Most of the time dreams stay dreams for villagers. Well, like other student studying in a village school, I also had the dream, but I didn’t think it would come true. My name is Rashid. I’m from India and I grew up in a small village called Nagrota. It’s located northern part of my country. I never thought I would at one time live and study abroad.
Basak Dilara Özdemir-Lakatos is a brilliant pianist and composer. She says, she owes her professors and the Liszt Academy a lot. Although she received many scholarships through the years, Hungary remained the centre of her life. She has a Hungarian husband and started a family in Hungary.
The doctor of the Year in 2016, still remembers when he arrived to Hungary several years ago. He fell in love with Budapest at the first sight. His studies in Hungary changed his life completely. Tempus Public Foundation’s International Alumni Team had the opportunity to spend an afternoon with him at Gyula, where he lives and works. He talked about the beginnings, his job, community work even about his future plans.
Tim Baas is a member of the International Alumni Network. He studied in Hungary with the Erasmus+ Programme, but his relationship with Hungary goes far beyond the Erasmus experience. We asked him about this special relationship with our country.
The "Explore Hungary" information day and alumni meeting was held on 29th September at the University of Sao Paulo. Many students, who have been studying in Hungary with the Science Without Borders scholarship programme, accepted the invitation and were happy to share their experiences with other guests.
It is not only the theoretical knowledge gained during the studies. It is also about the knowledge gained from living happily in a foreign country, communicating and interacting with people from different nationalities and cultures.