Life In Budapest

Hungary in Europe

Hungary is a member state of the European Union, located in the Central-Eastern European region. As a country steeped in cultural and historical wonders, some of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe, with endless freetime activities, world class education and good price to value ratio, Hungary is 100% student-friendly.
For the younger generations, some of the favourite Hungarian travel destinations are:
    • Lake Balaton – a large, fresh water lake situated only an hour away from the capital
    • Sziget festival – the most popular Central European summer music festival with line-ups consisting of the biggest, global, mainstream artists
In Hungary there are no distances. By public transport or carpooling you can easy explore the whole country, and discount airlines offer cheap flights to many other European cities to help you accomplish your bucket list.
Click HERE to find out more about our country.



Budapest is the capital city of Hungary.
Budapest won the Tripadvisor traveller’s choice award in 2014 and was ranked as the 2nd best city in the world by CNN in 2013.
If you want to visit Budapest before deciding on studying here, check out some activity ideas for your trip on Tripadvisor.


Why study here?

Not only will International Economy and Business studies give you an internationally acknowledged certificate, internship opportunities in both the private and public sector and competitive professional skills, but Budapest really is a lovable and livable city.
Rent is affordable – even in the city centre close to the campus. Budapest has a host of metro/tram/bus lines that are cheap to use and offer a high quality and efficient service. The streets of Budapest are safe throughout day and night, and there’s always something to do or see in the city no matter what the weather.
You will need an estimated EUR 450-750 per month to cover your expenses (including rent). Click HERE to find out more about the cost of living.


What do we eat?

Hungary has its own traditional cuisine with lots of meat, potato, dough, spices and sweet cakes, but you can find international meals and ingredients anywhere.


Shopping in Budapest

The city has many shopping centres and plazas with global clothing lines and food brands. You can explore local farmers’ shops and markets too, which are gaining more and more popularity nowadays.



Why choose Corvinus?

Corvinus University of Budapest is prestigious, not only in Hungary but in the Central-Eastern European region. Its excellent reputation has been proven in various domestic and international rankings. Corvinus is award winner for it’s excellent education and contributions to making the management profession globally competitive, and has the highest index of satisfaction among the employers who recruit our students after they have graduated from Corvinus University.


Student life at Corvinus

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Any questions? Contact us.

We will guide you through the whole application process for the International Economy and Business MSc program, and help you make yourself at home in Budapest.
Contact Ms. Nikolett Menyhart (coordinator of the program)
You also can get in touch with us on our Facebook page.