“I’m supposed to receive a letter from the Bavarian prime minister and I will answer you depending on its content,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban told HVG.hu when he was asked about EPP Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber’s idea regarding the Central European University (CEU). Continue reading “EPP-conflict: Orban’s waiting for the Bavarian PM’s letter”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has written to members of the European People’s Party that initiated the expulsion of his ruling Fidesz from the centre-right bloc, apologising for “offensive language”, but maintaining his political positions. Continue reading “Orban apologises to EPP members”
“Viktor Orban is a difficult partner,” according to Manfred Weber, the EPP’s Spitzenkandidat for the next European elections. The Bavarian politician was asked by Austria’s APA news agency whether he considers Orban a partner within the party family. Continue reading “Weber: Orban is a difficult partner”
Budapest’s Central European University (CEU) will launch all US-accredited degree programs in Vienna in September 2019, the university said on Monday.
The government’s enhanced support for families will “benefit the whole nation, including young people” in the long run, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public Kossuth Radio on Friday. Continue reading “Orban: The nation benefits from even stronger family policy”
The Central European University (CEU) has said that unless the university can emerge from its current legal limbo in Hungary by December 1, the new student intake for its American accredited masters and doctoral programmes will study at the CEU’s new campus in Vienna. Continue reading “CEU threatens to move to Vienna”
David B. Cornstein, the United States’ ambassador to Hungary, said he has not experienced any infringement on freedom rights in Hungary and should the case be the opposite, he would certainly speak out against that, in an interview published by Jewish political and cultural magazine Szombat (Shabbat) on Thursday. Continue reading “US ambassador sees no violation of freedom rights in Hungary”
At the beginning of the week Hungarian universities received 24 hours from the Ministry of Human Capacities (EMMI) and the Ministry of Justice (IM) to comment on a proposed amendment, which declares that no gender studies courses can be launched in the future, HVG.hu reported on Friday. Continue reading “Orban govt abolishes gender studies in Hungary”