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Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Hungary

Ranking
1020th US-News World Ranking

Budapest University of Technology and Economics History

Budapest University of Technology and Economics also known as BME is a technological university located in the city of Budapest in Hungary. The university was established in 1782 subsequently adopting various names such as Royal Joseph Polytechnic University, Joseph University of Technology and Economics, and Technical University of Budapest. It adopted its present name in the year 2000.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics Programs, Courses and Schools

Budapest University of Technology and Economics comprises eight faculties in total offering a wide range of programs. The faculties include Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Chemical Technology, and Biotechnology, Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering, Economic and Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics offers subjects like Industrial Command Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Logistics Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Communication and media studies, Business Management, and International Business to name a few.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics Campuses

Budapest University of Technology and Economics campus is located on the banks of river Danube close to the Hungarian capital of Budapest. The university campus largely occupies area alongside the Danube riverbank which makes the campus long and narrow. The campus is well-connected to the city and is just 10 minutes walk from the city center.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics comprises of three libraries including National Technical Information Centre and Library which offer millions of digital and print resources including books, journals, and periodicals. The university campus also houses halls of residence, shops, cafes, sports grounds, and computer labs with high-speed internet for students.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics Achievements

Budapest University of Technology and Economics is highly ranked for its Mechanical Engineering program and occupied 250th place in QS World University Rankings by subject. The university also ranks 322nd in top universities in the world for Engineering programs in a study by QS.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics has produced a number of graduates who have gone on to become inventors and industry leaders. The university has produced a number of Nobel Prize Laureates in the past.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics USP

Budapest University of Technology and Economics is affiliated with a number of academic organizations and alliances such as EUA, Santander Network, TIME, AIESEC, and McDonnell International Scholars Academy which allows shared research and development capabilities and implementation of best teaching practices in partner institutions.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics has a low acceptance rate for its highly reputed engineering programs and the university also offers financial aid and tuition fee assistance to deserving candidates. The students also have an option to study abroad through the university’s agreements with universities in Europe and beyond.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics Notable Alumni

Dénes Gábor (Winner of Nobel Prize in Physics), George Oláh, (Winner of Nobel Prize in Chemistry), Jen? Wigner (Winner of Nobel Prize in Physics), and Kálmán Tihanyi (Inventor of Plasma TV).  

Budapest University of Technology and Economics Application Requirements

2
GPA
24
IB
55
Percentage

Budapest University of Technology and Economics Cost of studies

Fees

Undergraduate: HUF 2071,320

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics Deadlines

Bachelors: 1st April - 1st July and 1st October- 1st December

Masters: 1st April - 1st July and 1st October- 1st December

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics Rankings

Global

1020
US News
801 -1000
QS
801 -900
Shanghai
1001
Times Higher Education
821
GTU Rank

Regional

Hungary
5
US News
3
Shanghai

Regional

Europe
379
US News
35
QS
361
Times Higher Education

Regional

Emerging Europe and Central Asia
34
QS

Regional

Emerging Economies
251 -300
Times Higher Education
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