Budapest Business University

BBU is Hungary’s market leading university and largest business school with a professional history of 160 years, educating more than 18,000 students and having international students from all around the world. The university is offering full degree programs on bachelor’s, master’s and PhD level in English and Hungarian languages. The university has a broad international network with more than 200 higher education institutions in 40 countries on 5 continents and provides several double degree opportunities with various reputed institutions across Europe.

The university operates along the following strategic lines: fostering student success, applied research for business and social impact, partnership with enterprises, sustainable and responsible University. BBU is ranked on Webometrics as the #1 business school in Hungary, #33 in Europe, and #71 in the world among Business Schools in 2022.

As the first university in Hungary BBU was awarded international accreditation by the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) in 2017.

The instructors of BBU are present in key professional organizations, they are experts in their field and passionate about teaching. The university has business partnerships with several hundred companies, which provide excellent career opportunities for students after graduation.


Programs Location
BSc Tourism and Catering Budapest
MSc Tourism Management Budapest

Scholarships & funding

A full scholarship opportunity is available on the university's website, called Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme.

Budapest Business University offers other scholarships as well. Visit the university's website to view all scholarship opportunities!

Why study at Budapest Business University

Why BBU?

  • Established in 1857
  • 18000 students
  • 1000 international students from 80 countries
  • 200+ partner universities
  • 1000+ active corporate relationships including Robert Bosch, Citi Global, Microsoft Artificial Intelligence Business School
  • Full scholarship opportunities

Several double-degree options in Europe and overseas

  • Augsburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
  • University of Stirling (UK)
  • Avans University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands)
  • Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
  • Shih Chien University (Taiwan),
  • Thomas More University (Belgium),
  • Universite de Picardie Jules Verne (France),
  • University of Asturias, Oviedo (Spain);
  • University of Le Havre (France);
  • Hof University of Applied Sciences (Germany);
  • Kempten, Duale Hochschule Baden-Wurttemberg Villingen-Schwenningen (Germany).

International accreditation in 2020 Faculty of Finance and Accounting was nominated the most popular Hungarian faculty

Awards & Accreditations

NIBS - Network of International Business Schools


AACSB -The Association
to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business


International award to
a professor

Outstanding Data Collector Award GUESS Edition (2018)

Publication Level Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences


Excellent Mentoring Award given to 5 professors of the university


Student services & facilities

Services provided to students:

  • Gym and sport facilities areas
  • Career office, hosting virtual and on-campus job fairs each semester
  • Scholarship and internship office
  • Libraries at each campus
  • Research opportunities at the Centers of Excellence


Budapest Business University has three campuses, all of them located in the capital city of Hungary.

The campus of the Faculty of Commerce, Hospitality and Tourism is located downtown, approximately 400 meters away from the Parliament.

Faculty of Finance and Accountancy is located in the 14th district, at an easily accessible part of the capital, while the campus of the Faculty of International Management and Business can be found in the 16th district of Budapest, in a lush green suburban area. It is easy to access the location by suburban rail (HEV) or bus.

Student lifestyle

The university has its University Student Union, which is the alpha and omega of solving problems, representing your interests and taking care of your needs as a student. Student Union organizes varies programs, parties in each semester.

Budapest is a city that also never sleeps and offers a number of attractions, whether you visit of for a long weekend or spend your universities years here.

Stroll along River Danube or enjoy a cool lemonade at Gellert Hill and enjoy the scenery of Budapest, which was chosen nb 4 most Instagram able city in Europe in 2019. Also a district in Budapest is seventh coolest neighborhood on Timeout survey in 2021. Check out why.


Budapest Business University offers various housing facilities to students. We have contracted dormitories and we also offer a number of private housing facilities to students.


Budapest Business University

1055 Budapest


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