Universities in Budapest, Hungary - Rankings & Reviews

Budapest
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17

Universities in Budapest

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105345

Students

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1742000

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17 universities in Budapest are listed in 21 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 6 different subject specific rankings. 8 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.

Most comprehensive collection of university ranking scores worldwide. We monitor continuously 110 different university and subject rankings so that you can conveniently compare all rankings in one place.


Oldest university in Budapest:
Pázmány Péter Katolikus Egyetem was founded in 1635
Largest university in Budapest:
Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem with 30000 students
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Budapest
  • 10 Oct, 2020: Publication of NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers. Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem with highest ranking among universities in Budapest ranked #501.
  • 27 Sep, 2020: Masters in Management (Management) updated with Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem in position 90.
  • 23 Sep, 2020: British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK published most recent results of QS Business Masters (2020) (Business Analytics). Includes 3 universities from Budapest.
  • 16 Sep, 2020: RUR Research Performance Ranking updated with Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem in position 542.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Budapest

#1
Philosophy
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#37 
#1 
Közép-Európai Egyetem
#2
Finance
(QS Business Masters (2020))
#101 
#1 
Közép-Európai Egyetem
#3
Linguistics
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#151 
#1 
Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem
#4
Civil Engineering
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#151 
#1 
Budapesti Muszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem
#5
Physics
(ARWU by subject)
#151 
#1 
Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem

#194  #10  QS EECA University Rankings [15 October, 2019]

#301  #15  QS EECA University Rankings [15 October, 2019]

#601  #1  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities [17 August, 2020]
#149  #2  BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking [11 February, 2020]
#867  #1  CWTS Leiden Ranking [09 July, 2020]


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Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (239 reviews) Click to rate
#1678  #4  CWUR Center for World University Rankings [15 June, 2020]
#1001  #34  QS World University Rankings [10 June, 2020]
#261  #1  RUR Reputation Ranking [16 September, 2020]


#301  #7  BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking [11 February, 2020]
#87  #1  European Business School Rankings [09 December, 2019]
#50  #5  QS EECA University Rankings [15 October, 2019]


#801  #3  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities [17 August, 2020]
#251  #5  BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking [11 February, 2020]
#898  #2  CWUR Center for World University Rankings [15 June, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (149 reviews) Click to rate
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#199  #11  QS EECA University Rankings [15 October, 2019]
#2494  #6  URAP World Ranking [15 December, 2019]

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (55 reviews) Click to rate
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#901  #4  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities [17 August, 2020]
#70  #1  BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking [11 February, 2020]
#868  #2  CWTS Leiden Ranking [09 July, 2020]


#9

Hungarian University of Fine Arts

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (8 reviews) Click to rate

#10

Andrássy Gyula German Language University of Budapest

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (34 reviews) Click to rate
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#11

Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (453 reviews) Click to rate
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#12

King Sigismund College

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (131 reviews) Click to rate

#13

Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (26 reviews) Click to rate

#14

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (103 reviews) Click to rate
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#15

Budapest Business School

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (39 reviews) Click to rate
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#16

Budapest Metropolitan University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (163 reviews) Click to rate
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#17

Hungarian Dance Academy


Key Facts about Budapest

Population: 1742000

Time: GMT +1

District/province: Budapest,

Living costs for students in Budapest:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 56* (44% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 49* (51% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 51* (49% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 924.49 HUF
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ

Pázmány Péter Katolikus Egyetem ranks #1 in Budapest in our meta ranking composed of 110 university rankings.

Among all universities in Budapest Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 20 rankings where Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem is listed.

Közép-Európai Egyetem is ranked best in Budapest for Social Studies & Humanities. See all rankings for the Közép-Európai Egyetem.

Közép-Európai Egyetem is ranked best in Budapest for Business. See all rankings for the Közép-Európai Egyetem.

Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem is ranked best in Budapest for Languages & Literature. See all rankings for the Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem.

Budapesti Muszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem is ranked best in Budapest for Engineering. See all rankings for the Budapesti Muszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem.

Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem is ranked best in Budapest for Natural Sciences. See all rankings for the Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS EECA University Rankings:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 10%
Papers per faculty 10%
International research network 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -BRICS & Emerging Economies University Ranking:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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The Financial Times Limited, UK

Criteria used in ranking -European Business School Rankings:
MBA European rank 25%
EMBA European rank 25%
Masters in Management European rank 25%
Executive Education open programmes 12.5%
Executive Education custom programmes 12.5%

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Urap

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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