UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

Students coming to the Corvinus University of Budapest in the second year of IMESS join one of the top higher education institutions of Hungary in the field of economics, business and social sciences. Corvinus University has been ranked in Hungary as the number one university in business administration. Some of its programmes have been accredited by the leading business accreditation agencies of EPAS, AACSB or EQUIS.

Corvinus University defines itself as a research-based institution and, therefore, provides an ideal academic environment for IMESS students completing the dissertation in the second year of the program. Our students have the chance to work together with academic staff of national and international standing. Many of our instructors are qualified professors as well as regular publishers in Hungarian and international academic outlets, as well as being active members of international academic research projects. Corvinus University hosts those research clusters which are unique in Hungary for instance on the topics of: China and Central Europe, migration, populism, health economics, sustainable development etc.

Besides developing academically, students coming to Corvinus University in the second year of IMESS have the chance to enjoy the colourful student life of the institution (the numerous events organized by the student network) and of course the beauties Budapest, the capital of Hungary and one of Europe’s great cities, has to offer.

Our areas of expertise for IMESS include:

  • Economics: transition economics, comparative economics, institutional economics, political economy, international political economy, world economy and international economic relations
  • European studies
  • Business studies
  • Public administration and public finance

Corvinus was a founding member of the IMESS consortium and remains one of the most popular and committed destinations for IMESS students.

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We look forward to welcoming you to Hungary!