Budapest Business School Admission Requirements

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Application information – Budapest Business School Doctoral School of Entrepeneurship and Business

English language, fee-paying PhD course starting in the 2021/2022 academic yearOffices and personnel responsible for organizing doctoral studies

Head of the Doctoral School: Dr. Miklós Losoncz

Secretariat: BBS FAA

Brigitta Kovács

E-mail: [email protected]

Address: 1149 Budapest, 10-12. Buzogány street. Room 117

Application coordinator: Dorina Körtvési

E-mail: [email protected]

Requesting an application form: it is downloadable form the website of BBS DSEB.

Admission procedure fee: HUF 9.000, to be transferred to the bank account of Budapest Business School. Bank account number: 10032000-00282833-00000000, the Details of payment should include the name of the applicant and the following phrase: „doctoral admission procedure fee” 

Application period: 1. April 2021 – 31. May 2021

The documents listed below are to be attached to the application:

  • copy of diploma supplement
  • copy of degree
  • CV
  • copy of language certificate
  • verification of TDK (Student Research Societies) activity
  • copy of articles
  • research plan (Description of the doctoral thesis in 5-10 pages: 1. Motivation 2. Research topic 3. Literature review 4. Research question 5. Planned research methodology 6. Expected results and their use 7. Bibliography)
  • proof of payment of the admission fee
  • Certificate of no criminal record dated from within 3 months

Requirements and conditions of admission

Basic requirements for admission are: master’s degree and professional qualifications together with at least one state accredited B2 level language examination – or any language examination equivalent thereof.

DSEB is primarily involved in doctoral courses based on

  • marketing;
  • international economics and management;
  • international studies;
  • finance;
  • accountancy;
  • tourism management;
  • enterprise development
  • management organization
  • teacher of economics
  • supply chain management
  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)

master’s courses, nevertheless, we are also open to applicants holding other master’s degrees who wish to pursue doctoral studies in the field of entrepreneurship and business. In such cases, compliance with admission requirements is subject to individual assessment.

Applicants who obtain their master’s degree in the 2020/2021 academic year may only receive conditional admission to the doctoral program until the presentation of their diploma.General criteria for assessing the entrance examination

The examination committee looks at the academic performance and language skills of the applicant. Admission is based on a written and an oral examination.

▪ Written examination: The written examination focuses on proficiency in the scientific field of business and management and research methodology. The written exam takes 180 minutes, during which applicant answer business related essay questions.

▪ Oral examination: The oral examination inspects the applicant’s motivation and aptitude for research. At the oral examination, the committee examines the proficiency of the applicant in the research field, the feasibility of the research plan, and the commitment of the applicant to the research.

Time of entrance examination (non-SH applicants):

14-25 June 2021. /written and oral examination

Decision is made by 16 July 2021.

Expected number of students:

10-15, fee-paying course


HUF 950 000 /semester (training in English)

Budapest University of Technology and Economics BSc Computer Science Engineering

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Hungary, BudapestFaculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics

Study locationHungary, Budapest
TypeBachelor, full degree studies
Nominal duration7 semesters (210 ECTS)
Study languageEnglish
Course codeComputer Science and Information Technology
Entry qualificationHigh school / secondary education (or higher)Secondary-school / high-school results proven by transcript of records, and completion proven by leaving certificate / diploma. Sufficient knowledge in mathematics and physics, proven at online tests during the admission procedure. Overall B2 (or higher) level knowledge of English language, proven by an appropriate certificate. See the details in the “Entry requirements”.The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.All documents should be uploaded BOTH in the original language and in English.You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Territory requirementsApplications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Marshall Islands, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, State of Palestine, Syria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Yemen.
Language requirementsEnglish
Minimum overall B2 level. ONLY the language certificates listed in the “Entry requirements” are accepted.


Program description:
The BSc Program in Computer Science Engineering is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the tools, methods, applications and practice of computer science and information technologies. It is both theoretical and practical in its orientation, with the goal to provide an education that is directly applicable to positions in industry.

The program has an integrated curriculum. Out of the 210 credits to earn during the 7 semesters, 80 credits are dedicated to computer engineering and the underlying knowledge. On one hand, this is provided through lecture courses for the apprehension of the theoretical background. On the other hand, there are plenty of practical and laboratory courses for acquiring the necessary proficiency and skills. Furthermore, the curriculum contains English language courses (6 credits) and basic studies in economics (10 credits). In addition to these compulsory subjects, 10 credits are to be obtained from elective subjects related to the field, and 4 credits from electives in human and economic sciences.

The first 4 semesters of the program comprise mainly foundation and core engineering subjects. The last 3 semesters also include specialization subjects, laboratory work and project work. Besides, most of the economics subjects and all the electives are to be taken during this period. In the 7th semester, students should write a thesis as well. To earn the degree, they have to take a final exam and defend their thesis.

Students can choose from the below specializations to study from the 5th semester:
• “Software Engineering” deals with different aspects of the design and development of data-driven applications, and with the model-based and object-oriented design and development principles.
• “Infocommunications” focuses on networks allowing flexible and efficient information transfer and processing. These form the basis of implementing a huge variety of services in informatics, telecommunications, and distributed service provider systems.

Entry requirements:
1) Completed SECONDARY-school studies with an overall result of min. 70%. This should be proven by a leaving CERTIFICATE (high-school diploma) AND the TRANSCRIPT of all corresponding records.
Applicants still at school should upload, IN ADDITION to the transcript, an official certificate of the EXPECTED date of graduation.

2) Appropriate knowledge of ENGLISH, proven by EITHER
a) a recent certificate of an internationally recognised, INTERNATIONAL language EXAM of overall B2 level, covering ALL the 4 basic SKILLS (reading, listening, writing, speaking), as detailed below٭;
b) an official medium-of-INSTRUCTION certificate of the SECONDARY-school studies (only if the FULL programme is given in English)٭٭.

3) Sufficient knowledge in MATHEMATICS and PHYSICS, proven at online TESTS during the admission procedure. (There is a minimum entry score set for both tests respectively.)

٭ ONLY the following language exams and results are accepted:
– IELTS min. 5.5;
– TOEFL IBT min. 80;
– Cambridge FCE min. 162;
– Pearson PTE min. 51.

Exams of LOCAL language schools or educational institutions or NATIONAL organisations are NOT accepted as proof of English proficiency!

LATER uploading of the language exam certificate is accepted ONLY IF at the application, it is substituted by a DECLARATION of the planned exam!

٭٭ The medium-of-instruction certificate CANNOT be uploaded later!

Entrance exam:

Type of entrance exam:

Entrance exam location:

Entrance exam description:
During the admission procedure, applicants should write an online test both in mathematics and physics. (The language of the tests is English.) Practice tests are available beforehand.

During the selection process, both the admission test results and the submitted documents are evaluated.

Selection criteria:
– the scores at BOTH TESTS should reach the entry minimum٭;
– the LANGUAGE CERTIFICATE should be uploaded on time and should be appropriate٭٭;
– the SECONDARY-SCHOOL documents (transcript + leaving certificate (diploma) OR certificate of expected graduation date) should be uploaded on time and should show an overall result of min. 70%.

٭ Applicants whose score is just below the entry minimum in EITHER test can be accepted to the Pre-Engineering Programme, if they have proper documents uploaded.

٭٭ Accepted language certificates:
a) medium-of-INSTRUCTION certificate of the SECONDARY-school studies done FULLY in English → only IF uploaded AT THE APPLICATION;
b) EITHER of the below exam certificates → only IF the CERTIFICATE itself, OR a substitute DECLARATION is uploaded AT THE APPLICATION:
– IELTS overall band score min. 5.5;
– TOEFL IBT min. 80;
– Cambridge FCE min. 162;
– Pearson PTE min. 51.

NO certificates of LOCAL or NATIONAL language exams are accepted!

Ms. Nóra Demeter
international coordinator
[email protected]

Dr. László Gergely Vigh
Directorate for Education
[email protected]

Preparatory year available:

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Minimum number of scholarship holders:

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