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Óbuda University

Óbuda University

Óbuda University


Taking into account its legal predecessors as well, Óbuda University is a 140-year-old institution. Today, it is a key player in Hungarian higher education and a leading practice-oriented institution providing technical education in Hungary, where more than 12,000 students pursue their studies. On January 1st, 2010 Óbuda University was established as the legal successor of Budapest Tech. Óbuda University is characterized by nurturing traditions and monitoring progress and development. From August 2021, Óbuda University operates under new conditions, within a more flexible framework. The Rudolf Kalman Foundation for Óbuda University does its best to enable the University to provide quality and competitive competencies and study opportunities to its students in the fields of technical, IT, natural and economic sciences, and teacher training.

“We turn ideas into engineering.”

As a practice-based university, it offers a full range of academic programs in both Hungarian and English. The program includes 4 higher education vocational training, 17 undergraduate programs, 11 master programs, and 3 doctoral programs as well as specialization in full-time, evening, and distant learning. ÓU students have the opportunity to conduct basic and applied research in multiple fields to meet the challenges of Industry 4.0 and in line with the university strategy, which is primarily based on four pillars: robotics, health informatics, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity, which interweaves the entire engineering palette through the fields of classical electrical, mechanical engineering, architecture to the creative industry. The quality of education is indicated by the fact that the Institution has a quality certificate according to the requirements of the ISO standard and has won the highest recognition, the Higher Education Quality Award. According to the Emerging Economies Universities, Rankings of the Times Higher Education Óbuda University is ranked between 351-400. in 2022.

International community – Erasmus+, Stipendium Hungaricum

By offering 8 BSc, 5 MSc, and 4 Ph.D. programs and so-called Erasmus modules in the English language, the University hosts more than 500 international students from more than 50 countries each year, the majority of them with the support of the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship program. The management of Óbuda University cooperates with many well-known domestic and international higher education institutions and companies. As a result, a large number of students can participate in the Erasmus+ scholarship programs. Within the framework of the program, many international students can also come to Óbuda University to study.

In Budapest, the campuses can be found in Óbuda (3rd district), Józsefváros (8th district), and Zugló (14th district). One campus is located outside Budapest, in Székesfehérvár.

Programs in the English language

BSc in Commerce and Marketing
BSc in Computer Engineering
BSc in Electrical Engineering
BSc in Engineering Management
BSc in Environmental Engineering
BSc in Industrial Product Design Engineering
BSc in Land Surveying and Land Management
BSc in Mechatronics Engineering

MSc in Applied Mathematics
MSc in Architecture
MSc in Business Development
MSc in Computer Engineering spec. in Cyber Medical Systems/specialty in Robotics
MSc in Mechatronics Engineering

Ph.D. in Applied Informatics and in Applied Mathematics
Ph.D. in Materials Sciences and Technologies
Ph.D. in Military Engineering / Safety and Security Sciences

Campus Features

Student life

Students can enjoy vibrant community life at Óbuda University, with sports facilities and fascinating programs. Students may also test their skills and knowledge in a number of international academic competitions, eg. Design Challenge Robotics Building, Bosch Electromobil, Shell Eco-marathon, and last but not least the World Championship of Pasta Bridge Building, which requires both knowledge and playfulness. The team at Óbuda University has held the record in this competition for a long time.


Alba Regia Technical Faculty (Székesfehérvár)
Bánki Donát Faculty of Mechanical and Safety Engineering
Keleti Károly Faculty of Business and Management
Kandó Kálmán Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Rejtő Sándor Faculty of Light Industry and Environmental Protection Engineering
John von Neumann Faculty of Informatics
Ybl Miklós Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering


    • Budapest

      Bécsi út,96/B, 1034, Budapest