Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Minister of Innovation and Technology László Palkovics held talks with the chairmen of the boards of the 21 foundations maintaining model change universities in the ITM building, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief, informed MTI.
The Budapest Business School (BBS) is organizing a virtual job fair on May 5 and 6, and almost 50 corporate and non-governmental partners are waiting for the students in the three faculties of the university with a wide range of internships and volunteer opportunities.
Hungary’s higher education system is “extremely inflexible”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a radio interview on Friday.
The opposition parties are turning to the Constitutional Court over the law putting the operation of several universities into asset management foundations, the parties said in a statement on Thursday.
The opposition LMP party has branded Tuesday — the day the government is asking lawmakers to approve a bill seeking to transfer various state assets to private foundations — as a “dark day” in post-1989/90 Hungarian politics.
The opposition parties have pledged that once in power after the 2022 elections, they would put Hungary’s universities under state control again. Párbeszéd, Jobbik, the Socialists, the Democratic Coalition (DK), LMP and Momentum unanimously declared that the “stolen assets” would be returned to the nation. Earlier today, parliament approved the transfer of several universities from […]
Hungary’s Innovation and Technology Minister László Palkovics and Xu Ningsheng, the president of China’s Fudan University, have signed a strategic agreement to facilitate preparations for setting up Fudan Hungary University.
Parliament has approved the transfer of several universities from the state to private foundations, paving the way for 70% of students to pursue their studies under the new model from this autumn.
The development of a prototype mass medical ventilator has been completed at Óbuda University.
Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony has called on the government to make public all decisions concerning a campus for China’s Fudan University planned to be constructed in Budapest’s 9th district.