History

2014
The Institute of Media Arts moves to a new building - our Rottenbiller Campus opens its gates for art students.


2012
The number of international partnerships reaches over 50, on 3 continents.


2011
MET is 10 years old!
Two undergraduate programmes (Commerce and Marketing, Tourism and Catering) are launched at the brand new Metropolitan Regional Knowledge Centre in Hódmezővásárhely, in the south of Hungary.
The number of students studying at Metropolitan increases above 7,000.


2010
The reconstructed Rózsa Street campus opens its gates for art, tourism and catering students.
Two new graduate programmes are launched: those interested may apply for the Communication and Media Studies and the Management and Leadership master programmes.
The Creative Talent of the Year, a prize founded by Metropolitan is awarded the first time. Metropolitan launches its Creative and Business Thinking competition for secondary schools students.


2009
Heller Farkas College of Economics and Tourism merges into Budapest College of Communication, Business and Arts. With this merger, Metropolitan becomes the largest private college in Hungary. Now Students can attend programmes in the field of Business, Communication, Tourism and Arts in two faculties.

The number of students exceeds 6000.

2007
The number of students exceeds 2000.

2006
The College performs its activities in accordance with the principles laid down by the Bologna Declaration. The new graduate programmes are the following: International Economics, Public Services, Business and Management and Communication and Media Studies.

2005
The first graduation ceremony was held in 2005.

Students learn in a pleasant, up-to-date environment consisting of recently renovated buildings and a newly built structure in a beautiful park, in a surrounding residential atmosphere. The new multifunctional building was the first investment of nearly 1 billion HUF, co-financed by the EU in higher education.

2004
New programmes at MET: European Public Services and Business Organizer.

WiFi network covers the whole territory of BKB.

The number of students exceeds 1000.

2003
MET becomes an accredited institution of adult education and is entitled to operate as an ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) training and exam Center. In addition to this, the Languages Department of the College (functioning also as an official exam Center for the TOEIC language exams) organizes specialized and general language courses. Metropolitan establishes the Career Center, in order to help students make a smooth transition to the labor market.

2001
Education at Metropolitan began in 2001 with 126 students in the Communication and Business Communication field.

2000
Budapest College of Communication was established in 2000, with state accreditation. It has provided higher educational, adult educational and advanced vocational training courses of a high international and European Union standard in the field of applied communication and business sciences since 2001.