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Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

The Corvinus University of Budapest was established via the integration of three distinct educational institutions, each of which has represented a long and prestigious tradition in higher education. Today the University is an internationally recognised institution in the areas of both education and research. The teaching structure, the prerequisites for each level and the content of degree programmes have undergone constant change in order to keep pace with the requirements of the real market, all of which has contributed to strengthening the position of the Corvinus University so that it is currently one of the leading institutions in the country and region despite increasing competition. Operating with six faculties, the University provides undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and PhD study programmes in the areas of economics, business, horticultural science, food science, landscape architecture and social sciences.

University of Trento, Italy

Over its 50 years of history, the University of Trento has been known for its propension towards international relations and mobility and for the quality of its research and education offer. These features have led the University of Trento to reach prominent positions in national and international university rankings.

The figures describing the University - 16.000 students and about 600 professors and researchers - mirror the capacity of the University to offer an ideal environment to boost studies and research, through services designed on the needs of individual users.

The 10 Departments and the 3 University research centres are structured in 54 degree courses, many first and second level master courses and life-long learning courses. Further the University includes 2 Advanced Training Schools and 13 Doctoral Schools. Considering the small size of the University, this is an impressive range of offered opportunities!

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

The University of Ljubljana possesses a rich tradition. It ranks as a very large university, with more than 51.000 graduate and postgraduate students Approximately 4000 higher education teachers are employed in the 3 arts academies and 23 faculties.

The university was founded in 1919 on the basis of centuries of educational tradition, remaining the only Slovenian university for half a century. The University is based in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, a relatively large Central- European city with over 300.000 inhabitants. Students account for more than one-seventh of the population, giving the city a youthful and lively character.

The university's central office and the majority of schools are situated in the centre of Ljubljana. Several newer and modern buildings of the University of Ljubljana are located on the city outskirts. The university is renowned for its quality study programmes. All of the study programmes from the 2007/2008 academic year are offered in accordance with the Bologna Declaration.

University of Regensburg, Germany

Universität Regensburg, founded in 1962, is located on a modern campus at the southern edge of a historic city dating back to the Roman Ages. The university provides a broad variety of disciplines, a favourable student-teacher ratio and excellent facilities.

Originally designed as a regional university, it has developed into a renowned centre of teaching and research with a strong tradition in international cooperation. There are currently around 20,400 students enrolled at Universität Regensburg, including 1,400 international students (as of winter semester 2012/13).

With its 11 faculties, the Universität Regensburg offers a wide range of programmes of study. Almost all faculties (few exceptions are e.g. Medicine and Pharmacy) have modularised their Bachelor and Master programmes. The B.A. programmes at the university comprise two or three subjects that are studied simultaneously. In the B.Sc. course of study, one subject is studied as the main focus. Bachelor programmes are based on a three-year study cycle, Master programmes on a two-years cycle.

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