Study Abroad in Budapest | API Study Abroad
City and Academic Overview

Academic Programs

Corvinus University of Budapest


Study Abroad in Budapest

API students who choose to study abroad in Budapest will attend classes through the International Study Programs (ISP) department of the Corvinus University.One of the leading universities for economics in Hungary and Central Europe, Corvinus University hosts approximately 17,000 students annually. The International Study Programs departmentwas established in 1990 with the purpose of welcoming international students for study abroad sessions as well as fordegree programs. Throughout its history, the ISP has welcomedover 5,000 students from 83 countries. Visiting students can choose from a variety of classes in economics, business, socialsciences and public administration. The courses are designed in an American format and taught in English.

City Information

Budapest is considered by many to be one of the hidden treasures of Europe. It is a thriving city of modern bridges, cafes and markets amid an eclectic mix of architectural styles that reflect Budapest’s unique history. The Danube River splits the city of Budapest into its two halves, Buda and Pest. On the Buda side, Castle Hill, the Royal Palace and Old Town are sites not to be missed. Wait until darkness falls for a breathtaking view of the river with the lights of the seven bridges, the castle and the Parliament building reflected on the water. Pest is the political and economic heart of the city. Its main symbol is the Parliament, which is one of the most recognizable structures in Budapest. Visitors should explore the central market for anything from souvenirs to dinner, or visit one of Budapest’s renowned thermal baths.


Why Budapest?

  • Witness Hungary’s beginnings as a member of the European Union
  • Active student life
  • Hungarian cuisine
  • Affordable
  • Explore remnants of Hungary’s communist past
  • The Peaceful Margaret Island in middle of the Danube River
  • Fantastic thermal baths
  • The intriguing Hungarian language
  • Close proximity to other European cities such as Krakow, Vienna and Prague