International Business School, Budapest

Hungary - Austria - United Kingdom

International Business School, Budapest
International Business School (IBS) is a private university founded in 1991 that offers comprehensive Bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral programmes on three campuses (Budapest, Vienna and London) in cooperation with The University of Buckingham (UK) that has been rated top for graduate employability with 98.1% by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2016 and has been leading the British National Student Survey in student satisfaction since 2006. All our programmes are delivered in English and lead to the prestigious British degree of The University of Buckingham.
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IBS is an attractive place to learn and teach because of its collaborative culture – a blend of academic rigor, cooperative teamwork, entrepreneurship, diversity and continuous innovation. Thanks to its highly practical and student-focused approach IBS attracts students from over 100 countries. Our academic staff are high-calibre, highly respected lecturers who have a background in business or industry and can offer not only excellent academic support but also networking opportunities.

IBS and/or its programmes are not only accredited in Hungary, but in the EU (European Council for Business Education), UK (Quality Assurance Agency) and the USA (Accreditation Council for Business Schools) as well.

The MSc programmes last 12 months and graduates receive the MSc degree of our partner, The University of Buckingham. The programmes are highly practical and aim to equip students with all the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful international business career. 

The programmes are delivered in teaching blocks in small groups of interactive classes with a work-friendly schedule. The two semesters of study period is followed by dissertation writing. There are no lectures.

Type of Course: 
• One-year Full-time MSc


International Management (Budapest and Vienna Campus)
Financial Management (Budapest and Vienna Campus)
Marketing Management (Budapest Campus)
Human Resource Management (Budapest Campus)

Data-Driven Management (London Campus)

International Management - No 8 in Eastern Europe (Eduniversal)
Financial Management - TOP 100 - Global ranking ranked N°79 in Financial Markets, Worldwide! (Eduniversal)
Marketing Management - No 5 Eastern Europe (Eduniversal)
Human Resource Management - No 4 Eastern Europe (Eduniversal)

Data-Driven Management  - new programme

Starting Dates:
• One-year Full-time MSc: 
February 2019 (Budapest and London Campus)
September 2019 (Budapest and Vienna Campus)

Length of Course:
• Full Time: 12 months

Application Deadlines:
30 November 2018 for the February 2019 intake
31 May 2019 for the September 2019 Intake

Ratio of applicants to places: 4:1
Number of nationalities: 42

Percentage of international students: 74%

  • Africa 9%
  • Asia 29% 
  • Eastern Europe 16 % 
  • Middle East 3%
  • North America 1%
  • Central and South America 3%
  • Australia and New Zealand 1%

Men/Women Ratio: 55:45
Age Range: 20-53
Average Age: 26

Length of Work Experience:
3-5 years

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field of studies  or relevant work experience (Int. Management, HR Management)
  • Bachelor’s degree in business/finance/marketing or relevant work experience (Financial Management, Marketing Management)
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field with transcript with at least one module in mathematics or finance + 3-5 years of work experience, CV and motivation letter (Data-Driven Management)
  • IBS’s own English language test or TOEFL iBt 90 or TOEFL 575/232 or IELTS 6.5 certificate,
  • interview. 

Application fee: EUR 100 (will be deducted from the tuition fee later)

Tuition fees
EUR 9,400 /programme to be paid in 2 instalments - Budapest Campus
EUR 11,800 /programme to be paid in 2 instalments - Vienna Campus
GBP 8,200 /programme to be paid in 2 instalments - London Campus

Registration fee for non-EU citizens to be paid with the first instalment: EUR 900 

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