Budapesti Muszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem

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world rank  501

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University Overview

Established in 1782, Budapesti Muszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem (Budapest University of Technology and Economics) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Budapest (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Magyar Felsooktatási Akkreditációs Bizottság (Hungarian Accreditation Committee), Budapesti Muszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem (BME) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Budapesti Muszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem (BME) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 236 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. BME also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Acronym BME
Founded 1782
Motto Harmonising theory and practice
Colours Deep red

University Location

Address Mûegyetem rakpart 3-9
Budapest (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1111 Budapest
T +36 (1) 463 1111
F +36 (1) 463 1110

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Mûegyetem rakpart 3-9
Budapest 1111
+36 (1) 463 1111
(1) 463 1110

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Budapesti Muszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Magyar Felsooktatási Akkreditációs Bizottság


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • SGroup European Universities' Network (SGroup)
  • Danube Rectors' Conference (DR

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018