Study Abroad in Budapest, Hungary

Study Abroad in Budapest: Academics

Academic Programs

Courses include: accounting, art and art history, business, communications, economics, film, history, Hungarian language, international relations, law, politics, psychology and sociology

Program Options

Courses offered through the International Study Program which is part of the Corvinus Business School at Corvinus University of Budapest. They include accounting, art, art history, business, economics, film, history, Hungarian language, international relations, law, management, marketing, politics, psychology and sociology. Classes are taught in English apart from the Hungarian language courses. Students are required to take 1 Hungarian language course and are placed at beginner level unless they have previously studied Hungarian. Students take four 3-credit courses, each of which meets for 45 contact hours for a total of 12 credits. An additional course may be taken for a supplemental fee for a total of 15 credits.

No AIFS participant is permitted to take a course without receiving a letter grade. Pass/fail options are not available.

Session/Term Credits Requirements
Spring Semester 12 2.75 GPA

Corvinus University of Budapest

Corvinus University is the leading higher education institution in Hungary, offering instruction in business, economics, humanities, law, public administration and social sciences. Founded in 1920, originally as Karl Marx University, it is home to over 14,000 students. Its Hungarian students go through a rigorous academic selection while its international students come from over 80 countries around the world. Hungary has a long tradition of higher education and has produced many Nobel Prize winners, scientists and inventors. The university provides full degree programs in English at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Class size is relatively small and courses are taught by University faculty, many of whom have teaching experience in U.S. universities.

The Pest Campus is located in the heart of Budapest and embraces old and modern with three buildings on the bank of the Danube. The neighborhood of the University features the Grand Market Hall, and many of Budapestís historic and cultural sites are within walking distance.