The Corvinus University of Budapest is a university located in Budapest, Hungary. The university offers degrees in multiple disciplines, but it is characterised by its programmes in economics and management. Corvinus University is consistently listed in the top 50 in the Financial Times European Masters in Management rankings.
The immediate forerunner of this university, the Faculty of Economics of the Royal Hungarian University, was established in 1920. The Faculty of Economics is the flagship institution in the education and research of economics in Hungary. Combining excellence in research, teaching and learning, our Faculty is one of the most popular and populous faculties at Corvinus University of Budapest, with more than 1500 enrolled students and around 140 academics.
The Faculty has an excellent reputation as a leader in Hungary and abroad for offering high quality programmes and courses that are diverse, flexible and widely renowned. It offers a relatively wide range of undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes, mostly in Hungarian, but some also in English.
Our Faculty was ranked 6th in 2009 in the field of economics in the evaluation by the Financial Times
* Best in Economics
1. London School of Economics
2. Mannheim Business School
3. Stockholm School of Economics
4. University of Cologne, Faculty of Management
5. Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration
6. Corvinus University of Budapest
7. National Chengchi University
8. Business School of the Montreal University
9. Kozminski University, Warsaw
10. Manchester Business School
The Center for Higher Education Development (CHE) studied nearly 4000 European institutions of higher education with a focus on numerous academic disciplines, thus, on economics as well. CHE considered several aspects when compiling its Excellence Ranking List but specifically had its focus on a given institution’s strength in research and its efforts to get involved in the international academic life. Universities that were awarded at least two stars made the Excellence Group. In the ranking of 2009, The Faculty of Economics, Corvinus University of Budapest was awarded three stars.
The university is located in an urban setting. The faculties operate in multiple buildings that stand at various points in the city centre of Budapest. As of 2003 the university had 620 teachers and 16,537 students, with 2721 students graduating. In 2006 it had a total of 17,000 students. Classes are offered in English and German in addition to Hungarian. A growing number of the university's students come from countries other than Hungary.
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