Hungary’s government is committed to creating a university-centric innovation system in the interest of boosting the country’s competitiveness and ensuring sustainable development, the minister of innovation and technology said at the opening of an online conference organised by the European University for Well-Being (EUniWell), in which universities presented innovative research projects carried out as part […]
Opposition members of parliament’s national security committee raised concerns over plans to set up a Fudan University campus in Budapest.
The opposition Jobbik party has called on the government to support the housing of Hungarian youth rather than establishing a Chinese campus in Budapest.
Changes made to Hungary’s higher education system since 2012 have brought programmes offered by universities and colleges more in line with the needs of the market, thus making the sector more competitive, according to a fresh study by the State Audit Office (ÁSZ).
The Innovation and Technology Ministry said it submitted bills to parliament that would transform another ten universities from state-run institutions into ones operated by foundations.
In February, the number of unemployed people was 213 thousand, which is 46 thousand more than a year earlier. The unemployment rate rose from 1.0 percentage to 4.5 percent. Compared to January, the number of unemployed people decreased by 25,000 and the unemployment rate by 0.5 percentage points, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) reported on […]
The forum of academic employees have rejected the government’s bill of higher education reform, citing lack of wide-spread consultation and the circumstances created by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Democratic Coalition (DK) believes that “Fidesz cronies” are “taking home millions in pay by the wheelbarrow full from the foundations of outsourced universities”, an MP of the opposition party said at a press conference on Facebook on Sunday.
The first ten Hungarian-developed ventilators have been delivered to Semmelweis University, the innovation and technology ministry said on Thursday.
Universities not participating in the government’s restructuring scheme will be losing development funding, belying the government’s claims that the reform is voluntary, the opposition LMP party said.