Welcome to the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)
Our institution, which was founded in 1782 under the name of Institutum Geometrico-Hydrotechnicum, has been the top higher education institution of Hungary and it also has well-established international reputation. The foundation of the effectiveness of the university is the devoted educational activities of our professors and the hard work and enthusiasm of our students. These values ensure the stability and continuity of education, scientific research and technological development at the institution. Students who feel talented and skilled may join various development projects already during their university years. When they continue their studies from the basic degree to the Masters qualifications we aim at fine-tuning their knowledge and skills so that it is ensured that they become excellent development and research engineers. Those who wish to proceed with their scientific studies may join PhD courses, which will provide sound basis and guiding framework to reach their professional targets.
All these opportunities ensure that the University of Technology has become one of the leading research universities of Hungary and is well-known for its scientific results abroad. It is also important that young people joining our programmes should not only become excellent professionals but educated persons in the widest sense. At the university there are various opportunities for intellectual activities and professors tend to convey not only professional skills but also their attitudes, values and viewpoints that may enrich students’ perceptions.
As a prestigious institution of Hungary’s higher education system, the mission of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) is to provide differentiated, multilevel quality education and scientific training, built on strong bachelor programmes, carry out research, development and innovation. Employ also an academic staff with PhD degrees and above in engineering, natural sciences and certain fields of economics and social sciences.
The aim of our university is to issue prestigious diplomas which are among the most highly regarded in the labour markets of Hungary, as well as Central and Eastern Europe, and to train graduates who would be the most sought after by the best companies and institutions. Our further aim is to play a dominant role in research and development and contribute to the country’s economic development in a tangible way.
Founded in 1782 under the name of Institutum Geometrico-Hydrotechnicum
Loan and Scholarship opportunities include the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship, Erasmus and several federal loan possibilities
Students will be assisted to either rent dormitories or private flats
Student hostels are located near the campus area
Mentoring system helping international students to integrate
Approximately 1,700 of the university's 23,000 students are from 63 countries abroad
About 1000 lecturers, 780 researchers and other degree holders and numerous invited lecturers and practising expert specialists