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

Support the School


Corporate Investors Program

In an ongoing effort to give us the financial flexibility to continuously improve the quality of our education, and to achieve the high goals we have set for ourselves, CEU Business School is looking to build ongoing partnerships and strategic alliances with key members of the business community and leading business organizations. The Corporate Investors Program recognizes corporations that provide financial support of at least 10,000 USD annually for the enhancement of the educational mission of the school. The funding investment made by a company in CEUBusinessSchool stimulates innovation, supports and encourages excellence in teaching, and funds state-of-the-art equipment purchase, insightful research, and key initiatives such as marketing to prospective students in various parts of the world.

Our corporate partners are valued investors in the School, who enjoy interaction with faculty, research centers, students, and alumni from all over the world.

Benefits of giving include…

  • Priority access to our top students for placements and internships:
    Resumé books of 1st and 2nd year students or Resumés on CD Rom
  • Tap into the valuable Faculty resource for consulting, research and training
  • high level, tailor-made-Access to Executive Development Programs trainings/leadership development
  • Exclusive invitation to a wide variety of programs, events, seminars and conferences
  • Opportunities for executives to speak in the classroom and in other forums, such as the „Career Speaker Series” or „Executive Dialogues”
  • Institutional Advertising and Image building opportunites:
    On-campus recognition (plaques in classrooms, etc.)
    Recognition in CEU Business School publications and on-line

Corporate Investors select from the following sponsor and involvement opportunities:

Annual Fund

Gifts to the Annual Fund are an investment in the overall future of the Business School. This income source is a fundamental behind-the-scenes financial resource, as the school’s major source of undesignated income. This vital support is used at the CEO’s discretion for the recruitment and retention of Faculty; for curriculum/program development and enhancement, or for other challenges and opportunities that must be met and acted upon.


  • Scholarships and Fellowships
    These funds help CEU Business School become competitive in attracting the best and brightest students from the region and internationally to the MBA, Executive MBA (IMM) and MSc programs. Investors can focus on specific profiles or geographic areas, or can provide other criteria.
  • Student & Alumni Activities and Events
    Students often initiate a wide range of business or non-profit community events as part of their life and studies in Budapest. Current project is a charitable Ball at the beginning of the fall semester.

In the Classroom

  • Sponsoring Classrooms
    Companies can assist the learning process through the provision of high tech teaching aids, such as computer hardware, software, AV equipment, etc.
  • “Action Learning”
    The Action Learning course at CEU Business School provides companies the opportunity to hire teams of students to undertake consulting projects involving a wide range of business issues. Projects have included feasibility studies, marketing strategies and operational assessments. These projects give students an invaluable real world learning and networking experience.

Faculty & Faculty Research

The reputation of a business school rests to a great degree on the quality of its faculty. Endowed Professorships, provide prestige and deserved recognition, which assists the School in retaining top faculty, recruiting promising new talent, and developing their abilities through the funding of relevant research topics and case studies.

Center for the Social Foundations of Business

Highlighted Centers and Institutes represent areas of specialized intellectual depth and breadth, and create the opportunity to advance the mission and reputation of the School through cutting-edge research, teaching, and thought-provoking seminars/workshops.

For more information on Corporate Investment opportunities, please contact:

Dóra Szakmáry
Director of Marketing & PR
Tel: +36 1 887 5088