Meet Vlada Volkova from Kazakhstan, Almaty. Her mother comes from the Transcarpathian region so for Vlada the Hungarian language and culture were always familiar. Her dream to get to know more about her Hungarian heritage came true when she received the Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship, and she could start to learn the language as well.
This year the world record holder SZEnergy Team is participating in two races. The team of Széchenyi István University is facing new challenges to defend their title and finish on top in other categories.
Protecting our nature is a common responsibility all over the world and the three biggest Hungarian environmental NGOs, including WWF, launched a public initiative to establish the Day of Hungarian Nature, which we celebrate on 22 May. Furthermore, on this day the Bird of the Year, the Reptile and Amphibian of the Year, and the Butterfly of the Year are introduced for the people to raise awareness of the natural values of Hungary.
If you want to get away from the city and discover Hungary’s natural wonders, don’t miss Hortobágy National Park that celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2023 and waiting for you with various events! Read more about the national park below!
In 2022, the University of Pécs (PTE) was ranked for the seventh time in the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings international programme. The University of Pécs was ranked 21st among the 1050 "green universities" in the world, and for the third time out of the 11 Hungarian universities included in the ranking, it was the best ranked, earning the title of the greenest Hungarian university in 2022.
Do you want to know more about the CEEPUS exchange program? How do international students experience it? Read the story of Liridon Muqaku, a PhD student who has recently finished mobility at the University of Pécs , and it made him more independent and adaptable which can be valuable in his future academic and professional endeavours.