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Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Address: Budapest, Műegyetem rkp. 3, 1111 Hungary

Description Budapest University of Technology and Economics

  • Established: 1782
  • Type: State Higher Educational Institution
  • Location: Budapest, Hungary
  • Rating: 978
  • Number of students: 24,000.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Budapesti Műszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem, BME) was founded in 1972 and is a prestigious institution of higher education in Hungary. To solve the main problems of a technical, informational, natural-scientific and economic nature and to train specialists in the field of business and management, personnel are being trained for the corresponding sectors of the national economy. The university has 8 faculties:

  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Natural sciences
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Transport Engineering and Engineering
  • Chemical Technology and Biotechnology
  • Economic and social sciences
  • Electrical and computer science.

BME is in the TOP 5 of the best universities in the country and is a member of the Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER) and the European University Association (EUA).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Program name


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 4 years.

Undergraduate programs at the university are implemented in the following specialties:

  • IT engineer
  • Architect
  • Logistic Engineer
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Architect Engineer
  • Civil engineer
  • Chemical engineer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Energy Engineer
  • Mathematician
  • Machine builder
  • Designer
  • Technical manager
  • Transport engineer
  • Physicist
  • Financier.


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 2 years.

BME master's programs are implemented in the following specialties:

  • IT engineer
  • Surveyor and geoengineer
  • Autonomous Vehicle Engineer
  • Logistic Engineer
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Industrial Product Design Engineer
  • Infrastructure Engineer
  • Plastics and Fiber Technology Engineer
  • Architect Engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Mechanical engineer for engineering services of buildings and technological processes
  • Model engineer
  • Chemical engineer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Energy Engineer
  • Marketer
  • Machine builder
  • Mathematician
  • Psychologist
  • Economist
  • Technical manager
  • Transport engineer
  • Physicist
  • Financier
  • Electrician.
from 2 850 € / semester


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 2 years.

The BME MBA program has content-specific features that distinguish it from other similar disciplines of leadership education: it intertwines the problems of digital transformation and the fourth industrial revolution in the technical environment and strengthens relationships and opportunities for social and environmental responsibility.

Graduates of the program are able to lead people, manage the activities of organizations, enterprises and develop a strategic approach to creating and developing a business.

from 4 500 € / semester

Doctoral studies

  • Dates: year-round.

BME was the first in the country to introduce an organized PhD degree, and the DLA degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge of architecture and the ability to work independently.

Events Budapest University of Technology and Economics

  • BME College Days: since 2007, held annually in September, the event is attended by famous Hungarian and international performers
  • BME Jeges Est: The event takes place at the beginning of the spring semester at the City Park ice rink. During the evening, participants can skate, chat and enjoy a relaxing musical evening (always provided by BME DJ) and a glass of mulled wine.


  • University is in 5% of the best universities in the world
  • There are international exchange programs and scholarship programs for students
  • BME has its own pool of international scientific journals, referenced in the global database of scientific publications Scopus
  • University research activity is at a high level.

Equipment Budapest University of Technology and Economics

The university is located in the capital of Hungary - Budapest - and includes its own library.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

BME has a two-semester school year.

Additional expenses:

  • Entrance fee = 100 €
  • Health insurance = 120 € / semester
  • The cost of living in Budapest = 357 € -690 € / month.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter the university you must provide:

  • Autobiography
  • Copy of passport
  • Education document
  • Transcript (Master)
  • English Proficiency Document (TOEFL iBT 90 / PBT 550 or IELTS 5.0)
  • 2 letters of recommendation (magistracy)
  • Curriculum (Master, Doctoral)
  • Confirmation of payment of the entry fee.

Applicants must write entrance tests in mathematics, physics, English and freehand drawing for applicants to the Faculty of Architecture.

Any documents in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation into English.

Notarization is required for each document related to education, even if the original is in English.

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Budapest University of Technology and Economics reviews

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Good morning, My daughter would like to start her university studies in Hungary at your institute in 2022/2023 academic year. She will be graduating in 2022 June in Canada. She will be only 16 years old. Her grandmother lives in Budapest and she has the possibility to get accommodation and guardianship. I would appreciate any information how to enter civil engineering courses. She is Hungarian citizen as well Canadian but she could study only in English. Thank you for your help
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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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