This programme offers intellectually stimulating insights into how political and economic life interact with each other and how these two spheres jointly influence social and economic outcomes.
The programme aims to maintain a balance between theoretical and practical knowledge on the institutional stability and change of diverse political and economic systems, their role played in economic development, and their intended and unintended social, political and economic consequences.
When you graduate you will be confident in interpreting and understanding contemporary economic and political phenomena by applying the rich and varied methodological and theoretical toolkit of political economy.
You can expect to progress to work in a role like analyst, consultant or project manager – in multinational companies, consulting firms, intergovernmental organizations, international NGOs, research institutes, public administration or in the media!
Duration: 4 semesters (2 years)
Teaching hours: 8-12 hours/week
Internship: 8 weeks (320 hours)
Start date: September 2023
Tuition fees (EEA): 750.000 HUF
Total tuition fees (EEA): 3.000.000 HUF
Tuition fees (Non-EEA): 2900 EUR
Total tuition fees (Non-EEA): 11.600 EUR
This programme is available to self-funded students only.
1. Empirical Analytical Methods
2. Historical Linkages between Economy and Politics
3. State and Governance
4. Political and Economic Systems and Transitions
1. Advanced Studies in the selected specialization (see specializations below)
* The above is not an exhaustive list. Corvinus University of Budapest reserves the right to change modules.
Self-funded students meeting eligibility criteria may apply for Visegrad scholarships.
Corvinus University of Budapest endorses the Visegrad Scholarship programme for MA, MSc and MBA applicants from Central Eastern Europe.
The scholarship makes the outstanding possibility of international higher education at Corvinus accessible and financially viable for more students in this region and beyond!
The only way to apply for this programme is as self-funded applicant.
• Completed bachelor/undergraduate degree
• B2 level of English
• An oral interview about your personal motivations regarding your study and career
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You can apply through felvi.hu.
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In Hungary, there are legal pre-requisite credit requirements to study graduate programmes.
Please make sure you meet the minimum requirements for this programme before applying.
I hold an MA in International Studies from Corvinus and a Master’s in International Business Economics from Leuven (Belgium). Through both degrees, I realized that the exciting toolkit of political economy offers the best ground for answering the most burning contemporary social and economic issues. What is the middle-income trap? How to avoid falling into it? How is it relevant in Central and Eastern Europe? How do diverse political and economic institutional systems foster or hinder economic growth and development? Why is it challenging to reform economic systems? What intended and unintended social and economic implications may such reform attempts have?
The unique theoretical and methodological toolkit of political economy offers thorough, systemic insights and answers. I warmly recommend this programme to everyone who is seeking profound knowledge, a critical perspective and confidence in understanding the complex, interwoven worlds of political and economic life.
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Hungary 1093 Budapest Fővám tér 8.