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Budapest University of Economics Celebrates Centenary

Sep 24, 2020

It was 100 years ago (on September 24, 1920), that the Hungarian National Assembly adopted Act XXXI of 1920. with which one of the world's first universities of economics was born in Budapest. As recalled by the news site, Rudolf Andorka, the then rector of the university, remembered this date on the 75th anniversary […]

Students of Spanish Recognized

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 8, 2020

The Ambassador of Mexico to Hungary, David Nájera, and the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Human Resources, Dr. Zoltán Lőrinczi, awarded 33 outstanding Hungarian students learning Spanish as a foreign language with a medal and diploma . In his speech, Ambassador Nájera acknowledged the efforts of these young people and the commitment of […]

Teacher Shortage in Hungary

Aug 23, 2020

Barely a week and a half before the start of the school year, more than a thousand upper grade and over four hundred lower grade teacher jobs are advertised by the Ministry of the Interior. According to educators ’advocacy organizations, the situation is tragic, and if the government does not decide on a pay rise, […]

School year opening at the Teleki Grammar School in Budapest

School Year to Start as Planned: on September 1

Aug 11, 2020

The government is planning the school year according to the normal schedule: schools can traditionally start on September 1, The Ministry of Human Capacities (EMMI) told the Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday. The development of the coronavirus epidemic in Hungary has been favorable so far, currently it is not justified to replace traditional education […]

CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff

CEU President and Rector to Step Down in 2021

Jun 23, 2020

Michael Ignatieff has announced his intention to step down as Rector and President of Central European University (CEU) in July 2021, when his five-year term comes to a close, a communiqué by CEU says. The communiqué also states that Michael Ignatieff will continue to contribute to CEU as a university professor, in a chair newly […]

Mexican Ambassador receives students of Spanish at the end of the school year

Mexican Ambassador Receives Students of Spanish

Jun 11, 2020

On the occasion of the end of the 2019-2020 academic year and the corresponding closure of courses, Mexican Ambassador David Nájera sent a video message to the students and teachers of the Hungarian-Spanish bilingual institutes in this country and received some outstanding students at the Embassy. In his video message, the Mexican Ambassador mentioned that […]

Digital classroom

Vodafone Creates Smart Classroom Project

Jun 1, 2020

Vodafone Hungary, together with the Delta Group and SEOS, created a 'digital classroom' concept suitable for both virtual and physical use. As reported by telecompaper, the digital classroom consists of an interactive whiteboard used by the teacher, a teacher’s sheet and student tools (typically tablets). The tools are provided by the Delta Group, but it […]

Mackóvár (Bear castle) kindergarten in Salgótarján, NE of Budapest

Kindergartens Re-open in the Countryside

May 26, 2020

At Tuesday’s briefing by the Operational Group, it was emphasized that the threat of an epidemic has not passed. The goal is to gradually restart life according to a strict schedule. However, It is still important to follow general precautions. From Monday, kindergartens will be open in the countryside, and schools will have a digital […]

Education for children with no digital tools in Miskolc

Gradual Reopening of Schools Scheduled in Hungary

May 20, 2020

The out-of-class digital work schedule will remain in force in Hungarian schools until the end of the school year, that is, June 15, but kindergartens and nurseries will return to normal operation from the second half of May, according to the State Secretary for Education, Zoltán Maruzsa. The State Secretary said that from June 2, […]

Matriculation exam at the Antal Szerb Grammar School in Budapest

Matriculation Exams Under Way in Hungary

May 4, 2020

Despite the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic forecast by the government for early this week, matriculation exams are held all over Hungary with police presence to keep order in the classrooms. According to the Hungarian news agency MTI, 70,577 students began the Hungarian language and literature matriculation exams at the end of their secondary school […]

Wizz Air CEO Offers University of London Scholarships

Apr 25, 2020

Wizz Air CEO and co-founder József Váradi donates over GBP one million for scholarship programs at the University of London where he completed his LLM postgraduate academic degree in 2014, specializing in International Business Law. "The Váradi Scholarships, open to all University of London flexible and distance learning programs, will offer up to 100 scholarships […]

CEU Confirms Presence in Budapest

Apr 9, 2020

In an open letter, the President and Rector of the Central European University (CEU), Michael Ignatieff has announced that the CEU Board of Trustees reaffirmed that CEU must maintain its presence in Budapest, which will serve as home to our Institute for Advanced Study, the Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives, and a new […]

Hungarian historian Mária Ormos

Renowned Hungarian Historian Passes Away

Dec 9, 2019

Széchenyi Prize-winning historian Mária Ormos passed away on December 8, in the 90th year of her life, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences has announced. A regular member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, a professor emerita of the Department of Modern History at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Pécs, she was a […]

Microsoft AI Knowledge Center Program in Hungary

Nov 13, 2019

With its AI Knowledge Center Program, Microsoft Hungary launched a strategic partnership with Hungary’s top universities, Jean-Philippe Courtois, Executive Vice President and President, Microsoft Global Sales, Marketing and Operations announced. Within the framework of this collaboration, universities will develop high-utility applications based on artificial intelligence using cutting-edge Microsoft technologies. The strategic partnership between Microsoft and […]

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