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Education Abroad Office

Corvinus University

Area: International Business Exchange
Location: Budapest
Country: Hungary
Term: Spring

USC's affiliate program in Hungary is designed to help American students gain first hand knowledge of life and culture in Hungary. Budapest, capital of Hungary, is a city rich in hisotry and culture. Students who attend Corvinus will find themselves in a desirable position in central Europe easily accessible for international travel. Cornivus' strong international student population and the international city of Budapest will allow students to fit right in. Beyond the vibrant student life, Corvinus is both AACSB and AMBA accredited. 

Cost: Corvinus tuition rates + additional in-country costs

Requirements: 3.0 GPA

To get an idea of ​​life on site, you will find on the numbeo website indications on the cost of living in Hungary compared to other countries in the world. Students should budget $500-700 for month expenses outside of housing costs. 

The program at the Corvinus University offers a diverse array of courses. Students can choose from a wide range of courses from fields of accounting, business, economics, finance, management, international econominc, operations management, history, information technology, sociology, and political science. Majority of courses are work 6 ECTS (3 USC credits). Students will take between 24 and 30 ECTS. 

To see courses UofSC students have taken at this university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

Excursions are not part of Corvinus' student services. However, students have the oppotunities to enrich their time abroad through Student Organizations. 

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.

Corvinus does offer on-campus housing and can help arrange available housing with students who submit a housing application after they have been accepted into the program. Housing options for international students may vary based on availability. Corvinus will send housing information during the application period. 

Spring semester starts early/mid February and ends early June. 

Corvinus will reach out to admitted students with this information. 

Students who attend Corvinus for a semester are required to obtain a Hungarian residence permit. South Carolina residents will use the DC consulate. Out-of-state students will use the consulate in the juridiction of their home residence. 


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