BME Success Monitor

As a leading higher educational institution both domestically and internationally, for two decades, BME has been the home for engineers, economists and scientists achieving professional breakthroughs, and shaping our future requiring extraordinary solutions by their extraordinary proficiency.
In our constantly updated selection of news named BME Success Monitor we highlight the latest achievements the Budapest University of Technology and Economics gained on international fields, the scores achieved in global rankings, and the worldwide successes of our researchers, teachers and students.  


05. 16. 2023.

AI breaks new ground in traffic control

Interview about the City AI intelligent transportation system, developed in the MEDIANETS lab of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics at BME.


05. 10. 2023.

BME Competence Map helps researchers show their real potential

This specific instrument is an up-and-coming force aiming to promote practices to facilitate researchers’ successful participation in Horizon Europe.


04. 25. 2023.

The world's largest “Gömböc” at Centre Pompidou in Paris

The “Gömböc” is on permanent display in one of the world's most important collections of contemporary art, which is also one of the largest public libraries in France.


04. 24. 2023.

European quantum computer to be built with BME’s participation

The project named Open Superconducting Quantum Computers was launched on March 1 uniting 28 research partners from 10 European countries aiming to develop a 1000 qubit quantum computer.


04. 12. 2023.

Groundbreaking results in the development of intelligent materials by BME reserchers

BME researchers’ solution in a joint article with a Nobel Prize-winning scientist.


 03. 30. 2023.

How AI technology developed in Antarctica can help diagnose depression

Software based on speech analysis has been developed by specialists from Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) and Semmelweis University to help diagnose depression.


03. 24. 2023.

BME again among the best technical universities in the QS Ranking in 2023

BME was the best among the Hungarian universities in the QS Ranking of five areas of science.



03. 10. 2023.

Three of the four Hungarian astronaut candidates are BME graduates

The HUNOR - Hungarian Astronaut Programme begins the two-year training of Hungary’s newly established career astronaut team consisting of one doctor and three engineers.

 02. 13. 2023.


BME’s engineers help assess the damage of the earthquake in Turkey

Four experts from BME are working in Turkey to assess the damage caused by the earthquake and create safe conditions for underground rescue operations.

01. 31. 2023.

Another BME awardee in Europe’s most prestigious scientific grant competition

Péter Makk, solid-state physics researcher at BME is the second BME awardee in three months in the EU’s ERC grant programme.

01. 30. 2023.

BME ranks first again among Hungarian Architecture Universities

BME’s Faculty of Architecture is in the world’s top 30 in the Buildner University Ranking, which is based on competition results.

12. 16. 2022.

BME among the best universities worldwide by QS 2022 ranking

QS World University Rankings by Subject (QS WUR by Subject), as well the new QS Sustainability ranking place BME among the world’s best universities.

11. 23. 2022.

BME researcher won an ERC Starting Grant award

The only Hungarian winner of this years’ European Union Excellence program is a researcher at BME.