Study Abroad in Budapest, Hungary

Study Abroad in Budapest: Academics

Academic Programs

Courses include: art, art history, business, economics, Hungarian language, international relations, law, management, marketing, politics, psychology and sociology.

Program Options

Full curriculum means that AIFS students can choose any course offered by Corvinus University of Budapest if prerequisites are met. Courses offered within the International Study Program at Corvinus University of Budapest are taught in English apart from the Hungarian language courses. Students are required to take one Hungarian language courses and are placed at Beginner level unless they have previously studied Hungarian. In addition, students take three, 3-credit courses each of which meets for 45 contact hours. Those wishing to take an additional course may do so for a supplement of approximately $795.

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

Session/Term Credits Requirements
Fall or Spring Semester 12 2.75 GPA

Corvinus University

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 and 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.