2024 summer courses of Budapest School for Central Bank Studies

The Budapest School for Central Bank Studies, the training school of Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the central bank of Hungary), offers intensive weekly courses in macroeconomics, monetary economics, international economics, banking and financial economics and quantitative and econometric methods specifically tailored to the needs of Central Banks. The program director is Prof. Fabio Canova (BI Norwegian Business School).

Registration is now open for the hybrid courses in July. The exact titles, instructors and dates for these courses are the following:

  • July 15-19, 2024: Quantitative Methods for Public Policy Evaluation. Instructor: Albrecht Glitz (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Registration deadline: July 5.

  • July 22-25, 2024: Heterogeneity in Household Balance Sheets: Consumption, Portfolio Choice and Implications for Policy. Instructor: Andreas Fagereng (BI Norwegian Business School)

Registration deadline: July 12.


The courses will be organized face-to-face for a registration fee of EUR 1500 per course. We also offer the opportunity to follow the courses online on a Cisco/Webex platform for a reduced registration fee of EUR 1200 per course. Discounts are available for multiple applications from the same institution, for PhD students and based on financial need. All courses consist of 20 hours teaching.

The courses will take place at the premises of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB, the central bank of Hungary) in Budapest.

For more information, please see our brochure, visit our website or contact us at [email protected].