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PROF. ZITA HORVÁTH NAMED RECTOR

01/25/21

The occasion took place on 13 January in the Sándor Palace in Budapest, where President of the Republic Dr. János Áder officially named Prof. Zita Horváth rector of the University of Miskolc. She has been leading UM as vice-rector since August 2020, when the university’s change of model took place, and is the youngest person, the first woman, and the first humanities scholar to hold the office.

INSTITUTE OF APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCES AWARDED RAOUL WALLENBERG PRIZE

01/22/21

The award is given in honour of a Swedish diplomat who saved many Jews and other threatened people in Hungary during WWII. It was awarded to the institute in recognition of “activities carried on in the interest of a harmonious coexistence between majority and minority societies”.

THE AIM: A CENTRE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION

01/22/21

The General Directorate of Social Inclusion and UM signed an agreement yesterday aiming to further strengthen efforts and programs to improve social mobility and help find a way out of deprivation for those in disadvantaged situations, including opportunities in the job market and stimulating local economies. UM students and teachers will join in these efforts, both offering expertise and gaining experience and knowledge in these areas.

Degree awarding ceremony: cancelled

01/21/21

Due to the current pandemic situation the graduation ceremony planned to be held in February 2021 has been cancelled. Further details regarding the time and the way of receiving the degree will be sent via Neptun to those who are graduating.

Degree awarding ceremony: cancelled

01/21/21

Due to the current pandemic situation the graduation ceremony planned to be held in February 2021 has been cancelled. Further details regarding the time and the way of receiving the degree will be sent via Neptun to those who are graduating.

SWEDISH AMBASSADOR VISITS CAMPUS

01/21/21

Dag Hartelius, the Ambassador of Sweden, first met with the mayor of Miskolc and then with UM rector Prof. Zita Horváth and others. The possibility of expanding cooperation with Swedish educational and research institutions was discussed.

DR. ÁKOS KRIZA, TRUSTEE OF UM, HAS PASSED AWAY

01/20/21

We sadly report the death of Dr Ákos Kriza, physician and economist, one of the five-member Board of Trustees of the Universitas Miskolcinensis Foundation, and the former mayor of Miskolc, on 18 January at age 56. May he rest in peace.

FACULTY OF EARTH SCIENCES GAINS NEW PARTNER

01/18/21

An agreement was signed with the Békéscsaba Center of Vocational Training that will promote exchange between the secondary-level institution and UM, including joint field trips, visiting lab classes and lectures, participating in research projects, promoting earth science studies in areas such as oil and gas engineering, renewable energy, global information systems, water management and environmental protection.

ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE

01/14/21

UM is preparing to take on a major role in helping institutions and firms in northeast Hungary to become more aware of and adapt to the impacts of climate change by. We have signed a cooperation agreement with CASSee Zrt., a company developing the Cassandra Program for complex climate adaptation; together we are designing a course to train climate adaptation experts and working on an assessment and rewards system. UM is also striving to perform well on the Green Metric Ranking of World Universities.

STRONGER TIES WITH LOCAL RADIO STATION

01/11/21

Thanks to the agreement signed between UM and the Csillagpont Radio Foundation, students now have the opportunity to become interns there. A group made up of students, teachers, and radio station staff will be formed to report on university news and events in a 30-40 minute weekly programme.

UM PROFESSOR AGAIN NAMED AS AFCA VICE CHAIRMAN

01/08/21

Prof. Levente Kovács, Head of the Department of International Finance in the Faculty of Economics, has been named Vice Chairman of the Asian Financial Cooperation Association (AFCA), an influential global exchange and cooperation platform for Asian financial institutions, for a second term. He is also Secretary General of the Hungarian Banking Association, an Executive Committee member of the European Banking Federation, and a Board of Directors member of the European Money Market Institute.

International Students Open Day

12/09/20

Check out the first International Students Open Day at the University of Miskolc on 10 December!

International Students Open Day

12/09/20

Check out the first International Students Open Day at the University of Miskolc on 10 December!

Information about residential obligation of scholarship holders

11/17/20

According to the current pandemic situation, in connection with the residential obligation of scholarship holders, kindly be informed about the below issues:

DigiEduHack2020 - a success for every participant

11/17/20

The Institute of Mineralogy and Geology of the University of Miskolc, Hungary – in cooperation with world-class experts – organized an online challenge for groups of young geologists on 12 and 13 November.

Stipendium Hungaricum Programme welcomes the first year international students

11/06/20

Dr. Orsolya Pacsay-Tomassich, Minister of State for the Hungarian Diplomatic Academy and Stipendium Hungaricum Programme welcomes the first year international students.

Fall break between 26 October, 2020 and 31 October, 2020

10/25/20

Fall break between 26 October, 2020 and 31 October, 2020 at the University of Miskolc to reduce the risks of Covid-19 infection

Be part of shaping the Vision of the University of Miskolc!

10/02/20

You can apply individually or as a team.

LU Xu Zhong attaché of the Embassy of China visited our University

08/05/20

Despite the institutional changes, the Hungarian and Chinese partners are committed to continuing scientific and cultural cooperation which has started in 2013.

Changes at the University of Miskolc

07/21/20

To the attention of international students and partners: The 2020. XXXIX. Act sets out the change in the legal status of the University of Miskolc.