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Fulbright Roadshow at the University of Szeged

An information day about Fulbright Hungary and Fulbright grants was held at the University of Szeged on April 6th.

There are 49 Fulbright Commissions worldwide. Among others these organizations are responsible for planning and implementing educational exchanges, recruiting and nominating candidates for fellowships. Prof. Dr. Katalin Nagy the Vice Rector for International Affairs greeted the audience: ‘I consider the months I could spend in the U.S. with the support of Fulbright as one of the most important part of my life.’

 

Dr. Károly Jókay, the Executive Director of the Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission, gave an interesting informative presentation to prospective participants. As he said Fulbright is always in a difficult situation since there are numerous excellent application each year. He added that not only are professional and academic achievements considered but the ability of being a cultural ambassador is just as important when evaluating applications.


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Andrea Nagy assistant research fellow of the Department of Optics and Quantum Electronics of SZTE, a former Fulbright scholarship holder at Michigan State University in 2017 also shared her experience.


Above all Dénes Mátyás - officer of the Directorate General for Quality Management Strategic Planning of the University - emphasized how the world opens up and how personal and professional skills are developed with the help of this scholarship opportunity.

For more information about Fulbright Comission worldwide click here and watch the video about application process.

 

SZTEinfo

Fotó: L. É.

SZTE Experience


JoseJose Eges - Faculty of Sciences and Informatics

I’m from Ecuador and a Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship holder in my second year. I chose University of Szeged because of its highly ranked status in Hungary. I like the generosity of the people and the fantastic university facilities. The student environment is very relaxing, and you learn a lot from the cultural diversity. The student mentors are helpful. Professors and members of faculty staff are very approachable to guide and support you with academic challenges. Life in Szeged is exciting, and my favorite spot is the bank of Tisza River. The landscape of the bridge across the river and the beachside perspective is a beauty. I do enjoy the good academic system, and friendly environment.


SantiagoSantiago Vallejo - Faculty of Law and Political Sciences

I’m from Ecuador and a Ph.D. student from the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship program. I first heard about the University of Szeged on the internet. The general study environment is nice and student life in the city is lovely. With my program and the academic system, I can control my time which is a plus. The city is very affordable, and I live in the city center. One of my favorite extra-curricular activities is the Hungarian cultural programs. I have so many favorite spots, but parks are top on the list. The professors and staffs are very approachable. The mentors and classmates also did an excellent job to explore and know the city better. I hope to continue my career as a professor, and I would recommend the university to friends because it is, in general, a beautiful place.

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