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University of Pecs – Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE)

Established in 1970, the Faculty of Business and Economics at UP, is the second oldest School of Economics in Hungary, that has become a leading player in Hungarian Higher Education. With more than 3,000 students enrolled in our programs, we offer up-to-date education and research in Business Sciences and the comprehensive theoretical, methodological and practical knowledge ensures our students' success in their career. The school’s wide range of international partnerships, with 73 European and several non-European universities, allow 15-20% of our students to spend at least one semester abroad. To broaden their opportunities we have established strong collaboration with the business and entrepreneurial environment. The outstanding number of highly qualified faculty and the doctoral students at FBE are active and respected participants who integrate very well into social and economic research in Hungary and abroad. The school is not only an educational institution but also a rich and creative network of faculty, students, international and corporate specialists, and alumni in senior management positions or dynamic entrepreneurs. FBE is a community of practitioners in the economic sciences and the business world and, as such, a hugely significant regional knowledge center.


Besides being the oldest university in the country, the University of Pécs has earned a prominent position in terms of international excellence as well. The entire institution, as well as many of our faculties and study programs took leading positions in highly recognized international rankings.

2017 JUBILEE 650

The University of Pécs celebrates the 650th jubilee of its foundation in 2017. On this festive occasion our institution organizes a series of ceremonial events which will be significant for the city of Pécs, the Transdanubian region and for Hungary as well. 

Business Degree Programs

The Faculty devotes itself to preparing its students for a career in the business world. We are proud of our ability to offer full educational programs in English at Bachelor, Master levels and BA and MA double degrees in German.

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Cerificate Programs

Short term (2 semesters) programs with strong practice orientation. Open to all UP students and free within the UP campus credits (non-UP students pay course fees).

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International PhD Programs

Our International PhD Programs are developed on the basis of the Hungarian PhD program of the Doctoral Schools of Business Administration and Regional Policy and Economics, and thus are nationally accredited. We pride ourselves in the fact that these programs combine the advantages of contact-based and distance-based education drawing on the contribution of recognized national and international experts.

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