About the University


Corvinus University of Budapest is the leading Hungarian university in the field of Social Sciences and Economics, demonstrated through honors bestowed by various domestic and international rankings. Our faculty, the Faculty of Economics – incorporating the Department of Public Policy and Management – provides education and research in the field of Hungarian economic policies, intelligently connected in a global and European context and offers a wide range of relevant topics in the fields of the global economy, the European Community and the Central and Eastern European region.

The Department of Public Policy and Management possesses an extensive and prestigious network of international relationships. We are frequently invited to prominent international consortia and are presently participating in two research programs financed by the European Union.

The Corvinus University of Budapest has been a key regional actor promoting international academic exchange and cooperation. Over the past two decades, our University and our Department has hosted a number of major international conferences as well:

  • 2014: Annual Conference of the Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee)
  • 2012: Fifth Trans-European Dialogue in Public Administration (TED5)
  • 2004: IRSPM Annual Conference
  • 1995: European Group of Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Conference

Our University has a very eventful student life, with student organizations, interesting lectures, cultural events, sport life, and of course student parties. The Corvinus University of Budapest – as the only university in Hungary – won StudyPortal’s Excellent International Student Satisfaction Award in 2015.