In 1846, József Industrial School opened its gates with departments for economics and trade for upper grade students. The immediate forerunner of the Corvinus University of Budapest, the Faculty of Economics of the Royal Hungarian University, was established in 1920.
The University admitting more than 14,000 students offers educational programmes in agricultural sciences, business administration, economics, and social sciences, and most these disciplines assure it a leading position in Hungarian higher education. At the same time, its key ambition is to display the institution's uniqueness and to exploit the synergies resulting form professional diversity and from studying multiple disciplines.
Corvinus University of Budapest defines itself as a research university oriented towards education, where the scientific performance of the academic staff measures up to the international standard and the students can obtain a competitive degree having a standard and knowledge content identical to similar-profile universities and acknowledged on the European Union's labour market and on a global scale.
Corvinus University, which functions as a real 'universitas', accepts students at six faculties and offer courses leading to degrees at the bachelor, master and doctoral level in countless specialisations taught in Hungarian, English, French or German, qualifying them in a wide variety of fields.
The mission of the Career Development Office is to connect highly trained students and the academic and business world, and to establish an employment culture where students receive help in finding the most suitable job in terms of interests and knowledge, by promoting the means of conscious career building.
The Directorate of External Relations of Corvinus University facilitates the internationalisation at the University by taking care of various related activities, which could best be described by the words: initiation, coordination, support and representation. Most of these activities are in connection with student exchange and the partner agreements it is based on.
The Directorate of International Relations and Innovation of Corvinus University facilitates the internationalisation at the University by taking care of various related activities, which could best be described by the words: initiation, coordination, support and representation. Most of these activities are in connection with student exchange and the partner agreements it is based on.
The University Library of Corvinus University of Budapest is an academic library aiming to provide excellent resources and services to support the learning, teaching and research activities at the University. There are four reading rooms, two computer labs, a newspaper reading room and an Economic History Research Library.
The Information Technology Center (ITC) is in charge of maintenance of all computers installed at Corvinus University. The aim of ITC is to improve the university’s qualities and effectiveness through the implementation and maintenance of information technology.
CUB’s computer network consists of about 1200 computers in auditoriums and other various places throughout the premises.
The University is not just an educational institution, it is also the place where new friendships begin and often last for a lifetime.
University years are unforgettable for every student: long chats in the cafeteria, watching football in the local pubs, the dances of the Freshmens Ball and parties over the year are those memories you will talk about when you meet your long-time university friends.
The University promotes and supports student organisations, cultural events and other community building activities to make your university years a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
There are 9 accredited doctoral schools operating at Corvinus University of Budapest, which have achieved high academic prestige.