ÓU delegation in Kazakhstan

A Hungarian language lab has started its operation at one of the most prominent universities in Kazakhstan. Hungarian Minister of Finance, Mihály Varga, who is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Rudolf Kalman Foundation for Óbuda University and Dr. György Györök, Dean of the Alba Regia Technical Faculty, visited the facility on this occasion October 25th.

Mihály Varga during the same visit received an Honorary Doctorate from Jerlan Sidikov, Rector of the Gumiljov Eurasian National University in Nur-Sultan. (Honorary Professors include former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Pope John Paul II.)

After the official opening of the Hungarian lab, Minister Varga also met with Kazakh students of economics and gave a presentation on the Hungarian economy. He pointed out that the Hungarian Site is a key component in the educational cooperation between Hungary and Kazakhstan, the significance of which goes beyond introducing the Hungarian language and culture to the students studying here. He added that Kazakh students studying in Hungary can bring valuable experience and knowledge to Kazakhstan contributing to the strengthening of the bilateral economic relations between the two countries.

The Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship program by the Hungarian government provided a total of 507 students with HE opportunities in Hungary in the 2020/21 academic year. In the next application period, 208 new applicants can receive the grant. Part of the work of the Hungarian Site will be to offer Hungarian language and civilization classes for the students who have applied for and already won the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship.
Updated: 05.04.2022.

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