Our Department offers undergraduate and graduate English courses for students, concerning the most relevant environmental issues for economists.
Environmental economics highlights macro- and micro-economic aspects of sustainability and environmental problems, based on undergraduate economic studies. The subject focuses on the carrying capacity of the earth, sustainability, as well as on managing the problems of externalities.
Corporate environmental management contains the most relevant topics and the toolbox of environmental management for companies, from the concept of corporate social responsibility to useful practices like environmental management systems, environmental performance evaluation, environmental management accounting or life-cycle assessment.
Environmental technologies includes the development and the use of technologies and methods aiming at resource conservation and pollution prevention, regarding relevant environmental problem areas like air, water, soil pollution as well as energy production and consumption. The most important approaches and tools of industrial ecology are also discussed thoroughly.
Green Economic Policy discusses environmental problems on the levels of global economy, regional integrations, national economies and different industries (except firm management levels). It puts emphasis on the environmental load of present economic practices and their environment friendly options.
Environmental Challenges and Strategic Responses focuses on the strategic relevance of corporate environmental management, regarding Hungary, the economies in transition, the European Union and global companies. Responsibility and opportunities as well as limitations of enterprise managers and stakeholders are heavily discussed during the course, with the help of case studies from corporate reality.