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Join Corvinus’ Open Day for international students!

Are you planning on applying to Corvinus, or you still need some further information in order to find out if our university is “the one”? Perhaps, you have applied already, but are still interested to know more about life in Budapest that awaits you as an international student… If so, the Online Open Day for international prospective students of Corvinus is the perfect place for you to hear detailed information from our deans and students from first-hand experience! All you need to do is register for the event below.

When: 22 April, 15:00 CET

Where: Online via Microsoft Live Events (Teams)

Registration: REGISTER HERE


15:00 - 15:10 Welcome and introduction Matt Jansen, Director of International Recruitment, Corvinus

15:10 - 15:25 Your new life at Corvinus – programmes, academics, modules Ina Ivanova, Communication and Media Science BA student

15:25 - 15:45 Why choose Corvinus for your BA/BSc studies?

Dr. Richárd Szántó, Dean of Undergraduate Programmes, Corvinus

15:45 - 16:00 Life as a Stipendium Hungaricum student at Corvinus

Michelle Jaramillo, Sociology MA student

16:00 - 16:20 Why choose Corvinus for your MA/MSc studies?

Dr. Helga Habis, Dean of Graduate Programmes, Corvinus

16:20 - 16:35 Daily life in Budapest, accommodation and costs

Connor Jackson, International Relations BA student

16:35 - 16:45 Application process information, final remarks

Matt Jansen, Director of International Recruitment, Corvinus

16:45 - 17:00 Q&A session – ask your questions

Our speakers

Moderator of the event – Matt Jansen, Director of International Recruitment

Matt Jansen has worked in the higher education field for more than 8 years, as well as stepping in the shoes of a lecturer at Bloomsbury Institute London. He is currently the Director of International Recruitment for undergraduate and postgraduate international programmes at Corvinus. Learn more about the application process from him at our Open Day.

Dr. Richard Szántó, Dean of Undergraduate Programmes

Dr. Richard Szántó has been working at the University since 2002, and was elected Teacher of the Year in 2009 and Young Researcher of the Year in 2012. Dr. Szántó is an associate professor in the Department of Decision Theory and the Dean of undergraduate programmes (BA, BSc) since last year.

Dr. Helga Habis, Dean of Graduate Programmes

Dr. Helga Habis graduated from the legal predecessor of Corvinus University of Budapest as a market analyst in 2006. She spent two years as a researcher at Lund University, and she was a guest researcher at Luiss University in Rome and Montreal University. She has been a lecturer at Corvinus University of Budapest since 2010 and the Dean of graduate programmes at Corvinus since 2020.

Ina Ivanova


Ina is an international student at Corvinus, studying Communication and Media BA (2019-2022). She has also been working at Corvinus as an International Communication Assistant in our Communications Office for the past one year. Hear much about our programmes’ structure and modules from her.

Michelle Jaramillo


Michelle is an international Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship student at Corvinus, studying Sociology MA (2020-2022). She has much experience as a social specialist at several companies. Learn more about the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship from what she has to share with prospective students at our Open Day.

Connor Jackson

South Africa

Connor is an international student at Corvinus, studying International Relations BA (2018-2021). He has previous experiences at a competitor university, but is graduating with us this year as his preferred university was Corvinus. Connor is also a start-up founder of an application for expats in Budapest. Find out how daily life is in Budapest from him.

See you soon!

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