• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Design in a broader sense – meaning all creative solutions as a whole- is indispensable in today’s global economics.

The development & management of product structure and national and international relations of for-profit and non-profit actors of the art sector require professionals who are familiar with contemporary design, art scenes and trends.

What can you study in this Art and Design Management programme at Budapest Metropolitan University?

  • project management and skills focusing on practice orientation
  • cooperation techniques
  • flexible knowledge: knowledge on the contemporary art and design scene combined with entrepreneurial skills

Career opportunities

  • you can be a manager, curator or art expert in art and design galleries, museums, cultural institutes
  • you can be a PR and art advisor of companies
  • you can be a project manager
  • you can be an event or festival organizer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • contemporary art theory and history, 
  • contemporary design,
  • creative industry, 
  • creative thinking, 
  • critical culture education, 
  • curation, 
  • other arts (dance, theatre, music, puppet etc.)

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

A motivation letter must be added to your application.

A relevant portfolio is required.

  • motivation letter (300 words)
  • abstract of the BA/BSc thesis in English (300 words)
  • previous essays or articles or summary of any former project management experience
  • any works related to the art and design
  • Please include a Statement that verifies that all the materials included in the portfolio were created by you alone.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2700 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Budapest

  • 172338 - 268260 HUF/month
    Living Costs

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


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