M.Sc. On Campus

International Economy and Business

Corvinus University of Budapest

24 months
5800 EUR/year
4300 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This International Economics and Business program from Corvinus University of Budapest is all round business, finance and economics - highly international and practical. Uniquely develop problem-solving skills, by applying complex economic theory.


International Economics and Business from Corvinus University of Budapest is a unique business-economics hybrid programme. 

This International Economy and Business programme will mould you into a well-rounded, pragmatic professional - comfortable with complex economic theory, but capable to apply it to solve real-world problems and become a leader.

You will benefit from a sound methodological foundation in multiple disciplines, from statistics to trade and intellectual property. 

Strengthen your theoretical background and through soft skill development and building your emotional intelligence you will use it to your benefit.

Learn how to lead medium and large enterprises or complex organisational units, how to negotiate successfully and how to develop effective business strategies. 

Choose from four different specialisations to complete your professional pallet of skills with Central Eastern Europe (CEE) (for Groningen students); European Union (EU); policy analysis; international development or economic focuses.

International Economy and Business includes field research in three different locations, educational trips and factory visits at companies, such as Suzuki, Mercedes, Bosch, Richter, and the Budapest Stock Exchange (BSE).

Self-funded students will have the opportunity to enrol on a double degree programme in their second year. You can study at one of our prestigious partners in the Netherlands or Belgium – the University of Groningen, Tilburg University and the University of Liege. An exclusive opportunity to gain two degrees for the time and price of one and spend one year in another country!

For admission onto the International Economy and Business programme, you will typically hold an economics, business or finance degree.

This programme may also be a good fit for you if you have a similar academic background, such as Human Resources (HR), Management, Commerce, Marketing, Accounting, Tourism or International Relations (provided you meet the compulsory credit requirements stated below).

Programme Structure

Modules include:
  • Competitiveness and Capital Flows in the World Economy
  • Regional Economics
  • International Business Economics 
  • Research Design and Methods for World Economics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
150 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Although GPA, is not strictly stipulated, applicants should generally have a minimum of 3.0/5.0, Grade C, 2nd Class Honours or 60%.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree (meeting minimum credit requirements)
  • Certified B2 Level of English (for non-native speakers)
  • Pass entrance exams.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2900 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2150 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • Fees (EEA): 760 000 HUF (≈ € 2 150) per semester

Total fees (EEA): 3 040 000 HUF (≈ € 8 600)

  • Fees (Non-EEA): € 2 900 per semester

Total fees (Non-EEA): € 11 600

Living costs for Budapest

172338 - 268251 HUF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Stipendium Hungaricum scholarships are available (non-EU/EEA students only).

Apply before mid-January.

For more information -

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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