The Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) has joined an alliance comprising ten European engineering universities aimed at developing innovative teaching methods and a uniform system of engineering degrees, the daily Magyar Nemzet said.
Medical universities and their clinics in Hungary and Qatar will cooperate to develop and test drugs that could prove effective against novel coronavirus, under an agreement reached between Hungary’s foreign minister and two Qatari ministers in a teleconference.
Universities governed by foundations will enjoy greater autonomy from the government, the prime minister’s chief of staff, Gergely Gulyás, said at a regular press briefing, commenting on the expansion of a scheme to place certain universities on a semi-private footing.
The Bálványos Summer University and Student Camp in Băile Tușnad (Tusnádfürdő), in central Romania, looks set to be cancelled this year amid the situation around the novel coronavirus epidemic, according to reports by commercial HírTV.
A career training scheme dubbed Europe of Nations launched by the justice ministry and the National University of Public Service has attracted a six-fold oversubscription, the justice minister said.
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The innovation and technology ministry has submitted a proposal to parliament on reforming Budapest’s University of Theatre and Film Arts.
An official of the innovation and technology ministry signed a strategic cooperation agreement on developing digital therapies in Hungary with representatives of Budapest Semmelweis University and biotech company Oncompass.
The six more universities to be run by foundations will be able to meet future challenges more flexibly, a state secretary of the innovation and technology ministry said.
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