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  • Locations: Budapest, Hungary
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: SIUE applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Apartment Language of Instruction: English
Program Type: Exchange Area of Study: Business, MBA
Program Description:

ESSCA at Corvinus Univ
ESSCA Budapest Summer Business Exchange Program - open to Graduate Students OnlyBudapest

The SIUE's long standing relationship with ESSCA, selected graduate students in the School of Business may be selected to participate in 4 week summer program designed for graduate students at the ESSCA campus in Budapest, which opened in 1993. Hungary joined the European Union in 2004, the biggest enlargement ever of the Union since the creation of the European Economic Community in 1957.  The ESSCA Summer Programme in Budapest allows participants to come and discover the changes happening in one of Europe’s most beautiful capitals.

There are two Course Options through which nominated SIUE graduate students may earn SIUE credit. The program is suitable for graduate students in the following programs: MBA, MMR, MSA, MS CMIS, and MS Econ/Finance.

Students approved by both SIUE's School of Business and ESSCA to participate in this exchange program will be charged SIUE tuition for the anticipated SIUE equivalent courses and credit hours on the SIUE summer bursar bill. In addition to SIUE tuition, students will be billed for the SIUE Information Technology Fee. All other SIUE student fees are waived for the exchange semester abroad. Students will also receive a tuition waiver at ESSCA which covers the courses in Budapest, company visits, course materials and a farewell dinner. 

ADDITIONAL COSTS: Airline ticket to Budapest, housing costs, meals, spending money and incidental expenses. The Practical Guide offers some insight into accommodation and meal costs for Budapest. See ESSCA Fees for more information on costs.

ESSCA Hungary does not run a students’ residence in Hungary. ESSCA can refer students to real estate agencies in Budapest, which offer all sorts of rental accommodations in the neighborhood of ESSCA.

To learn more and to start the application process:

Students interested in this program must meet with Norris Manning in the School of Business Advising Office to discuss course availability and suitable courses to correspond with remaining SIUE requirements. Please call 618-650-5450 or email to schedule an appointment with Norris to discuss participation in the Budapest Summer Program.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Applicants will learn of acceptance shortly after this date. If accepted, students must return to their applications to complete the next phase of requirements.