Institutes

METU offers a wide variety of programs in several institutes.

Institute of Design

„Whatever you like in the World- show it to others! Whatever you don’t- change it!”

Professional Partners:

Defolabor, Nanushka, EuropaDesign, Musem of Applied Arts, Ludwig Museum, Hungarian Dance Academy, Museum of Fine Arts, Hungarian National Gallery, Designtrend.hu, PTE MIK

Study Programs:

Environmental Design BA, Art and Design Management MA

Head of Institute:

Adrienn Emresz DLA, university professor, architect

aemresz@metropolitan.hu

Art Education Coordinator:

Fruzsina Lázár

flazar@metropolitan.hu

International Coordinator:

Gabriella Uhl, associate professor

guhl@metropolitan.hu

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Institute of Foreign Languages

The main aims of the Institute are:

-teaching students to communicate on a high level in different languages

-helping students get a language certificate

-make students acquire the necessary language level for professional work

-help students apply for exchange programs


To achieve these goals, we created an accessible, modern language training system:

-The courses are part of the tuition both on Bachelor and Master level

-All language courses are accessible during normal teaching hours

-We support language teaching with digital and web 2.0 software (online tests, smartboard, quizlet, iTools, digital books etc.)

-Our professors are also active examiners and normally have other language-related professions: interpreters, translators, tour guides, marketing professionals, economists etc.


Most important parts of our language services:

-general language lectures on 12 languages: Arabic, English, French, Greek, French, Japanese, Chinese, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish  

-Language examination preparation (KITEX, TOEIC)

-Speaking practice lectures (in business, tourism, finance, etc)

-Hungarian as a foreign language, Crossroads in Hungary intercultural program for international students

-Sign language

-Academic Writing course


Head of Institute:

Krisztina Bódis

Office: Nagy Lajos király útja 1-9. the main building, F115  

E-mail: kbodis@metropolitan.hu

Professional Partners:

KIT Language centre

ETS (Educational Testing Service)

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Institute of Communication

The main task of the Institute the coordination of communication programs both on Bachelor and Master level. Our professors are excellent professionals: most of them are in the professional field for decades and have plenty of research experience and national and international publications.

Besides teaching and research, our main task is to develop professional partnerships with companies and organizations. Our professors are not only teachers but also respected professionals working in communication roles. Students can also gain practical knowledge by using our well-equipped Tv and radio studios.

Our main field is contemporary media, more precisely the research of contexts & media environment. We consider our journalism education particularly strong (both in print and online), which is also ensured by the Journalism Center of the university. We also cooperate with the art campus (with photographers, film & media designers, television production artists).  

Head of Institute:

Dr. András Murai PhD

E-mail: amurai@metropolitan.hu

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MEDIA AND MOTION PICTURE ARTS INSTITUTE

Our field is searching for solutions for the challenges of contemporary art challenges, where artistic concepts, creativity and state-of-the-art technical knowledge play the most important roles. Our students have the opportunity to explore individuality by creation, but also experience everyday applied methods. We do all this with the help of high-profile professionals and high-quality equipment. Our students can work on actual real-life tasks during their studies, work on industry assignments and during these works they can develop valuable professional relationships.

The professors of motion picture arts aim to provide students with the state-of-the-art practical knowledge, which can be implemented in any international environment. Our students can learn from excellent masters in workshops equipped even with the most modern tools.  

Head of Institute:

Melinda Kiss DLA animator, associate professor

mkiss@metropolitan.hu

Art Education Coordinators:

Beatrix Dányi

bdanyi@metropolitan.hu

Dóra Laczkó

dlaczko@metropolitan.hu

International Coordinator:

Janka Barkóczi

jbarkoczi@metropolitan.hu

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INSTITUTE OF METHODOLOGY

The Institute of Methodology deals with fields indispensable to obtain an economist degree. The main task of Institute is to provide students with basic knowledge they can build on during their later studies, improve logical thinking, analytical skills and IT skills. 

We are responsible for three main fields:

-economical mathematics

-statistics

-informatics.

As these subject are usually the most complicated for students, we really emphasize personal consultations, students can address professors with their problems and difficulties.

Head of Institute:

Márta Kis

Office: F312  

E-mail cím: mkis@metropolitan.hu  

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INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

At METU most students already take social sciences lectures in the first semesters, thus our institute aims to prepare students for higher level studies later during in their specializations.

We organize several professional events for the students, where high-profile guest lecturers.

Our professors always teach the most up-to-date knowledge in every field, paying attention to all international social and legal changes. Thus we make sure our graduates are competitive in the job market.

Head of Institute:

Dr. Richárd Izmindi PhD

Office: F218

E-mail: rizmindi@metropolitan.hu

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INSTITUTE OF TOURISM AND MARKETING

Our institute is responsible for the Tourism and Catering and Commerce and Marketing study programs thus we coordinate all tourism, marketing and public relations subjects. The Institute of Tourism and Marketing is the largest institute of METU, we also participate in several international conferences, events and issue professional publications.

Tourism is a large economy, which requires creative and up-to-date professionals and provides excellent career-options all over the world. This is why we aim to train young professionals, who are creative, equipped with the most modern skills and ready to answer the challenges of tourism.  

Being a successful professional a tourism also means to be familiar with the most up-to-date market research and marketing knowledge, which we also teach to our students. Our professors come from the sector, they are successful market researchers, PR managers etc.

Head of Institute:

Dr. Mátyás Hinek

Office: F302

E-mail: mhinek@metropolitan.hu

Professional Partners

Budapest Gyógyfürdői és Hévizei.

Hungexpo.

Hungarian Tourism Agency

Association of Hungarian Hotels and Restaurants

Hungarian Festival Association

Hungarian Event Managers’ Association

MellowMood Hotels

Hungarian Marketing Association

Hungarian Public Relations Association

Hungarian Advertisement Association

BrandTrend

Orient Press News Agency

Marketing and Media

Marketing and Management

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INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS

Our Institute is responsible for a wide range of business & economics programs, thus we coordinate several basic and professional subjects which are indispensable for successful young business professionals.  

Most of our full-time professors are doctors or PhDs of the profession, but they have years of practical experience from the field as well.

In our Institute, we also focus on high level of research and vibrant professional life, where students can also develop their skills.

Head of Institute:

Dr. Zsolt Baranyai

Office: F318  

E-mail: zbaranyai@metropolitan.hu

Professional Partners:

Antolin

Bankárképző

Deloitte

Erste Bank

FHB Bank

Gablini

OTP Bank

Penny Market

Process Solutions

Seneca

TATA Consultancy Services

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INSTITUTE OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION

On Bachelor level, our institute offers Visual Representation and Graphic Design programs, which provide students with a similar graphical skillset. We recommend the first to students who are interested in graphic design and have excellent manual skills, while Graphic Design is for students who are mostly interested in visual communication and creativity.

Obviously, these skills don’t exclude each other, only the emphasis is different. On each of our programs, the main goal is to train students to understand and use everyday signs and pictures effectively and to enable them to create and convey visual messages.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERS:

Polish Institute, Goccopro - Vasco Hungary Kft., Eurojet Hungária Kft.

Head of Institute:

Gyula Július DLA associate professor, Munkácsy Mihály-awarded artist

Art Education Coordinators:

Andrea Onozó

aonozo@metropolitan.hu

International Coordinator:

Gabriella Uhl university professor

guhl@metropolitan.hu

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