Erasmus+ is the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020.The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. The seven year programme will have a budget of €14.7 billion; a 40% increase compared to current spending levels, reflecting the EU's commitment to investing in these areas.
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The Antall József Knowledge Centre launched the Antall József Summer School (AJSS) in 2013 with the specific aim to give rise to a new tradition. The primary objective of the summer school is to tighten the bonds of the Visegrad Cooperation, as well as make the V4 Cooperation visible in the field of education too. The Knowledge Centre provides scholarships for participants applying from European countries.
The Hungarian Scholarship Board (HSB) Office offers university and research scholarships as well as summer school scholarships for both Hungarian and foreign students.
The Campus Hungary program aims to enhance international student mobility in higher education, both in terms of having more incoming foreign students to Hungary and also having more Hungarian students studying abroad. The program supports Hungarian students, academics and university staff with different kinds of scholarships for partial studies to study abroad and gain experience.
Creative Europe is the European Commission's framework programme for support to the culture and media sectors. Creative Europe will support culture sector initiatives (such as those promoting cross-border cooperation, platforms, networking, and literary translation), audiovisual sector initiatives (such as those promoting the development, distribution, or access to audiovisual works) and a cross-sectoral strand, including a Guarantee Facility and transnational policy cooperation. In Hungary the programme is managed and coordinated by the Kreatív Európa Nonprofit Ltd. Its website provides continuously updated information on grants, scholarships, calls for tenders and partnerships and different cultural events.
Youth in Action is the Erasmus+ programme chapter for non-formal education in the field of youth. It provides various possibilities for young people, youth workers and youth policy makers to cooperate, gain competences and be proactive in building a sustainable and democratic European society. In Hungary the Youth in Action programme is managed by the National Institute for Family and Social Policy.
Coming to Hungary as a researcher? If you are interested in advancing your research career in Hungary then visit this website. Look here for job opportunities and information about living and working in the country: tips and help with authorities, formalities and daily life. The site also offers information on research in Hungary, fellowships and grants, and contacts so that you know who to turn to in case you need personalised help.
Euroguidance Hungary (Euroguidance Magyarország) is the Hungarian member of the European Union’s EUROGUIDANCE network. The Hungarian centre has been contributing to the promotion of European mobility since 2000. The main objectives of Euroguidance Hungary are to support career planning, lifelong learning and international mobility as well as to promote language learning and enhance employability. Its website provides useful information on European education opportunities, higher education institutions, scholarship and internship possibilities.
The International Visegrad Fund is an international organization founded by the governments of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries—the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Poland, and the Slovak Republic. The purpose of the Fund is to facilitate and promote the development of closer cooperation among citizens and institutions in the region as well as between the V4 region and other countries, especially the Western Balkans and countries of the Easter Partnership. The Fund does so through grant support of common cultural, scientific and educational projects, youth exchanges, cross-border projects and tourism promotion, and through individual mobility programs (scholarships, residencies).
The "Mobility in the EU" website helps identify those networks and services that provide up-to-date information on employment and learning mobility, internship and volunteering offers in the EU.
The Central Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank) supports the development of expertise within the field of economics, interdisciplinary research, and social sciences. Its different Pallas Athéné Foundations offer grants and exchage opportunities for university and PhD students, researchers and students organisations.
The aim of the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme is to promote cultural understanding, economic and political relations between Hungary and other countries. The progamme supports full time BA/BSc (undergraduate 3 years), MA/MSc (graduate 2 years) and PhD (doctoral 3 years) studies for foreign students in Hungarian higher education institutions.
The Student Loan system was established in 2001 by the Government of the Republic of Hungary. In operating the student loan system, the Student Loan Centre facilitates social mobility by providing all young people, irrespective of their financial situation, an opportunity to participate in higher education.
Tempus Public Foundation (TPF) is a non-profit organization established in 1996 by the Hungarian Government, with the task of managing international cooperation programmes and special projects in the field of education, training and EU-related issues. Its activities include management of scholarships (Erasmus+) and different cooperation programmes, as well as offering trainings, courses and operating a knowledge centre.
The aim of the Volunteering Centre Foundation is to provide information about volunteering for volunteers and their host organisations, to promote the culture of volunteering and make it an integral part of the Hungarian social environment.