Dear Students!

You can download the questions for the complex exam.

Good luck!

Thesis declaration changed
2016-04-29 11:11:11

Thesis declaration to the Thesis work was changed.

Prof. Wolfgang Drechsler, Chair of Governance at the Tallinn University of Technology, one of the founders of The Other Canon network for research in heterodox economics, is going to teach as a visiting professor at Corvinus.

Topics to the final examination in 2016

Information about submitting the thesis work

We are pleased to announce that this year we will organize for the fourth time POLNET PLUS, an International Summer School for Advanced Political and Social Network Analysis. It will take place at the University of Konstanz, Germany, from 08th – 09th July 2016.

The summer school invites MA/PhD-students, researchers, and practitioners interested in theory-driven empirical research on networks in the social and political sciences. This year it will offer an introduction into Collecting Political Network Data in the Digital Age.

Our new english brochure about the MSc in Public Policy and Management can be dowloaded from here.

This opportunity is available only for hungarian speakers. Please visit our hungarian page for the details.

From the 2016/2017 academic year some of the most renowned scholars of Public Policy and Management studies will be among our regular lecturers. Geert Bouckaert, Wolfgang Drechsler and Stephen P. Osborne at Corvinus!

Click here for the details!

We are proud to announce that the Corvinus University of Budapest won StudyPortal's Excellent International Student Satisfaction Award in 2015. Corvinus is the only university in Hungary, which won this high-ranked award. International students voted higher than 9 (out of 10) for our University.

Read the full article here:

On 1st of March, 2016, from 1:00 PM to 1:40 PM we will hold a short information event about the PhD program in Political Science for graduating MSc students. Venue: PhD room of the Institute of Political Science (Room no. C301). Prof. György Hajnal will provide information about the PhD opportunities at the Department of Public Policy and Management.

On 29th of February 2016, Istvan Székely, director for hungarian economical cases of the European Comission will hold a lecture followed by quastions and answers, about the 2016 Country Report for Hungary.

The place and time of the event is: Great Lecture Hall of building C, 29th of February 2016, from 11:40 AM to 1:10 PM. The lecture is not open for the press.

We would like to invite the students to the event and encourage them to ask questions to the lecturer.

Dear Students,

We would like to inform you that the Teacher and Course Evaluation System is open.

This news can be read here.

2016 Summer Institute on Program Evaluation

Using Logic Models to Evaluate Social Programs:

Before, During, and After Program Operations

July 18–22, 2016

Budapest, Hungary

The Department of Public Policy and Management welcomes all of our students at an informal evening on 10th of February 2016, from 7 PM. The venue is the private room of the Közgarden club.

(Ráday street 43-45. -> down the stairs -> turn right after the entrance -> the first door on the right side)

If you're interested, please attend at the following facebook event:

Information about the admission for hungarian students can be dowloaded from here.

Dear Applicants,

You can visit our facebook page at, where you can contact us as well.

The Faculty of Economics welcomes all those who are interesting in MSc programmes of the Faculty at an information day on 29th of January 2016 (Friday), 10.00 AM, where Prof. György Hajnal will hold an information speech at 10.30 AM about the Public Policy and Management programme.

Venue: Main building, ground floor, Auditorium III. (Fővám tér 8, 1093 Budapest)


Dear students,


We would like to draw your attention on a unique course which is going to be organised at the University of Milan in collaboration with other five European universities. The course will take place from June 27th to July 1st 2016 and is about a summer school on "Performance and Governance of  Services of General Interest in the EU: Critical perspectives on  Energy, Telecommunications, Transport and  Water Reforms".

The staff of the Department and the Dean's Office welcomes those who are interesting in MSc in Public Policy and Management at an information day about the degree program and the admission. The information day will be held at the following time and place:

14th of December 2015 (Monday), 5.20 PM

Main building, 2nd floor E238 room

Dear Students!

From 1 December 2015, Anita
Fibinger takes care the secretarial duties on the department, who is at your disposal in connection with student administrative matters at the following contacts.

Please feel free to get in touch with her regarding your questions.


The Department looking for research assistance in the following field of research: organizational changes of hungarian central administrative institutions, national institutions and state enterprises with national importance.

For further information, pleace contact professor György HAJNAL. (E-mail:

Prof. György Hajnal will hold an information event at 17.00 on Thursday, 19 Nov for Hungarian students and at 17.15 for international students of the MSc in Public Policy and Management program. Venue: E275

Second informal evening
2015-11-06 12:46:01

The Department of Public Policy and Management welcomes all public policy and management students at an informal evening on 23th of November from 8 PM, at Púder Bár. (Ráday street 8.)

If you're interested, please attend at the following facebook event:

Students can apply for the the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme from the following partner countries: Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, China (Hudec scholarship also), Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia, India, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Kurdistan Regional Government/Iraq, Laos, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Palestine, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uruguay, Vietnam, Yemen.

Next deadline: beginning of March 2016

For further information, visit the official website of the scholarship, or contact us at

Dear Students!

If you have any questions in connection with the international student exchange programmes, the Erasmus programme, the EMPA (European Master's in Public Administration) programme and the double degree programme with the Babes-Boyai University, Cluj-Napoca (Kolozsvár), please contact Márton Ugrósdy International and Erasmus Coordinator by e-mail at

The Department of Public Policy and Management welcomes this Thursday (24 September 2015) from 7 PM all public policy and management students at an informal meeting to get to better know each other.

The event will be held at the freshly opened, place called Közgarden (Ráday street 43-45.), which is close to the University.

If you're interested, please attend at the following facebook event:

You can apply for the position of teaching assistant in the Department of Public Policy and Management.

Thesis application
2015-09-09 18:00:55

Thesis application deadline is 18 of September 12:00.

UPDATE: The deadline is 30 of September 16:00

You can registrer for the complex exam (autumn semester) by Marianna Vajda. (E256 The deadline is 15 of September.

Dear Students,

You can apply for the position of teaching assistant.

Kinga Horváth and Sára Takács won the scholarship of Budapest. 

Final exam
2015-06-18 21:01:00

Dear Students,

You can find the time assignment of the final exam here.


Complex Exam
2015-05-15 10:06:52

Dear Students!

You can download the questions for the complex exam.

Good luck!

Dear Students,

You can give in your thesis work in room E.256. Wednesday, Thursday: 9.00-12.00, 13.00-15.00. Monday (4th of May) 9.00-12.00, 13.00-15.30.

Please, bring the statements and the CD separately, not inside the bound thesis.

Kind regards,

Marianna Vajda

Learning Agreement
2015-04-29 12:37:08

Information about the Learning Agreement procedure.

PUMA Social
2015-04-23 11:31:16

Social drinking for the students and teachers of the Department of Public Policy and Management.

Erasmus Information
2015-04-22 16:43:39

We've collected the most important information about the '15-16 Erasmus tasks.

Information day will be on 4 of May 13.40-15.10, Building C V-VI.

The National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary offers internship and thesis supervision opportunity.

Budapest is one of the most amazing city of Europe and our PUMA MSc program offers excellent opportunities. The application deadline for this program is 15th April. 

The KDSZ invites everybody for the next event which will be on 21 of April from 17:20 at BCE S3.

The Ministry of National Economy is looking for Hungarian-speaking trainees. 

More information from:

Budapest Scholarship Program
2015-03-02 13:19:16

You can apply for the scholarship granted by the local government of Budapest. You can read the call in Hungarian here.

PUMA Social
2015-02-24 13:39:19

Social PUMA program

Hungarian students can take part in a KDSZ seminar which topic is the Austrian Economics School.

István Tarlós the mayor of Budapest will give a lecture about Budapest's future. The event will be in Hungarian.

This year Budapest was given the honour of hosting the NATO Parliamentary Assembly between 11 and 19 May 2015. The event will also commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Assembly.

Information for Hungarian applicants.

Join to the KDSZ!
2015-02-04 13:08:49

Join to the KDSZ which is a students' association at Corvinus. KDSZ' profile is public policy and management, economics and politics.

You can read KDSZ interview with prof. Hajnal here.

You can write paper in the field of Public Policy and Management for the National Scientific Students' Associations Conference.

PUMA Social
2015-01-15 15:16:29

Social PUMA program

You can read a list about the scholarship opportunities for EMPA students.

Hungarian students can apply for PUMA MSc with state funding.

Scholarship opportunity for Hungarian students.

Deat Students,

You can download here the questions for the complex exam.

Good luck!

KDSZ Students Conference
2014-11-24 08:45:00

The KDSZ Students' Association organises a conference for the members.

The conditions of the entrance exam for the Hungarian future students.

ERASMUS 2015/2016
2014-11-13 22:09:03

The Faculty of Economics calls for ERASMUS  scolarships in the 2015/2016 academic  year.

Dispute about György Hajnal and Miklós Rosta’s paper: The illiberal state on the local level: The doctrinal foundations of subnational governance reforms in Hungary (2010–2014)

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences - Institute of Legal Sciences organises workshops about the public policies' legal environment.

Erasmus Experience
2014-10-20 22:05:38

Melinda Magony, who is at the second year of Puclic Policy and Management, has been studying in Paris for two months. She shared her experiences with us!

The Department organises a group which will participate in the simulation roleplay of the Hungarian Parliament. If you are interested in the topic, please ask Zsolt Homoki.


There will be a discussion about the communal work-system in Hungary with Professor János Ladány for the participants of Public Sector Management course.

Where: Trapéz Pub, Budapest, Imre street 2, 1093
When: on 13 October from 7 p.m.

The Representation of the European Commission in Hungary invitates to a competiton which subject is the EU recommendations in Hungary.

The Faculty of Economics calls for ERASMUS and CEEPUS scolarships in the 2014/2015 second semester.

The HÉTFA Research Institute has vacancies in analyst/analysis coordinator and intern positions. Those interested please contact prof. Károly MIKE. For futher details click here.

Thesis seminar topics for the Hungarian langauge MSc program are available here.

Dear Students,

Here you can download the schedule of the meeting hours of the 2014/15 first semestre.

The double degree program run jointly with the Babes-Bolyai University (Cluj, Romania) is now launched. Students of the Corvinus MSc in Public Policy and Management can, by studying one semester in the English language program of BBU, acquire the MA diploma of the Cluj university, in addition to their Corvinus diploma. For further details click here.

New regulations on thesis work for the Hungarian language MSc in Public Policy and Management program were adopted. See the Hungarian language site for further details.

2014-06-15 13:18:04

Dear Students,

There are some changes in the Final exam schedule. Here you can download the new schedule.

Dear Students,

We completed the question list with some bullet points that can help you prepare for the complex exam. Here you can find it.

Good luck!:)

Complex exam schedule 2014
2014-06-05 10:04:27

Dear Students,

Here you can find the complex exam schedule. Please notice that it can be modified until Tuesday morning.

Good luck!:)

Final exam schedule 2014
2014-06-04 13:06:14

2014-06-01 18:40:12
Complex exam dates
2014-05-24 11:11:41

Complex exam dates:

BSc: 13th June 10:00

MSc: 10th June 9:00 (two committees)

Final exam dates:

30th June 9:00

27th June 9:00 

Semester closing meeting
2014-05-26 13:25:24

Dear Students,

We would like to invite you to the semester closing "party" of the Department of Public Policy and Management. It will be on June 19th at 5 pm. Details coming soon!

2014-05-13 14:05:00

2014-05-26 13:14:03

Deat Students,

You can download here the questions for the complex exam.

Good luck!

2014-02-21 08:42:15
Staff consultation hours
2014-03-20 14:14:12

Click to see the staff consultation hours in the 2013/04. Spring Semester.

2014-01-16 11:46:48

The University, on behalf of the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice, announces a student competition. For further details (in Hungarian) please click here.

2013-11-29 23:20:55

2013-11-29 22:51:09

Dear Students! Please be informed about some important informations and deadlines:

The University will be closed between December 21 January 5.

Furhetmore the deadlines for the submission of thesis and application for the state exam are:  27 November 2013 and 30 April 2014.

The basic requirements of submission: thesis in 2 copies + on CD, application form, declaration for disclose (library).

This information is relevant for the Hungarian langauge program only.

Erasmus and CEEPUS 2013/14
2013-11-16 10:58:21

List of the institutions which students can apply for in context of the Erasmus and CEEPUS scolarships in the 2013/14 first semester are avaible here.

The second Wednesday of the month is quickly approaching. Thus we invite students taught by the Department (or simply interested in the event) to have a beer and an informal chat with us at Trapéz on 13 November from 7. p.m.

As a result of one year of preparatory work the Double Degree Agreement between the Corvinus University of Budapest and the Babes-Bolyai University (Cluj, Romania) has been concluded.

For the list of thesis research seminars please click here

2013-09-18 18:06:40

2013-09-18 15:09:16

The announcement only concerns students of the Hungarian langauge program - please see there.

Staff consultation hours
2013-09-14 15:35:00

Click to see the staff consultation hours in the 2013/04. Fall Semester.

The Department of Public Policy and Management and the Faculty of Economics invites first-year students of the Hungarian language MSc in Public Policy and Administration starting their studies in the 2013/14 academic year to its Info Day. Date and venue: 05 Sept 2013 13.00, Main Building E395.

New web site is launched
2013-08-12 13:41:01

The new webpage of the Department of Public Policy and Management, Corvinus University of Budapest, is now operational. Please note that the English pages are still under development. Sorry for any incovenience.

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