The legal predecessors of University of Sopron have a long history with the oldest one dating back to 1735. The institution went through several structural changes; it is successor of University of West Hungary and offers up-to-date knowledge at four faculties specializing in forestry and wood technology, pedagogy and economics. Our academic offer includes programs from bachelor level (BA, BSc) to master level (MA, MSc), as well as the doctoral level (PhD) in three languages: Hungarian, English and German. The university has more than 200 staff members and more than 4000 students.

The Institute of Informatics and Economics was established in 2002, and is responsible education programs in business information technology. The institute belongs to the Simonyi Károly Faculty of Engineering, Wood Sciences and Applied Arts which makes possible the active participation of the teaching staff and the students in several national and international projects where the application of ICT can provide basically new responses to the traditional and new questions.  The institute offers business information technology program in Bachelor and Master levels, engineering management program in Master levels and Ph.D. programs in both fields as well. Students participate in the research projects as part of their individual lab and thesis assignments.

The institute is responsible for the ArtApp mobile application development.

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