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Ambassador of India to Hungary Visited the University of Szeged

His Excellency Rahul Chhabra, Ambassador of India to Hungary visited the University of Szeged for the second time. The diplomat got to meet Indian students and he delivered a lecture on the relationship between India and Hungary. Within the framework of SZTE University Spring Festival, the visit was closed by an Indian dance and music performance.

The Ambassador of India, his wife Kavita Chhabra and T.P.S. Rawat, Director of Amrita Sher-Gil Cultural Centre of the Embassy of India visited Szeged on the 18th April. The Ambassador met Indian students in person and discussed, among others, meaningful issues, such as Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship programme and migration throughout the world. After the Ambassador’s lecture on the relationship between India and Hungary, Kavita Chhabra invited the audience to learn more about Indian artists, paintings and the Indian history of art. A classical kathak dance performance was presented by Saumya Shukla and Rajesh Gangani made an appearance with a tabla musical performance at the end of the event.

 

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’It was my pleasure to come back to Szeged and the University. This was the fourth time in the city and I am always delighted to meet Indian students. I participated the International Cultural Night last year and I was glad to learn that many nationalities are present at the University of Szeged. In my thinking it can be attributed not only to the beauty of the town, but also to the high standard of academic work at SZTE. The University of Szeged is widely known and popular in India, as a result more and more Indian students come and study in Szeged. Students are satisfied with the education, they consider Szeged as a friendly place to live. However, many of the Indian students think that they have to study Hungarian once they arrive to Hungary; this is not true as many of the study programmes are offered in English and students can choose from a great variety of excellent programmes’ said His Excellency.

 

’Such visitations at the University of Szeged are important for me as I can meet other students from all corners of the world, and I have an opportunity to talk to Hungarians about India, its culture and current issues related’ he added.

 

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The number of Indian students is continuously growing at the University of Szeged: while it was 12 in the AY 2014/2015, 63 students are studying at SZTE in the AY 2017/2018.

 

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Translated by Enikő Braun

SZTE Experience


Christopher_SolamanChristopher Solaman - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - German Studies

The Student life here is buzzing with hundreds of international students from all around the world. What I love in here is that you bump into students everywhere, from both Hungary and all around the world, and that despite our differences we are kinda accepted in town. I looked University of Szeged up on the internet and, when I saw that this was called the city of sunshine, it became clear in my mind that it would be the place, where I wanted to be as an Erasmus student. Szeged was far beyond my expectations, and I am glad to be able to admire the beauty of this city. The nature itself has the power to calm me down, so the Botanic Garden of the University is a special place to me.


Nazrin_BakirovaNazrin Bakirova- International Economy and Business

I came from a city where young women have recently successfully fought against the mentality that had not allowed them to go to study abroad.5 years ago families were extremely protective over their daughters, but nowadays it has been changed into a new perception which allows girls to have the freedom to choose their way of life: career and personal development.

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