Lawmakers on Tuesday gave the government a mandate to establish a foundation to run a local campus of China’s Fudan University.
The government backs the idea of consulting Budapest residents in a referendum on whether they want Fudan University to be located in the capital once the facts related to the investment are fully known, the prime minister’s chief of staff said.
Ten Hungarian universities are listed this year in ShanghaiRanking Consultancy’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS), which grades almost 2,000 institutions from 93 countries, the Innovation and Technology Ministry said. More resources, better infrastructure and higher requirements lead to improved quality in higher education, minister László Palkovics said in a statement.
“The Fudan University affair is our first step in reclaiming Hungary from those in power,” Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony said at a demonstration against the establishment of a local campus of China’s Fudan University in front of Parliament on Saturday.
We will stop the planned Fudan investment in district IX. and stand up in all cases where the government will represent the 1 per cent privileged interest instead of the 99 per cent – said Gergely Karácsony, co-chair of Párbeszéd party, mayor of Budapest.
Depression, robotic psychology and the vision of cats were discussed, among other things, at a conference on neuroscientific contexts initiated by the University of Debrecen in the framework of NeurotechEU.
Last month, the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Hungary consulted the leadership of the UD on the issues of educational and research cooperation projects between our university and institutions of higher education in Kazakhstan as well as increasing the number of Kazakh students enrolled at UD.
During the corona virus pandemic MA students Translation Studies of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Debrecen translated „Frequently asked questions”, among other things, related to preterm care in cooperation with the My Place Association (Melletted a helyem Egyesület).
Budapest’s 9th district has proposed to name streets around the site of a new campus for China’s Fudan University after “people who have suffered damages from the Chinese state”, District Mayor Krisztina Baranyi and Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony told a press conference.
More than 145 thousand viewers have seen the Jerusalema dance challenge clip of Practice Kindergarten of the UD posted at the largest video sharing website of the world. All the employees working for the Hajdúböszörmény-based institution joined the initiative voluntarily without exception.