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Business Informatics
Department responsible for program: Institute of Informatics
Program instructor: dr. Szabó Zoltán
Bachelor's degree program: Business Informatics
Specialization: Information Technology
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
Are you interested in both IT and business after receiving your bachelor’s degree in a similar field? Business Informatics offers you this successful mix of management, controlling and accounting with IT-related competencies: managing information as a strategic resource, information strategy planning, system design and development, IT project management, application integration, business intelligence, process management, IT security, IT service management and IT audit. Start your studies and build a career as a business intelligence specialist, business analyst or IT audit specialist at managerial positions in IT dependent companies ranging from start-ups to multinational companies in the finance or service sector. Aim high! Apply now!

Tuition fee: 880 000 HUF (≈2700 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 3400 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: master- (magister, abbreviation: MSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: okleveles gazdaságinformatikus
  • qualification in English: Business Informatics Engineer


Accepted with the complete credit value:business informatics undergraduate degree.

[1]May be primarily considered with the completion of the credits defined: Computer Science Engineer, ComputerScientist, and Computer Science Operational Engineering undergraduate degrees.

[2]May also beconsidered with the completion of the credits defined: azok azalapképzési és mesterképzési szakok, illetve a felsőoktatásról szóló 1993. éviLXXX. törvény szerinti szakok, amelyeket a kredit megállapításának alapjáulszolgáló ismeretek összevetése alapján a felsőoktatási intézmény kreditátvitelibizottsága elfogad.


[1] Established by: Section 2 (2), Appendix 1 of Ministry of HumanCapacities decree 31/2017. (XII. 5.) Effective from: 6/XII/2017

[2] Incorporated by: Section 2 (2), Appendix 1 of Ministry of HumanCapacities decree 31/2017. (XII. 5.) Effective from: 6/XII/2017

For those with degrees defined in sections 4.2 and 4.3 –except for holders of Computer Science Operational Engineering undergraduatedegrees as per section 4.2 – the minimum number to enter the Master’s trainingcycle of credits is 70 from the following fields:

  • 10 credits from the fields of natural science studies (Analysis,Probability Theory, Statistics, Operation Research, Mathematics, ComputerScience);
  • 20 credits from the fields of economic and human studies[Economics, Corporate Economics, Finance, Legal Studies, European UnionStudies, Management, Management Theory (Decision Theory, Methodology) Studies];
  • 40 credits from the fields of informatics studies (ComputerArchitectures, Operating Systems, Computer Networks, Programming Theory,Programming Languages, Program Design, Database Management, IR Architectures,Development, and Management, Quality Assurance, Integrated Developmental Tools,Development Support, Informatics Audit, Integrated Corporation ManagementSystems, Special Applications).

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s programme is forthe student to have at least 40 credits in the listed area based on his/her undergraduatestudies. Missing credits must be attained in the Master’s programme as definedin the higher education institution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

For entering the Master’s programme with a Computer ScienceOperational Engineering undergraduate degree, a minimum of 60 credits isnecessary from the following subject areas:

  • introduction to natural sciences (Analysis, Statistics,Operational Research) 10 credits, economic and human studies (Economics,Financial Studies, Accounting, Controlling) 20 credits;
  • informatics studies (Computer Architectures, Databases, BusinessIntelligence, Corporate Management Systems, Quality Assurance, IT Audit, SystemDevelopment) 30 credits.

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s programme is for thestudent to complete 60 credits in the listed fields of study in parallel withthe Master’s programme, in the first two semesters after admittance, as definedin the higher education institution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

  • degree orientation: balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 30 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits

International Standard Classification of Educationfield of education code: 481

The objective of the programme is the training of Business InformaticsEngineers capable of understanding complex business processes, uncoveringissues, and developing alternative solutions. They are capable of recognisingexpectations towards IT systems that support value-creating processes, ofdeveloping applications and managing finished applications, and of performingand coordinating research and development tasks. They are prepared to continuetheir training at the PhD level.

  • Possesses a mastery of English that is sufficient for the training,reading technical literature in English, understanding and processing technicaltexts, and performing the professional tasks that may be performed with thefield of education, and constant professional self-improvement.
  • Knows and understands the company’s system of activities, theconcepts of value chain and supply chain, the principles of process-orientedmanagement, the process of corporate strategy development.
  • Knows and understand relationships between corporate functions,including the primary concepts and processes regarding marketing, finance andaccounting, human resource management, innovation management, andvalue-creating process management.
  • Possesses detailed knowledge regarding information systems,understands the principles and methods of architecture-development.
  • Knows the principles and development methods of business,information, and data architecture, the main interrelationships ofimplementation, and change management tasks.
  • Understands the connections between information and businessarchitecture and is capable of mapping business needs to IT requirements.
  • Knows the basic characteristics of the various layers of informationarchitecture (transaction processing, operative support, decision support,group work, work processes) and their interrelationships.
  • Possesses detailed knowledge regarding all fields of informationmanagement, including the conceptual system and interrelationships ofinformatics strategy, process management, system organisation, knowledgemanagement, IT service management, project management, risk management,performance management, IT asset management, IT safety and IT audit.
  • Possesses a comprehensive knowledge regarding regulation issues and problemsof information society, including the interpretation of various fields (media,telecommunication, economy), and IT law respects.
  • Is aware of global trends, the limits of the scientific field inhis/her IT specialisation, its role in IT and social innovation, and theresulting new requirements.
  • Knows the methods of solving issues related to the fields ofapplications and the methods, processes, and limits of the tasks that aim tosolve them.
  • Knows and understands the concepts, interrelationships, applications,and limits of statistics and computer science.

  • Plans and manages the development of IT applications and methodsthat solve real business and organisational issues.
  • Is capable of understanding and analysing business processes,exploring the software applications that help execute them, and adapting themto business-organisational requirements.
  • Is capable of utilising system development principles and methods,and managing the execution of developmental tools (business modelling and the toolsof computer-supported development).
  • Is capable of performing tasks related to planning, creating, andmanaging databases.
  • Is capable of adapting economy applications, initiating theorganisational changes necessary for the implementation of IT applications,estimating introduction risks and planning measures to eliminate them, and ofcooperation in execution.
  • Is capable of managing the IT unit of an organisation, if needed,outsources IT tasks.
  • Is capable of applying the learned methods to handle operationalrisks.
  • Is capable of planning and managing development projects anduncovering various organisational solutions in IT-related tasks.
  • Cooperating with and IT auditor, is capable of ensuring theconditions and controls of processes.
  • Is capable of uncovering and communication business opportunities inIT applications.

  • Monitors professional and technological development regarding the ITand corporate (public administration, public service) fields.
  • Utilises a critical viewpoint, a new view, new solutions andmethodologies in his/her specialist field and scientific field.
  • Uses scientific arguments for the necessary innovation whileplanning and leading research and development.
  • Considers mediating professional results between the representativesof the IT field and other representatives of the application field.
  • Accepts and develops work and organisational culture, consequentlyendorses professional ethical principles related to IT security.
  • Is dedicated to observing and enforcing quality requirements.
  • Respects differing opinions, strives for convincing others withprofessional arguments.
  • Considers conveying and realising environmentally consciousbehaviour important.
  • Takes on an active, managerial role in projects and in task-orientedwork groups, constantly develops his/her own project management skills andabilities, and focuses on shared success in initiatives and decisions.

  • Performs his/her tasks, thinks through and develops professionalissues in an independent IT job, in an appropriate, but self-decided way.
  • Feels responsibility to adhere to and enforce deadlines.
  • Takes responsibility for his/her own work and the work of anycolleagues working with him/her (in the same projects).
  • Manages critical IT systems with a developmental and operationalresponsibility.

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

  • natural science and economy studies (Computing Science, OperationResearch, Multivariate Statistics, Management Control, Strategy, ManagerialAccounting) 18-30 credits;
  • business informatics professional studies (Software Engineering,Network Technologies, Security, System Development, Data Mining, DataWarehousing, Corporate Architecture, Informatics Strategy, Process Management)20-25 credits.
Considering optional specialisations, specialist knowledgelearned in specialist fields appropriate for the requirements of theinformatics profession. The credit value of specialisation recommended by thetraining institution is 25-50 credits.

To obtain a master’s degree, the student must have an intermediate“B2” complex type state-recognized language examination in any livingforeign language in which scientific literature for the profession exists, oran equivalent graduation certificate or diploma.

The internship is a professional training that contains at least 240certified work hours that lasts for at least 6 weeks defined by the curriculumof the higher education institution.

Communication and Media Studies
Department responsible for program: Institute of Communication and Sociology
Program instructor: Dr. Benczes Réka
Bachelor's degree program: Communication and Media Studies
Specialization: Social Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
Soon after joining our Communication and Media Science MA program you will possess the ability to lead various communication and media organizations and to adapt to the volatile challenges of the labour market by gaining an internationally recognized academic qualification. We aim to equip you with fresh theoretical perspectives and analytical skills, giving you a better understanding of the communication and media world. The program offers three different specializations: 1. Political Communication; 2. International Communication; 3. Developmental Communication in Organisations. Grab the opportunity, join #CorvinUs! Apply now!

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

  • qualification level: master- (magister,abbreviation: MA)
  • qualification in Hungarian: okleveles kommunikáció- és médiaszakértő
  • qualification in English: Communications and Media Studies Expert

  • Accepted with the complete credit value: communication and media science undergraduate programme and thecollege-level communication undergraduate degree as per Act LXXX of 1993.
  • May be primarily considered with the completion of the creditsdefined: Bachelor courses of the liberal arts, economic sciences, law, IT,arts, art communication, and social sciences fields.
  • May also be considered with the completion of the credits defined: undergraduate and Master’s courses andcourses as defined as per Act LXXX of 1993 on higher education that areaccepted by the higher education institution’s credit transfer committee basedon a comparison of the studies that serve as the basis of the credits.

The minimum number of credits for admittance into the Master’sprogramme based on previous studies is 30, from the fields of networkcommunication, economics and management, HR, cultural anthropology, culturalscience, communication, marketing, media studies, media culture, medialiteracy, work psychology, introduction to intercultural studies, art and artcommunication, linguistic sciences, international communication, special mediastudies, sociology, social psychology, and PR.

  • degree orientation: balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 20 credits
  • minimum credit value of the comprehensive extra-institutionpractical training: 2 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 321   

The objective of the programme is the training of communication andmedia experts who react well to the new and constantly changing challenges ofthe job market who possess self-assured knowledge regarding the communicationand media-related determination of social sub-systems. They know and canoperate the various institutions of communication and media and are preparedfor the analytic evaluation of these institutions and for joining researchprogrammes. They are prepared to continue their training at the PhD level.

Knows the most important social science concepts at a high level.

Possesses a knowledge that encompasses the ability to place thespecialisation in a wider system, recognition and understanding ofrelationships to similar fields of expertise, and using opportunities providedby the wider system and contexts regarding the system of effects.

Possesses an in-depth understanding of all important fields ofcommunication and media studies, the fields of social communication, theinstitutions that work here and their operating mechanisms, processes, knowshistorical references regarding the field.

Knows and understands Hungarian, European, and global socialphenomena and issues that have defined and still define the development of thebasic tendencies of social science thinking.

Knows the issues and interrelationships of the various fields ofcommunication and media systems, including the interrelationships of media andpopular culture, the operational mechanisms of the global media market, and theglobal rules of cultural exchange.

Knows the connections between communication and culture, the variouslevels of manifestation of this relationships, and their consequences regardingthe interrelationships of social communication.

Possesses an appropriate and suitable knowledge to navigate thevarious mechanisms of social decision-making.

Knows and understands the channels of social advocacy, the forums ofdebate, and the legal and ethical methods of influencing decisions.

Recognises the communication and information characteristics of thisfield based on his/her own professional knowledge.

Knows the characteristics of the cultural space defined by theEuropean Union and the resulting consequences.

Knows the operations, legal background, institutional system, andtools of state legislation.

Possesses the methodological knowledge used in the specialist field,understands the point of the newest methodological advancements and theirdevelopmental tendencies.


Possesses the ability of a new way of seeing things, is capable ofapproaching the sociocultural environment with an interdisciplinary world-view,and is capable of a professional use of the learning methods that characterisethe specialist field.

Is capable of using the skills of his/her specialist field torecognise issues and conflicts, and is capable of cooperating efficiently inthe development and suggestion of solutions.

In solving professional tasks, is capable of performing independentanalysis and evaluation, and of synthesising deductions and explanations.

Is capable of uncovering and processing Hungarian and foreign socialscience resources and utilising the deductions in practical, professional work.

Is capable of preparing independent, scientifically formattedsummaries, analyses, studies that include analyses, and written summaries ofthe various sub-fields of his/her specialist field.

Is capable of using a wide range of established techniques for thecritical analysis and processing of information.

Is capable of formulating a correct opinion or critique and makingdecisions even in possession of incomplete data, and communicating theresulting deductions in a clear way to a professional or non-professional audience.

Is capable of controlling work processes inside the organisation ata level that is suitable for his/her preparedness, cooperating efficiently withpartners inside and outside the institutions, and after an appropriateprofessional training, work as a manager.

Is capable of finding projects that can be taken in and executed bythe institution where he/she works, of controlling tendering and implementingwork, and a successful cooperation with the partners that coordinate theprocess.

Is capable of adapting to the rapidly changing workplace andorganisational environment.

Is capable of developing a concept of adaptation to handle changes,and debating and accepting it with colleagues and other partners.

Is capable of developing and executing independent professionalconcepts.

In possession of the knowledge attained in the programme, is capableof professional reflection regarding his/her own knowledge regardingcommunication and media science, and the constant improvement of his/herprofessional knowledge.

With his/her professional skills, is capable of performing efficientand successful intellectual work.

Is minimally capable of performing professional work in a foreignlanguage (English is recommended), of using the professional vocabulary, ofcorrectly interpreting foreign-language literature, and in order to do allthese, the constant improvement of his/her foreign language communicationskills.

Is capable of participating in the process of lifelong learning.

  • 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.
  • Awareness of his/her professional identity grows, it becomes moreestablished, and dedication to the vocation grows.
  • Is critical of approaches that attempt to decrease the openness anddiversity of social sciences in scientific, practical, legal, or politicalcommunication fields.

  • 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 confident in his/her own abilities, is dedicated to professionalideas.

  • 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 committed to professional attempts at solving global and localissues, especially by supporting scientific and practical measures againsttendencies that endanger sustainability.
  • Is open and accepting of the currently forming quality assurancesteps in social sciences, is dedicated to using and operating these in his/herown organisation.
  • Is open and ready to cooperate in international professionalrelationships, takes the initiative in creating and operating them.
  • Is open to requests of sharing knowledge, skills, and professionalexperience.

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 historically andpolitically coherent individual viewpoint that helps in the development andawareness of him/herself and the environment.

Organises own work and the work of subordinates with an independenceand responsibility that is appropriate for his/her place in the organisationalstructure, takes upon and operates partnerships responsibly.

Independently and responsibly participates in the creation andmanagement of organisational units in the institution or organisation.

Builds a professional career responsibly and supports therealisation of a professional career of subordinates.

Presents views at professional and social forums as a sovereignactor, represents the profession, organisation, and professional groupresponsibly, serves and represents the profession’s interests responsibly.

Is independent, constructive, and assertive in forms of cooperationinside and outside the institution.

In all organisational and institutional work, uses his/her knowledgeand influence responsibly for the recognition of quality work.

Consciously and responsibly represents the consequent following andprotection of the legal, ethical, and professional norms of society,professional field, and workplace.

Takes responsibility for observing the professional and ethicalstandards of the profession.

Takes responsibility for his/her professional publications in anylanguage, is aware of their possible consequences.

Consciously represents methods used in the profession and acceptsthe methodological diversity of other scientific fields.

If necessary, takes responsibility for the professional developmentof individuals and groups in his/her own area of responsibility.

Takes on independent and responsible roles in founding and operatingHungarian and independent professional organisations, and the work of advocacyforums.

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

  • the social science embedment of communication and media sciences[the social science-based analysis of communication and media,interdisciplinary approaches to communication and media; theories of regulatingcommunication and media (e.g. legal, ethical, economic, political, cultural)]15-20 credits;
  • professional studies and problematic areas of communication andmedia research (theories of direct personal communication, theories of socialcommunication, culture and communication, organisational and institutionalcommunication, communication research-methodology studies, communicationtechnologies, internship studies) 74-79 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. The credit value of optionalcourses within professional studies and problematic areas of communication is30-40 credits.

Earning a Master’s graduate degree requires at least one foreignlanguage upper level state recognized (C1) complex type examination or a staterecognized intermediate level (B2) complex type foreign language examination ina language other than the language used to obtain the undergraduate degree oran equivalent high school graduation certificate or diploma.

The internship is a professional training defined in the programmesyllabus.

Economic Analysis
Department responsible for program: Institute of Economics
Bachelor's degree program: Economic Analysis
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
Prepare to focus on comparative, regional and sectoral issues and choose your specialization between: Comparative Economics, Health Economics and Labour Studies. This course also provides you the chance of taking part in two double degree programs, one with Fudan University in Shanghai, China and another one with the University of Groningen in Groningen, Netherlands. Upon the completion of the program you as a graduate may choose from several career opportunities in public administration, at financial institutions or in the private sector, including large multinational companies. Ready to join? Apply now!

Tuition fee: 700 000 HUF (≈2100 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 2600 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants
  Study and administrative coordinator:  Akos Deak ( akos.deak@uni-corvinus.hu;  +36 1 482 5401) 

  • qualification level: master- (magister, abbreviation: MSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: okleveles közgazdasági elemző
  • qualification in English: Economic Analyst

Accepted with the complete credit value: the applied economics and economic and financial mathematicalanalysis undergraduate programmes.

May be primarily considered with the completion of the creditsdefined: from the economic sciencesfield, the Human Resources, Economics and Management, Commerce and Marketing,International Economics, Finance and Accounting, Tourism and Catering,Vocational Instruction in Business undergraduate degrees, and from theinformatics field, the Business Informatics Engineer undergraduate degree.

May also be considered with the completion of the creditsdefined: undergraduate and Master’scourses and courses as defined as per Act LXXX of 1993 on higher education thatare accepted by the higher education institution’s credit transfer committeebased on a comparison of the studies that serve as the basis of the credits.


For entering the Master’s programme, a minimum of 80 credits isnecessary from the following subject areas:

  • economics and social science studies (microeconomy, macroeconomy,economics, management) 50 credits;
  • methodology studies (mathematics, statistics, econometry, decisionscience, and informatics studies) 30 credits.

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s programme is forthe student to have at least 50 credits in the listed area based on his/herprevious studies. Missing credits must be attained in the Master’s programme asdefined in the higher education institution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

  • degree orientation: theory oriented (60-70 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 15 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 314   

The objective of the programme is the training of economic analystexperts who, in based on their education in economic science and knowledge thatis competitive in the European and the world markets, in possession of theirtheoretical and methodological skills, are capable of performing independent,creative thinking with an economist’s view and performing applied economicscience analyses and research in the academic, state, and private spheres. Theyare prepared to continue their training at the PhD level.

  • Has mastered the concepts, theories, processes, andcharacteristics of economic science and the micro and macro organisationallevels of economy, knows the definitive economic facts.
  • Understands the structure, operation, and Hungarian and internationalrelationships of business organisations, their information and motivationalfactors, especially the institutional environment. – Knows the Europeanintegration process and European Policies related to its activity.
  • Knows the modern and theoretically demandingmathematical-statistical, econometric, and modelling methods of problemrecognition, definition, and solution and information gathering and processing,and is aware of their limitations.
  • Knows the rules for planning and managing enterprises, businessorganisations, and projects, and their professional and ethical standards.
  • Knows and understands mathematical methods used in economics andtheir limits and the modern, theoretically demanding statistical andeconometric methods and their limits.
  • Knows and understands the conceptual frameworks of micro and macroeconomy, the working principles, automatisms, and institutional characteristicsof the economic system.
  • Possesses the expert knowledge necessary to analyse and solveissues in the field of economics.
  • Knows and understands the relevant information gathering,information analysis, and problem-solving methods of economics, theirapplications, and the possibilities and limitations of IT tools used ineconomic analysis.
  • Knows and understands the professional and ethical standards ofeconomics and scientific work.
  • Has mastered the written and oral forms of professional andefficient communication, the methods of visualising data and processes,including opportunities offered by infocommunication technology.

  • Is capable of formulating independent, new deductions, originalthoughts, and approaches, is capable of utilising sophisticated analytic andmodelling methods, of creating strategies for the solution of complex problems,and of making decisions in dynamic Hungarian and international environments andcorporate cultures.
  • After attaining practical knowledge and experiences, leads mediumand large enterprises or complex organisational units, performs a comprehensiveeconomic function in a business organisation, organises and manages complexbusiness processes, manages resources.
  • Is capable of efficient work in an international, multiculturalenvironment.
  • Is capable of the economic analysis and independent formulation ofsocial and business issues.
  • Is capable of exploring theoretical, methodological, and factualresources in Hungarian and in foreign languages and following the professionalpublications of other scientific fields relevant to the specialisation.
  • Is capable of organising and critically analysing the exploredprofessional resources and data, utilising modern infocommunication technologytools, in his/her analysis, leans on sophisticated mathematical-statistical,econometric, and modelling methods.
  • Is capable of developing strategies to solve complex issues,planning the solution, making decisions, and offering professional advice toeconomic operators.
  • Is capable of preparing professional summaries and analyses inhis/her specialist field, giving presentations, actively participating inprofessional debate using the modern methods of the infocommunication andpresentation toolkits, in Hungarian or in foreign languages.
  • Is capable of participating in large-scale and complex projectsand group work, and as a leader, of managing, organising, and evaluatingactivities.

  • Has a critical attitude towards the work and behaviour ofhim/herself and any subordinates, is innovative and proactive in managingeconomic issues. Is open to new results of economic science and practice.
  • Is characterised by a cultured, ethical, and objectiveintellectual approach to persons and social issues, in his/her work, paysattention to the wider range of sectoral, regional, national, and Europeanvalues (including social, ecological, and sustainability considerations).
  • Strives to improve his/her knowledge and work relationships;motivates, helps, and supports any colleagues and subordinates to do the same.
  • Knows the basic values and standards of economic analysis, strivesfor their critical analysis and development.
  • Possesses a problem-centric view and problem-solving mindset, ischaracterised by a cultured, ethical, and objective intellectual attitude topersons and social issues.
  • Has a critical attitude towards the knowledge, work, and behaviourof him/herself and any subordinates, is open to new results from economicscience and practice, and changes in the social-economic-legal environment thataffect his/her specialist fields.
  • Is decisive, constructive, cooperating, and takes initiative inproject and group work, is prepared to share professional and social knowledgewith professional and non-professional audiences.

  • Independently selects and utilises relevant problem-solvingmethods in areas important for organisational policy, strategy, and management,performs financial analysis, decision-preparation, and consulting tasksindependently. Independently creates, organises, and manages major enterprises,or major organisations and organisational unity.
  • Takes responsibility for his/her own work, the organisation orenterprise under his/her control and the employees thereof.
  • Independently identifies, plans, and organises the professionaland general development of his/herself and any employees and takesresponsibility for them.
  • Formulates an opinion relevant to the issue independently, performs financial analysis, decision preparation, and consultingtasks in fields significant for organisational policy, strategy, or managementindependently.
  • In analytic tasks, selects and applies the relevantproblem-solving methods independently; analyses, takes, and manages theresponsibility for the fact that results received from analyses and practicalmethods partially depend on the chosen method.
  • Takes responsibility for his/her own work, decisions, and theorganisation or enterprise under his/her control.

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

  • economic and social science studies (economics and methodologystudies, microeconomy and macroeconomy, theoretical and applied econometrics,the mathematical studies necessary for the above, the history of economicthought) 60-70 credits.
  • economic studies of the economic analyst [economic dynamics,economic development and growth (economic development, innovation, educationeconomics); economics methodology (advanced statistical and econometricstudies, regulatory systems); regional and environmental economics(international economics, regional economics, environmental economics);economic modelling (multi-sector and dynamic models, economic forecasting);financial economics (international finances, monetary macroeconomy); communityeconomics and finance (community economics, community finances);consumer-employee-corporate behaviour (work economics, demography, sectoralmarket structures); institutions, economic policy (institutional andcomparative economies) 40-50 credits.

To obtain a master’s degree, the student must have an intermediate“B2” complex type state-recognized English and another languageexamination, or an equivalent graduation certificate or diploma.

Economics of Family Policy and Public Policies for Human Development
Department responsible for program: Institute of Economics and Public Policy
Program instructor: Dr. Mike Károly
Bachelor's degree program: Economics of Family Policy and Public Policies for Human Development
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: Hungarian, English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time, Correspondence
Program Type: Normal
This master’s program will introduce students to the theory and practice of family policies and public policies for human development. Students will learn to adopt an interdisciplinary approach to address complex socio-economic problems concerning the lives of families, such as a rapidly ageing population and decreasing fertility trends. Students will not only benefit from daily interactions with faculty at the Department of Public Policy and Management, including specialists in family and care policies, ageing and inter-generational relationships research, but will also have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research projects while writing their dissertation. Graduates acquire skills that will prepare them for jobs in international organizations, research institutes, NGOs, public administration and EU institutions. 

Tuition fee: 680 000 HUF (≈2000 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 2600 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: master (magister, abbreviation: MA-) degree
  • professional qualification in Hungarian: okleveles közgazdász nemzetközigazdaság és gazdálkodás szakon
  • professional qualification in English: Economist in Family Policy and in PublicPolicies for Human Development

  • Accepted with the complete credit value: from the economic sciences field, theApplied Economics, Economics and Management, Human Resources, InternationalBusiness Economics, Finance and Accounting, Economic and Financial MathematicalAnalysis undergraduate programmes.
  • May beprimarily considered with the completion of the credits defined from the economic sciences field, the Public Service, Commerce and Marketing,Tourism and Catering; from the social sciences field the InternationalRelations, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, from the legal field theEmployment Relations and Social Insurance Administration, from the statesciences field the Administration Manager, International Public Management,Public Administration Manager undergraduate programmes.

  • Mayalso be considered with the completion of the credits defined:undergraduate and Master’s courses and courses as defined as per Act LXXX of1993 on higher education that are accepted by the higher educationinstitution’s credit transfer committee based on a comparison of the studiesthat serve as the basis of the credits.

  • degreeorientation: balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesiscredit value: 15 credits
  • minimumcredit value of the comprehensive extra-institution practical training: 6credits;
  • minimumcredit value of optional courses: 6 credits

International Standard Classification of Education field of education code: 314/0311

Theobjective of the programme is the training of economist experts who know thetypes of family policies and how they effect to individuals and families.Economist experts who understand the multidimensionality of family policychanges. With their attained competences, they are capable of classifying thedifferent types of family policy in a macro-social environment and reflect totheir various social impacts as well as analysing family and populationpolicies, child protection and youth policies, equal opportunities policies andrelated human policies in public and non-state, domestic and internationalorganisations on professional grounds, in order to develop scientific responsesto the demographic and public policy challenges of an ageing society and toundertake planning and management tasks related thereto, as well as publicpolicy issues strengthening and supplementing the functions of the family, andthe impact of policies and measures affecting families. They are prepared tocontinue their training at the PhD level.

  • Hasmastered the concepts, theories, processes, and characteristics of economicscience and the micro and macro organisational levels of economy, knows thedefinitive economic facts.
  • Understands the structure, operation, and Hungarian and internationalrelationships of business organisations, their information and motivationalfactors, especially the institutional environment.
  • Knows thecontext of economical-based, inter- and trans-disciplinary theories andconceptual frameworks that help to describe and understand the functioning ofthe public sector.
  • Knows thebasic correlations of social sciences, the structure of today’s society inHungary, its demographic situation, and the theories describing social changes.
  • Knows andunderstands domestic, European and global social problems and is able tointerpret their effects.
  • Knows andeffectively applies academic criteria for evaluating scientific work.
  • Knows theanalyses of the links between economic incentives and the evolution ofdemographic processes (fertility, mortality, vital events, family structure),the possibilities and limitations of influencing demographic processes bypublic policy.
  • Knows themodels and forecasts of family decision making and their critics.
  •  Knows andcan apply the conceptual framework of the sciences behind family, populationprocesses, generations, intergenerational cooperation, knows the cultural,sociological, historical and political dimensions, modern theories, historicaland contemporary models of family policy and its interactions with humanpolicies, the structure of their systems and the processes determining theirfunctioning.
  • Hasscientific knowledge of domestic and international practices about theimplementation of family policy, knows and understands the concepts andcriticisms of family policy and other welfare, social policy institutions andinstruments.
  • Possessesmethods directly applicable to professional work, specifically in the fields ofdemographic and family research and analysis, family policy planning and publicpolicy-making.
  •  Knows thetheory and methodology of statistics used in social research, decisionpreparation, the relevant international literature in this regard, the main methodologicalapproaches to evidence-based public policy-making applicable in family policy(econometric analysis, macroeconomic modelling, microsimulation, experimentalmethods) and is also aware of the limitations of these methods.

  • Is capableof categorizing his/her expertise in family policy and related human policiesin the wider scientific and public policy environment.
  •  Is ableto apply theoretical and methodological tools and writing techniques ofscientific analysis work.
  • Is capableof analysing and assessing the effects of family policy on the social situationof generations in the course of solving professional tasks.
  • Iscapable of analysing economic data relating to the economic situation offamilies and of assessing and planning related public policies.
  •  Iscapable of applying demographic approaches and demographic methodology toanalyse the challenges of an ageing society and the conflicts of modernsocieties.
  •  Iscapable of analysing social politics and other relevant human politics ofwelfare states.
  •  Understands the way and effects of social decision-making mechanisms and isable to understand the types of conflict of interest and enforcement relevantto family sciences and how they are applied.
  •  Is capableof setting up concrete research projects on social and demographic phenomenarelated to family policy, phrasing the right research questions, selecting andapplying appropriate research methods.
  •  Iscapable of planning, managing and implementing intervention processes andpolicy decisions.
  • Iscapable of exploring, processing, in the field of family policy, both domesticand foreign, scientific and other professional resources and is capable ofapplying the conclusions in practice.

  • Has ananalytical and critical attitude towards societal problems, reasons andcorrelations.
  • Prioritizes evidence-based critical thinking.
  • Participates in domestic and international scientific debates, open toparticipate in professional cooperation, participates in political discourses.
  • Developsand deepens his/her knowledge of family sciences as an interdisciplinaryscience.
  • Has aself-reflective and transparent research ethic.

  • Takesethical and professional responsibility for his/her own work, the organisationor enterprise under his/her control and the employees thereof. Independentlyidentifies, plans, and organises the professional and general development ofhis/herself and any employees and takes responsibility for them.
  • His/Herprofessional approach is thoughtful and analytical. Seeks to formulate andunderstand complex social and public policy problems.
  • Supportsits professional decisions with arguments based on both methodological andethical grounds.
  • Hasknowledge of domestic and international professional processes, and is able todevelop and represent professional statements.
  • Has acritical reflection on the development of family science as aninterdisciplinary science.
  • Iscapable of judging the work of colleagues responsibly in his/her field ofexpertise.

1. Scientificfields that lead to the specialisation, and fields of expertise that make upthe programme:
  • Economicand research methodology studies for social sciences [microeconomy,macroeconomy and econometrics (statistics)] 18-30 credits
  • Professional skills specific for the programme 66-90 credits
  •  economics: public economics, fiscal policy, family decisions and consumerbehaviour, economics of education, social policy, health and the pensionsystem, labour economics, economics of consumer protection regulation, economicanalysis of equal opportunities matters, behavioural and experimental economics24-36 credits;
  •  publicpolicy: public policy process, public policy analysis (advanced), public policytheories, methods of managing human policy services, political economics of theEuropean Union, public policies of the European Union and human policies, 18-24credits;

  • socialsciences: population matters, economic and demographic correlations from thepublic policy perspective, general and territorial social policy, employmentpolicy, child protection and children’s rights, family assistance, Hungarianpolitical and governmental system, political economics and welfare systems,social psychology, family sociology, public policy and equal opportunityaspects of gender equality 18-24 credits;
  • legal:family law, legislation on equal opportunities, children’s rights, consumerprotection 6 credits;
  • internship 6 credits.
2. Optional specialisation modules for sectoral policy expertise (economic, publicpolicy and social sciences) or methodological expertise (evidence-basedpolicy-making methods, research methodology and social sciences).

To obtain amaster’s degree, the student must have at least one intermediate (B2) complextype state-recognized English language examination, or an intermediate (B2)complex type language examination in another living foreign language acceptedby the relevant field of study, or a state recognized upper level (C1) complextype general foreign language examination or an equivalent high schoolgraduation certificate or diploma is required.

Finance
Department responsible for program: Institute of Finance, Accounting and Business Law
Program instructor: Dr. Berlinger Edina
Bachelor's degree program: Finance
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
Finance and/or Accounting, get ready for the challenges of the financial market, financial modelling, and financial management including digital business transformation in the general business and financial environment! Grab the unique opportunity to obtain a double degree if you take part in the CEMS program of the course. Be in top positions in major banking and financial consulting in multinational, start-up or SME companies. Apply now! 

Tuition fee: 880 000 HUF (≈2700 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 3400 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: master- (magister, abbreviation: MSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: okleveles közgazdász pénzügy szakon
  • qualification in English: Economist in Finance

  • Accepted with the complete credit value: BA/BSc in Financeand Accounting
                 BA in Business Administrationand Management. 

  • [1] Otherdegrees may also be considered with the completion of the credits defined insection 9.4 undergraduateand Master’s courses and courses as defined as per Act LXXX of 1993 on highereducation that are accepted by the higher education institution’s credittransfer committee based on a comparison of the studies that serve as the basisof the credits.

[1] Establishedby: Section 2 (2), Appendix 1 of Ministry of Human Capacities decree 31/2017.(XII. 5.) Effective from: 6/XII/2017

  • 15 ECTS creditsfrom the field of methodological studies (Mathematics, Statistics, IT).
  • 10 ECTScredits from economic foundation courses (micro- and macroeconomics,international economics, environmental management, economic theory, economicstatistics, history of economic theory, business modelling, economic policy, EUeconomy, world and European economy, public policy).
  • 10 ECTS creditsfrom business foundation courses ( business economics, accounting,controling, HR, business law, marketing, management and organization,management of value creating processes, decision making skills and methodology,business ethics, strategic planning, business communication).
  • 10 ECTS creditsfrom social sciences: EU, general and business law, economic history, sociology, psychology, philosophy.
  • 15 ECTS credits from finance relatedsubjects (finance, financial and capital markets, banking,  financialpolicy, knowledge of taxation, business finance, business valuation).
[1] Establishedby: Section 2 (2), Appendix 2 of Ministry of Human Capacities decree 31/2017.(XII. 5.) Effective from: 6/XII/2017   

  • degree orientation:balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesis creditvalue: 30 credits
  • minimum creditvalue of optional courses: 6 credits

The objective of theprogramme is to train professionals who, with their financial and economicknowledge are capable of – even when compared at the international level –acomptetive, state-of-the-art, high standard theoretical, methodological andpartical competencies of an individual, creative, economic approach orientedthinking. They are able to lead and analyse – at the micro- and macro levels –the financial processes of the economy. Their expertise in business andmethodology and their consciously developed managerial skills they are suitableto work in various fields of domestic and international economic and businesslife in both the governmental and the private sectors. Graduates can fulfilfinance related tasks and can also analyse and enrich finance relatedprofessional literature. Graduates of the programme are prepared to continuetheir studies at the PhD level.   

  • knowledge on the concept,theories, processes and characteristics of business science and the micro- andmacro-level structural levels, is familiar with decisive economic factors,
  • structure ofbusiness organizations, their operation, the national and internationalnetworks, information and motivation related factors with a special emphasis onthe organizational environment; on the process of European integration and thework related policies of the EU;
  • recognizing,defining and solving problems, on collecting and analysing information and datebased on state-of-the-art Mathematical, Statistical, Econometric modellingmethods and their limits. Knows the regulations of planning entrepreneurial,business organizations and projects, as well as the professional and ethicalnorms.
  • the standardfinancial models with a special emphasis on the standard economic models andtheir applicability;
  • decision makingmethods in the field of financial and investment decisions at the companylevel; the methods of analysing investments and projects and the financial andtaxation options of business organizations;
  • Further to the sound and well-founded knowledgeobtained in the field of financial theory is also well versed in specialfields. With this complex knowledge, the student is suitable for a job in thewider financial sphere (banks, insurance companies, broker companies,investment funds and asset managers, their supervisory authorities and thecentral bank).
  • Knows the moneyand capital market instrument pricing, the capital market transactions and therelated valuation processes and the theory and practice related to finance riskmanagement and derivative markets. 

  • Can formulateown deductions, original ideas and solutions, can apply critical and demandinganalytical and modelling methods, formulate strategies for solving complexproblems, take decisions in the changing national, international, andorganisational culture.
  • Having acquiredthe required practical knowledge and expertise can manage a complexorganisational unit, plan and oversee complex business processes, and superviseresources. Can work effectively in an international and multiculturalenvironment.
  • Can manage andoversee the financial functions of large- and medium-sized enterprises, eventhose that, in keeping with their capital structure are in contact with thecapital market and are potentially at great financial risk.
  • Can analyse,prepare for and achieve decision making activities at a very high level.
  • Can valuatefinancial- and capital market instruments manage and direct capital markettransactions, can analyse investments, can manage the risks of derivativemarkets.
  • Can fill theposition of analyst, prepare background materials for decision making and takedecisions at financial institutions, state budget institutions and nationallevel management organisations.

  • Is critical withown work and attitudes and those of subordinates, is innovative and isproactive in managing economic problems.
  • Is open to thenew achievements of business and economic sciences and practices.
  • Has a civilised,ethical and impartial intellectual approach to persons and social problems.Pays attention in the scope of work to the wider social, branch, regional,national and European values (including societal, social, ecological andsustainability aspects).
  • Aims to improvehis/her knowledge and inspires and assists colleagues and subordinates in thesame.
  • Is open tocooperation and team-work.
  • Is creative inwork, recognises problems and aims to find a solution.
  • Strives to solveproblems in cooperation with others.
  • Is proactive insocial and public matters.

  • Can individuallydetermine and and apply the relevant problem solving solutions in the areas ofsignificance  even at the at theorganisational policy, strategy and management levels. Can individually fulfiltasks related to economic analysis, preparation for decision making andconsultancy.
  • Takesresponsibility for his/her work, for the organisation, entrepreneurship he/shemanages and for the employees. Individually determines, plans and organizeshis/her own and the subordinates’ professional and general development andtakes responsibility for it.
  • His/herprofessional work reflects outstanding ambition, and he/she considers thegeneral culture related to intellectual life, including the sources and methodsfor development to be important.
  • The graduatewill be interested in the changes in the social, economic, and legalenvironment of the financial world, and will responsibly think over and takeinto account the consequences of professional decisions.
  • Is characterisedby social sensitivity, is risk consciousnes, and taking personal responsibilityin decision making.
  • Takesresponsibility for statements made in an expert’s report, for professionaldecisions and for work processes performed directly by him/her or under his/hersupervision.

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

  • Foundation subjects in the fields of business andsocial sciences (quantitative decision making skills, mathematical-statisticalanalysis, financial economics, financial law, research methods): 30-50 credit
  • Professional knowledge in finance (advanced businessfinance, advanced finance, analysis of financial markets, investments, riskmanagement and measuring, taxation, analysis of financial accounts, history offinancial theory): 20-40 credits
  • Further studies can include applied business analysis,crisis management, financial controlling, investment and financing decisions,bond and equity markets, derivative markets, empirical finance, financialpolicy, tax theory and policy, etc.: 25-45 credits

As the programmeis conducted fully in English, there are no outgoing foreign languagerequirements. At the same time, the degree certificate of the program is alsoequivalent in Hungary to a C1 level English language proficiency.


Requirements foradmission to the programme:

  • Proof of English languageproficiency

               TOEFL iBT 83 orabove, or

               IELTS overallband 6.5 or above 

Health Policy, Planning and Financing
Department responsible for program: Institute of Economics and Public Policy
Program instructor: Dr. Brodszky Valentin
Bachelor's degree program: Health Policy, Planning and Financing
Specialization: Social Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
The program is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of health care systems both at macro- and micro-levels within the context of technological development, an ageing population and patient expectations. You will be well-prepared to work in health administration, government departments, research and consultancy agencies, universities, national health services, health care organizations and pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Apply now!

Tuition fee: 760 000 HUF (≈2300 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 2600 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: master- (magister, abbreviation:MSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: oklevelesegészségpolitikai szakértő
  • qualification in English: Expert in HealthPolicy, Planning and Financing
  • optional specialisations: Health Policy andAnalysis, Health Economics

Accepted with full credit value: from the field of social sciences: socialstudies, sociology; from the field of medical and health sciences: healthcareand prevention, nursing and patient care, health caremanagement; from the field of economic sciences applied economics, business andmanagement undergraduate degrees as well as public service undergraduatedegrees.

May also be considered if thenumber of credits defined are completed: undergraduate and Master’s courses as well as coursesdefined in Act LXXX of 1993 on higher education that are accepted by the highereducation institution’s credit transfer committee based on a comparison of thestudies that serve as the basis of the credits.

Theminimum number of credits needed to enter the Master’s training is 30 from theareas of Economics, Social Policy, Statistics, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology,Communication, Computing, Epidemiology, Public Health Medicine, Healthcare Informatics,Healthcare Management. 

  • degree orientation: theory-oriented: 60-70 percent
  • thesis credit value: 12 credits
  • minimum creditvalue of the comprehensive extra-institution practical training: 4 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 12credits

International Standard Classification ofEducation field of education code: 314/0311   

The objective of the program is thetraining of health policy experts who are capable of autonomously performingtasks in the areas of health policy, planning and financing  (analysis, planning and development, projectmanagement) and thereby  contributing toimproving  the performance and efficiencyof the institution or regional (national, regional or subregional) systemrepresenting the level of their activities. They are prepared to continue their training at thePhD level.

  • Has mastered themethodology required for analysing and planning the macro- and meso-levelsystems, institutions and services of healthcare.
  • Understands thepotential role of the government, municipalities, the private sector,professional and civil organisations in attaining health policy objectives.
  • Has a thorough knowledge of the theoreticalissues of fundraising, the financing of healthcare services as well as therelevant international and Hungarian experiences.
  • Has mastered the methods of analysinghealthcare expenses. 

  • Is capable ofanalysing the effects of international healthcare processes on Hungarian healthcare.
  • Is capable of evaluating the performance of healthcaresystems, of analysing their processes and potential future alternatives intheir social, economic and international contexts.
  • Is capable of using a diverse,interdisciplinary approach in analysing the performance and problems of themeso-level systems of healthcare, of defining decision options and conducting impactassessments.
  • Is capable of analysing the management,performance and operational problems of institutions active in the financing ofhealthcare and in providing such services, of defining decision alternativesand participating in elaborating the strategy and the short-term plans of therelevant institutions.
  • Is capable of participating in managingmeso- and institutional level healthcare programs.
  • Is capable of using the internationallyrecognized knowledge obtained in healthcare economics to design variousanalyses with regard to the quality of services, the cost effectiveness ofhealthcare technologies, therapies and medicinal products as well as to managethe relevant programs.
  • Is capable of presenting his findings inboth a written and oral form to an expert audience in a professional andconvincing manner.

  • Is open andreceptive to participation in interdisciplinary working groups, organisations,international co-operations to which he seeks to contribute in a positive,contructive and proactive manner.
  • Makes effortsat rational analyis, problem solving and argumentation.
  • Is open to newphenomena, new scientific findings.
  • Has a criticalattitude towards his own work and behaviour as well as those of hissubordinates, is committed to correcting errors and to developing colleagues.
  • Strives toimprove his own knowledge.
  • Deems itimportant to publish his ideas, professional results, proposals at professionalforums in the form of presentations and professional papers, publications inboth Hungarian and foreign languages.
  • Is ready toshare his knowledge with non-professional audiences as well.
  • Respects andobserves professional, ethical norms.
  • Iscommitted to professional attempts at solving global issues, especially bysupporting scientific and practical measures against tendencies that endangersustainability.

  • Worksautonomously in the process of analysing health policy planning and healtheconomics.
  • Formulatesindependent professional views during decision support.
  • Assesses, takes,and manages responsibility for the fact that results received from analyses andpractical methods partially depend on the chosen method .
  • Autonomouslyand responsibly participates in the creation and management of workorganisational units.
  • Assumesresponsibility for colleagues, subordinates, supports the professional careerand the health of subordinates.
  • Takesinitiative in social and public matters. 

  • Has a thoroughunderstanding of the performance asessment theories of healthcare systems.
  • Has a thoroughunderstanding of developments, institutional capacities aimed at reachinghealth policy objectives, of the the instruments affecting the quantity andquality of workforce, the offer of and demand for services, their price, thequality of services as well as the conditions of and limits to applying them.  
  • Has a thoroughunderstanding of the theoretical issues, international and Hungarian experiencewith regard to regional and subregional multisectoral health policy, healthcaredevelopment, strategic planning.
  • Has a thoroughunderstanding of the theoretical issues, international and Hungarianexperiences with regard to regional healthcare organisation.
  • Has a thoroughunderstanding of the analyis and management of human resources in healthcare ata regional and institutional level.
  • Has a thoroughunderstanding of the theories and methods of the strategic planning and qualitymanagement to be realized in healthcare institutions. 

  • Is capable ofanalysing the impact of economic, social and demographic processes at the levelof regional and subregional systems, healthcare institutions.
  • Is capable of presentingand interpreting the problems arising from the deficiencies of the methods usedfor evaluating the performance of healthcare.
  • Is capable ofcritically assessing the health policy instruments targeting the improvement ofthe health of the poulation, the efficiency and quality of the healthcaresystem, the reduction of inequalities and the finacial sustainability as wellas to adapting it to the specific conditions of the relevant regon, subregionor institution.
  • Is capable ofanalysing the potential role of the government, municipalities, the privatesector, professional and civil organisations in attaining health policy goalsas well as of formulating relevant recommendations.
  • Is capable of analysingthe application of the funding methods of healthcare services, of preparinganalyses with the help of the funding database.
  • Is capable ofanalysing the situation of the financing of institutions in a particularregion, subregion, of formulating proposals.
  • Is capable ofdrafting regional and subregional strategic plans and action plans.
  • Is capable ofanalysing, devising and managing programs aiming at healthcare organisation.
  • Is capable ofapplying knowledge and attitudes that facilitate the strategic planning of healthcareinstitutions as well as the harmonisation of medical-professional and economicinterests.
  • Is capable ofdevising and analysing international co-operations at the national, regional,subregional and institutional levels of healthcare.

  • Has a thoroughunderstanding of the fundamental priciples of evidence-based medicine.
  • Has masteredthe methods of measuring health gain.
  • Has a thoroughunderstanding of the methods of economic analyses used internationally.
  • Has masteredthe basic types of modelling applied in economic analyses.
  • Has a thoroughunderstanding of the theory and methodology of healthcare technologyevaluation.
  • Has masteredthe methodology of the development decisions, pricing, finnacing and marketing ofhealthcare technologies.

  • Is capable ofapplying the methods mesauring the quality of life.
  • Is capable ofdevising and executing a comprehensive economic analyis.
  • Is capable ofcritically evaluating the professional literature with regard to the costeffectiveness of healthcare technologies.
  • Is capable ofapplying modelling methods in health economics.
  • Is capable ofevaluating healthcare technologies.
  • Is capable ofanalysing the potential effects of the pricing, financing and marketing methodsof healthcare technologies and services on quality, access and efficiency.
  • Is capable ofanalysing the support system of healthcare technologies on the basis of economicand social policy criteria. 

The scientific fields and areas that the training isbased on are:

Professional expertise in Health Policy 56-66credits of which:

  • Epidemiologyand Biostatistics (8-12 credits),
  • Health Policyand Public Health (8-16 credits),
  • HealthcareInformatics (2-4 credits),
  • Healthcare Lawand Ethics (3-6 credits),
  • HealthcareSystems and Their Financing (6-12 credits),
  • Basic Economics(6-12 credits),
  • HealthEconomics (4-8 credits),
  • Public HealthcareStrategies, Projects and Analyses (4-8 credits).

Themes and credit ratios of optional specialisations resultingin specific competences

The credit ratio of the optional specialisationis a further 28-36 credits:

a) Health Policy Planning and Analysis:

  • regionaldevelopment and medical care organisation in healthcare (4-8 credits),
  • healthcaremanagement (6-12 credits),
  • qualitymanagement (4-8 credits),
  • strategicplanning and management (7-9 credits),
  • social work andhealthcare (3-6 credits), public administration (3-6 credits);

b) Health Economics:

  • methodology ofhealth economic analyses (8-12 credits),
  • measurement of healthgain (4-6 credits),
  • financing,marketing of healthcare technologies (8-12 credits),
  • evaluation ofhealthcare technologies (4-6 credits).

Earning the Master’s degree requires at least onestate-recognized intermediate (B2) complex language examination in one of theofficial languages of the European Union and one state-recognized intermediate(B2) complex language examination or an equivalent high school graduationcertificate or diploma.

Internship is aminimum of 120 hours of training fulfilled during the term time of the thirdsemester. Professional training may only be performed when the student hasobtained the maximum of 57 credits by completing the compulsory and compulsoryprofessional subjects. The internship maynot be fulfilled during a passive semester. The professional training may behonoured with 4 credit points.

The major goal of internshipis to deepen and develop the knowledge and skills acquired in the program in areal economic environment as well as to develop the students’ professionalskills and increase their attractiveness on the job market. Internships may take place in: healthcare providing institutions (mostlyhospitals), at the National Institute of Health Insurance Fund Management, government offices’ Policy Administration Services of Public Health, Ministry of Human Capacities,National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition, insurance companies, voluntaryhealth funds, research institutes, organisations dealing with the assessment ofhealthcare technology, developers and suppliers of healthcare technologies,distributors of medicinal products and specialist medical accessories. Abusiness owned by the student or university student organisations may not hostinternships. 

International Economy and Business
Department responsible for program: Department of World Economy
Program instructor: Tétényi András
Bachelor's degree program: International Economy and Business
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal

The aim of this two-year master’s program is to provide you with the skills needed to become a valued part of or eventually lead a team in economic analysis or business economics. The course gives you skills such as analytical and critical thinking, teamwork dynamics and the ability of creating economic and business models. You will also be able to take part in a double degree program with the University of Groningen, Netherlands. As our graduate afterwards you will have the knowledge needed to work in the business sector or in an international organization. Join and conquer!

Apply now!

610 000 HUF (≈1800 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 2600 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: master- (magister, abbreviation: MSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: okleveles közgazdász nemzetközi gazdaság és gazdálkodás szakon
  • qualification in English: Economist in International Economy and Business

Accepted with the complete credit value: international business economics undergraduate programme.

May be primarily considered with the completionof the credits defined: from theeconomic sciences field, the Human Resources, Economics and Management,Commerce and Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Tourism and Catering,Vocational Instruction in Business, Applied Economics, Economic Analyst, Publicservice, and from the social sciences field, the International Relations undergraduatedegrees.

May also be considered with the completion ofthe credits defined: undergraduateand Master’s courses and college courses as defined as per Act LXXX of 1993 onhigher education that are accepted by the higher education institution’s credittransfer committee based on a comparison of the studies that serve as the basisof the credits.

For entering a Master’s programme different from the undergraduatestudies, a minimum of 45 credits is necessary from the following subject areas:

  • at least 18 credits from the fields of economy and methodologystudies (Micro and Macro Economy, International Economy, Economy Theory, TheHistory of Economic Thought, Economic Policy, Mathematics, Statistics,Informatics);
  • at least 12 credits from the fields of basic business studies(Finance, Corporate Finances, Corporate Economy, Marketing, Accounting,Management and Administration, Human Resources Management);
  • at least 15 credits from the fields of professional studies.

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s programme is forthe student to have at least 15 credits in the listed area based on his/herprevious studies. Missing credits must be attained in the Master’s programme asdefined in the higher education institution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

  • degree orientation: balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 15 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 314   

The objective of the programme is the training of economist expertswho, with their basic international, micro, and macroeconomy, internationaleconomic polity, European integration, international law, and internationalbusiness skills are capable of working in international economic analysis. Withtheir attained competences, they are capable of working independently invarious fields and levels of economic institutions and performingdecision-preparing and analytic work, or managing and controllingtransportation tasks. They are prepared to continue their training at the PhDlevel.

  • Has mastered the concepts, theories, processes, andcharacteristics of economic science and the micro and macro organisationallevels of economy, knows the definitive economic facts.
  • Understands the structure, operation, and Hungarian andinternational relationships of business organisations, their information andmotivational factors, especially the institutional environment.
  • Knows the European integration process and European Policiesrelated to its activity.
  • Possesses the modern and theoretically demanding mathematical-statistical,econometric, and modelling methods of problem recognition, definition, andsolution and information gathering and processing, and is aware of theirlimitations.
  • Knows the rules for planning and managing enterprises, businessorganisations, and projects, and their professional and ethical standards.
  • Knows the local, regional, national, and internationalsocial-economic interrelationships and their influencing factors.
  • Knows and uses economic, international economic, world economic,and decision-making theories and analytic methods.
  • Knows and understands problem-solving techniques for researchingthe degree, for interpreting the results of the literature, and for innovativepractical work, the management methods of colleagues, groups, projects, andlarge organisations, and the corporate, state, regional, and global methods ofstrategic planning and management.
  • Knows and understands the bases of the expert knowledge used forthe identification of international business, financial, and transportprocesses, and the field’s relevant information gathering, analysis, and problem-solving methods, as well as their applicationsand limits.
  • Knows and understands the practice, trends, and effects ofeconomic policy, foreign trade processes, and foreign economy policy. Knows thelimits imposed by other fields related to international business (legal, landdevelopment, education).
  • Along with a high-level mastery of everyday language, knows theeconomic terminology and its expressive and compositional characteristics inhis/her native language and at least two foreign languages.

  • Formulates independent, new deductions, original thoughts, andapproaches, is capable of utilising sophisticated analytic and modellingmethods, of creating strategies for the solution of complex problems, and ofmaking decisions in dynamic Hungarian and international environments andcorporate cultures.
  • After attaining practical knowledge and experiences, leads mediumand large enterprises or complex organisational units, performs a comprehensiveeconomic function in a business organisation, organises and manages complexbusiness processes, manages resources.
  • Is capable of efficient work in an international, multiculturalenvironment.
  • Is capable of performing, organising, and managing the complexspecialist functions relevant to the job title, of using methodologiescreatively, formulating a professionally grounded opinion, and of preparing andmaking decisions. If necessary, uses an interdisciplinary approach in analysesand practical problem-solving.
  • Is capable of independently recognising issues in the operation ofcorporate, regional, state, and international organisations and newenvironmental phenomena, and of assigning and solving tasks.
  • Is capable of developing efficient international businessstrategies. Is capable of analysing the geopolitical, social, cultural, andreligious aspects of the international business environment.
  • Is capable of using negotiation and persuasion techniques activelyand efficiently, and of business communication in at least two foreignlanguages.
  • Is capable of planning and organising business activities inbusiness organisations, international organisations, governmental institutions,in a business job, for foreign trade, finance, developmental policy, andeconomic policy processes, using studied elements and methods, formulatingdeductions, making suggestions and decisions.
  • Participates in Hungarian and international projects, group work;as a leader, plans, manages, organises, coordinates, and evaluates activities.

  • Has a critical attitude towards the work and behaviour ofhim/herself and any subordinates, is innovative and proactive in managingeconomic issues.
  • Is open to new results of economic science and practice.
  • Is characterised by a cultured, ethical, and objectiveintellectual approach to persons and social issues, in his/her work, paysattention to the wider range of sectoral, regional, national, and Europeanvalues (including social, ecological, and sustainability considerations).
  • Strives to improve his/her knowledge and work relationships;motivates, helps, and supports any colleagues and subordinates to do the same.
  • Assumes and authentically represents the profession’s social roleand basic relationship to the world. Is dedicated to general social values; is socially conscious both inHungarian and international issues.
  • Is dedicated to quality, sustainability, and diversity. Has acritical attitude towards the knowledge, work, and behaviour of him/herself andany subordinates. Considers correcting mistakes and improving his/her employeesa duty.
  • Is interested in the results and solutions coming from relatedfields of science, and is open to building relationships.
  • Is characterised by an ability to renew knowledge, an open mind,tolerance, and the ability to cooperate.

  • Independently selects and utilises relevant problem-solvingmethods in areas important for organisational policy, strategy, and management,performs financial analysis, decision-preparation, and consulting tasksindependently. Independently creates, organises, and manages major enterprises,or major organisations and organisational unity.
  • Takes responsibility for his/her own work, the organisation orenterprise under his/her control and the employees thereof. Independentlyidentifies, plans, and organises the professional and general development ofhis/herself and any employees and takes responsibility for them.
  • Takes initiative and responsibility towards colleagues andemployees in social and public issues.
  • Takes initiative in solving problems, developing strategies, andthe cooperation of groups and colleagues, both inside the organisation andbetween organisations.
  • In contexts of varying complexities and varying predictability,independently utilises a wide range of methods an techniques in practice.
  • Joins research and development projects, in the project group,utilises theoretical and practical skills and knowledge in order to reach thegoal autonomously, cooperating with the rest of the group.

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

  • economic and methodology studies (quantitative methods,econometry, economic policy, political economics, economic theories,international economy, international finance, decision theory, researchmethodology) 25-40 credits;
  • professional studies in international economics and business (thetheory of international corporate environments and markets, regionalintegration analysis planning and execution, studies in major worked tradedevelopment theories and comparative methods, the forms of the internationaleconomic and business information system, the core, forms, effects ofinternational financial processes, managing and influencing internationalorganisations, analysing their mechanisms, social science methodologies, thenewest results of the professional field and their application, the corporate,regional, and world economy respects of developmental economics) 30-45 credits.

The ratio of credits of optional specialisations andprofessional modules in the programme: 30-45 credits.

To obtain a master’s degree, the student must have at least oneintermediate “B2” complex type state-recognized English languageexamination, or a intermediate “B2” complex type language examination inanother living foreign language accepted by the relevant field of study, or astate recognized upper level (C1) complex type general foreign languageexamination or an equivalent high school graduation certificate or diploma isrequired).

The programme may be accompanied by internship. The internshiprequirements are defined by the programme’s curriculum.

International Relations
Department responsible for program: Institute of International, Political and Regional Studies
Program instructor: dr. Marton Péter
Bachelor's degree program: International Relations
Specialization: Social Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
In this course you will study a solid background of the social sciences and a variety of general courses, such as Theories of International Relations and Comparative Foreign Policy are offered, as well as a focus on European Union Affairs and Central and Eastern Europe’s interaction with the wider context of world politics and the global economy. This Master’s program is ideal preparation for you to pursue a career in public administration, international institutions, NGOs or multinational companies based or operating within Central and Eastern Europe. Follow your dreams now! Apply now!

Tuition fee: 590 000 HUF (≈1750 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 2400 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: master- (magister,abbreviation: MA)
  • qualification in Hungarian: okleveles nemzetközi kapcsolatok elemző
  • qualification in English: International Relations Expert

Accepted with the complete credit value: international studies and international governance undergraduatecourses.

May be primarily considered with the completion of the creditsdefined: undergraduate studies inthe fields of social sciences, the humanities, economics, law, and politicalscience.

May also be considered with the completion of the credits defined: undergraduate and Master’s courses andcourses as defined as per Act LXXX of 1993 on higher education that areaccepted by the higher education institution’s credit transfer committee basedon a comparison of the studies that serve as the basis of the credits.

For entering the Master’s programme, a minimum of 60 credits isnecessary from the following subject areas:

  • introduction to social science: sociology, psychology, philosophy,anthropology, psychology
  • legal-governance studies: public law and civil law, constitutionallaw, public administration science, public policy, business law
  • economic studies: economy, macro and micro economics, corporateeconomics, finance, international economics
  • political science: political thought, political history,international studies,
  • historical, cultural, and linguistic studies: economy, social andcultural history studies, linguistic, filologic studies.

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s programme is forthe student to have at least 30 credits. Missing credits must be attained asdefined in the higher education institution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

  • degree orientation: theory oriented (60-40 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 10 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits

International Standard Classification of Educationfield of education code: 313   

The objective of the programme is the training of experts who, withtheir attained theoretical knowledge, are capable of analysing the tendenciesof current international political and economic relationships. With theirknowledge of international economics, international law, international relationtheories, regional-civilisational interdisciplinary knowledge, and mastery ofthe terminology, they are prepared to understand the interrelationships of aglobalising international system. They are capable of an in-depth analysis of aregion’s economic, political, and social context. They are prepared to continuetheir training at the PhD level.

  • Has a high-level knowledge of the most important social sciencecontexts that he/she can understand and interpret in practice.
  • Knows the most important paradigms of the theory of internationalrelations, and is informed about the debates between the various theoreticalschools.
  • Is educated in the most important civilisational and culturaltheories and knows the main economic, political, and social tendencies of thevarious regions.
  • Is educated about the contexts of the most significant 21st centuryworld politics conflicts and crises.
  • Knows the main tendencies of world economy and the economicprocesses of the various global regions, especially the European Union’seconomic status.
  • Is educated in the primary current issues and dilemmas of Hungarianforeign policy.
  • Knows human rights and minority rights regimes and their regionalsystem.
  • Knows the UN decision-making mechanism, its operation, and ideasregarding its reform.
  • Knows the foreign policy of the main major powers and their place inworld economy.
  • Knows the characteristics of the major civilisations, cultures, andworld religions.
  • Knows and understands Hungarian, European, and global social issuesthat define the basic tendencies of social science thinking.
  • Knows and understands the technical language of previously studiedforeign languages.
  • Possesses organised knowledge on Hungarian, European, andnon-European political systems and the dominant international types ofgovernment systems.
  • Knows the typical data collection, processing, and interpretationtechniques of social sciences and the distinctive characteristics of politicalresearch.
  • Knows the deeper contexts of international political, economic,legal, and social institutions.

  • Is capable of the foreign policy analysis of a world policy conflictand crisis based on the attained interdisciplinary knowledge.
  • Is capable of a deeper understanding of world economy processes andan analysis of economic challenges for the European Union and Hungary.
  • Is capable of performing comparative economic analyses based onbasic economic and statistics knowledge and world economy theories.
  • Can navigate the decision-making mechanisms of various internationalorganisations and can understand the major foreign policy decision-makingmechanisms of various major powers.
  • Is capable of defining the economic and political interests of thevarious actors of the international system and their context.
  • Is capable of analysing new scientific data, uncovering new factsand interrelationships, and marketing his/her knowledge as an independentprofessional concept in the studied field of social processes.
  • Is capable of actively and efficiently working with results fromneighbouring scientific fields.
  • Is capable of joining international research projects of the fieldand the tendering works of such projects.
  • In professional tasks, is capable of independent analysis,evaluation, and the synthesis of various deductions.
  • Is capable of uncovering and processing Hungarian and foreign socialscience resources and utilising the deductions in practical, professional work.
  • Prepares independent, scientifically formatted synopses and analysesof various subjects in his/her specialist field.
  • Manages work processes at an appropriate level, cooperates withpartners inside and outside the institution efficiently.

  • Is capable of adapting to changes and of getting colleagues andother partners to accept the adaptation concept.
  • Is capable of developing independent professional concepts andprotects ideas in debate, in foreign languages, if needed.
  • Is capable of using political science terms consistently.
  • Is capable of navigating the complex system of social conflicts andissues, and in the specialist field, may take on an active role in the work ofuncovering these conflicts based on his/her in-depth knowledge.

  • Is open and tolerant towards the views, ideas, and lifestyles ofgroups encountered during his/her professional work as a social scientist.
  • Is open to taking a role in social commentary when processes thatclash with his/her professional world-view happen in his/her socialenvironment.
  • Is open and accepting of the wide range of international researchresults of the specialist field and is dedicated to raising awareness inHungary about new pieces of knowledge he/she considers useful.
  • Builds a professional career responsibly and supports therealisation of a professional career of subordinates.
  • Serves and represents professional interests to the best of his/herinterest.
  • In all organisational and institutional work, uses his/her knowledgeand influence responsibly for the recognition of quality work.
  • In work-related and social conflicts, makes independent andresponsible decisions, representing the interests of those he/she is entrustedwith.
  • Has a constant need for self-education and to respect others’political beliefs in everyday life.
  • Is characterised by an ability to see what’s important, creativity,and methodological awareness.

  • Is an independent and responsible participant in the specialistfield’s scientific live, represents professional values and research results inevery possible forum.
  • In work, makes independent and responsible decisions regardinghis/her own scientific work and the work programmes of subordinates.
  • Takes responsibility for communicating specialised scientificknowledge in to participants of social forums in a comprehensible way.
  • Responsibly participates in the operation of work organisation andin developing, debating, and realising professional concepts.
  • Responsibly participates in the creation and management of workorganisational units.
  • Responsibly safeguards the strict ethical rules of social scienceresearch and analysis in his/her professional work, undertakes to ask andanswer any new ethical question.
  • Takes on an independent and responsible role in the Hungarian andinternational operation of professional organisations and the work of advocacyforums.

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

social science studies that serve as the basis of the programme(social science research methodology, comparative state law, the history ofpolitical thought, economic theory history) 5-20 credits;
professional skills related to international relations: 80-100credits, including the credit value of the thesis, as per the following:

  • theory and practice of international relations [Security PolicyStudies, Geopolitical Theories, Foreign Policy Decision-Making, General andSpecialised Diplomacy Studies, Cultural Diplomacy, Conflicts and CrisisManagement, Global Governance] 5-40 credits;
  • regional and civilisational studies [in particular: CivilisationTheory, Regional Integrations, Middle East Studies, Chinese Studies, BalkansStudies, Latin American Studies, Indian Studies, Japanese Studies, USA Studies,South-east Asian Studies, African Studies, Australian Studies, MediterraneanStudies, Russian Studies, The Post-Soviet Region and Middle Asia, EuropeanStudies] 5-40 credits;
  • the practice of international law [Case Studies from InternationalLaw, Diplomacy and Consular Law, Human and Minority Rights, RegionalInternational Organisations, Non-Governmental Organisations] 5-40 credits;
  • international economics [Developmental Theories, InternationalDevelopment Policy, World Trade Regions, The Theory and Practice of EconomicIntegrations, Hungarian Economy and Foreign Trade Relations, EconomicGovernance, The Economics of Globalisation] 5-40 credits;
  • international relationship analysis [Foreign Policy Analyses,Comparative Economic Analysis, The Analysation of Migration Processes] 5-40credits;
  • international relations and EU terminology, professional studiesin a foreign language 5-30 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 credits.

Earning the master’s degree requires at least one state-recognizedadvanced (C1) complex language examination in one living foreign language andone intermediate (B2) complex language examination, of which at least oneshould be a language examination in the technical language of social sciences,law, economics or political sciences field of study (international relations,diplomatic, economic management, economic, tourism, tourism-hospitality, legaland administrative, military, trading, economic, finance, business) or anequivalent high school graduation certificate or diploma.

International Taxation
Department responsible for program: Institute of Finance, Accounting and Business Law
Program instructor: Dr. Lakatos László Péter
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 4 félév
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Correspondence
Program Type: Normal
The aim of the course is to provide knowledge about how to proceed fiscal representative issues of international companies or how to manage investments and business transactions related to the field of taxation. 
Positions at international companies, working as an international tax expert at organizations or tax advisor partner. 
  • The degree program is unique in Hungary and no other higher education institution offers this program
  • The degree program is up-to-date to the demands and competences international consultant companies
  • The program’s time managament is suitable and flexible for those who already work in the industry
  • The program offeres a detailed and wide-range of knowledge in the field of finance and accountant
  • The language of the program is English which is the required communicational form in the field
Join the renowned Master’s in International Management one-year programme which was developed by scientific and business leaders to bring you one of the most efficient and successful training in the world with the best practices in domestic and international leadership. In Hungary it is only available at Corvinus!
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Tuition fee: 450.000 HUF + 430.000 HUF foreign language contribution

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International Taxation
Dr. Czoboly Gergely gergely.czoboly@uni-corvinus.hu Pénzügyi, Számviteli és Gazdasági Jogi Intézet / Gazdasági Jogi Tanszék
Egyetemi docens / Associate Professor
E épület, 321/A
Phone: +36 1 482 5486 • Ext: 5486
Dr. Erdős Gabriella gabriella.erdos@uni-corvinus.hu Pénzügyi, Számviteli és Gazdasági Jogi Intézet / Gazdasági Jogi Tanszék
Egyetemi docens / Associate Professor
E épület, 321/A
Phone: +36 1 482 5486 • Ext: 5486
Dr. Csaba László laszlo.csaba@uni-corvinus.hu Gazdaság- és Közpolitika Intézet / Összehasonlító és Intézményi Gazdaságtan Tanszék
egyetemi tanár
E épület, 216
Phone: +36 1 482 5157 • Ext: 5157
Marketing
Department responsible for program: Institute of Marketing
Program instructor: Dr. Bauer András
Bachelor's degree program: Marketing
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
The course offers you the opportunity to benefit from the full range of joint core subjects shared with other master programs including managerial courses in quantitative methods, business economics, leadership, managerial accounting, corporate finance, business law and marketing management. It also gives you the chance of obtaining a double degree with the CEMS program. Conquer positions in the fields of media, global business and online marketing industries including FMCG and SME sectors - we will show you how! Apply now!

Tuition fee: 880 000 HUF (≈2700 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 3400 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: master- (magister, abbreviation: MSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: okleveles közgazdász marketing szakon
  • qualification in English: Economist in Marketing

Accepted with the complete credit value:from the economic sciences field, the Economics and Management, Commerce andMarketing, International Economics, and Finance and Accounting undergraduatedegrees, and from the technical field, the Technical Management undergraduatedegree.

May be primarily considered with the completion of the creditsdefined: from the economic sciencesfield, the Human Resources, Tourism and Catering, Applied Economics, andVocational Instruction in Public Service and Business undergraduate degrees.

May also be considered with the completion of the credits defined: undergraduate and Master’s coursesand courses as defined as per Act LXXX of 1993 on higher education that areaccepted by the higher education institution’s credit transfer committee basedon a comparison of the studies that serve as the basis of the credits.

For entering the Master’s programme, a minimum of 30 credits isnecessary from the following subject areas:

  • methodology studies (mathematics, statistics, informatics) 8-12credits;
  • theoretical economics studies (micro and macroeconomy,international economy, regional economy, economic history) 8-12 credits;
  • business studies (corporate economics, corporate finances,marketing, accounting, management, human resources) 10-14 credits.

  • degree orientation: balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 15 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 342   

The objective of the programme is the training of marketing expertswho perform marketing activities in various business and non-businessorganisations, institutions, and enterprises. With their attained theoreticaland practical skills, they are capable of developing a marketing strategy,managing various marketing activities and projects, various organisations,processes, and professional programmes, defining the content of the necessarymarketing tools, coordinating the execution of tasks, communication withinternal and external functions and organisations. Is capable of communicatingin written, oral forms, and modern infocommunication tools in two foreignlanguages. They are prepared to continue their training at the PhD level.

  • Has mastered the concepts, theories, processes, andcharacteristics of economic science and the micro and macro organisationallevels of economy, knows the definitive economic facts.
  • Understands the structure, operation, and Hungarian andinternational relationships of business organisations, their information andmotivational factors, especially the institutional environment.
  • Knows the European integration process and European Policiesrelated to its activity.
  • Knows the modern and theoretically demandingmathematical-statistical, econometric, and modelling methods of problem recognition, definition, andsolution and information gathering and processing, and is aware of theirlimitations.
  • Knows the rules for planning and managing enterprises, businessorganisations, and projects, and their professional and ethical standards.
  • Knows the general and specific characteristics, limits, and mostimportant directions of development of the marketing fields, as well as theirrelationships to related fields. Knows the interrelationships, theories, andunderlying terminology of the marketing field.
  • Knows the characteristic research (learning and problem solving)methods, abstraction techniques, the ways of developing practical aspects oftheoretical questions of his/her marketing specialisation, and methods ofplanning, measuring, and analysing marketing sub-fields.
  • Knows the resource-based theories of marketing strategy, theanalytic methods of strategic management, and the theoretical bases andanalytic methods of further marketing fields (e.g. sale management, marketingengineering, qualitative research, creative design).
  • Knows the vocabulary of the specialist marketing field and thecharacteristics, most important forms, methods, and techniques of written andoral communication in his/her native language and a foreign language.
  • Knows the relationship of value-creating marketing processes andinnovation.
  • Knows the organisational forms and processes of the realisation ofcustomer orientation. Knows and understands theories that explain consumerchoice and the social role of consumption.
  • Knows and understands the quantitative and qualitative analyticand software-supported multivariate methods of marketing research, andcorporate database handling and analysis for marketing uses.

  • Formulates independent, new deductions, original thoughts, andapproaches, is capable of utilising sophisticated analytic and modelling methods,of creating strategies for the solution of complex problems, and of makingdecisions in dynamic Hungarian and international environments and corporatecultures.
  • After attaining practical knowledge and experiences, leads mediumand large enterprises or complex organisational units, performs a comprehensiveeconomic function in a business organisation, organises and manages complexbusiness processes, manages resources. Is capable of efficient work in aninternational, multicultural environment.
  • Is capable of performing a detailed analysis of various theoriesthat make up the knowledge base of his/her specialist marketing field and asynthesising formulation of comprehensive and special interrelationships.
  • Is capable of identifying special professional issues with adiverse, interdisciplinary approach, and discovering and formulating thedetailed theoretical and practical background required for their solution.
  • Uses the knowledge mediation techniques of the marketing field andprocesses Hungarian and foreign language publications at a high level.
  • Develops a unique viewpoint based on his/her own analysis anddefends it in debate, is capable of developing strategies for solving complexissues, planning solutions, and making decisions.
  • Participates in economic processes, projects, group work; as aleader, plans, manages, organises, coordinates, and evaluates activities. Iscapable of managing and operating his/her own enterprise with the attainedknowledge and experience.
  • Is capable of preparing independent analyses and propositions formanagement boards.

  • Has a critical attitude towards the work and behaviour ofhim/herself and any subordinates, is innovative and proactive in managingeconomic issues. Is open to new results of economic science and practice.
  • Is characterised by a cultured, ethical, and objectiveintellectual approach to persons and social issues, in his/her work, paysattention to the wider range of sectoral, regional, national, and Europeanvalues (including social, ecological, and sustainability considerations).
  • Strives to improve his/her knowledge and work relationships;motivates, helps, and supports any colleagues and subordinates to do the same.
  • Takes on the comprehensive and special relationships andprofessional identity that make up the special character and personal andcommunity role of his/her specialist marketing field.
  • Conveys the comprehensive and detailed issues of the trade withauthenticity.
  • Strives to make decisions with complete consideration for laws andethical standards in strategic decision-making situations that require new,complex approaches, and unexpected situations.
  • Takes initiative in ensuring that the profession serves thecommunity. Possesses a highly developed identity in the trade of marketing anddedication to the trade, and represents it in the profession and a wideraudience in society.

  • Independently selects and utilises relevant problem-solvingmethods in areas important for organisational policy, strategy, and management,performs financial analysis, decision-preparation, and consulting tasksindependently.
  • Independently creates, organises, and manages major enterprises,or major organisations and organisational unity.
  • Takes responsibility for his/her own work, the organisation orenterprise under his/her control and the employees thereof.
  • Independently identifies, plans, and organises the professionaland general development of his/herself and any employees and takes responsibilityfor them.
  • Independently represents his/her developed professional opinion inpreviously known decision-making situations. Takes responsibility for theenvironmental and social effects in new, complex decision-making situations.
  • Joins research and development projects, in the project group,utilises theoretical and practical skills and knowledge in order to reach thegoal autonomously, cooperating with the rest of the group.
  • Takes initiative and responsibility towards colleagues and employeesin social and public issues.

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

  • economic and social science studies (modern economic theories,decision theory and methodology studies, business and management oforganisations and enterprises, strategic management, financial management,issues in marketing management, planning and managing value creating andlogistical processes) 25-40 credits;
  • Marketing Studies [environmental and market analysis planning andexecution, planning marketing research, its methodology, marketing informationand decision support systems, consumption theory and consumer behaviouranalysis, distribution management, sales process management, supply chainmanagement, product and brand management, integrated marketing communication,communication strategy and its tools, economic and competition law studies,marketing strategy planning and execution, marketing-controlling, interculturaland international marketing studies, social science methodologies, learning andapplying cutting-edge professional results] 30-40 credits.
The ratio of credits of optional specialisations andprofessional modules in the programme: 30-45 credits.

To obtain a master’s degree, the student must have at least oneintermediate “B2” complex type state-recognized English languageexamination, or a intermediate “B2” complex type language examination inanother living foreign language accepted by the relevant field of study, or astate recognized upper level (C1) complex type general foreign languageexamination or an equivalent high school graduation certificate or diploma isrequired).

The programme may be accompanied by internship. The internshiprequirements are defined by the programme’s curriculum.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Department responsible for program: Institute of Business Economics
Program instructor: Kozma Miklós
Bachelor's degree program: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
This Full-Time MBA university course is a two year program for applicants with an average of 2-3 years work experience (depending on the first diploma). It is designed specifically for you, students looking for a truly global education experience. To best prepare you for the business world of tomorrow, the fulltime MBA program covers every element of management, leadership, and business administration. With our educational offerings we are not only focusing on developing future managers but also to enhance the skills and knowledge of executives who are already in their desired positions. Whatever industry, region or sector you operate in, certain issues and challenges arise which require managers to reassess and refresh their conceptual thinking, do it now! Apply now!

890 000 HUF (≈2700 EUR) semester for EEA applicants, 3000 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: master- (magister, abbreviation: MSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: okleveles közgazdász MBA szakon
  • qualification in English: Economist

Accepted with the complete credit value: undergraduate degrees of the economic science field, from thetechnical field, the Technical Management undergraduate degree, from theagricultural field, the Rural Development Engineer degree, from the informaticsfield, the Business Informatics Engineer undergraduate degree, and from thehealthcare field, the Health Care Manager undergraduate degree.

May also be considered with the completion of the creditsdefined: undergraduate and Master’scourses and courses as defined as per Act LXXX of 1993 on higher education thatare accepted by the higher education institution’s credit transfer committeebased on a comparison of the studies that serve as the basis of the credits.

For entering the Master’s programme, a minimum of 60 credits isnecessary from the following subject areas:

  • methodology studies (mathematics, statistics, informatics) 15credits;
  • economics studies (micro and macro economy, internationaleconomics, environmental economics, economic theory, economic statistics, thehistory of economic thought, economic modelling, economic policy, sectoral andfunctional economics, community economics, world and European economics, publicpolicy studies) 10 credits;
  • business studies (corporate economics, finance, economic law,decision theory and methodology, business ethics, business communication) 10credits;
  • social science studies (European Union studies, general andfinancial law studies, economic history, sociology, psychology, philosophy) 10credits;
  • professional studies (organisational behaviour, accounting,corporate finances, marketing, production management, management andorganisation, controlling, strategic planning, human resource management) 15credits.

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s programme is forthe student to have at least 30 credits in the listed area based on his/herprevious studies. Missing credits must be attained in the Master’s programme asdefined in the higher education institution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

  • degree orientation: balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 15 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits

International Standard Classification of Education field of education code: 345

The objective of the programme is the training of economist expertswho, with their skills attained in every major area of the business field, arecapable of developing a strategic view that ensures the survival anddevelopment of organisations and enterprises. Knows the major tendencies ofinternational economics, and is capable of managing human resources and, ingeneral, the activities of organisations and enterprises. Another goal isaccelerating his/her career along with the appropriate theoretical studies.They are prepared to continue their training at the PhD level.

  • Has mastered the concepts, theories, processes, andcharacteristics of economic science and the micro and macro organisationallevels of economy, knows the definitive economic facts. Understands thestructure, operation, and Hungarian and international relationships of businessorganisations, their information and motivational factors, especially theinstitutional environment.
  • Knows the European integration process and European Policiesrelated to its activity.
  • Possesses the modern and theoretically demandingmathematical-statistical, econometric, and modelling methods of problemrecognition, definition, and solution and information gathering and processing,and is aware of their limitations. Knows the rules for planning and managingenterprises, business organisations, and projects, and their professional andethical standards.
  • Knows the factors that affect business and the methods that areused to influence them. Furthermore, knows decision-making and decision supportmethods.
  • Has a comprehensive knowledge of the most importantinterrelationships between the economic system and other social sub-systems.
  • Has comprehensive management and organisational skills. Possessesa relevant, comprehensive social and public erudition beyond professionalissues.
  • Along with a high-level mastery of everyday language, knows theeconomic terminology and its expressive and compositional characteristics inhis/her native language and at least one foreign language.
  • Has mastered the written and oral forms of professional andefficient communication, the table-based and graphic methods of visualisingdata, including the options offered by infocommunication technology.
  • Knows the possibilities, requirements, tools, and methods ofcareer planning in a wide context, including the conditionalities and tools ofhelping and motivating others.

  • Formulates independent, new deductions, original thoughts, andapproaches, is capable of utilising sophisticated analytic and modellingmethods, of creating strategies for the solution of complex problems, and ofmaking decisions in dynamic Hungarian and international environments andcorporate cultures.
  • After attaining practical knowledge and experiences, leads mediumand large enterprises or complex organisational units, performs a comprehensiveeconomic function in a business organisation, organises and manages complexbusiness processes, manages resources.
  • Is capable of efficient work in an international, multiculturalenvironment.
  • Develops a unique viewpoint based on his/her own analysis anddefends it in debate.
  • Is capable of developing strategies to solve complex issues,planning the solution, making decisions, and offering professional advice toeconomic operators. If necessary, uses an interdisciplinary approach inanalyses and practical problem-solving.
  • Is prepared to actively participate in social and public life. Iscapable of recognising and understanding social issues and of processing newphenomena.
  • Participates in economic processes, projects, group work; as aleader, plans, manages, organises, coordinates, and evaluates activities.
  • Prepares professional summaries and analyses, holds presentations,and participates in professional debate in the specialist field, in Hungarianor foreign languages.
  • By lifelong learning, creates an individual strategy fordevelopment and career-planning; organises and manages it. Plans and organisesthe professional development of colleagues and employees in his/her workorganisation as their manager.

  • Has a critical attitude towards the work and behaviour ofhim/herself and any subordinates, is innovative and proactive in managingeconomic issues.
  • Is open to new results of economic science and practice.
  • Is characterised by a cultured, ethical, and objectiveintellectual approach to persons and social issues, in his/her work, paysattention to the wider range of sectoral, regional, national, and Europeanvalues (including social, ecological, and sustainability considerations).Strives to improve his/her knowledge and work relationships; motivates, helps,and supports any colleagues and subordinates to do the same.
  • Considers correcting mistakes and improving his/her employees aduty. Aids the professional development of any colleagues and subordinates.
  • Is interested in the results and solutions coming from relatedfields of science, and is open to building relationships.
  • Is dedicated to quality work. Is decisive, constructive,cooperating, tolerant, open, and takes initiative in project and group work.
  • Is motivated by the need to increase professional and socialknowledge as well as social usefulness in planning and managing his/her owncareer.

  • Independently selects and utilises relevant problem-solvingmethods in areas important for organisational policy, strategy, and management,performs financial analysis, decision-preparation, and consulting tasksindependently.
  • Independently creates, organises, and manages major enterprises,or major organisations and organisational unity.
  • Takes responsibility for his/her own work, the organisation orenterprise under his/her control and the employees thereof.
  • Independently identifies, plans, and organises the professionaland general development of his/herself and any employees and takesresponsibility for them.
  • Independently represents his/her developed professional opinion inpreviously known decision-making situations. Takes responsibility for theenvironmental and social effects in new, complex decision-making situations.

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

  • economics and methodology studies (quantitative methods,organisational behaviour, accounting, corporate finance, marketing, productionmanagement, human resource management) at least 25-40 credits;
  • economic science and management studies (quantitative methods,organisational behaviour, accounting, corporate finance, marketing, productionmanagement, human resource management, business (corporate) economics,strategic management, corporate communication, business law, change management,quality management, project management, decision-problem solving, internationalfinance, investments, information management, electable studies) 20-30 credits

Including optional specialisations, special studies may bepursued in the fields of banking, healthcare management, economic policy,futures and options, environmental management, community economics, logistics,macroeconomic finance, international (multinational) management, psychology,technology management, production organisation, business ethics, advancedbusiness law, and business policy.

The credit value of optional studies is 25-65 credits.

To obtain a master’s degree, the student must have at least oneintermediate “B2” complex type state-recognized English languageexamination, or a intermediate “B2” complex type language examination inanother living foreign language accepted by the relevant field of study, or astate recognized upper level (C1) complex type general foreign languageexamination or an equivalent high school graduation certificate or diploma isrequired).

The programme may be accompanied by internship. The internshiprequirements are defined by the institution’s curriculum.

A special admission requirement into the programme is at least threeyears of professional management experience for undergraduate degree holders,and two years for Master’s degree holders.

Public Policy and Management
Department responsible for program: Institute of Economics and Public Policy
Program instructor: Bartha Attila
Bachelor's degree program: Public Policy and Management
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
This course enables you to analyze different issues of public policy and public administration at a professional level, as it will provide you with an understanding of the principles and methods of modern public policy and management. You will be able to take part in two double degree programs, one in Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania or another one in the University of Palermo in Palermo, Italy. As a successful graduate of ours you may seek employment at various international organizations like the UN, the EU and the OECD as well. What are you waiting for? Apply now!

Tuition fee: 700 000 HUF (≈2100 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 2400 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: master- (magister, abbreviation: MSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: okleveles közgazdász közgazdálkodás ésközpolitika szakon
  • qualification in English: Economist in Public Policy andManagement

Accepted with the complete credit value: the applied economics undergraduate programme.

May be primarily considered with the completion of the creditsdefined: from the economic sciencesfield, the Human Resources, Economics and Management, International Economics,Finance and Accounting, from the social sciences field, International Studies,Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, from the legal field, LabourRelations and Social Security, from the political science field, AdministrationManager, International Administration, Public Administration Manager, and fromthe healthcare field, Health Care Manager undergraduate degrees.

May also be considered with the completion of the creditsdefined: undergraduate and Master’scourses and courses as defined as per Act LXXX of 1993 on higher education thatare accepted by the higher education institution’s credit transfer committeebased on a comparison of the studies that serve as the basis of the credits.

For entering the Master’s programme, a minimum of 60 credits isnecessary from the following subject areas:

  • methodological, economic, and social science studies 40 credits;
  • programme-specific studies (economics and management of publicinstitutions and levels of government, public policy and policy area studies,public law and social policy studies) 20 credits.

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s programme is forthe student to have at least 30 credits in the listed area based on his/herprevious studies. Missing credits must be attained in the Master’s programme asdefined in the higher education institution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

  • degree orientation: balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 15 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 314   

The objective of the programme is the training of economists who,with their attained economic science, social science, management, legal,methodological, and specialised theoretical and practical knowledge, arecapable of professionally performing analytic, planning, coordination, andmanagement tasks in the state-run and non state-run institutions of the publicsector, in non-profit organisations, in central and local governments, inHungarian and international (European Union) organisations that initiate, form,and realise sectorwide public policies and in meaningful participation in anyphase of public projects. They are prepared to continue their training at thePhD level.

  • Has mastered the concepts, theories, processes, andcharacteristics of economic science and the micro and macro organisationallevels of economy, knows the definitive economic facts.
  • Understands the structure, operation, and Hungarian andinternational relationships of business organisations, their information andmotivational factors, especially the institutional environment.
  • Knows the European integration process and European Policiesrelated to its activity.
  • Possesses the modern and theoretically demandingmathematical-statistical, econometric, and modelling methods of problem recognition,definition, and solution and information gathering and processing, and is awareof their limitations.
  • Knows the rules for planning and managing enterprises, businessorganisations, and projects, and their professional and ethical standards.
  • Knows interrelationships of economics-based inter- andtransdisciplinary theories and conceptual frameworks
  • that help describe and understand the operation of the publicsector.
  • Knows the concepts of the economy of the public sector and theirinterrelationships, the principles and practice of influencing and realisingpublic policy, the conflicted nature of realising constitutional social valuesand standards (public policy that promotes public good).
  • Knows the institutions, operations, and public policies ofgovernance realised in the major levels of multi-level governance(local-regional, state, European Union).
  • Is aware of principles and methods for the organisation,operation, and management of public organisations.
  • Is aware of the principles and practical methods of economic,organisational, political, and human resource utilisation.
  • Knows the concepts of budgetary managements and public institutionmanagement and their interrelationships. Knows the factors that affect businessand the methods that are used to influence these factors.
  • Knows the main elements of the methodological toolkit (inparticular, multivariate statistical analysis, decision-oriented analytictechniques, comparative case studies) used for the analysis of complexsocial-public policy issues and their alternative solutions.
  • Is aware of the limits of his/her knowledge and the necessity oflifelong learning.

  • Formulates independent, new deductions, original thoughts, andapproaches, is capable of utilising sophisticated analytic and modellingmethods, of creating strategies for the solution of complex problems, and ofmaking decisions in dynamic Hungarian and international environments andcorporate cultures.
  • After attaining practical knowledge and experiences, leads mediumand large enterprises or complex organisational units, performs a comprehensiveeconomic function in a business organisation, organises and manages complexbusiness processes, manages resources.
  • Is capable of efficient work in an international, multiculturalenvironment.
  • Is capable of exploring theoretical, methodological, and factualpublic management and public policy resources in Hungarian and in foreignlanguages and following the professional publications of other scientific fieldsrelevant to the specialisation.
  • Is capable of analysing and developing strategies to solve complexsocial and public policy issues, planning the solution, making decisions, andoffering professional advice to economic operators.
  • Is capable of successfully utilising complex statistical analysis,modelling, and comparative institutional analytic tasks in public managementand public policy analysis and decision preparation work, and case-study basedmethods.
  • Is capable of cooperating in the realisation of Hungarian andEuropean Union development policies, of analysing, planning, and managing theprocesses of public organisations.
  • Is capable of uncovering and explicitly presenting the realisationof social values and value changes, and of understanding and creativelyhandling conflicted situations resulting from opposite viewpoints.
  • Is capable of applying his/her specialist, financial, management,research methodology, and IT skills in practice in a complex way.
  • Is capable of using his/her economic, legal, political science,and sociological knowledge in the analysis of real public policy issues andresolutions (suggestions).

  • Has a critical attitude towards the work and behaviour ofhim/herself and any subordinates, is innovative and proactive in managingeconomic issues.
  • Is open to new results of economic science and practice.
  • Is characterised by a cultured, ethical, and objectiveintellectual approach to persons and social issues, in his/her work, paysattention to the wider range of sectoral, regional, national, and Europeanvalues (including social, ecological, and sustainability considerations).
  • Strives to improve his/her knowledge and work relationships;motivates, helps, and supports any colleagues and subordinates to do the same.
  • Is dedicated to recognising and promoting public good.
  • Has a critical attitude towards the knowledge, work, and behaviourof him/herself and any subordinates.
  • Considers correcting mistakes and improving his/her employees aduty.
  • Consciously searches for public management and public policyissues to solve, is innovative and proactive in the handling of economicissues.
  • Is open to new results from public management and public policytheory and practice and changes of the social-economic-legal environment thataffect his/her specialist field.

  • Independently selects and utilises relevant problem-solvingmethods in areas important for organisational policy, strategy, and management,performs financial analysis, decision-preparation, and consulting tasksindependently.
  • Takes responsibility for his/her own work, the organisation orenterprise under his/her control and the employees thereof.
  • Independently identifies, plans, and organises the professional andgeneral development of his/herself and any employees and takes responsibilityfor them.
  • Independently performs financial analysis, decision preparation,and consulting tasks in fields significant for organisational policy, strategy,or management based on his/her professional views.
  • Takes initiative in solving problems, developing strategies, andthe cooperation of groups and colleagues, both inside the organisation andbetween organisations.
  • Is characterised by an independent and responsible thinkingthrough and consideration of economic and extra-economic consequences informulating professional questions. Takes responsibility for the effects ofhis/her activities on other specialist fields.
  • Takes responsibility for the professional content and correctterminology in his/her own professional summaries, presentations, andpublications.
  • Takes initiative and responsibility towards colleagues andemployees in social and public issues.

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

  • economics, 40-60 credits;
  • administration science, public policy science, and public policyanalysis 20-30 credits;
  • organisation and management science 10-15 credits;
  • political science 10-15 credits;
  • jurisprudence 10-15 credits.

Specialist knowledge attained in the specialist fields ofpublic policy and analysis, the management and organisational tasks of publicorganisations, and sectoral policy expertise, considering optionalspecialisations. The credit ratio of specialisation in the training,recommended by the training institution, is 15-25 credits.

To obtain a master’s degree, the student must have at least oneintermediate “B2” complex type state-recognized English languageexamination, or a intermediate “B2” complex type language examination inanother living foreign language accepted by the relevant field of study, or astate recognized upper level (C1) complex type general foreign languageexamination or an equivalent high school graduation certificate or diploma isrequired).

Regional and Environmental Economic Studies
Department responsible for program: Institute of International, Political and Regional Studies
Program instructor: Dr. Péti Márton
Bachelor's degree program: Regional and Environmental Economic Studies
Specialization: Economic Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
Get the highest quality education in economics, applying alternative regional and environmental approaches. The program offers an insight into the Central and Eastern European region’s specific subjects and perspectives, besides presenting current global challenges. It places strong emphasis on practice: you will be supported in finding traineeship positions at Hungarian organizations, companies and EU institutions. Meanwhile, learn how to plan and manage the social-economic and environmental structures of cities or regions by acquiring knowledge on topics such as: strategic and spatial planning; urban, rural and regional development, environmental economics and management; sustainability; CSR; climate policy and geopolitics. Apply now! 

Tuition fee:  610 000 HUF (≈1800 EUR) per semester for EEA applicants, 2400 EUR per semester for non-EEA applicants

  • qualification level: master- (magister, abbreviation: MSc)
  • qualification in Hungarian: okleveles közgazdász regionális éskörnyezeti gazdaságtan szakon
  • qualification in English: Economist in Regional and EnvironmentalEconomic Studies

Accepted with the complete credit value: undergraduate degrees of the economic sciences field, and theAgricultural Environmental Management Engineering, Rural Development Engineerand degrees from the agricultural field of training and the Geographer andEnvironmental Studies undergraduate courses from the natural sciences field oftraining.

May also be considered with the completion ofthe credits defined: undergraduateand Master’s courses and courses as defined as per Act LXXX of 1993 on highereducation that are accepted by the higher education institution’s credittransfer committee based on a comparison of the studies that serve as the basisof the credits.

For entering the Master’s programme, a minimum of 60 credits isnecessary from the following subject areas:

  • at least 20 credits from the fields of economy and business administration(microeconomy, macroeconomy, world and international economy, communityeconomy, management and administration subjects, marketing, businesscommunication);
  • at least 20 credits from the fields of methodology (mathematics,statistics, informatics);
  • at least 20 credits from ‘horizon broadening’ natural and socialscience subjects (philosophy, sociology, political science, history, biology,chemistry, physics, geography, earth sciences).

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s programme is forthe student to have at least 40 credits in the listed area based on his/herprevious studies. Missing credits must be attained in the Master’s programme asdefined in the higher education institution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

  • degree orientation: theory oriented (60-70 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 15 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 314   

The objective of the programme is the training of economics expertswho, in possession of their theoretical and methodological knowledge, arecapable of uncovering the social dimensions of environmental issues and theeconomic analysis of social, cultural, and ecological processes considering theinterrelationships between social and natural systems. Capable of cooperatingin a creative and innovative way in the development of global and regionaldevelopmental and environmental policies, strategies, and programmes, andworking in economic geography and regional and environmental social science.They are capable of solving independent analytic and planning tasks, working ingroups and managing group work, and performing sustainable development analysisand research in the academic, state, and private sectors. They are prepared tocontinue their training at the PhD level.

  • Has mastered the concepts, theories, processes, andcharacteristics of economic science and the micro and macro organisationallevels of economy, knows the definitive economic facts.
  • Understands the structure, operation, and Hungarian andinternational relationships of business organisations, their information andmotivational factors, especially the institutional environment.
  • Knows the European integration process and European Policiesrelated to its activity.
  • Possesses the modern and theoretically demandingmathematical-statistical, econometric, and modelling methods of problemrecognition, definition, and solution and information gathering and processing,and is aware of their limitations.
  • Knows the rules for planning and managing enterprises, businessorganisations, and projects, and their professional and ethical standards.
  • Has mastered the basic interrelationships of regional, urban, andenvironmental economics, geography, and sociology, the mathematical,statistical, and geographic informatics methods used in regional andenvironmental research and knows their limits.
  • Is prepared to understand and develop the models that describe thesystem of biosphere-society-economy interactions and to consider the result ofthis modelling in developmental decisions.
  • Has relevant and comprehensive knowledge on the maininterrelationships between the economic system and other social sub-systems andthe ecological system, the relationships between regional and rural policy andthe environment’s carrying capacity, the interrelationships between theecological and social possibilities and determinations of developments.
  • Has a detailed knowledge of the effects of economic growth, thepopulation boom, and the population’s income differentiation on the Earth’scarrying capacity in the ten most sensitive dimensions (climate change,nitrogen and phosphorous cycles, decreasing biodiversity, damage to the ozonelayer, ultrafine particle deposition, ocean acidification, agricultural landuse, freshwater use, chemical pollution), the most important developmentalissues that induce the level of exposure and changes, and their effects on theeconomic-social-ecological systems.
  • Knows the principles and frameworks of the Hungarian andinternational regulations on environmental and natural protections.
  • Knows and understands the principles of social responsibility andethical operation for companies and their social importance, and the scientificbases and practice of environmental management.
  • Possesses a relevant, comprehensive social and public eruditionover professional issues.

  • Formulates independent, new deductions, original thoughts, andapproaches, is capable of utilising sophisticated analytic and modellingmethods, of creating strategies for the solution of complex problems, and ofmaking decisions in dynamic Hungarian and international environments andcorporate cultures.
  • After attaining practical knowledge and experiences, leads mediumand large enterprises or complex organisational units, performs a comprehensiveeconomic function in a business organisation, organises and manages complexbusiness processes, manages resources. Is capable of efficient work in aninternational, multicultural environment.
  • Is capable of a simple formalising of arguments oneconomic-social-environmental issues, of developing an individual viewpointbased on his/her own analysis, arguing for it in a debate, and recognises thenecessity of revising or giving up this viewpoint.
  • Is capable of developing strategies to solve complex issues,planning the solution, making decisions, and offering professional advice toeconomic operators.
  • Is capable of uncovering relevant economic issues in thespecialist field. In analyses and solutions, he/she is capable of consideringtheir complex system of social, policy, environmental, and spatialinterrelationships.
  • Is capable of preparing professional summaries and analyses inhis/her specialist field, giving presentations, actively participating inprofessional debate using the modern methods of the infocommunication andpresentation toolkits, in Hungarian or in foreign languages.
  • Is capable of participating in large-scale and complex projectsand group work, and as a leader, of managing, organising, and evaluating activities.
  • Is prepared to actively participate in social and public life inpossession of relevant skills.

  • Has a critical attitude towards the work and behaviour ofhim/herself and any subordinates, is innovative and proactive in managing economicissues.
  • Is open to new results of economic science and practice.
  • Is characterised by a cultured, ethical, and objectiveintellectual approach to persons and social issues, in his/her work, paysattention to the wider range of sectoral, regional, national, and Europeanvalues (including social, ecological, and sustainability considerations).Strives to improve his/her knowledge and work relationships; motivates, helps,and supports any colleagues and subordinates to do the same.
  • Has a problem-centric view and problem-solving thinking.
  • Is open to new results from economic science and practice, andchanges in the social-economic-legal environment that affect his/her specialistfields.
  • Is decisive, constructive, cooperating, and takes initiative inproject and group work.
  • Is prepared to share professional and social knowledge withprofessional and non-professional audiences.

Independently selects and utilises relevant problem-solving methodsin areas important for organisational policy, strategy, and management,performs financial analysis, decision-preparation, and consulting tasksindependently. Independently creates, organises, and manages major enterprises,or major organisations and organisational unity.

  • Takes responsibility for his/her own work, the organisation orenterprise under his/her control and the employees thereof.
  • Independently identifies, plans, and organises the professionaland general development of his/herself and any employees and takes responsibilityfor them.
  • Analyses, takes, and manages the responsibility for the fact thatresults received from analyses and practical methods partially depend on thechosen method.
  • Takes initiative and responsibility in social and public issues.

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

  • economic and social science studies (economics and methodologicalstudies, community economics, quantitative methods, managerial economics,economic sociology, human ecology) 25-45 credits;
  • environmental economics professional studies [economic developmentand growth (economic development, innovation); spatial aspects of economicprocesses, spatial aspects of social processes, regional and environmentalanalytic methods, regional economy, environmental economics, regional policy,regional economic development, ecological and environmental protection studies,integrated rural development, regional programming and management, localeconomy and business development, environmental policy, environmentalmanagement, industrial ecology, environmental ethics, urban sociology and urbangeography, urban management, urban financing) 50-70 credits.

To obtain a master’s degree, the student must have an intermediate“B2” complex type state-recognized English and another living foreignlanguage examination, or an equivalent graduation certificate or diploma.

Sociology
Department responsible for program: Institute of Communication and Sociology
Program instructor: Dr. Nagy Beáta
Bachelor's degree program: Sociology
Specialization: Social Science
Program time in semesters: 4 semesters
Program language: English
Site/Location: Budapest
Division: Full time
Program Type: Normal
Widen your knowledge on contemporary concepts and theories related to global social changes and better your critical analysis of social problems in a global-versuslocal framework. Gain an internationally recognized academic qualification and join local, national or global organizations, government authorities, research institutes, think tanks, and public or private sector companies after graduation. Join Corvinus! Apply now!

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

  • qualification level: master- (magister,abbreviation: MA)
  • qualification in Hungarian: okleveles szociológus
  • qualification in English: Sociologist

Accepted with the complete credit value: sociology and social studies undergraduate degrees.

May also be considered with the completion of the creditsdefined: undergraduate and Master’scourses and courses as defined as per Act LXXX of 1993 on higher education thatare accepted by the higher education institution’s credit transfer committeebased on a comparison of the studies that serve as the basis of the credits.

For entry into a Master’s programme that is different from theundergraduate degree, the minimum number of necessary credits is at least 60from the fields of social sciences relevant to the sociology programme.

The prerequisite of admittance into the Master’s programme is forthe student to have at least 20 credits.

Missing credits must be attained as defined in the higher educationinstitution’s Study and Exam Regulations.

  • degree orientation: balanced (40-60 percent)
  • thesis credit value: 15 credits
  • minimum credit value of optional courses: 6 credits

InternationalStandard Classification of Education field of education code: 312   

The objective of the programme is the training of experts with ahigh level of sociological skill, who are capable of performing research,expert, educational, decision-making, management, planning, and organisationtasks independently or in groups in various fields of social life (research,education, culture, media, politics, economy, healthcare, environmentalprotection, settlement management, social policy). Graduates possess a modernunderstanding of social sciences, research methodology, and practice,interdisciplinary knowledge, and an international perspective. They areprepared to continue their training at the PhD level.

  • Knows, understands, and interprets important sociological and socialcontexts at a high level.
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of all important segments of his/herspecialist fields, and understands the definitive processes of sociology.
  • Possesses the high-level quantitative and qualitative methodologyknowledge utilisable in professional work and follows the major tendencies ofsocial science methodology.
  • Knows and understands the conceptual systems, main ideas, andschools of social sciences closely related to sociology.
  • Knows and understands social issues that define the main tendenciesof social science thinking.
  • Possesses a high-level knowledge to navigate social decision-makingmechanisms and to understand the various forums of advocacy and debate.
  • Knows and understands the technical language of at least two foreignlanguages necessary for working in the profession.
  • Knows, understands, and continuously improves the knowledge thatserves as the educational basis of high-level work in sociology.

  • Is capable of navigating the system of social issues and conflicts.
  • In the specialist field, is capable of analysing and evaluating thecauses and mechanisms of social issues and conflicts.
  • Is capable of continuously analysing relevant publications inHungarian and in foreign languages and of monitoring relevant bibliographiesand thematic collections.
  • Is capable of utilising research results published in Hungarian andin foreign languages in the specialist field.
  • Is capable of producing sociological analyses with concepts,arguments, and deductions relevant to the specialist field based on reliable,professional sources and their practical experiences.
  • With integrative social science skills, is prepared to manage workprocesses in the scope of his/her professional competence, and of thecooperation with colleagues or other partners required for the performance ofthe tasks.
  • Is capable of attaining novel sociological knowledge, performinginnovative tasks, and arguing for their importance.
  • In the specialist field, is capable of finding projectopportunities, performing project planning, management, and realisation tasks,and cooperating with project partners.
  • Is capable of participating in the development of organisationaldevelopment concepts, in the definition of the organisational work principlesof organisation, and their professional public presentation.

  • Is confident in his/her own abilities, is dedicated to followingprofessional ideas.
  • Is critical of scientific, practical, legal, or political attemptsat decreasing the openness and diversity of social sciences.
  • Is committed to professional attempts at solving global and localissues.
  • Is open, accepting, yet critical of professional innovation.
  • Is dedicated to supporting all initiatives to promote social equity.
  • Is open and dedicated to international professional cooperation.
  • Consciously strives for scientific objectivity.
  • Respects the scientific approach and is open to various approachesand analytic methods.
  • Observes scientific correctness, does not discriminate negatively.

  • Participates in the operation and management of work organisationsand in developing, debating, and realising professional concepts independentlyand responsibly.
  • Supports the realisation of a professional career of anysubordinates responsibly.
  • Is dedicated to representing professional interests.
  • Strives to participate in the work of Hungarian and internationalprofessional groups.
  • Independently participates in the development of organisationalsystems.
  • Is personally responsible to observing the professional and ethicalrules of the profession of sociology and to maintaining its integrity.
  • Respects the rights of any colleagues and students.
  • Is especially responsible to protecting the safety, anonymity, andpersonal data of research subjects.

Scientific fields that lead to the specialisation, and fieldsof expertise that make up the programme: classic and modern social sciencetheories 10-35 credits;

  • research methods (Advanced Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, ITApplications) 10-50 credits;
  • differentiated professional skills (i.e. education, culture, media,politics, economy, healthcare, environmental protection, settlement management,social policy) 20-60 credits

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

Earning the Master’s degree requires at least one state-recognizedintermediate (B2) complex language examination in English, French or German andone state-recognized intermediate (B2) complex language examination in anotherliving foreign language.

The internship is a professional training defined in the programmesyllabus with a credit value of 2-6 credits.

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