Kodolanyi Janos University

Kodolanyi Janos University (KJU) is a state accredited non-profit university offering, academic programs in the fields of tourism & hospitality, business management, mass media & communication, social sciences, history, cultural and language studies.

Besides the academic programs KJU also offers a wide range of post-secondary, LLP courses for trainers and trainees as well as international semesters, summer courses, study tours, and internship programs.

In Hungary, KJU has pioneered the development of e-based training at all levels conforming to EU standards supported with specialist applied research. All programmes capitalize on the professional knowledge of qualified faculty and professional trainers as well as guest lecturers from the industry and international partners.

Our mission is to contribute to the efforts to strengthen the European competitive higher education system and the international integration of Hungarian higher education. As a leader among non-profit higher education institutions, the goal of KJU is to become a centre of excellence in education, innovation, and research.


2250 EUR/semester – Preparatory Course (Pre-bachelor and Pre-master)

Bachelor’s Programs


2250 EUR/semester – BSc in Tourism & Catering


2250 EUR/semester – BSc in Business Administration & Management


2250 EUR/semester – BA in International Relations

Master’s Programs


2680 EUR/semester – MSc in Tourism Management


2680 EUR/semester – MSc in Business Development


2680 EUR/semester – MA in International Relations

Double Degree Programs

Tourism & catering BSc

Business administration

Management BSc

Communication & media sciences BA

KROK University, Ukraine

Tourism & catering BSc

Ural Federal University, Russia

Tourism management MSc

Academic Calendar:

Fall semester (September – December) – application deadline: 10 June

Spring Semester (February – May) – application deadline: 10 December

Application Requirements

Entry requirements:

– Application form

– At least 18 years of age

– 2 photos

– A minimum of low-intermediate level of English

– Passport

– High school diploma

– Bank receipt of $150 non-refundable application fee

For Master’s, Bachelor’s degree and transcript

Optional English language certificate (IELTS, TOEFL)


As Kodolanyi Janos University (KJU) does not have its own dormitory, students should find accommodation by themselves conform to their needs, preferences and budget.


Since securing an apartment can be somewhat difficult sometimes – especially if you require documents in order to obtain a visa – KJU  has verified the accommodation provided by ASTORIA Management KFT. 

student hostels offered by Astroria has rooms for 2 – 6 students (depending on the room-size). All hostels are in the centre of Budapest, with superb access to public transportation and the University. Facilities include wardrobe, bed and table for each student. Common areas include kitchen, eating areas and washrooms.

There are wi-fi internet, washing machine and cleaning tools in each accommodation. Cleaning of common areas minimum once a week is included in the price. Bed sheets, blankets and pillows are provided for €20 / person.

Price: €300 security deposit and €600 for 3 months (€200/month) – to be paid in one lump sum. Rental fee includes all utilities and internet.