Universities in Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest
12 out of 18
  • Universities in Budapest
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
17
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Budapest
  • (11 institution and 6 subject rankings)
5
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Budapest
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Budapest
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities updated with Semmelweis University ranked highest among 7 listed universities in Budapest.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: New edition of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Mathematics). 22 universities in Budapest ranked.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education updated with Semmelweis University ranked highest among 4 listed universities in Budapest.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Publication of Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities. Eötvös Loránd University with highest ranking among universities in Budapest ranked #374.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Budapest

Politics
#25 
Közép-Európai Egyetem
Physics
#151 
Eötvös Loránd University
Engineering - Civil & Structural
#151 
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Linguistics
#151 
Eötvös Loránd University
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
#201 
Semmelweis University
Agriculture & Forestry
#351 
Corvinus University of Budapest

Rankings of universities in Budapest, Hungary 2021

#1

Eötvös Loránd University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (82 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #433 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Semmelweis University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (55 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #354 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #672 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#3

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #8 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #437 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#4

Corvinus University of Budapest

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #565 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#5

Közép-Európai Egyetem

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (239 reviews)
  • #9 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #549 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #2205 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#6

Pázmány Péter Catholic University

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  • #7 
  • #535 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #2169 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #201 
QS EECA University Rankings - Emerging Europe & Central Asia
[Published 16 December, 2020]

#7

Óbuda University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (149 reviews)
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  • #14 
  • #603 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #3773 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #2509 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#8

Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (26 reviews)
  • #16 
  • #8759 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#9

Hungarian University of Fine Arts

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (8 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #10178 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#10

International Business School

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (103 reviews)
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  • #18 
  • #10748 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#11

Budapest Metropolitan University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (163 reviews)
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  • #19 
  • #11028 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#12

Andrássy Gyula German Language University of Budapest

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (34 reviews)
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  • #20 
  • #11808 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#13

Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (453 reviews)
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#14

Károl Gáspár University of the Reformed Church

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (47 reviews)

#15

King Sigismund College

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (131 reviews)

#16

Budapest Business School

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (39 reviews)
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#17

Hungarian Dance Academy


#18

University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest


Budapest Key Facts for International Students

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 1,000.37 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

Eötvös Loránd University ranks #1 in Budapest in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Budapest Eötvös Loránd University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 23 rankings where Eötvös Loránd University is listed.

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

Eötvös Loránd University is ranked best in Budapest for Natural Sciences (Physics). See all rankings for the Eötvös Loránd University.

Budapest University of Technology and Economics is ranked best in Budapest for Engineering (Engineering - Civil & Structural). See all rankings for the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

Eötvös Loránd University is ranked best in Budapest for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the Eötvös Loránd University.

Semmelweis University is ranked best in Budapest for Medicine & Health (Pharmacy & Pharmacology). See all rankings for the Semmelweis University.

Corvinus University of Budapest is ranked best in Budapest for Agriculture (Agriculture & Forestry). See all rankings for the Corvinus University of Budapest.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

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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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 - Emerging Europe & Central Asia:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 10%
Papers per faculty 10%
International research network 10%

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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

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

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

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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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
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

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
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 -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
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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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

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

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