Country information sheets

Country Information Sheet Hungary

Ministry with overall responsibility

Other Ministries involved

Policy papers or programmes

  • National Strategy Report on Social Protection and Social Inclusion 2006-2008
    [D English]
  • Equal Opportunities for All
    [D English]
  • A menekültek, kiegészíto védelemben részesülok és a Magyarországon jogszeruen tartózkodó harmadik országbeli állampolgárok magyarországi integrációjáról / White paper for the integration of refugees, persons under subsidiary protection and other third country nationals living in Hungary. Result of the transition facility programme – 2006
    [D English]
  • Felülvizsgált Nemzeti Lisszaboni Akcióprogram - melléklet  / Revised National Action Programme for Growth and Employment
    [D English]
  • Társadalmi Megújulás Operatív Program / Social Renewal Operational Programme
    [D Multilingual]
  • Interkulturális pedagógiai program / Intercultural pedagogical programme
    [D Hungarian]
  • Magyarország külkapcsolati stratégiája/ Foreign Affairs Strategy Paper for Hungary
    [D Hungarian]
  • 1057/2009. (IV. 24.) Korm. határozat a Magyar Köztársaságnak a szabadság, biztonság és a jog érvényesülése térségében való együttműködésére vonatkozó 2009-2014 közötti kormányzati stratégiájáról
    [D Multilingual] - Please note that the EN version is an unofficial translation
  • Government decision no. 1004/2010. (I. 21.) on the national strategy for promoting the social equality of men and women - lines of action and goals 2010-2021
    [D Hungarian]

Key legislation

  • Act XX of 1949 on the Constitution of the Republic of Hungary
    [D Multilingual]
  • Act LV of 1993 on Hungarian Citizenship
    [D Multilingual]
  • Government Decree 125/1993 (IX.22.) on the Implementation of Act LV of 1993 on Hungarian Citizenship
    [D Hungarian]
  • Act LXXX of 2007 on Asylum
    [D Hungarian]
  • Implementing Government Decree 301/2007 (XI. 9.) of the Act LXXX on Asylum
    [D Hungarian]
  • Act LXXIX of 1993 on Public Education
    [D Hungarian]
  • Act CXXXIX of 2005 on Higher Education
    [D Hungarian]
  • Act C of 2001 on the Recognition of Foreign Certifications and Degrees
    [D Multilingual]
  • Act III of 1993 on Social Governance and Social Benefits
    [D Hungarian]
  • Act LXXX of 1997 on the Eligibility for Social Security Benefits and Private Pensions and the Funding for These Services and its implementing Government Decree 195/1997(XI.V.)
    [D Multilingual]
  • Act XXXI of 1997 on the Protection of Children and the Administration of Guardianship
    [D Hungarian]
  • Act IV of 1991 on Job Assistance and Unemployment Benefits
    [D Multilingual]
  • Governmental Decree 12/2001 (I.31.) on the State Subsidies for Housing
    [D Hungarian]
  • Act CXXV of 2003 on Equal Treatment and Promotion of Equal Opportunities
    [D Multilingual]
  • Act II of 2007 on the Entry and Stay of Third Country Nationals
    [D Hungarian]
  • Government Decree 114/2007 (V. 24.) on the Implementation of Act II of 2007 on the Entry and Stay of Third-Country Nationals
    [D Hungarian]
  • Act I of 2007 on the Entry and Stay of Persons with the Right of Free Movement and Residence
    [D Hungarian]
  • Government Decree 113/2007 (V. 24.) on the Implementation of Act I of 2007 on the Entry and Stay of Persons with the Right of Free Movement and Residence
    [D Hungarian]
  • Act LXXV of 2010 on Simplified Employment
    [D Hungarian]
  • Act LXXX of 2003 on Legal Aid
    [D Multilingual]
  • Act LXXXIV of 1998 on Family Support
    [D Hungarian]
  • Act XXII of 1992 on the Labor Code 
    [D Multilingual]
  • Government Decree 355/2009 on the employment of third-country nationals in the territory of Hungary without a work permit
    [D Hungarian]
  • Government Decree 16/2010 on the authorization of employment of third-country nationals
    [D Hungarian]

Funding opportunities

  • Európai Integrációs Alap / European Integration Fund, Európai Menekültügyi Alap / European Refugee Fund
    [L Hungarian]
  • Nemzeti Fejlesztési Ügynökség / National Development Agency
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • Tempus Közalapítvány / Tempus Public Foundation
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • OFA - Országos Foglalkoztatási Közalapítvány / National Employment Public Foundation
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • Norvég Civil Támogatási Alap / NGO Fund of the EEA/Norwegian Financial Mechanism
    [L Hungarian]
  • Nemzeti Civil Alapprogram / National Civil Fund [L Hungarian]/ [L English]

Impact assessments, reports and evaluations

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Research and statistical agencies

  • Központi Statisztikai Hivatal / Hungarian Central Statistical Office 
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • Magyar Külügyi Intézet / Hungarian Institute of International Affairs  
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • TÁRKI Társadalomkutatási Zrt / TARKI Social Research Centre
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • KSH Népességtudományi Kutatóintézet / HCSO Demographic Research Institute 
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Világgazdasági Kutatóintézete / Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for World Economics
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Politikai Tudományok Intézete / Hungarian Academy of Science, Institute for Political Science, EU Integration and Globalization Research Department
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Etnikai-nemzeti Kisebbségkutató Intézet / Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Research Institute of Ethnic and National Minorities  
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • Oktatáskutató és -fejlesztő Intézet / Research Institute for Public Education
    [L Hungarian]
  • Tullius Kft.
    [L Hungarian]
  • Dél-Alföldi Regionális Társadalomtudományi Kutatási Egyesület
    [L Hungarian]
  • Panta Rhei Társadalomkutató Bt.
    [L Hungarian]
  • ID Research Kutatási és Képzési Kft.
    [L Hungarian] - Itt vagyunk: [L Hungarian]

Agencies implementing integration programmes

  • Bevándorlási és Állampolgársági Hivatal / Office of Immigration and Nationality and its Regional Directorates 
    [L Hungarian] / [L French] / [L English] / [L German]
  • Egyenlő Bánásmód Hatóság / Equal Treatment Authority
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • ESZA Társadalmi Szolgáltató Nonprofit Kft. / European Social Fund Public Service Company
    [L Hungarian]
  • Országos Egészségbiztosítási Pénztár / Central Administration of Health Care Insurance
    [L Hungarian]
  • Országos Nyugdíjbiztosítási Főigazgatóság / Central Administration of National Pension Insurance
    [L Hungarian]
  • Állami Foglalkoztatási Szolgálat / Public Employment Service
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • Central Transdanubian Regional Employment Offices
    [L Hungarian]
  • West Transdanubian Regional Employment Offices
    [L Hungarian]
  • South Transdanubian Regional Employment Offices
    [L Hungarian]
  • Central Hungarian Regional Employment Offices
    [L Hungarian]
  • North Hungarian Regional Employment Offices
    [L Hungarian]
  • South Plain Regional Employment Offices
    [L Hungarian]
  • North Plain Regional Employment Offices
    [L Hungarian]

Key stakeholders

  • TASZ / Hungarian Civil Liberties Union
    [L Hungarian] [L English]
  • Menedek - Migránsokat Segitő Egyesület / Menedék - Hungarian Association for Migrants  
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • Magyar Helsinki Bizottság / Hungarian Helsinki Committee
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • International Organization for Migration, IOM Budapest Mission with Regional Functions for Central and South Eastern Europe
    [L English]
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Regional Representation for Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia
    [L Hungarian]
  • Artemisszió Alapítvány / Artemisszió Foundation
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • Cordélia Alapítvány / Cordélia Foundation
    [L Hungarian] / [L English]
  • Magyar Ökumenikus Segélyszervezet / Hungarian Interchurch Aid
    [L Hungarian]
  • Református Menekültmisszió / Refugee Mission of the Reform Church
    [L Hungarian]
 
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Conference on
Migration

On Wednesday 14
January 2015 the
'Conference on
Migration' will be
held at the Palau
Macayaof the "L[more]
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Journée d’étude :
Femmes de
l’immigration,
histoires et
perspectives

L’objectif de
cette journée
est de dresser un
panorama de
l’immigration
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Workshop: Applying
for a job the Dutch
way

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offered by Projob,
you will learn how to
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effectively both
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Social remittances
and social change in
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Slovakia: BUK
educational seminar
for representatives
of municipalities and
cities and employees
dealing with
integration of
minorities

The Association of
Towns and Communities
of Slovakia (ZMOS)
invites
representatives of
municipalitie[more]
23 24
"Migration in the
margins of Europe:
Methodological and
epistemological
themes"

Round-table
discussion:
"Migration in the
margins of Europe:
Methodological and
epistemological them[more]
25 26
First meeting of the
European Migration
Forum (invitation
only)

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Commission together
with the European
Economic and Social
Committee launched t[more]
Ireland: Immigrant
and Irish
Entrepreneurs
Networking Meet
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Networking meeting in
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Entrepreneurs, link
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27 28
Ireland: SARI 'Trad
Against Racism' Gala
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Fundraiser at St
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Conference
Transnational
Migration: Impacts on
disciplines in the
social sciences and
humanities

The conference
explores the impact
of research on
transnational
migration from the
perspective of a [more]
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