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  • Locations: Budapest, Hungary
  • Program Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 01-APR-2020 ** Rolling Admission 31-AUG-2020 20-DEC-2020
Year 2020-2021 01-APR-2020 ** Rolling Admission 31-AUG-2020 21-MAY-2021

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2nd year Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: none Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-UVa Students: No
Housing: University dormitory Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English, Other Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct Enrollment at foreign institution, Island Click here for a definition of this term Tuition Payments Made To: Program Provider
Click here for a definition of this term Education Abroad Advisor: Annia Dowell-Wiltshire Click here for a definition of this term Application Fee: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Administrative Fee: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Subject Area: Anthropology, Art, Art - Art History, Commerce, Cultural Studies, Economics, History, Hungarian Language and Literature, Internship, Political Science
Program Description:

Business + European Studies

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

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Program Overview

Budapest is a grand place to explore Central and Eastern European history while building knowledge in business, economics, finance, management, and marketing. Students take classes in English at CIEE’s partner school, Cornivus University, which is located on the banks of the Danube, as well as CIEE Budapest, which is located on the Cornivus campus. The location is ideal for exploring the beautiful architecture and historic sites of both Buda and Pest and for taking part in an internship for real-world international work experience.

All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.

Unique Experiences

SEE HOW DAILY LIFE

compares in a country that’s a relative newcomer to NATO and the European Union (EU).

GET A TASTE OF RURAL LIFE

Get a taste of rural life with an overnight trip to hidden gems of former Hungarian territories in neighboring countries where history and traditional customs are still alive. Explore the places foreigners seldom do.

ZERO-IN ON ALL THINGS HUNGARIAN

with classes that range from art to politics, and access courses at a leading business university.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Explore beyond the city with 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.
  • Get an insider’s introduction to grand museums, galleries, and theaters.
  • Discover the scenic beauty of the Carpathian Mountains, traditional Hungarian hospitality and folklore.

Projects

Volunteering. Whether you tutor, help with research, or run a workshop, you’ll connect with Budapest’s people in meaningful ways by pitching in at shelters, museums, schools, and more.

Internships. Gain experience and build your resume with a for-credit internship at successful start-up companies such as Secret Sauce Partners, , Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Quadron Cybersecurity, or organizations like the American Corner, universities, and high schools.


What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Hungarian culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

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Is this program right for you?

 

CIEEBudapest_sceneThe program is intended for students who have an interest in Hungary and Central Europe, as well as political, social, and/or economic transformation from state control to democratic market-based systems. This program is very suitable for a student who would like to do volunteer work or an internship.

Highlights

 

  • Experience a country adjusting to new alliances: NATO and the European Union
  • Internships and volunteer opportunities
  • Field trips and cultural activities, including a 4-day study tour of Transylvania
  • Hungarian faculty renowned in their field

Subject Areas

 

Anthropology
Art/Art History
Business/Business & Management
Economics
History
Hungarian Language
Management
Political Science

Language(s) of Instruction

 

English
Hungarian

Recommended Credit

 

semester: 15 semester/22.5 quarter hours
academic year: 30 semester/45 quarter hours

Eligibility Requirements

 

  • Overall GPA 2.75

Housing

 

  • Apartment with 1 - 2 other CIEE students
  • Apartment with Hungarian family (limited availibility)