CEU European Business School in Hungary

Provides international education programs in Hungary: first degree, undergraduate degree, dual degree in international business, executive mba, american mba, weekend mba

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CEU Business School is conveniently located on the green, quieter Buda side of the Danube, but still well in the center of Budapest, one of the most exciting cities in Central-Eastern Europe. The School is very close to the Margaret Bridge, which in minutes takes you to the heart of the city - a thriving commercial and financial hub, brimming with restaurants, cafés, museums, galleries, clubs, shops and offices. CEU Business School is only a short walk to the Danube River and Margaret Island, a peaceful oasis in the midst of the bustling city.

For more information see the official site of Budapest Public transportation.

Airport Information
There are three terminals at Budapest’s Ferihegy airport (Terminal 1, 2A and 2B), which are 20 km south-east of the capital. MALEV flights depart from/arrive to Terminal 2A, while flights operated by other airlines use Terminal 1 or 2B. The general flight information phone number at the airport is +36 1 296 9696.

The Airport Minibus Service (phone: +36 1 296 8555) picks up passengers wherever they’re staying - hotel, hostel or private home and takes you to/from the airport.

If you take a taxi, the fares posted at the airport are 5000-8000 Ft to Pest/Buda/Buda Hills. The Tele 5 taxi company (phone: +36 1 355 5555) has a special flat rate fare to the airport from anywhere in Budapest. 
More on taxis (fares and regulations, the best options etc.) 


The Danube River divides Hungary's capital city of Budapest into Buda and Pest respectively, the former being primarily the "green" residential belt, and the latter the industrial and financial hub. Budapest can lay claim to one of the most spectacular panoramic views in Europe. 






Often referred to as "the city of spas" Budapest is one of Central Europe's most dynamic and vibrant cities, as well as being one of the region's economic and financial centers. Politically and culturally the capital is the heart of Hungary, with one third of the country's population living in its direct sphere of influence.
The combination of favorable natural characteristics and millennia of building created the current Budapest, which the world's travelers appropriately consider to be one of the most beautiful capitals of the world.
In 1987, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee added the Buda Castle District, Gellért Hill, the Hungarian Parliament, and the Downtown St.Stephen's Basilica, along with the bridges connecting them, to its world cultural heritage list because of their exceptional value and rare beauty enhancing the city scene.
Budapest has a myriad of attractions to visit: the historical sights of the Buda Castle and its surroundings, a plethora of Roman and Turkish baths, the panorama from Gellért Hill, the Margaret Island with its rich flora, the permanent and temporary exhibitions in the numerous museums, the streets and buildings of the greater Downtown, one of Europe's biggest art-cinema and theatre networks, the open-air and indoor cafés and restaurants, the world famous symphony concerts and operas are all part of Budapest's perpetual treasures.
Overall the city provides a great variety of fascinating sights, spectacular events and exciting activities. The internationally reknowned Spring and Autumn Festivals offer a variety of respected artists' work for culture-loving audiences. The Budapest Fair, the Bridge Festival in the middle of the summer, Pepsi Island, and countless other carnivals draw a large number of tourists virtually all year round. For further information on cultural events, visit www.kulturinfo.hu






For further information on Budapest, consult the following sites:
http://www.budapest.com
http://www.budapestinfo.hu/en
http://www.budpocketguide.com