Budapest Metropolitan University

3.9 out of 5 (75 ratings / 72 reviews) Budapest, Hungary
Budapest Metropolitan University, Budapest have become part and parcel of the Hungarian higher education scene in the past 18 years. With a constantly growing number of students, education venues and campuses, and a diverse range of programs. Today the University gathers a total community of around 6,500 students, out of which 1,000 are international students. 



Budapest College of Communication was established in 2000, with state accreditation. It has provided higher educational, adult educational and advanced vocational training courses of a high international and European Union standard in the field of applied communication and business sciences since 2001.


Metropolitan offers a complex educational programs, various higher-level vocational trainings, master degree programs and post-graduate specialist training programs built on the bachelor programs in the field of communication, business, tourism and arts. Metropolitan is characterized by an open and pleasant atmosphere, a strong focus on performance and competition supported by cutting-edge infrastructure on solid foundations.


We are inspired by creativity. The art of creative education is the core value of our University. It is embodied in our teaching methods, it is a central concept in our approach and our students’ attitude. Creativity is the force organizing everyday life at the University paving the way to the future success of our students. We offer a stimulating environment and a unique atmosphere that motivate our students to make use of a wide range of unparalleled opportunities and apply their knowledge in practice looking for new, innovative solutions. This inspiring world offers the key to creative thinking, which is the most immediate expectation in today’s labour market and a crucial issue of the future. 


MET Student Union Cooperative

  • Our key objective is to foster students’ professional development and provide high standard service for companies who wish to employ student workers. 
  • In line with the goals above, we have a strong focus on the employment possibilities and potential work experience offered to young adults. By providing quality labour service and skilled workers with a firm work ethic and professional knowledge and skills we not only serve the interest of our customers but also the aims of our young employees. 

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Student services

  • Electronic student services, full-time in-person, online and telephone customer service
  • Free of charge reference libraries, electronically accessible course materials, textbooks and lecture notes
  • The canteen with seating for 350 people serves both hot and cold food, and there are vending machines for drinks and snacks.

Housing services

Budapest Metropolitan University has two contracted dormitories. One of them is just downtown and the other one is right next to our campus. Due to its exceptional public transport connections, all of our campuses can be reached in 30 minutes even from the furthest dormitory.

Library services

The University provides an on-site school bookshop and free reference library.

ICT services

Student work and learning at the University is facilitated by unrestricted access to a WiFi network covering the complete area of the campus, and a number of computer work stations scattered around the buildings.

Medical services

While studying in Hungary, it is highly recommended to have health insurance; otherwise, you may have to spend hundreds of thousands of Forints on treatments. All of our international students must be insured by MEDICOVER, Hungary’s only medical provider and insurer with a nationwide network. The university will help wih the insurance plan every step of the way.

Student Life

Campus life

The central educational facility of the University, with its modern circular building, is a unique complex compared with the premises of Hungarian higher education institutions. The two buildings of the central campus are located in a green environment. Lectures are held in the lecture theaters of the circular building, each with a capacity of 360 persons, and the two smaller lecture halls of the main building. In addition, our facilities include 21 small and medium-sized seminar rooms with state-of-the-art educational technology and we also boast nine rooms equipped for IT courses.


Metropolitan degrees are internationally recognised and accredited. The educational system in Hungary is multilevel, we follow the standards of the Bologna process and the ECTS credit system. METU is also state recognized and accredited by the Hungarian Education authority and the Hungarian Accreditation Committee.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

It could be more programe and student life but it is okay.

Evelin Misti rated 5 out of 5 stars

Great community with very helpful and assertive professors who have a supportive approach to students. I would require a little bit more information on the opportunities which are not included in the basic education. For example publication opportunities.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It is not extremely difficult to study here, professors are supportive and program is pretty understandable. University campuses are modern and fully equipped.

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