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Non-degreePreparatory year for admission to the bachelor's degree at Corvinus University of Budapest

Tuition fee €5,000 per year
Application fee €300 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €50 one-time

This 50 EUR is an acceptance insurance paid to our agency to guarantee your acceptance letter. This means, if we cannot get you acceptance letter, then we refund you back this amount fully.

Please note that this amount will increase to 60 EUR from May 1, 2020 and further to 75 EUR from June 1, 2020. Complete your application package as early as possible and enjoy the lower prices!

Examination fee €200 one-time

This institution charges it in order to organize the online evaluation test to determine your English and math skills. This fee is non-refundable.


This programme aims to prepare foreign students who want to study in Corvinus University in one of the following bachelor (undergraduate) programs:
-BA in Business and Management;
-BA in International Business;
-BA in Applied Economics.

About Corvinus University of Budapest
Corvinus University of Budapest is Hungary’s leading university in the fields of business and economics. It is among the most recognized higher educational institutions in Central and Eastern Europe, with over 16,000 students studying and over 500 full- time and 200 part-time professors teaching at its 6 faculties. The university has widespread international relations and exchange programs with universities from the US to New Zealand and from Sweden to South Africa. A large number of Hungarian and foreign business and political leaders have Corvinus as their alma mater.

Corvinus University of Budapest traditionally has good relations with the business community. Our University won the “University of Excellence” award and the “Higher Education Quality Award” in 2010. In 2011 it was chosen as the best network-university, which provides the best international and professional internships. In the same year it received the “Superbrand Title” which is provided for the best brands. Our English-language business programs has been doing well in the Financial Times Ranking which is evaluating European business schools programs.

Foreign universities have entered into a series of cooperation agreements, and we are members of numerous international networks bringing together higher education institutions. We do everything in order to provide the highest standards of education and marketable degrees for our students. The advantages of studying at Corvinus’ International Study Programs: Internationally acknowledged diploma from a university that is listed in the Financial Times rankings and represents Hungary in a large number of exclusive educational networks; International student body (students from 40-50 countries study at ISP each semester);

Why Corvinus University of Budapest?
- Highly qualified, dedicated professors from the international and the Hungarian business world;
- International focus, with professors from 9 different countries including the USA and the UK;
- Modern resources and facilities;
- Numerous study abroad opportunities throughout the world;
- A professional management team to assist students in solving any problems encountered in the course of their studies.

Programme structure

After application students take Maths and English tests online, then they are interviewed via internet so that we can check their level before arrival. At the same time they are encouraged to keep on improving their skills. After arriving in Hungary, in the first week of the academic year, students write placement tests in English (dictation, grammar tests, writing, reading and listening comprehension) and Mathematics. Finally, their speaking skills and general knowledge are also tested. Groups are set up based on the test- and interview results, however students’ personalities, group dynamics and other aspects are also considered.

You will have the following number of classes to get ready for admission to the Corvinus University:
- 510 classes of English;
- 280 classes of Mathematics.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States