M.Sc. On Campus

Regional and Environmental Economic Studies

Corvinus University of Budapest

24 months
5200 EUR/year
3500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The current environmental crisis requires global experts, who can understand the economic aspects of climate change, as well as the alternative possibilities of regional and urban development.Follow the critical approach to the present world-wide challenges with Corvinus’ Regional and Environmental Economic Studies MSc programme.


Critical economics, ecoysystems and socio-spacial phenomena.

With Corvinus’ Regional and Environmental Economic Studies MSc you will gain a deeper understanding of the connection between major economic decisions taken regarding our environment and their possible impact on our ecosystem. Join our practice-oriented training with an employee-friendly class schedule and get to know the latest trends in urban, regional and rural development that can shift the environmental challenges we are facing today.

Corvinus is the most popular training place in Hungary for this degree as it is the only registered Hungarian AESOP training programme (Association of European Schools of Planning), placed 36th in the global EDUNIVERSAL ranking in 2019.

With our excellent professors, as well as national and international guest lecturers, you will learn how development policy planning works, how can sustainability be achieved in the corporate world and how innovative economic decisions can aid society in the fight against climate change. 

You will have the opportunity to join mentoring programmes with external partners, which will widen your perspective on the latest environmental issues and solutions available. You will have two options for specialisation: in “Climate and Sustainability” and “Urban and Regional Development”.

Career options include:

  • Climate Policy and Development Policy Consultant
  • Environmental Auditor
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
  • Development Policy Manager

To enquire, speak to a member of our International Student Recruitment Team or to apply, follow the link:

Find out more about Regional and Environmental Economics MSc at Corvinus:


Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP).

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Environmental Economics
  • Spatial Planning and Urban Development
  • Cohesion and Regional Policy
  • Policies of the EU
  • Corporate Environmental Management
  • Policies for a Green and Climate-Friendly Economy
  • World Economics
  • Global and Regional Environmental Challenges
  • Finance and Monetary Policy

and others.


Study in an international atmosphere with young, ambitious professionals from all around the globe.


Dr. Márton Péti

  • Zoltán Balogh – European Commission (Brussels), Regional Development Expert
  • János Brenner – Federal Ministry of Construction (Germany), Designer
  • János Balázs Kocsis PhD – Vice President of the Hungarian Society for Urban Planning, Urban Sociologist
  • Sándor Kerekes – PhD, expert of Environmental Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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120 ECTS

Compulsory modules: approx. 90 credits

Thesis: 15 credits

Minimum credit value of elective modules: 6 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
149.99 (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 (in a related discipline).
  • Certified B2 Level of English (for non-native speakers).
  • Pass a Skype interview. 

Work experience


Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2600 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 EUR per semester during 24 months.

* EU/EEA tuition fee varies, depending on exchange rates. Amount in Hungarian forints: 610 000 HUF per semester.

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. 

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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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