Study Abroad in Budapest
College Study Abroad
Explore Budapest, Hungary
One of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest sits with grandeur on the banks of the Danube surrounded by a medieval castle, Baroque buildings, and hundreds of turn-of-the-century architectural jewels housing theaters, museums, and galleries.
Study Tours & Cultural Excursions
Every CIEE semester program has frequent cultural excursions and a multi-day study tour uniquely designed to complement the program’s academics and enhance students’ cultural immersion. In Budapest, past study tours and excursions have included:
- Day trips to the 1,100-year-old Benedictine Archabbey of Pannonhalma, scenic Lake Balaton, picturesque sites at Danube Bend, or Opusztaszer National Heritage Park
- Visits to one of the city’s thermal baths
- Exploring the beauty of the Carpathian Mountains and discovering traditional Hungarian hospitality and folklore
Where Students Study
Located at the Corvinus University Business School.
Corvinus University Business School
The Corvinus University of Budapest, known as Karl Marx University until 1990 and the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration until 2004, was established in 1948. It is centrally located on the banks of the Danube on the Pest side. Fourteen thousand students take offerings in general economics, business administration and management, and social sciences.
Internships & Volunteering
Depending on their program of study and availability, students may be able to participate in an internship or volunteer. In Budapest, students can volunteer in meaningful ways at shelters, museums, schools, and more. In addition, they can gain experience and build their resume with a for-credit internship at successful start-up companies, research centers, universities, and more.