Students of Budapest’s University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE) have refused a call by the university’s new leadership to vacate buildings of the central campus in Vas and Szentkirályi streets. They also rejected the management’s proposal to bring the autumn break forward from its normal time between Oct. 22 and 28. They added that […]
The “student republic” at Budapest’s University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE) “cannot be banned”, striking students at the university’s central campus told a press conference. “This is an ideal under which all citizens of the university are considered equal,” the students said, adding that they would go on with the blockade. The university’s new […]
The new leadership of Budapest’s University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE) issued a statement, saying that they henceforth considered the “student republic”, an alternative educational model established by striking teachers and students within the university walls, to be “terminated with immediate effect”. Chancellor Gábor Szarka and acting deputy rectors, Emil Novák and János Zalán, […]
Zoltán Kovács, Hungary’s state secretary for international communications, has accused Michael Ignatieff, the head of the Central European University, of seeking to link a recent European court ruling concerning Hungary’s higher education law with plans to tie the receipt of European Union cohesion funds to its compliance with the rule of law. Kovács said in […]
The students of Budapest’s University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE) vowed to maintain their blockade of university premises, insisting the new leadership was “illegitimate” and its overtures were “an ultimatum” rather than conciliatory.
The number of international students studying in Hungarian higher education institutions has more than tripled in the past two decades, the daily Magyar Nemzet said, citing a report by Tempus Public Foundation, which manages international education and training schemes.
The new leadership of Budapest’s University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE) started work on Friday from an external location, after employees started striking and students barricaded two university buildings, in protest against what they have called an infringement on the university’s independence.
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Around the world, young individuals demonstrate the dynamic power of the next generation to effect change and to find solutions to the problems they face. They act as a driving force for sustainable economic development. This is why harnessing the potential of youth is among the key priorities of the African Union Agenda 2063, the […]
The Hungarian Rectors’ Conference and the National Union of Students in Hungary (HÖOK) have called for talks to resolves the standoff between the outgoing university leadership and the new supervisory board over Budapest’s University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE).