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A niche and fascinating economics and geography hybrid programme. You will study critical economics, ecosystems and socio-spatial phenomena. Accredited by AESOP (the Association of European Schools of Planning).

Programme description
​Regional and Environmental Economics is a practice-oriented programme that will mould you into a specialist with bespoke skills sought by employers.

You will study the latest trends in urban, regional and rural development that can shift the environmental issues we are facing today. You will develop a critical approach to the present worldwide challenges, such as decarbonisation and climate neutrality or the impact of depleting non-renewable resources. You’ll gain a deep understanding of the connection between major economic decisions taken and their possible impact on our ecosystem.

There are unique benefits of studying Regional and Environmental Economics at Corvinus. Our programme is accredited by AESOP (the Association of European Schools of Planning) – no other university in Hungary shares this accolade. The accreditation assures the quality of your learning experience (aligning with internationally recognised best practices and contemporary topics), subsequently boosting your employment prospects!

Our programme is also ranked 39th in the world by Eduniversal (2021) for a programme related to sustainability and environmental management.

Our professors are distinguished practitioners and experienced academics. You will also hear from international guest lecturers and business leaders in Hungary about how development policy planning works; how can sustainability be achieved in the corporate world; and how innovative economic decisions can aid society in the fight against climate change. You will have the opportunity to join mentoring programmes with external partners, which will widen your perspective on the latest environmental issues and solutions available.

Entry requirements:
Undergraduate degree meeting minimum credit requirements (see above)
B2 Level English (see above)

Entrance exam:

Type of entrance exam:
Pre-interview test
Oral (interview) – online (Skype or Zoom)

Entrance exam description:
The Admission Board will evaluate the application materials (qualification(s), GPA, English proficiency, letter of motivation, work/activity experience) and based on a shortlist, applicants will be contacted to participate in a pre-interview test and online oral exam (interview).

The following will be assessed at your interview:
• Knowledge relevant to your programme (25%)
• Skills relevant to your programme (25%)
• Motivation (50%).

Mr Miklos Janoki
Admissions Coordinator

Preparatory year available:

Specialisation year available:

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Career opportunities

Our graduates progress to roles including:
- Climate and Development Policy Consultant
- Environmental Auditor
- Corporate Social Responsibility Specialist
- Resource Manager
- Environmental Planner.

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