Corvinus University of Budapest is accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Committee which is a member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA). Academic degrees of Corvinus are not only equivalent to similar degrees in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) but also enjoy worldwide recognition based on the extensive international memberships (AACSB, EFMD, CEMS, PIM, EDAMBA, CEEMAN etc.) and relationships (double degree programs, bilateral agreements, exchange programs etc.).
The Masters in Management program of Corvinus is listed in the Financial Times ranking, where the CEMS program (with the participation of our Business School - former Faculty of Business Administration) is repeatedly among the top 5 programs. The Business School also leads the domestic rankings based on the program selection of the high school graduates. The top ten of the BA programs (i.e. programs with the highest admission scores) are all offered by Corvinus, even considering the entire higher education arena in Hungary, including other sciences (medical, technical etc.).
Based on our accreditations and ranking results, the Corvinus MBA/EMBA degrees enjoy a strong worldwide recognition. Regardless the country and the industry, the Corvinus MBA/EMBA degree seems to be very well accepted. It is even more obvious in Hungary and the CEE region where the Corvinus degree has the best name and strongest reputation.
Accreditation & Rankings
In 2009, the Executive MBA program was accredited by EFMD, one of the three international accreditation bodies. After the successful re-accreditation in 2012, the Corvinus EMBA program is still the only MBA program in the country with the EFMD-EPAS international accreditation.
The Corvinus Full-Time MBA is an accredited master (MSc) program of the European Higher Educational Area, accredited according to the EU's Bologna Process by the Hungarian Accreditation Committee. The Executive MBA program, beyond its international accreditation, is a specialized post-graduate degree registered by the Educational Authority of the Hungarian Government.
Our Executive MBA program is member of the Executive MBA Council: The only program in the region with full membership at EMBAC.
According to the recent QS MBA ranking, Corvinus MBA Center (former Corvinus School of Management) is ranked #27 in Europe, in a list of 60 top European business schools.
Eduniversal granted the 4 palmes (labeled as “internationally known top business school”) to the Corvinus Business School (former Faculty of Business Administration), ranked #72 among 191 four-palmes school, indicating one of the best results from the Eastern European region.
Earlier, in 2009, FindyourMBA.com listed the Corvinus Full-time MBA among the new entrants of the MBA market and ranked as worldwide 7th "rising star".
The Business School entered the AACSB accreditation process in 2013. After two successful EPAS accreditation, the entire Faculty targets the EQUIS accreditation of EFMD as well.