In operation since 2013, the Stipendium Hungaricum is an excellence-based scholarship programme established by the Hungarian Government, intended to increase the internationalization of Hungarian higher education and its international competitiveness. Since then, as a result, many young people from abroad have come to Hungary and acquired valuable knowledge and degrees.
Széchenyi István University has successfully participated in the programme. During his visit to the Győr campus, Miklós Lengyel, Deputy State Secretary for Training, Scholarship Programmes and Science Diplomacy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, was informed by the management of the institution about the results achieved.
At the meeting, Dr Eszter Lukács, Vice President for Global Strategy, explained that the University's student community of nearly 14,000 students is made up of young people from 70 countries. Of the some 800 foreign students, more than 300 are studying under the Stipendium Hungaricum programme.
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