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Visit of the Iranian Ambassador

March 16, 2017 Gödöllő - - His Excellency Mr. Gholamali Rajabi Yazdi paid an introductory  visit to Szent István University. The Economic Councillor Mohammad Javad Hosseini escorted the Ambassador, who has held  this position since 2016.

The guests were welcomed by Rector Dr. János Tőzsér, Vice-Rector of International Relations Dr. István Szabó, Vice-Rector for Education Dr. Tamás Tóth, Dr. Zsuzsanna Tarr, Head of International Relations Centre and Dr. Anikó Khademi-Vidra, Associate Professor.

Visit of the Nigerian Educational Delegation

February 9, 2017 Gödöllő – a delegation of  five people from the Nigerian Educational Ministry paid a visit to our University. The delegation was led by I. S. Agunwah (director of the Ministry and former president of the Nigerian Scholarship-committee), with guests  escorted by Ebere Nnenne Ibekaku, chief counsellor of the Nigerian Embassy. The reason for their visit was to have direct feedback from the University and their Stipendium Hungaricum students about the exchange students’ educational development, integration, and contingent problems.

Visit of the Mongolian ambassador

January 11 2017, Gödöllő - Dr. Batbayar Zeneemyadar, the Mongolian ambassador accredited to Hungary, paid an official short visit to our University. Rector Dr. János Tőzsér, Head of Department Dr. Béla Urbányi,  and International Relations office leader Dr. Zsuzsanna Tarr  welcomed the ambassador, who graduated from  ELTE with a degree in law and speaks proficient Hungarian .

International Opening Ceremony at SZIU

An official International Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception for the academic year 2016/17 has been organized by the International Relations Office at Szent István University (SZIU). The ceremony took place in the Aula in Gödöllő on 29 September 2016.

5th jubilee General Meeting of the Visegrad University Association (VUA) was held in Gödöllő at the Szent István University

The Visegrad University Association, initiated by the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra 5 years ago, held its annual general meeting in Gödöllő between 18 and 20 September 2016.

Ambassador of the State of Israel visits SZIU

His Excellency Ilan Mor, Ambassador of Israel to Hungary paid a visit to Szent István University on 17 March 2016 and delivered a lecture, titled “Israel: From Agriculture (1948) to the Silicon Wad

Szent István University visits Sapienza University

On 2nd October 2015, the representatives of Szent István University and Semmelweis University visited Sapienza University in Rome, which is one of the oldest universities in the world with 11 facul

South African delegation at SZIU

Ms. Nolitha Vukuza, Higher Education and Training Attaché at the South African Embassy in Paris, Ms. Kedibone Ramatsa, First Secretary and Ms. Portia Mngomezulu, Third Secretary from the Embassy of South Africa in Budapest were invited by the Department for Bilateral Relations of the Ministry of Human Capacities for a short visit. The primary objective of the visit was to survey the educational standards and infrastructure of the Hungarian higher education since the Hungarian government intends to sign a Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship agreement with the Republic of South Africa soon.

Angolan delegation at SZIU

Mr Moisés Kafala Neto, General Director of the National Angolan Institute of Scholarship Management (INAGBE) and Ms Helena Preciosa Fernandes Gaspar, Technical of the Cooperation Office were invited to Hungary by the Hungarian Rectors’ Conference in order to sign a cooperation agreement about training Angolan students at Hungarian higher education institutions. The delegation accompanied by

Exceptional Opportunity for SZIU in Indonesia and Brazil

Before Campus Hungary Program comes to an end on 31st August, two more partner finding roadshows were organized within its framework in July.

Commencement Ceremony for SWB Students

Thirty-one Brazilian students of Szent István University participating in the Science Without Borders (SWB) programme were awarded their certificates on 29 July.

SZIU at Brazilian International Education Conference

Szent István University (SZIU) was present at FAUBAI 2015- 27th edition of the Annual Conference of the Brazilian Association for International Education (FAUBAI) - in Cuiabá, Brazil from 25 to 29 April 2015. The event provided a unique opportunity for participants to meet their partners and deepen the existing inter-institutional relations.

SZIU degrees recognised in Qatar

The Qatari Supreme Education Council published a list of higher educational institutions from 58 countries at the end of December 2014.

Developing relations with Minnan Normal Univeristy (Zhangzhou, China)

The cities of Gödöllő and Zhangzhou (with a population of about 5 million) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in July 2011 – preceded by the Chinese partner’s several visits and a few years of successful cooperation – and became sister cities on 19 August 2013 when dr. György Gémesi, Mayor of Gödöllő and Deputy Mayor Xie Yitai signed an agreement.

SZIU wins award for international higher education marketing

The International Relations Office’s team received first prize in Tempus Public Foundation’s (TPF) International Development of Higher Education tender in the category of International Higher Education Marketing.

Her Majesty the Queen Mother of Bhutan visits SZIU

The Office of Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Sangay Choden Wangchuck, Kingdom of Bhutan and Szent István University concluded a Memorandum of Understanding on 5 September 2014. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Sangay Choden Wangchuck and Dr. János Tőzsér the Rector of Szent István University.  Cooperation between the Kingdom of Bhutan and SZIU may take the following forms:  academic collaboration at the undergraduate, graduate and/or doctoral levels, exchange of faculty members and students, and joint research activities.

Successfully completed English language training

Last Friday (29th August 2014) was a big day for the 23 Brasilian students who study at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Szent István University, within

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