Around 6,000 pages of documentation, a 4-hour-long negotiation – the new leadership of the University of Szeged has been introduced. Prof. Dr. László Rovó was appointed the Rector of SZTE for the upcoming four years from 1st July 2018 and introduced the newly-elected Vice-Rectors on a press conference.
The „Gateway” Chinese-Hungarian Student Exchange Program finished another successful semester. Sixteen Chinese students received their certificates, as the result of their hard work during the semester, at the closing ceremony.
A three-day long international communication conference titled Communicative Space – Political Space, was held in Szeged between the 30th of May and the 1st of June. The Szent-Györgyi Albert Agóra welcomed approximately 200 guests from all over the world.
The Rector of the University of Szeged became a honorary citizen of the city of Szeged. This particular sign of recognition was awarded by László Botka mayor of Szeged during the ceremonial general assembly on May 18. Mr. Mihály Szajbély was awarded a Medallion for Szeged and Mr. András Lednitzky was appraised for his contribution to international relations of Szeged.
The ELISS 2018 is the third edition of the ELI Summer School series and its main goal is to provide young fellows with a comprehensive overview on the field of the generation and application of intense lasers pulses. The Summer School will be held on 27-31th August 2018, deadline for application is 27th July 2018.
Upon the initiative of the Faculty of Agriculture, the University of Szeged and the Agriculture and Veterinary Institute of Morocco signed a Memorandum of Understanding supported by The Francophone University Centre. By virtue of this agreement, the exchange of students and teachers, as well as the launch of joint research programs and involvement in the euro-mediterranean area became possible.
Wine of the Wise were introduced at a wine tasting press conference. 40 types of wine of 15 winery contested and 8 out of them were awarded with the ’Vinum Academiae at Universitatis’ title at the wine selection for 2018 jointly organized by the University of Szeged and the Board Members of MTA 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.
László Árpád Gergely, professor at the Institute of Physics at the Faculty of Science and Informatics of SZTE, had the honor to meet Stephen Hawking in person twice. Besides he described the legendary physician’s pioneering work in an astronomical journal. The Szegedien professor uses the black hole thermodynamics elaborated by the recently passed-away physicist on a regular basis.