With its more than 1,7 million inhabitants, Budapest is the capital and the biggest city of Hungary. The city is situated along the two banks of the Danube, on the left-hand side Pest and on the right-hand side Buda can be found. The Campuses of the Corvinus University of Budapest are located the Buda and the Pest side too. The main building of the University can be found on the geographically flat Pest side, while the buildings of the Faculty of Food Science have located the Buda side in a wonderful botanic garden on the Gellért Hill. The University buildings can easily be reached by public transportation from any part of Budapest. Here in Budapest, in this colorful metropolis, you may find unique attractions including the Royal Palace of Buda, the House of Parliament, the Matthias Church and Heroes' Square. Citing the city's unparalleled panorama, UNESCO declared Budapest, Hungary's capital, "the Pearl of the Danube", a World Heritage site.
The Faculty of Food Science has agreements with more than 20 European universities and colleges, institutions that offer the opportunity for students at BSc, MSc and Ph.D. levels to study abroad and for lecturers to participate in mobility exchanges. The Faculty coordinates a CEEPUS network of countries from Central Europe and it participates in the SOCRATES-ERASMUS program. We are also a member of the ISEKI-Food Program organized by the European educational institutions of food science and technology. Each year 20-25 foreign students choose to take part in our Faculty's educational or research programs for a period between one month and a whole semester. Within ERASMUS, the Faculty is also involved in European Curriculum Development Programs (CDA Projects) and Intensive Programs (IP) in food safety, food quality management, nutrition, and consumer science.