Szent István University, Faculty of Food Science


With its more than 1,7 million inhabitants, Budapest is the capital and the biggest city of Hungary. The city is situated along the two banks of the Danube, on the left hand side Pest and on the right hand side Buda can be found.

The Campuses of Corvinus University of Budapest are located the Buda and the Pest side too. The main building of the University can be found on the geographically flat Pest side, while the buildings of the Faculty of Food Science are located the Buda side in a wonderful botanic garden on the Gellért Hill.

The University buildings can easily be reached by public transportation from any part of Budapest. Here in Budapest, in this colorful metropolis you may find unique attractions including the Royal Palace of Buda, the House of Parliament, the Matthias Church and Heroes' Square. Citing the city's unparalleled panorama, UNESCO declared Budapest, Hungary's capital, "the Pearl of the Danube", a World Heritage site.

International relations

The Faculty of Food Science has agreements with more than 20 European universities and colleges, institutions that offer the opportunity for students at BSc, MSc and PhD levels to study abroad and for lecturers to participate in mobility exchanges. The Faculty coordinates a CEEPUS network of countries from Central Europe and it participates in the SOCRATES-ERASMUS program.

We are also a member of the ISEKI-Food Program organized by the European educational institutions of food science and technology. Each year 20-25 foreign students choose to take part in our Faculty's educational or research programs for a period between one month and a whole semester. Within ERASMUS, the Faculty is also involved in European Curriculum Development Programs (CDA Projects) and Intensive Programs (IP) in food safety, food quality management, nutrition, and consumer science.

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MSc in Food Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Hungary Budapest

Aim of the master’s degree program, professional competences to be acquired: The aim of the master’s degree program is to train food engineers who know and apply the [+]

Majors in the degree: - Food Biotechnology - Process Engineering in the Food Industry - Postharvest and Logistics in the Food Trade - Technology and Product Development in the Food Industry - Vintage Master Length of program: - number of terms: 4 terms - number of credits required for obtaining degree: 120 Degree programs accepted as prerequisites for admission to the master’s degree program: Degree programs that can be accepted with full credit: - agricultural field: BSc in Food Engineering; - technical field: BSc in Bioengineering, BSc in Chemical Engineering. Aim of the program Aim of the master’s degree program, professional competences to be acquired: The aim of the master’s degree program is to train food engineers who know and apply the latest scientific knowledge of the special field, and are also familiar with the various fields of natural and technical sciences. The graduates will be able to apply the acquired professional knowledge in a creative way in the different branches of the food industry. Having the knowledge acquired in the master’s degree program, they will be able to participate in further major training programs, or continue their studies in a doctoral (PhD) program. Practical Training Centre helping the education: - Operational technology practice plant – to teach the basic operations of food production - Operational practice unit for fermentation – to teach technologies for the distilling industry and fermentation - Sensory Laboratory - Demonstration cellars in Budafoki Road and Menesi Road – to teach wine-production technologies - Pilot plant... [-]


Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Food Science

Address Villányi út 35-43
1118 Budapest, Hungary
Phone +361-482-6293