Corvinus University of Budapest (Corvinus Business School)

City: Budapest
Language of instruction: English
  • Corvinus Business School (CBS) is Hungary's premier business school, consistently ranked #1 in the country
  • The largest of the three Faculties of the Corvinus University of Budapest.
  •  Offers programs at the bachelor, master and post-graduate levels both in English and Hungarian; PhD programs in English; and double degree master program in German.
  • Its educational approach is to enable students to become methodologically grounded and sound practitioners with a sensitivity and openness to social challenges. 
  • Partnership agreements with over 145 leading universities and business schools throughout the world.
  • The high quality of education offered is guaranteed by the fact that each subject is taught by Hungarian, foreign lecturers, as well as by invited lecturers from the business world, who are specialists in the given science or discipline, equipped with the necessary academic and practical knowledge.
  • The BA in Business and Management program (taught by an international faculty) in English is the first and to date only business bachelor program in Hungary to have been awarded the EPAS (EFMD Program Accreditation System) international accreditation.

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Partner university's areas of study

Commerce (UBCV)

Notes on Language of Instruction

Languages of instruction: Hungarian, English, French, German       


Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)

Who can go?

BCOM Students

Term dates

UBC Term 1: Corvinus Fall semester : September - December

UBC Term 2: Corvinus Spring semester : February - May 

Courses + Transfer Credits


Course equivalency formula

ECTS credits divided by 2 = UBC credits

Grading scheme

Exchange students at the Corvinus University of Budapest are evaluated based on the European ECTS Grading Scale.

A=Excellent, B=Good, C=Satisfactory, D/E=Pass/Sufficient, F=Fail,DNA=Did Not Attend, I=Incomplete, S=Signed, R=Refused, JAFE=Justified Abscence from Exam

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

For more information about Go Global transfer credit

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)

Full course load information

Attendance is strongly recommended     

Study programmes in English

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

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Tuition, Fees and Awards

Scholarships + awards

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.

Types of accommodation available


Housing notes

  • It is suggested that students rent a flat or share a rented flat, this is what most international students do.
  • The International Office makes every reasonable effort to provide assistance in finding the suitable accommodation. At the beginning of each semester a list of some real estate agencies is issued in the Information Letter that may help our international students to find accommodation.

Students need about EUR 450 – 750 per month to cover all expenses.

Accommodation: about EUR 250 – 400 per month per person, depending on the size and location of the flat as well as on the number of students sharing it.

Living costs (food, transport, miscellaneous): about EUR 200 – 400 per month.

Academic related expenses (student ID, books, photocopying, etc.): about EUR 50 – 100 per semester.

Practical Information_Accomodation

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