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Budapest Business School

3.6 out of 5 (28 ratings / 20 reviews) Budapest, Hungary
Budapest Business School (BBS), the largest university of applied sciences in Hungary educates nearly 16,000 students in the area of Tourism and Hospitality, International Business Economics, Commerce and Marketing, Finance and Accountancy, Business Administration and Management, Human Resources and Business Information Systems. 

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



Our legal predecessor was formed in 2000 by the integration of three successful colleges and was awarded the Higher Education Quality Prize in 2010. In fact, our history dates back to the Academy of Commerce established in 1857.


  • Faculty of Commerce, Hospitality and Tourism (FCHT)
  • Faculty of International Management and Business (FIMB)
  • Faculty of Finance and Accountancy (FFA)
  • Zalaegerszeg Faculty of Business Administration (ZFBA)


Scientific and research activity at BBS is implemented at three closely interconnected levels, which comprise a system offering opportunities to everyone with the ambition of creating and developing - teachers, researchers and students alike.

Our programmes enhancing academic and student excellence aim at inclusion, evaluation and nurturing talent. As a higher education institution, our focus is on students and we are striving to regularly develop the content and methodology tools of education, and it is in this spirit that we then evaluate, recognise and reward excelling teachers.

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Housing services

University dormitories can accommodate a limited number of foreign students. Therefore, the Faculties provide assistance to those looking for a accommodation. The renting fees are around EUR 200 - 300 a month per person in Budapest.

Library services

The Faculties of BBS have their own public libraries where students have access to international databases.Further assistance is provided by the digital library offering easy access to articles, theses, studies,periodicals and teaching materials closely linked to the academic courses offered by the University

Student Life

Campus life

At all our campuses we seek to create a studying and working environment fir for the 21st century. Responding to the students' needs, using the results of the latest innovations in the field of teaching methods, we apply the colorful opportunities of the digital world in practice. We provide experience-based student services and the most up-to-date digital solutions such as wifi hotspots, BBS Campus mobile application, online customer service, info tablets in study rooms, etc.

Sports facilities

The institution offers a wide range of sports activities including: 

  • volleyball
  • basketball
  • soccer
  • floorball
  • tennis
  • table tennis
  • body building
  • aerobic
  • yoga
  • horseback riding
  • swimming
  • competitive dancing
  • hiking
  • athletics

Student clubs

The BBS Faculties host several student organizations. They coordinate a great variety of cultural and sports programmes besides representing students' interests. The Student Centres, or the Career and Student Information Offices help students and the necessary information while the Alumni Social Space is a forum for the maintenance of the relationships between graduates and the School. They are also for technical/ professional cooperation and for joint activities.


The Higher Education Quality Award was given by the Ministry of Education and Culture in 2010 in recognition of quality management activity of the Budapest Business School.

Student Reviews

Not the best, but still good
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Good teachers, but some of the classes are useless.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I am studying tourism management at BGE, it is a great program with wide academic benefits.

The amazing kick-start of me to the world
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I gained a lot of practical knowledge as well as career opportunity. Study abroad gave me exposure to multi-culture environment. I was able to create my network and a solid academic foundation.I took full advantage of it by creating a competent environment to study, figure out social science truly speaks to me, participated in extra activities, established my connection...

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