Fulbright Scholarships: boosting Hungarian-American relations at SZE

Fulbright Scholarships: boosting Hungarian-American relations at SZE

One of the most prestigious scholarships in the world, the Fulbright has already helped several students and lecturers from Széchenyi István University to attend courses at American universities, and several lecturers from the United States have also come to the Győr-based institution. As a new step in the cooperation, two staff members of Indiana University and the Executive Director of Fulbright Hungary visited Széchenyi István University to discuss the possibility of hosting American students.

Belgium's Ambassador to Hungary convinced by SZE’s development

Belgium's Ambassador to Hungary convinced by SZE’s development

Siegfried Peinen, Belgium's Ambassador to Hungary, who visited Széchenyi István University on Thursday, 16 June, believes that cooperation with the University is realistic in several areas. The diplomat spoke positively about the development and infrastructure quality of the University of Győr.

TIGER programme - SZE’s first university graduates together again after 25 years

TIGER programme - SZE’s first university graduates together again after 25 years

The alumni of the TIGER international programme who graduated from the first university programme of the Győr institution 25 years ago, met again at Széchenyi István University. In her welcome speech at the event, Dr Eszter Lukács, Vice-Rector for International Affairs, emphasised that the success of the University of Győr today is based on the foundations laid a quarter of a century ago by the leaders of this programme.

Recognition of SZE staff and alumni

Recognition of SZE staff and alumni

The citizens of Széchenyi István University perform their value-creating activities not only for the benefit of the institution, but also for the benefit of a larger community, the city and the region. This is demonstrated by the fact that Dr Bálint Lampert, assistant professor, received the Győr Environmental Protection Award, Dr Pál Szakál, professor emeritus, received the title of "Outstanding University Lecturer of the City of Mosonmagyaróvár", while Dr Rezső Schmidt, professor, received the Ministry of Agriculture’s Nagyváthy János Award. Ágnes Bozsaky, a former student of the Apáczai Csere János Faculty of the University, won second place in the "Special Education Teacher of the Year" competition this year, after winning first place last year. The work of Ferenc Szabó, musician and conductor of the Győr Symphonic Band, was recognised by the town of Komárom, while the work of the Foundation for School Gardens was recognised by the Ministry of Agriculture.

European transport scientists meet at Széchenyi István University

European transport scientists meet at Széchenyi István University

The European Platform of Transport Sciences held its annual general meeting at Széchenyi István University, demonstrating the leading role of the Győr-based institution in this field. The event was attended by almost 200 participants, half of whom were experts from home and half from abroad.

SZE research group for sustainable, healthy crop production

SZE research group for sustainable, healthy crop production

A research group on environmentally friendly plant protection and efficient plant virology is being established at the Mosonmagyaróvár Faculty at Széchenyi István University, led by Professor Dr László Amand Palkovics. The project, which won a call for proposals by the Secretariat of the Eötvös Loránd Research Network and the Office of the Supported Research Groups, will further enhance the scientific work at the institution and contribute to the transfer of practical, state-of-the-art knowledge.

QS World Rankings: SZE joins the list of top Hungarian universities

QS World Rankings: SZE joins the list of top Hungarian universities

As in the previous year, Széchenyi István University is once again in the top four percent of the world's universities in the latest World University Rankings from QS, the higher education rating organisation. According to the rankings, the institution has caught up with the major Hungarian universities: it ranks only behind ELTE and the universities with faculties of medicine - Szeged, Debrecen and Pécs. The University owes its success primarily to the quality of its teaching, its excellent corporate and academic reputation and its growing international student community.

Transport engineering students conducted research together with young Germans

Transport engineering students conducted research together with young Germans

Every year, Széchenyi István University and the University of Applied Sciences of Ostfalia cooperate in a programme in which Hungarian and German students work together to find the answer to a specific transport problem. This year, the week-long competition was held in Győr, where young people were invited to submit traffic proposals related to the institution's campus.

Hungarian Summit: SZE’s programmes also attractive to young Americans

Hungarian Summit: SZE’s programmes also attractive to young Americans

Széchenyi István University participated in the Hungarian Summit in Florida. Visitors to the event were able to learn about the institution's strengths, such as its long-established technical fields, student competition teams and sports opportunities.

     

 

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