P.I.F.I.S

Corvinus Preparatory

P.I.F.I.S

Corvinus Preparatory

About Corvinus University

Corvinus University of Budapest considers knowledge as the primary value. The university’s motto: My knowledge is my helper. Our university aims to give the utmost help to our candidate students on the long road of acquiring knowledge, in the lifelong process of learning, not only by providing theoretical and practical professional knowledge and skills provision, but also by encouraging them to think and to form independent opinions.

Corvinus University of Budapest is Hungary’s leading university in the fields of business and economics. It is amongst 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);

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.

About Corvinus University

Corvinus University of Budapest considers knowledge as the primary value. The university’s motto: My knowledge is my helper. Our university aims to give the utmost help to our candidate students on the long road of acquiring knowledge, in the lifelong process of learning, not only by providing theoretical and practical professional knowledge and skills provision, but also by encouraging them to think and to form independent opinions.

Corvinus University of Budapest is Hungary’s leading university in the fields of business and economics. It is amongst 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);

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.

BA in Business and Management

Graduates will have the skills to: Work in a business environment in position suitable for the qualification and knowledge obtained. middle-management positions in a local or international environment. Apply decision techniques and methods when preparing business decisions. Communicate effectively in the student’s native tongue and English in a domestic and international business environment. Adapt to business and business environment changes, to evaluate and plan a career path via life-long learning, to widen theoretical knowledge on the basis of hands-on experience. To work individually and in teams in various areas of business To work in a middle-management position in a business in a local or international environment.

Program description: The program consists of the following blocks: foundation courses, general business courses, specialization business courses, elective courses. The teaching methodology focuses on a combination of lectures (to provide the necessary theoretical knowledge required) and seminars (where students can apply the theory in practice). Seminars include interactive discussions, small group work, student projects and presentations, case studies and other business problem related issues. In addition to business, economics and social science elective courses, students are also offered the possibility to study foreign languages. In the course of the program, students will achieve a 12 week internship in a company where they will have to opportunity to apply their knowledge in real life. The curriculum thus provides a sound theoretical basis for the students’ future career, as well as combining theoretical knowledge with hands-on practice.

The program is taught entirely in English and the truly international student body provides graduating students with the additional advantage of having worked together with students of other countries and cultures for 6 academic semesters.

BA in Business and Management

Graduates will have the skills to: Work in a business environment in position suitable for the qualification and knowledge obtained. middle-management positions in a local or international environment. Apply decision techniques and methods when preparing business decisions. Communicate effectively in the student’s native tongue and English in a domestic and international business environment. Adapt to business and business environment changes, to evaluate and plan a career path via life-long learning, to widen theoretical knowledge on the basis of hands-on experience. To work individually and in teams in various areas of business To work in a middle-management position in a business in a local or international environment.

Program description: The program consists of the following blocks: foundation courses, general business courses, specialization business courses, elective courses. The teaching methodology focuses on a combination of lectures (to provide the necessary theoretical knowledge required) and seminars (where students can apply the theory in practice). Seminars include interactive discussions, small group work, student projects and presentations, case studies and other business problem related issues. In addition to business, economics and social science elective courses, students are also offered the possibility to study foreign languages. In the course of the program, students will achieve a 12 week internship in a company where they will have to opportunity to apply their knowledge in real life. The curriculum thus provides a sound theoretical basis for the students’ future career, as well as combining theoretical knowledge with hands-on practice.

The program is taught entirely in English and the truly international student body provides graduating students with the additional advantage of having worked together with students of other countries and cultures for 6 academic semesters.

BA in International Buiness

The BA in International Business at Corvinus University was designed for those young candidates who wish to enter an international business career. The aim of the programme is to provide you with practical business knowledge and a range of skills that will equip you to design your international business career. The programme combines studies in the major functions of business, with an international perspective on commercial strategies and operations. The program also considers the social, cultural and political dimensions of global business. Well designed modules, a carefully selected teaching staff and a rigorous quality management system guarantee the high quality of the programme.

BA in International Buiness

The BA in International Business at Corvinus University was designed for those young candidates who wish to enter an international business career. The aim of the programme is to provide you with practical business knowledge and a range of skills that will equip you to design your international business career. The programme combines studies in the major functions of business, with an international perspective on commercial strategies and operations. The program also considers the social, cultural and political dimensions of global business. Well designed modules, a carefully selected teaching staff and a rigorous quality management system guarantee the high quality of the programme.

BA in Applied Economics

After having completed the Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics Program, you will be able to identify relevant economic questions, use models, and econometric methods to answer relevant economic questions quantitatively, analyse economic models and evaluate their relevance for theoretical and practical problem solving, plan and undertake applied work and research projects in economics, understand the economic role of the government, the reason behind some fiscal and monetary policy actions, identify the benefits and costs of a global economy, demonstrate your ability to apply economic theory to a range of economic problems, effectively communicate your analysis. You will also have in depth knowledge about economic theory. You will know how economic policy, technological advances and demographic conditions affect the main economic variables. You will be able to formulate economic models, you will know how to quantify or calibrate model parameters, and how to use this model for simulations.

The Central Library of Corvinus University of Budapest is an academic library aiming to provide excellent resources and services to support the learning, teaching and research activities at the University. The library moved to its current location in a new campus building in 2007. It occupies 4700 m² in a central position of the building and provides 630 study places altogether. There are four reading rooms, two computer labs, a newspaper reading room and an Economic History Research Library.

BA in Applied Economics

After having completed the Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics Program, you will be able to identify relevant economic questions, use models, and econometric methods to answer relevant economic questions quantitatively, analyse economic models and evaluate their relevance for theoretical and practical problem solving, plan and undertake applied work and research projects in economics, understand the economic role of the government, the reason behind some fiscal and monetary policy actions, identify the benefits and costs of a global economy, demonstrate your ability to apply economic theory to a range of economic problems, effectively communicate your analysis. You will also have in depth knowledge about economic theory. You will know how economic policy, technological advances and demographic conditions affect the main economic variables. You will be able to formulate economic models, you will know how to quantify or calibrate model parameters, and how to use this model for simulations.

The Central Library of Corvinus University of Budapest is an academic library aiming to provide excellent resources and services to support the learning, teaching and research activities at the University. The library moved to its current location in a new campus building in 2007. It occupies 4700 m² in a central position of the building and provides 630 study places altogether. There are four reading rooms, two computer labs, a newspaper reading room and an Economic History Research Library.