Students of the Regional and Environmental Economics MSc programme of Corvinus University of Budapest gain a deep understanding and expertise in the economic aspects of the environment and climate change, as well as about alternative possibilities of regional and urban development.
How does the programme provide content to ensure students achieve an understanding of a reasonably diverse set of perspectives on understanding economies?
We offer our students many possibilities to join various researches, academic and practical activities, as well as a wide range of national and international professional and scientific network.
How does the programme ensure students understand the interaction between economic and ecological systems?
Our curriculum provides an exciting and critical approach to economic sciences as regards ecosystems, geographic and socio-spatial phenomena, as well as the present global challenges.
How does the programme ensure students understand how to critically explore real-world evidence, both qualitative and quantitative?
We are preparing our students for the new tasks and challenges of environmental development, urban, regional and rural development and development policy planning.
What pedagogical approaches does the programme use to ensure that students examine the historical context, assumptions and values in all economic thinking?
Our programme is highly practice-oriented, we provide lots of field trips, extra-curricular activities and projects organised together with other institutions.
How does the department ensure that the teaching culture and capacity to deliver economic pluralism are continually improving?
Our department regurarly invites excellent national and international guest lecturers. Besides, we provide mentoring program with external partners (companies and civil society organisations).
Corvinus is the most popular training place in Hungary for this degree, it is the only registered Hungarian AESOP training programme (Association of European Schools of Planning), placed 36th in the global EDUNIVERSAL ranking in 2019.
Regional and Environmental Economics
Institute of International, Political and Regional Studies