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Budapest Universities

Have you ever thought of studying in an impulsive city famous for its cultural attractions, impressive historical and architectural monuments, wonderful cuisine and traditions? Then come to Budapest! There are plenty of universities offering courses in various fields of art, economics, literature, natural sciences, technology, theology, and so on. This article gives an insight to the universities that offer complete undergraduate, graduate and/or doctoral programs in foreign languages.

Andrássy Gyula German Language University
Those who are interested in becoming an expert in Central-European studies, comparative state- and law studies or international relations are welcomed at the Andrássy University. Graduates are encouraged to take PhD studies here. All of the courses are taught exclusively in German. Most of the students are of Hungarian, Austrian and German nationality while around 10-15 %of them represent other regions of Central-Europe. Partner universities can be found in Austria (Linz), Germany (Bayreuth, Heidelberg, etc.) and Switzerland (St. Gallen).

Central European University
CEU and all its courses are registered and accredited in the US and in Hungary. Degree programs cover Central-European history, human rights, international relations, philosophy, political and social sciences, IT management, comparative constitutional and business law.
Students come from Central-, Eastern European and Central Asian countries. The institution’s intention is to bring together Eastern and Western democracies, cultures and law through education. Almost 100 nations are represented at the courses ranging from North America to Southeast Asia creating a special multicultural environment. The CEU’s extensive international relations enable students to participate in the Erasmus and Erasmus Mundus programs.

International Business School
IBS is a private college where students and professors come from all over Europe, Asia and Africa. This international atmosphere gives home to various sports and cultural facilities. The institution is in touch with more than 80 partner universities offering exchange programs in 20 countries. All the programs (Business Studies, Finance and Accounting, International Relations, Travel and Tourism Management, HR, Marketing Management) are accredited in Hungary but students can also obtain BSc and MSc degrees conferred by the Oxford Brookes University. Team work and skills development are essential parts of the students’ professional practice throughout the whole course.

Fernuniversitätgesamthochschule in Hagen
The college offers programs on bachelor and masters level via distance learning. This form of higher education is the perfect solution for those who do not have the possibility to transfer abroad but wish to complete an internationally recognized degree in cultural and social sciences, mathematics and computer science, business or economics studies in German language. However students are required to attend face-to-face sessions during their studies in order to write examinations.

McDaniel College
Accredited in Westminster, Maryland, USA, this private selective college is registered in Hungary as a foreign institution of higher education. The undergraduate program normally lasts for four years and students have the opportunity to complete their upper two years at the main campus. With the collaboration of American, British and Hungarian professors this college is an ideal choice for those who plan to hold a prestigious BA degree in the fields of business, banking, government service, the media, or in the arts.

The following universities also offer complete degree programs in foreign languages on Bachelor, Master and PhD level. The courses include studies in business, economics and management, sociology, international relations, etc.
- Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem (
- Budapesti Gazdasági Főiskola (
- Budapest Business School (

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