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Budapest University of Technology and Economics

The Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) is a public higher education institute operating as a central budgetary institution. Its founding regulation has been issued by the Minister of Human Capacities. Its organizational and operational conditions are summarized in its own regulation in accordance with laws.

About

History

Institutum Geometrico-Hydrotechnicum, the legal predecessor of Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) was founded in 1782, and it was the first institute in Europe to train engineers at university level.

Education

Education, research, innovation and direct additional services are proceeded by the faculties. Work-sharing between the faculties are subject oriented both in the fields of education and that of technology. The organogram of BME is available here. The faculties consist of departments, institutes, research centres that are supported by deans offices and other units.

Governing is assisted by the Rectors Office and the Chancellors Office. There is a highly independent Group of integrated internal control.

Research

Research at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, another long-standing tradition, is highly encouraged and is present on all levels from the B.Sc. through to the doctoral level. The research is both individual and co-operative, scientific and industrial, national and international.During the 1980's the Budapest University of Technology and Economics was among the first in the "Eastern block" to recognise the importance of participating in research activities with institutions of higher education in Western Europe. Consequently, the Budapest University of Technology and Economics has some well-established research relationships with Western European universities.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
801
2019
801 -50
2018
751
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
801
2018
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
-
2019
894 -45
2018
849
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

  • Student registration, study management and coordination by the Central Student Office
  • Student support and advice management together with cultural services by the Student Service Directorate
  • Secretariat of Senate, Rectors Council and Ethics Committee by the Rectors Office
  • Assistance to the faculty councils, education committees and other committees of the faculties by deans offices
  • Secretariat of the University Committee of Teaching Authorization and Doctoral Council and Scientific Students Association by the Central Student Office

Library services

  • Library and information management by the National Technical Information Centre and Library and within it the University Archives

ICT services

The Technology and Knowledge Transfer Office of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics was founded in 2009 in the framework of the New Széchenyi Plan with the support of the National Development Agency.

Student Life

Campus life

Beautiful Campus: the Campus is a city in itself: with beautiful buildings and large parks, it’s a pleasant place all year round.

Sports facilities

Sport life: we have new sport centres and dozens of famous Olympic medallists.

Other programmes from this university

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