ESSCA School of Management (Budapest campus)

Budapest
Hungary

Language of instruction

English

ESSCA is a grande école specialising in business and offering a wide portfolio of programmes in management. 

Profit from ESSCA’s experience and international faculty to prepare your career in Europe at ESSCA’s Budapest Campus. Made up of both a French and international student body, ESSCA Budapest is a unique opportunity to get to know firsthand this compelling and complex society.

The ESSCA university network spans major cities across the globe.

Semester dates

UQ Semester Host Semester Dates
Semester 1 Spring Semester (Semester 2) January–May
Semester 2 Fall Semester (Semester 1) September–December

ESSCA Budapest Academic calendar

Guides and additional information

ESSCA has online resources to help get more out of your exchange:

Campuses

ESSCA has 4 campuses around the world.

French campuses:
Global campuses:

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Full-time study load

30 ECTS credits per semester at ESSCA Budapest is equivalent to 8 UQ units.

Each ESSCA Budapest course is worth 6 ECTS credits.

Minimum academic requirements

GPA
You will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.5 to study at ESSCA.

Study Options
You will be studying at the ESSCA School of Management, Budapest campus. You can choose any courses which are open to exchange students.

Note: Host university eligibility criteria are at the discretion of the host and may change without notice. 

Find courses

Search the ESSCA Budapest course list

Search the Credit Precedent Database to find courses offered by your host university that have been previously approved for credit at UQ. The database should be used as a general guide only. 
You must still check the host university course catalogue to see if courses from the Credit Precedent Database are still on offer and in the correct semester of your exchange.

Study areas taught in English

Undergraduate
Business, commerce and economics
Economics
Event, hospitality, hotel and tourism management
International business
Marketing
Postgraduate
Business administration
Business, commerce and economics
Economics
International business
Marketing

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Accommodation

ESSCA student services in Budapest assist students in their search for accommodations and with their administrative formalities. See ESSCA Budapest Practical guide for more information.

Financial support

A range of funding for student exchange including scholarships, grants and loans are available to UQ students.  

Insurance

Students approved to participate in a Semester-based Exchange are automatically covered by UQ’s Travel Insurance for the country of their host university only.

For more information, read the Student Travel Insurance Policy Summary on UQ’s Travel Insurance web page (login required).

If you plan to travel outside of your host country, you should purchase additional insurance.

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Organise your visa

Contact the Hungarian Embassyfor visa and immigration information for ESSCA Budapest.

Travel risk levels

The University of Queensland cannot and does not allow students to travel to any country with a risk level of 3 (Reconsider your need to travel) or above, as assessed by the Australian Government.

If a country's risk level changes to 3 or above, experiences to that country are suspended until the risk level improves.

Find out the risk level and travel advice, and sign up to receive updates for your host country on the Smartraveller website.

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)