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

Why choose CEU Business School?


Our Commitment & Vision

  • Established in 1988 by a group of visionary leaders, including George Soros, CEU Business School was the first in the region to offer management education, leading to an MBA degree.
  • Committed to becoming a top-tier business school in Europe - with strength in training financial managers and socially responsible corporate and public managers.
  • Committed to playing an active role in introducing American style business education to the public and private sectors of the still transforming economies “east of the EU”.
  • Committed to providing a continuous source of networking opportunities through our close ties with the local and regional business communities.
  • Fundamental importance is placed on the role of corporate social responsibility and business ethics.


Our Internationalism

  • Instruction entirely in English.
  • Prominent faculty from a dozen countries.
  • Each intake of students represents more than two dozen countries, from four continents.
  • Alumni found in 45 nations around the world.
  • Executive MBA program ranked #11 in the world by the Financial Times.
  • Exchange programs and dual-degree programs with many partner schools in North America and Western Europe enhance the international experience.

Our Programs

  • Flexible programs designed to meet the evolving needs of the marketplace.
  • Classical American MBA, with timely and relevant applications to the transforming and EU accession countries of this region.
  • A truly International Executive MBA.
  • An entrepreneur-focused MSc in IT Management for practicing professionals.
  • An dual undergraduate degree run jointly with Bocconi University, one of Europe’s top institutions.
  • Small classes with participative curriculum and individual attention, creating a sense of community.
  • Attention to developing the softer skills of critical thinking, leadership, teamwork, cultural awareness, and ethics.


Our Location

  • Budapest -  a vibrant, dynamic, cultural capital and regional business hub; home to 47 of the world’s top 50 multinational corporations, many with regional head offices located here.
  • The Business School is just minutes away from the heart of the city’s financial district and from most entertainment areas.  Modern facilities housed in the quiet, green Buda side of the river.
  • As one of the newest members of the European Union, Hungary is a gateway to countries east and south who are still emerging and will eventually be acceding to the EU.
  • Home to hundreds of Alumni who occupy top positions, and who network with our new students year after year.