The organizational structure of BME

The Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) is a public higher education institute operating as a central budgetary institution. Its founding regulation has been issued by the Minister of Human Capacities. Its organizational and operational conditions are summarized in its own regulation in accordance with laws.

The steering body of the University is the Senate.

The faculties in the order of their founding:

Education, research, innovation and direct additional services are proceeded by the faculties. Work-sharing between the faculties are subject oriented both in the fields of education and that of technology. The faculties consist of departments, institutes, research centres that are supported by deans offices and other units.

In order to enhance the sustainability and the scope of cooperation, the focus of the Center for University-Industry Cooperation (FIEK) is to encourage synergies between different areas.

Governing is assisted by the Rectors Office and the Chancellors Office. There is a highly independent group of integrated internal control.

Faculties and students organizations are supported by service units.

The core and ancillary activities are supported:

  • with system management and system support services
    • by the units of Chancellery
  • with specialized services, like
    • library and information management
      • by the National Technical Information Centre and Library (within the University Archives)
    • student registration, study management and coordination
      • by the Central Student Office
    • student support and advice management together with cultural services
      • by the Student Service Directorate
    • secretariat of Senate, Rectors Council and Ethics Committee
      • by the Rectors Office
    • assistance to the faculty councils, education committees and other committees of the faculties
      • by deans offices
    • secretariat of the University Committee of Teaching Authorization and Doctoral Council and Scientific Students Association
      • by the Central Student Office
    • assistance to the BME Organization of Union of Higher Education Employee, and the BME Unite of the Union of Employee in Public Culture and Collections, the Council of Public Employee and the BME Committee of Equal Opportunities
      • by the Office of Representations
    • assistance to the governing body of University Student and Doctoral Student Representation (EHDK)
      • by the Student Service Directorate
  • with coordination of independent organizational units and activities
    • by other umbrella organizations

There are other organizations like companies established or owned by the University, welfare institutions, student or teacher activity groups and other organizations associated to the University.

The Rector is the top manager and representative of the University. The Chancellor ensures the technical conditions, the administration, the financial management in order to complete the functions of the University. The Rector and the Chancellor regularly calls Executive Board meetings to prepare strategic decisions. Employment relations between are regulated in the Annex of the Human Resource Policy.