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Department of Economics and Econometrics

Director: Dr. Gábor RAPPAI

The Institute of Economy and Econometrics provides quality courses in economic theory and methodology, and as such, it is continuously implementing innovation in education and research. Our scientifically qualified colleagues are directly responsible for about a dozen core (A module) subjects on the Bachelor and Master programs, such as micro- and macroeconomics, statistics and econometrics, while the institute is responsible for master programs in Economics. We carry out internationally recognized research activity, most members are active within the Innovation and Economic Growth HASc research group operating at the Faculty, and it largely defines the Institute’s research directions as well within several international research cooperations.


Department of Quantitative Management

Director: Dr. László SZERB

The Institute of Quantitative Management (IQM) specializes in teaching subjects that are based on mathematical and methodological techniques. The core of the institute’s subject portfolio is made up of Business Mathematics, Information Technology, Opeartions and Strategic Management on the MA and PhD programs as well. Our colleagues are active participants of the operations of the Simonyi Business and Entreprise Development Centre. The research profile of the Institute spans from theoretical research, such as decision science, operations management or business intelligence to applied researches like corporate strategy, blue economy, data mining, enterprises and small companies. This wide-ranging research profile has a well defined center point, that is corporate competitiveness.   


Department of Marketing and Tourism

Director: Dr. Zoltán KAPOSI

The Institute of Marketing and Tourism combines two scientific fields in its academic operations: teaching and research in modern marketing and tourism. Marketing education is well established at the Faculty with regular content and methodological developments, while tourism is a relatively new field of competency. Our colleagues constantly strive for participating in quality research related to these fields, for conveying up-to-date to our students in their lectures and seminars as well as to putting theoretical findings into practice. High-level scientific research is carried out by over ten qualified faculty, out of which three are active senior lecturers.

Our colleagues can be found at several important university positions, and contribute significantly to the public and scientific life of the faculty and their respective fields. The members of the institute are committed to provide and pursue high-quality education and research.


Department of Finance and Accounting

Director: Dr. József ULBERT

The Institute of Finance and Accounting was launched on July 1, 2015. We are responsible for nearly 60 subjects on the BA, MA/MSc and PhD programs of the Faculty, both in Hungarian and English. Our colleagues are leading researchers of their respective fields in Hungary with 750 individual publications and over 700 independent citations.


Department of Leadership and Management

Director: Dr. Ákos JARJABKA

The Institute of Leadership and Management was launched on July 1, 2015, and as such carries on its predecessor the Department of Leadership and Management’s research and educational activities.

The disciplines researched and taught by our qualified colleagues include change management, knowledge management, strategic management, project management, managing corporate culture, human resource management, corporate behavior, competencies development, as well as career, knowledge, and skills management counselling.

The Institute is an organizer of conferences and individual guest lectures, it operates various research groups and thus, it actively participates in the Hungarian academic mainstream by publications, research and dissemination of findings.

It is of utmost importance for us to enhance valuable student-professor relations, cultivate student communities, organize extracurricular events, and thus to enrich knowledge gained in class with valuable memories and experiences. We pay special attention to skills development and to providing up-to-date readers as well as internship placement opportunities.  

The Institute is proud of its relations to external experts, professor emeriti, and of its relations to the Honorary Doctorsof the university.


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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