover, analyse, and understand them. They are prepared tocontinue their training at the Master’s level.

  • Knows the major elements of social science theories regarding thesub-systems, structure, layers, social norms and values, social action and interaction, and socialprocesses.
  • Knows and understands interconnections that form the general baseof the scientific understanding of society.
  • Knows the most importanthistorical, theoretical, and practical elements of sociology, has anunderstanding of social interrelationships that is deeper than generalthinking.
  • Knows and understands the most important mechanics and normativesystems of social phenomena explored by sociology and the connections of socialsub-systems.
  • Possesses the most important pieces of knowledge regarding thestructural, economic, and political processes in society, knows and understandsthe workings of social structure and cultural reasons that cause social issues.
  • Understands the process of sociological research on the level ofpractical analysis.
  • Knows the bases of social research, the most important researchmethods and basic data analysis methods.
  • Knows the most important social science databases and electronicresources for research.
  • Knows the most important programmes for social inclusion, integrationof disadvantaged people, and social democracy.
  • Knows the ethical requirements of social science research.
  • Can communicate as well as read and understand professionalmaterials in at least one foreign language

  • In everyday professional life, uses the main concepts and therelevant special vocabulary precisely.
  • Collects and processes sociologically relevant information, usesmodern IT methods at a basic level.
  • Handles and uses social science databases and traditional andelectronic literary resources.
  • Participates in the selection and application of research methodsthat match the research problem.
  • Participates in the preparation and realisation of complexprogrammes for the reduction of the consequences of inequalities, social integration,the integration of disadvantaged people, and the realisation of socialdemocracy

  • Is open to social changes, is open to adapt viewpoints that fightprejudices.
  • Consistently accepts the diversity of thinking in social science, representsits basic world-view genuinely in his/her immediate and wider communities.
  • Is sensitive and open to social issues, with a world-view that ispermeated by solidarity for disadvantaged groups, intercultural awareness, andtolerance.
  • Is dedicated to decrease social inequalities, democratic values,the rule of law, and the European community of values.
  • Is open, yet critical of theoretical, practical, andmethodological innovation in sociology.
  • Is open to critical self-evaluation and the various forms ofprofessional learning.
  • He/she works in a way that is characterised by building andmaintaining relationships, solving conflicts, sensitivity for local and globalissues and a drive to solve them, empathy, cooperation, helpfulness, andadvanced communication skills.
  • Continuously improves his/her own theoretical and practicalknowledge.
  • Accepts and realises a health-conscious attitude and lifestyle

  • Organises his/her own work with an independence and responsibilitythat is appropriate for his/her place in the organisational structure.
  • Is independent and constructive in forms of cooperation inside andoutside the institution.
  • Participates actively and responsibly in sociological research orthe work of groups created to solve social issues, strives for cooperation withthe representatives of other sciences, professions, and institutions and users.
  • Represents the consistent realisation and protection of legal,ethical, and professional standards responsibly.
  • His/her professional work is characterised by active citizenship,solidarity, participation in public issues, support for equality, andresponsibility for social policy issues.
  • Observes research ethics and publication norms

The scientific fields and areas that the training is based onare:

  • introduction to the history and theory of sociology, socialhistory 18-54 credits;
  • special sociologies, 18-54 credits;
  • introduction to related social science disciplines, 18-54 credits;
  • introduction to research methodology (qualitative and quantitativemethods, statistics and computer data analysis, field research) 36-90 credits.

The maximum credit value assigned to subjects that belong tothe specialisation recommended by the training institution is 30 credits.

Earning an undergraduate degree requires at least an intermediate“B2” complex type state-recognized language examination in a modern foreignlanguage or an equivalent high school graduation certificate or diploma.

International Relations
Department responsible for program: Institute of International, Political and Regional Studies
Program instructor: dr. Gálik Zoltán
Bachelor's degree program: International Relations
Specialization: Social Science
Program time in semesters: 6 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
This is a three-year English-language program that will give you a comprehensive understanding of world politics and international relations and form you as a future specialist in regional and international affairs. The course offers you an ideal preparation for pursuing a career in public administration, international and regional institutions, NGOs or multinational companies based or operating within Central and Eastern Europe. In addition, the program has a multidisciplinary scope with strong IR, international legal, historical and world economics dimensions, together with a solid background in the social sciences and a special focus on the European Union. Aim high and join us! Apply now!

Tuition fee: 560 000 HUF (≈1600 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 2400 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: bachelor (baccalaureus, abbreviation: BA)
  • qualification in Hungarian: nemzetközi kapcsolatok szakértő
  • qualification in English: International Relations Expert

  • degree orientation: balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 10 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 10 credits

International Standard Classification of Educationfield of education code: 313

The objective of the international relations undergraduate programmeis the training of intellectuals who are capable of navigating the world ofinternational relations, of appropriately representing national and regionalinterests, sensitive to global issues, capable of handling the challenges ofthe European integration process, and open to learning about other cultures whocan work in Hungarian or international corporate, governmental, andnon-governmental organisations in international communications, creativeproblem-handling, and the flexible solution of complex tasks, and are preparedto continue their training at the Master’s level.

  • Is knowledgeable regarding the generally accepted tendencies,characteristics and data of Hungarian and international political, economic,and cultural phenomena.
  • Interprets the field’s international, European, and regionalpolitical, legal, economic, and civilisational knowledge and events in theircontext.
  • Is knowledgeable regarding the current research questions andanalytic and interpretive methods of social sciences..
  • Knows the basic terms and the important concepts of the variousfields of the profession and understands interrelationships.
  • Knows the ways, tools, and techniques of internationalcommunications.
  • Knows the operations, scopes, and policies of the European UnionInstitutions

  • Is capable of learning and systemising information independentlyin historical, social, economic, legal, and political issues.
  • Reads the literature, especially the technical terminology, in atleast two foreign languages.
  • Is capable of navigating international contexts, of following,understanding, and processing processes and changes, its efficient andsuccessful sharing and practical use.
  • Is capable of interpreting international relations from theviewpoint of at least one non-European culture.
  • Is capable of project-based work, has the ability to share workand cooperate, recognises individual contributions to shared successes.
  • Is capable of performing written analyses independently and ofpresenting completed tasks in written or oral form to a professional audience.
  • Is capable and able to perform tasks related to appearance ininternational cooperation in small and medium enterprises, and of performingtasks from international cooperations in the multinational and corporatesectors.
  • Is capable of performing tasks related to the planning andexecution of EU-supported projects.
  • Is capable of performing tasks of the international, European, andregional cooperations in the private sector, at non-governmental organisations,at local governments and government organisations, and at state institutions

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  • Understands and accepts that economic, political, and culturalphenomena are historically and socially determined and changeable.
  • Represents the religious and social, historical and present-daydiversity of the Hungarian and the European identities.
  • Desires to take in European national cultures and to learn aboutnon-European cultures.
  • Evaluates a comprehensive methodological approach to problems.
  • Attempts to continuously learn about political science, law,social sciences, international economy, and history.
  • Develops a quality of critical information analysis andprocessing.
  • Is open to all forms of professional innovation, is accepting yetcritical of theoretical, practical, and methodological innovation.
  • Strives to develop a professional calling and to further his/hertraining.
  • Accepts and realises a health-conscious attitude and lifestyle

  • Takes responsibility for his/her professional publications in anylanguage, is aware of their possible consequences.
  • Uses the knowledge attained in his/her field in self-education andself-awareness.
  • Consciously represent methods used in the field and accepts themethodological diversity of other scientific fields.
  • Cooperates efficiently with the Hungarian and internationalscientific communities of the field.
  • Answering professional questions, solving problems independentlyor in cooperation with others, taking responsibility independently, andmaintaining the ethical norms of the profession.
  • Is independent, constructive, and assertive in forms ofcooperation inside and outside the institution.
  • Performs complex tasks according to the workplace’s professionalstandards.
  • Knows the ethical norms and rules of his/her field, and is capableof maintaining them while performing professional tasks, in personalrelationships, and in communication.
  • Constantly develops his/her writing skills in relation to his/hertasks

The scientific fields and areas that the training is based onare:

  • general social science knowledge and competences

 [Economics,Introduction to Law, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, History (ModernHungarian and World History) Informatics] 20-60 credits;

  • methodological and skills development knowledge

 (Statistics,Social Statistics, Qualitative and Quantitative Methodology, TerminologyExercises) 20-30 credits;

  • professional skills related to international relations: 50-100credits, including the credit value of the thesis, as per the following:
  • the history of international relations [The Historyof International Relationships from 1815 to 1989, The History of HungarianForeign Policy, The History of Diplomacy, International Relations in the NewWorld Order (from 1989)] 5-40 credits;
  • the theory and practice of international politics(The Main Schools of International Political Theory, The Theory and Practice ofDiplomacy) 5-40 credits;
  • international law (International Public Law,International Civil Law, International Treaties, International Institutions andOrganisations) 5-40 credits;
  • international economics (International Economics,Foreign Economic Policy, International Finance, World Economy, InternationalBusiness Economics) 5-40 credits;
  • regional-civilisational studies (History ofCivilization, History of European Civilization, Regional Studies) 5-40 credits;
  • the European Union (The Developmental History of theEuropean Union, EU Institutions and Decision-making, EU Law, EU Jurisdictionsand Policies, Hungary in the European Union, European Union Tender Writing andProject Management) 5-40 credits;
  • the practice of international relations (Techniquesof International Communication, International Events, Diplomatic Protocol,Negotiation Techniques) 5-40 credits.

Specialisation recommended by the educational institutionconstitutes theoretical and practical knowledge that is capable of working onthe given field, improves personal abilities, and results in specialisedcompetences relevant to individual interests. In the entirety of the programme,trade-specific knowledge accounts for 30-35 credits.

For obtaining the bachelor’s degree, state-recognized intermediate(B2) complex language examination from at least two living foreign languages isrequired, of which at least one is a language examination in the technicallanguage of social sciences, law, economics or political sciences field ofstudy (international relations, diplomatic, economic management, economic,tourism, tourism-hospitality, legal and administrative, military, trading,economic, finance, business) and the other is a general examination orequivalent high school graduation certificate or diploma.

The internship is an at least four week long, contiguous internshipas defined in the programme syllabus.

International Business
Department responsible for program: Institute for the Development of Enterprises
Program instructor: Dr. Kacsirek László
Bachelor's degree program: International Business
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 8 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
In this course your main focus will be the globally relevant business practices and theories. Raise your awareness on international business and multicultural challenges! Classes give a great learning experience with case studies, problemsolving projects, teamwork, flipped classrooms, blended learning and other exciting methods to deliver the most relevant knowledge and experience for your future career. The program is offering you the opportunity to spend an international semester at any partner institution all around the world or to work at a multicultural company in Hungary or another country. Global companies are awaiting you after graduating. Are you ready to join? Apply now!

Tuition fee: 760 000 HUF (≈2300 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 3000 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: bachelor (baccalaureus, abbreviation: BSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: közgazdász nemzetközi gazdálkodásalapképzési szakon
  • qualification in English: Economist in International Business

  • degree orientation: practice oriented (60-70 percent)
  • minimum credit value of the comprehensive extra-institutionpractical training: 30 credits, credit value of the thesis: 10 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 10 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 313   

The objective of the programme is the training of economic expertswho are capable of handling negotiations at a high level, in Hungarian and inforeign languages, who are capable of performing and managing internationalbusiness activities in possession of their economic, applied economics studiesand knowledge attained in specialisations. They are prepared to continue theirtraining at the Master’s level.

  • Knows the basic, comprehensive concepts, theories, facts, nationaland international economy interrelationships regarding relevant economicactors, functions, and processes.
  • Has studied the basic theories and characteristics of the microand macro levels of economy, possesses the basic information-gathering,mathematical, and statistical analytic methods.
  • Knows the rules and ethical norms of cooperation in a project,team, work organisation, and of managing projects.
  • Knows and understand the bases of expert knowledge that helpsidentify international freight and international financial processes, thespecialisation-relevant information gathering, analysis, and problem-solvingmethods, and their applications and limits.
  • Knows the basis of other fields related to international business(legal, land development, education).
  • Knows and understands the basic functions, determinations, andgoals of economic policy, foreign trade processes, and foreign economy policy).Has the knowledge regarding the operation of the European Union required foreffective work.
  • Is knowledgeable about IT and office automation tools that supportthe operation of organisations and economic processes.
  • Has learned the written and oral forms of professional andefficient communication, and the spreadsheet and graphic methods of presentingdata.
  • Possesses the basic technical terminology of economics in themothertongue and in at least two foreign languages.

  • Plans and organises business activities and projects, manages andcontrols small enterprises and businesses.
  • Can uncover, systemise, and analyse facts and basicinterrelationships by utilising the studied theories and methods, can formulateindependent deductions and critiques, makes decision-preparation suggestions,and makes decisions in routine and partially unknown – Hungarian orinternational – environments.
  • Follows and interprets international and world economy businessprocesses, changes in economic policy and in policies and laws relevant tohis/her professional specialisation, their effects, and considers these inanalyses, suggestions, and decisions.
  • Is capable of determining the complex consequences of transportand foreign trade processes.
  • Plans and organises business activities related to transport andforeign trade processes in business organisations and business jobs.
  • Presents professional suggestions, formulated in a conceptuallyand theoretically correct way in an oral or written form, in Hungarian or inforeign languages, according to the rules of professional communication.Understands and uses the typical on-line and printed literature of the field inHungarian and foreign languages.
  • Participates in projects, group work, and after attainingpractical knowledge and experience, manages, organises, evaluates, and controlsactivity in them as a leader. Is capable of cooperating with therepresentatives of other fields (engineers, foreign traders).
  • Is aware of the characteristics of work in an international, multiculturalenvironment.
  • After attaining practical knowledge and experience, is capable ofleading small and medium enterprises or organisational units of businessorganisations.
  • Is capable of using his/her intermediate level professionalforeign language skills.

  • Demonstrates a problem-sensitive, proactive behaviour for qualitywork; is constructive, cooperative, and takes initiative in project and groupwork.
  • Is open to new information, to new professional knowledge andmethodologies, and to performing new tasks and tasks that require cooperation.
  • Strives to improve knowledge and work relationships and tocooperate with colleagues in this.
  • Has a critical attitude towards the knowledge, work, and behaviourof him/herself and any subordinates. Is prepared to make mistakes right, andhelps colleagues to do the same.
  • Is open to changes in the economic and social environment of thejob, work organisation, or enterprise; strives to follow and understandchanges.
  • Strives to consider the opinions of others, to sectoral, regional,national, and European values (including social, ecological, and sustainabilityconsiderations) in decisions.
  • Strives for lifelong learning in the working life and outside ofit.

  • Performs and organises the tasks defined in his/her jobdescription independently, with a general professional oversight.
  • Organises the analysis of economic processes and data collection,systemisation, and evaluation independently.
  • Takes responsibility for analyses, conclusions, and decisionsmade.
  • Takes responsibility for observing professional, legal, andethical norms and rules regarding work and behaviour.
  • Independently monitors changes in the social-economic-legalenvironment that have an effect on his/her specialist field.
  • Follows and applies relevant policies partially independently.
  • Does presentations and moderates debates independently.
  • Participates in the work of professional forums inside and outsidethe business organisation independently and responsibly.

The scientific fields and areas that the training is based onare:

  • economy, methodology, and business skills [Mathematics,Statistics, Informatics, Micro and Macro Economics, International Economics,Finance, Corporate Economics, Economic Law, Marketing, Accounting Management,Business Communication, Terminology, Environmental Economics, other basicbusiness studies] 80-90 credits;
  • social science studies (European Union Studies, General andFinancial Law Studies, Economic History, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy,Organisational and Management Theory) 10-20 credits;
  • international business professional studies (International Economyand Trade Institutions, World Trade Processes and Regions, Foreign EconomyPolicy, Analysis and Market Development, International Finance, InternationalTransactions, International Marketing, Intercultural Management, European UnionCommunity Policies, International Negotiation Techniques, InternationalEtiquette, Protocol, and optional specialisations) 70-90 credits.

The credit value of special studies in fields internationalbusiness studies in the entirety of the programme is a maximum of 30 credits.

For obtaining the bachelor’s degree, state-recognized intermediate(B2) specialised (according to the field of training) complex languageexamination from at least two foreign languages, or the equivalent high schoolgraduation certificate or diploma is required, one of which may be substitutedwith a state-recognized advanced level (C1) complex language examination.

The duration of the internship is 12 weeks (400 hours for full-timecourses, 200 hours for part-time courses) of contiguous training.

Communication and Media Science
Department responsible for program: Institute of Communication and Sociology
Program instructor: Dr. Veszelszki Ágnes
Bachelor's degree program: Communication and Media Science
Specialization: Social Science
Program time in semesters: 6 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
Receive extensive training in the processes, organizations, practices and effects of public communication as well as traditional and new media. Let us introduce you to the most up-to-date international practices in the methodology of communication research, enabling you to study and analyze communication and media phenomena as a professional. Communication agencies, PR-, strategic, analytical and consulting agencies, event planning agencies and training companies, communications and press department, printed and online media, publishers will be waiting for you after graduation. Apply now!

Tuition fee: 560 000 HUF (≈1600 EUR per semester for EEA applicants, 2400 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: bachelor (baccalaureus, abbreviation: BA)
  • qualification in Hungarian: kommunikátor
  • qualification in English: Expert in Communication

  • degree orientation: balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 10 credits
  • minimum credit value of the comprehensive extra-institutionpractical training:10 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 9 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 321   

The objective of the degree is to train communication expertsknowledgeable about the institutions and institutional systems in the variousfields of communication. They are knowledgeable regarding the areas of societalcommunication, the structures of institutions in these areas, the primary institutionsof communication and media, and the inner workings of communication and media.With the attained knowledge, abilities, and attitudes, they are completelycapable of performing communication-related work in the institutions in thescenes of communication. They are prepared to continue their training at theMaster’s level.

  • Knows the main elements of the social sciences toolkit andunderstands the connections that serve as the basis of the scientificexploration of society and social communication.
  • Knows the main relationships regarding the functioning of societyand the relevant scientific contexts.
  • Knows and understands the mechanisms of social phenomena exploredby communication and media sciences and their subsystems.
  • Has an overview of the social spheres of the field: the normativesystems and operational practices of institutions, the economy, politics,sciences, arts, morality, religion, language, and law.
  • Knows the most important factors of the social, structural,economic, and political processes that define the fields of communication andmedia,
  • Has a confident knowledge of methodology, understands and sees thepossibilities and perspectives of methodological innovation

  • Is capable of navigating the deeper interconnections of the fieldand the practical social, communication, and media science-related problems andtheir possible solutions.
  • Is capable of efficiently processing new knowledge in the field.Handles printed and digital resources, social science and media researchdatabases, and the devices that operate them with confidence.
  • Is capable of a synthesizing comparison of the basic theories andconcepts of social communication, of expressing rational arguments, i.e. offorming and opinion and arguing for it in debates in various fields ofcommunication.
  • Based on a basic theoretical knowledge, is capable of developing aworking hypothesis that uncovers the real interrelationships of processes inthe fields of social communication that explores facts, the most suitableempirical method to study it, and the concept of processing the results.
  • Is capable of an in-depth analysis of facts gathered in the levelsand fields of communication encountered during theoretical and practical work,and uncovering the interrelationships from the results.
  • Is capable of making realistic judgements based on processedinformation in the fields of communication and media research, and offormulating independent suggestions based on consequences drawn from these
  • Uses the profession’s vocabulary, basic scientific concepts, andthe elements of the specialised vocabulary confidently.
  • Is capable of making decisions in professional (interpersonal,group, public, organisational, intercultural, and mass communication)decision-making processes on his/her field of expertise on the level ofpractical applicability.

  • Is open to a dynamic and value-based reception of social changes,is open to adapt viewpoints that fight prejudices.
  • Accepts that cultural phenomena are historically and sociallydetermined and changeable.
  • Accepts the religious and social, historical and present-daydiversity of the Hungarian and the European identities, and assumesresponsibility for the representation of these values.
  • Desires to learn about non-European cultures, is open to andtolerant of these cultures.
  • Accepts and consistently undertakes the diversity of thinking insocial science, represents its basic world-view genuinely in his/her immediateand wider communities.
  • Is sensitive and open to the most severe social problems, with aworld-view that is rooted in professional and personal solidarity with thoseless fortunate and more vulnerable.
  • Is dedicated to social equality, democratic values in every aspectof life, the rule of law, and the European community of values, and is capableof articulating opinions in the appropriate form.
  • Is open to all forms of professional innovation, is accepting butappropriately critical of theoretical, practical, and methodologicalinnovation.
  • Is open to critical self-evaluation, the various forms ofprofessional training, the self-improvement methods of an intellectualworld-view, and strives to improve him/herself in these fields.
  • Is capable of learning and continuously improving communicationskills and of self-reflection regarding abilities in this field.
  • Consciously and responsibly represents the consequent followingand protection of the legal, ethical, and professional norms of society,professional field, and workplace.
  • Consciously represents methods used in the profession and acceptsthe methodological diversity of other scientific fields.
  • Accepts and realises a health-conscious attitude and lifestyle

  • Takes on an independent, innovative role in the professionalenvironments of communication and media sciences in affirming his/her view onsociety.
  • In his/her own professional environment, develops a historicallyand politically coherent individual viewpoint that helps in the development andawareness of him/herself and the environment.
  • In a professional work environment, is capable of performing andmanaging complex tasks based on the professional standards.
  • Organises own work and the work of subordinates with anindependence and responsibility that is appropriate for his/her place in theorganisational structure.
  • Presents views at professional and social forums as a sovereignactor, represents the profession, organisation, and professional groupresponsibly.
  • Is independent, constructive, and assertive in forms ofcooperation inside and outside the institution.
  • Takes responsibility for his/her professional publications in anylanguage, is aware of their possible consequences

The scientific fields and areas that the training is based onare: Indicated competences may be attained by learning knowledge and skillsregarding professional socialisation, and by learning the theoretical andpractical knowledge built into the training programme.

  • communication and social science foundation courses 40-55 credits

(Man and Society, Social Communication, Introduction to SocialSciences, Introduction to Social Psychology; Introductory Practices Module,Communication Competences (Written and Media Communication Practices,Communication Research Methods)

  • communication theory and practice studies, 101-116 credits 
(Fieldsof Communication, Theories and Models of Communication, The Operation ofCommunication Institutions and the Communication Operations of Institutions,The Media Aspects of Communication, Culture and Communication, VisualCommunication, Professional Practice Studies)

Specialisation recommended by the educational institutionconstitutes theoretical and practical knowledge that is capable of working onthe given field, improves personal abilities, and results in specialisedcompetences relevant to individual interests. The credit value of optionalcourses within studies of the practice and theory of communication is 40-44credits.

Earning an undergraduate degree requires an intermediate “B2”complex type state-recognized language examination in a modern foreign languageor an equivalent high school graduation certificate or diploma.

Internship is at least 80 hours, spent in institutions in thevarious fields of communication.

Business and Management
Department responsible for program: Institute for the Development of Enterprises
Program instructor: Dr. Aranyossy Márta
Bachelor's degree program: Business and Management
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 7 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
Interactive class discussions, group work, student projects and presentations, case studies and other business problemsolving scenarios will become part of your daily life once you join the course! The focus is on the diverse management challenges in today’s business environment that graduates will face from the very beginning. There is a strong demand from multinational companies for our Business and Management fresh graduates and not only that, but the program is internationally EPAS (European Program Assessment System) accredited. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Apply now!

Tuition fee: 760 000 HUF (≈2300 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 3000 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: bachelor (baccalaureus, abbreviation: BSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: közgazdász gazdálkodási és menedzsmentalapképzési szakon
  • qualification in English: Economist in Business Administration andManagement

  • degree orientation: practice oriented (60-70 percent)
  • minimum credit value of the comprehensive extra-institutionpractical training: 30 credits, credit value of the thesis: 10 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 10 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 345   

The objective of the programme is the training of economic expertswho, in possession of their economic, applied economic, and methodologicalknowledge and the knowledge attained in specialisations are capable ofunderstanding, planning, and analysing the operating processes of businessorganisations and institutions. After attaining practical knowledge andexperience, they are capable of managing and organising business andentrepreneurial activities and processes. They are prepared to continue theirtraining at the Master’s level.


  • Knows the basic, comprehensive concepts, theories, facts, nationaland international economy interrelationships regarding relevant economicactors, functions, and processes.
  • Has studied the basic theories and characteristics of the microand macro levels of economy, possesses the basic information-gathering,mathematical, and statistical analytic methods.
  • Knows the rules and ethical norms of cooperation in a project,team, work organisation, and of managing projects.
  • Knows the principles and methods regarding the creation oforganisations and institutions and the creation and modification of theirstructure and organisational behaviour.
  • Knows and understands the principles and methods of managing,organising, and operating business processes, the methodology of analysingbusiness processes, and the methodological bases of decision preparation anddecision support.
  • Knows the bases of other specialisations (engineering, legal,environmental, quality assurance, etc.) related to the specialist field.
  • Possesses basic managerial and organisational skills and skillsfor the preparation, initiation, and management of founding small and mediumenterprises.
  • Is knowledgeable about IT and office automation tools that supportthe operation of organisations and economic processes.
  • Has learned the written and oral forms of professional andefficient communication, and the spreadsheet and graphic methods of presentingdata.
  • Possesses the basic technical terminology of economics in themothertongue and in at least one foreign language.

  • Plans and organises business activities and projects, manages andcontrols small enterprises and businesses.
  • Can uncover, systemise, and analyse facts and basicinterrelationships by utilising the studied theories and methods, can formulateindependent deductions and critiques, makes decision-preparation suggestions,and makes decisions in routine and partially unknown – Hungarian orinternational – environments.
  • Follows and interprets international and world economy businessprocesses, changes in economic policy and in policies and laws relevant tohis/her professional specialisation, their effects, and considers these inanalyses, suggestions, and decisions.
  • Is capable of determining the complex consequences of economicprocesses and organisational events.
  • Can use the techniques of solving economic problems,problem-solving methods, considering their applications and limits.
  • Is capable of cooperating with representatives of otherspecialisations.
  • Participates in projects, group work, and after attainingpractical knowledge and experience, manages, organises, evaluates, and controlsactivity in them as a leader.
  • After attaining practical knowledge and experience, is capable ofleading small and medium enterprises or organisational units of businessorganisations.
  • Presents professional suggestions, formulated in a conceptuallyand theoretically correct way in an oral or written form, in Hungarian or inforeign languages, according to the rules of professional communication.
  • Is capable of using a professional foreign language at anintermediate level.

  • Demonstrates a problem-sensitive, proactive behaviour for qualitywork; is constructive, cooperative, and takes initiative in project and groupwork.
  • Is open to new information, to new professional knowledge andmethodologies, and to performing new tasks and tasks that require cooperation.Strives to improve knowledge and work relationships and to cooperate withcolleagues in this.
  • Is open to changes in the economic and social environment of thejob, work organisation, or enterprise; strives to follow and understandchanges.
  • Is open to the opinions of others, to sectoral, regional,national, and European values (including social, ecological, and sustainabilityconsiderations).
  • Accepts and recognises the importance of career planning.
  • Strives for lifelong learning in the working life and outside ofit.

  • Performs and organises the tasks defined in his/her jobdescription independently, with a general professional oversight.
  • Takes responsibility for analyses, conclusions, and decisionsmade.
  • Leads, organises, manages organisational units and work groups inbusiness organisations or enterprises and minor business organisations, takingresponsibility for the organisation and the employees.
  • Organises, manages, and controls business activities in businessorganisations, in business jobs according to his/her training.
  • Takes responsibility for observing professional, legal, andethical norms and rules regarding work and behaviour.
  • As a member of projects, group work, and organisational units,performs the assigned tasks independently and responsibly.
  • Does presentations and moderates debates independently.Participates in the work of professional forums inside and outside the businessorganisation independently and responsibly.

The scientific fields and areas that the training is based onare:

  • economy, methodology, and business skills [Mathematics,Statistics, Informatics, Micro and Macro Economics, International Economics,Finance, Corporate Economics, Economic Law, Marketing, Accounting Management, BusinessCommunication, Terminology, Environmental Economics, other basic businessstudies] 80-90 credits;
  • social science studies (European Union Studies, General andFinancial Law Studies, Economic History, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy)10-20 credits;
  • business and management professional studies(Corporate Finance, Accounting Analysis, Human Resource Management, MarketingManagement, Management and Administration, Management of Value CreatingProcesses, Decision Theory and Methodology, Controlling, Business Ethics,Strategic Planning, Production Management, Process and Quality Management,Human Resource Management, Team Management, Public Management, OrganisationMethodology, Information Management, optional specialisation) 70-90 credits.

The credit value of special studies in fields necessary forthe needs of an economist with business administration and management studiesin the entirety of the programme is a maximum of 30 credits.

To obtain undergraduate degree, one must have at least oneintermediate “B2” complex type state-recognized foreign languageexamination, professional foreign language examination recognized in therelevant field of study or state recognized upper level (C1) complex typegeneral foreign language examination or an equivalent high school graduationcertificate or diploma is required.

The duration of the internship is 12 weeks (400 hours for full-timecourses, 200 hours for part-time courses) of contiguous training.

Applied Economics
Department responsible for program: Institute of Economics
Program instructor: Szabó-Bakos Eszter
Bachelor's degree program: Applied Economics
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 6 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
In this program we will introduce you relevant economic concepts, theories, principles, equations and models which will be the foundation of your work. Not only that but you will have the possibility to take part in a double degree program with Bamberg University in Bamberg, Germany! Roles that you as a graduate can pursue include analyst in a bank or consulting firm, economic advisor to a government minister, insurance broker for a major provider or management trainee across a range of industries.  Apply now!

Tuition fee: 630 000 HUF (≈1900 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 2400 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: bachelor (baccalaureus, abbreviation: BSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: közgazdász alkalmazott közgazdaságtanalapképzési szakon
  • qualification in English: Economist in Applied Economics

  • degree orientation: theory oriented (60-70 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 10 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 9 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 314   

The objective of the programme is the training of economist expertswho possess a stable grasp of economy and a suitable background in methodology,who can answer relevant economic questions using the attained knowledge andskills, who can solve the identified problem, and perform a basic analysis ofthe effects of economic events and economic policy interventions. Based ontheir knowledge and skills, they may participate in basic analytic anddecision-preparing tasks. They are prepared to continue their training at theMaster’s level.

  • Knows the basic, comprehensive concepts, theories, facts, nationaland international economy interrelationships regarding relevant economicactors, functions, and processes.
  • Has studied the basic theories and characteristics of the microand macro levels of economy, possesses the basic information-gathering,mathematical, and statistical analytic methods.
  • Knows the tools that may be used to identify relevant economicquestions.
  • Knows and skilfully uses the concepts of economic analysis.
  • Knows the model-building, information-gathering,information-processing, and -analysis methods that may be used to answerrelevant questions in economy.
  • Has attained the knowledge regarding the factors that affect thedecisions of economic operators and the interrelationships by which decisionsand market processes become economic events.
  • Knows the points of connection through which the market andeconomic policy institutions can influence economic events.
  • Knows the transmission mechanism of economic policy interventions.
  • Has mastered the contentual and formal requirements of publishingprofessional results, and uses them competently

  • Can uncover, systemise, and analyse facts and basicinterrelationships by utilising the studied theories and methods, can formulateindependent deductions and critiques, makes decision-preparation suggestions,and makes decisions in known and partially unknown – Hungarian or international– environments.
  • Follows and interprets international and world economy businessprocesses, changes in economic policy and in policies and laws relevant tohis/her professional specialisation, their effects, and considers these inanalyses, suggestions, and decisions.
  • Is capable of identifying relevant economic issues correctly andof answering them at a professionally adequate level based on their analysisand predictions.
  • Is capable of choosing adequate conceptual and methodologicalelements to solve a relevant economic problem.
  • Understands economic interrelationships, is capable of identifyingthe factors behind economic changes and of gauging the expected effects ofeconomic events and economic policy interventions.
  • Is capable of presenting results at the expected professionalquality in a clear and understandable way

  • Demonstrates a problem-sensitive, proactive behaviour for qualitywork; is constructive, cooperative, and takes initiative in project and groupwork.
  • Is open to new information, to new professional knowledge andmethodologies, and to performing new tasks and tasks that require cooperation.Strives to improve knowledge and work relationships and to cooperate withcolleagues in this.
  • Is dedicated to quality work.
  • Observes the professional and ethical norms of scientific life andwork.
  • Is open to new knowledge.
  • Is dedicated to the lifelong improvement of skills and knowledge.
  • Observes the ethical norms of professional work in independentwork; is open and constructive in group work.
  • By applying the attained mathematical knowledge, strives for thedeepest and most comprehensive understanding of observed phenomena and thedescription and explanation of their patterns

  • Performs and organises the tasks defined in his/her jobdescription independently, with a general professional oversight. Organises theanalysis of economic processes and data collection, systemisation, andevaluation independently. Takes responsibility for analyses and conclusions.
  • Takes responsibility for his/her decisions, activity, andbehaviour.
  • Takes responsibility for adhering to the standards, ethicalguidelines, and professional standards defined by the educational institution.
  • Takes responsibility for his/her own professional development

The programme ensures the development of a stable conceptual systemof economy and a basic methodological toolkit necessary for solving basiceconomy-related issues, and develops skills necessary to uncover and solveissues and present the results, and reinforces the student’s attitudes,responsibility, and autonomy.

The scientific fields and areas that the training is based on are:

  • economy and methodology skills [Mathematics, Statistics,Informatics, Economics (Micro and Macro Economics, International Economics),Corporate Economics, Finance, Accounting, Economic Theory, Economic Statistics,Finance, History of Economic Thought, Economic Modelling, Game Theory, EconomicPolicy, Sectoral and Functional Economy, Economics, Community Economics, World-and European Economics, Environmental Economics, Public Policy, RegionalEconomics Studies, and differentiated professional skills] 155-165 credits;
  • introduction to social sciences (European Union Studies, Generaland Financial Law Studies, Economic History, Sociology, Psychology, Politology,Social Psychology, Philosophy, Organisational and Management Theory) 15-25credits.

To obtain undergraduate degree, one must have at least oneintermediate “B2” complex type state-recognized foreign languageexamination, professional foreign language examination recognized in therelevant field of study or state recognized upper level (C1) complex typegeneral foreign language examination or an equivalent high school graduationcertificate or diploma is required.

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