|Study location||Hungary, Budapest|
|Type||Master, full degree studies|
|Nominal duration||4 semesters (120 ECTS)|
|Course code||Economic Science|
Bachelor diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
All diplomas/degrees submitted must be officially verified or attested. Read for country specific requirements and information here: portal.uni-corvinus.hu/fileadmin/user_upload/hu/kozponti_szervezeti_egysegek/nemzetkozi_iroda/files/Stipendium_Hungaricum/Information_on_the_Recognition_of_non-Hungarian_Certificates_and_Degrees.pdf
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Cape Verde, China, Colombia, Cuba, Egypt, Eritrea, Georgia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, State of Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The Master’s in Public Policy and Management (PUMA) is a two-year, English-language program. This program aims to make students analyze issues in public policy and public administration at a professional level. Students are offered courses in economics, social sciences management and law. The programme is focused on the comparative analysis of questions of public administration, public policy and public management in EU and non-EU countries in the context of processes of internationalisation, European integration and economic and political transformation. The programme is designed to provide a comparative understanding of public sector structures, policies and processes, as well as a methodology for analysing and dealing with different structures and processes of public sector management, guidance and control. Successful graduates may seek employment at various international organizations, like the UN, the EU and the OECD.
Type of entrance exam:
written and oral
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Entrance exam description:
1. Concept paper
The applicant will receive a short article and a few tasks that need to be complited within 24 hours. This is a written assignment. Only those are invited to the interview who successfully complete the concept paper.
2. A telephone or Skype interview. (Only those are invited to the interview who successfully complete the concept paper.)
The purpose of the interview is to assess applicants’ basic command of base subjects and disciplines of the programme (such as economic and statistical foundations of public policy and administration, policy studies) and their verbal competences, as well as to learn about their motivation for joining a program. Interviews are evaluated, among others, on the basis of how successful applicants are in communicating their ideas, what career plans they have in mind or how they think they can benefit from the Master’s program in order to meet their future goals.
Mr. Miklós Jánoki
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