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Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

Our legal predecessor was formed in 2000 by the integration of three successful colleges and was awarded the Higher Education Quality Prize in 2010. In fact, our history dates back to the Academy of Commerce, established in 1857.Budapest Business School (BBS), the largest university of applied sciences in Hungary, educates nearly 16,000 students in the areas of tourism and hospitality, international business economics, commerce and Marketing, Finance and Accountancy, Business Administration and Management, Human Resources and Business Information Systems. 

What are the admissions criteria?

Rolling admission is used and students can apply between October and May. Students in their final year of high school may apply before graduating for conditional acceptance. In addition to the application, some programs require a Skype interview.

What is student life like?

At all our campuses, we seek to create a studying and working environment fit for the 21st century. Responding to the student's needs, using the results of the latest innovations in the field of teaching methods, we apply the colorful opportunities of the digital world in practice. We provide experience-based student services and the most up-to-date digital solutions such as wifi hotspots, the BBS Campus mobile applications, online customer service, info tablets in study rooms, etc. 

The institution offers a wide range of sports activities, including volleyball, basketball, soccer, floorball, table tennis, tennis, building, aerobic yoga, horseback riding, swimming, competitive dancinghikingathleticsThe BBS Faculties host several student organizations. They coordinate a great variety of cultural and sports programs, in addition to representing students' interests. The Student Centres or the Career and Student Information Offices help students with the necessary information, while the Alumni Social Space is a forum for the maintenance of relationships between graduates and the school. They are also for technical or professional cooperation and for joint activities.

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Housing options.

The school helps students find housing in student residences (about 100 euros per month for a double room) or in apartments (about 200-300 euros per month).

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Additional notes.

Budapest Business University transitioned from a college to a university of applied science a year ago.  Basically, this means that instead of a pure vocational focus, they also focus on the theoretical side of business in their programs.  It’s essentially striving to teach a balance of practical and theoretical knowledge. Though the first few years of a transition can be difficult, the administrators I met with were enthusiastic about the change as well as the opportunities within their university for international students.  The students I met with noted that most, but not all, of their professors are accessible and approachable, and that their classes are a mix of seminars and lectures, with lectures accounting for a little more than half of a normal semester. One thing that sets Budapest Business School apart is the opportunity the students have for intensive business-related language learning in Japanese, Korean, Chinese, or Arabic.  

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