International Business Economics BA

Title

International Business Economics BA

Degree

Economist in International Business BA

Type

Degree program

Level

Bachelor

Language

English

Duration

8 semesters (4 years)

ECTS credits

240

Minimum number of students

15

Maximum number of students

100

Short description

The primary goals of the International Business Economics Programme at Eötvös Loránd University are to familiarise students with the challenging issues of international economic processes both on macro and micro level and to get them acquainted with the European business environment in order to be able to perform successfully in a multinational business environment.

This program is recommended to applicants who are keen to become specialists in economics and are open to multi-cultural business environments, and includes a semester for professional practice in an international work environment..

This program enables students to become experts in international market processes, the operation of the EU and the economic, political, and cultural impacts of globalization.

Strength of program

The International Business Economics BA Programme has a strong international orientation, yet incorporates a general approach in business economics. Students will get acquainted with the operation of international organizations and the related issues of finance, management, business law and communication.

The main strengths of the program at Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Business Economics are:

  • strong focus on business law issues in order to avoid legal pitfalls
  • development of business communication skills
  • increased attention to social sciences to influence the world as an intellectual
  • solving real-life problems from the field of international business economics through compulsory project works assisted by lecturers to be able to apply theory in practice

Semester 1
Introduction to Management (6)
Marketing I. (6)
Accounting I. (6)
Mathematics I. (6)
Introduction of Psychology (3)

Social Individual (3)

Semester 2
Microeconomics I. (6)
Corporate Finance (6)
Accounting II. (3)
Fundamentals of Human Resource Management (3)
Mathematics II. (6)
Economic History (3)
Technology and Economy (3)

Semester 3
International Finance and Economics (6)
Foreign Economic Policy (6)
Business Law I. (6)
Fundamentals of Macroeconomics (3)
Informal Logic (3)
Corporate Finance II. (3)
Optional course I. (3)

Semester 4
International Political Economy (6)
Economic Policy (3)
Business Law II. (6)
Business Statistics (6)
National and International Taxation (3)
Elective course in Social Sciences I. (3)
Optional course II. (3)

Semester 5
International Financial Management (6)
Econometrics (6)
Elective course in Business Law (3)
Elective course in Social Sciences II. (3)
Projectwork I. (9)
Optional course III. (3)

Semester 6
Negotiation Techniques (3)
Projectwork II. (9)
Elective course in Economics (6)
Elective course in Informatics (3)
Elective course in Social Sciences (3)
Elective course in Business Economics (3)
Optional course IV. (3)

Semester 7
Professional Practice I. (30)

Semester 8
Professional Practice II. (20)
Thesis (10)

Career opportunities

The general training in business economics and the international orientation of the program help you to become successful in multi-national and competitive jobs, fast-tracking your career.

Job examples
  • Business development manager
  • Data analyst
  • Economist
  • External auditor
  • Financial risk analyst
EU/EEA students
non-EU/EEA students
Tuition fee/semester

2500 EUR

2500 EUR

Application fee

100 EUR

100 EUR

non-EU/EEA students
Tuition fee/semester

2500 EUR

Application fee

100 EUR


Offered for the next academic year

YES

Start program

06, Sep, 2021

Deadline for applications - September intake

31, May, 2021

Is there a February intake

No


Admission requirements

Entry requirements

For the International Business Economics BA programme the application of those students are welcomed who have completed their secondary school studies and can prove this by a high school diploma. Admissions are decided by the Admission Board. Students will receive written notification of the admission decision within 2-3 weeks following the application deadline.

Language requirements

Minimum level of language proficiency (oral) (A1-C2): B2

Minimum level of language proficiency (written) (A1-C2):  B2

Those applicants who do not speak English as their native language or have not studied their high school subjects in English must complete one of the following language tests:

  • valid TOEFL Score of minimum 61 points (IBT) or TOEFL Score of minimum 500 points (PBT) or TOEFL Score of minimum 173 points (CBT)
  • valid IELTS of a minimum overall band of 6.0
  • Cambridge English: First (FCE)
Documents to submit with application

Document

Comment

Online application form

 

Record of the final two years in secondary school

With English translation, if applicable

Secondary school certificate

With English translation, if applicable

Transcript of records

 

CV

 

Motivation letter

 

Copy of the main pages of the passport

needs to be valid

Passport photo

 

Copy of application fee transfer

 

Language certificate

 

 

Application procedure

The application starts on the online application system. Students need to register in the system, fill in the online application form, upload the required documents and follow the instructions during the application process.

Payment is to be made to:

Name: Eötvös Loránd University
Name of the bank: Hungarian State Treasury Ltd.
Postal Address of the bank: Váci str. 71., 1139 Budapest, Hungary
Bank account no: 10032000-01426201-00000000
IBAN no.: HU03 1003 2000 0142 6201 0000 0000
Swift code: HUSTHUHB
VAT-Nr.: HU 1530 8744

TRANSFER INFORMATION:
Please, indicate in the comment field the following: I11101/19, NG, your name, the amount
Note that code to be written in the comment field begins with a capital “i”.

Entrance examination and selection process: 
The applications are examined by the Admission Board [within three weeks of the application deadline] and applicants are notified of the outcome of the selection in the online application system until the 15th of July. Admission letters are sent out in the online application system until the end of July. 

Type of entrance examination: oral and written 

Place of entrance examination: 
skype interview with applicant, questionnaire

Further details of selection and evaluation:  
The ranking is based on a total evaluation of the academic excellence (based on the submitted documents) and the results of the entrance exam. Documents not required, but encouraged: Mathematics exams (SAT Mathematics Subject Test Level II.: min. 680 points or ACT Test : min. 22 points in the Mathematics part).

Program leader

Dr Ákos DOMBI
Associate professor, Head of Department of Comparative Economics

Program coordinator

László SZOBOSZLAI
Director of Studies
E-mail: titkarsag@gti.elte.hu
TEL: +36 302 437 119
Postal address: 1053 Budapest, Egyetem tér 1-3.

International Student Coordinator

Borbély Anette
Position: International Coordinator
E-mail: degreeprogramme@gti.elte.hu
TEL: +36 30 243 7119

Szoboszlai Anett
Position: International Coordinator
E-mail: degreeprogramme@gti.elte.hu
TEL: +36 30 243 7119