The National University of Public Service is hosting the Israel-Hungary Academic Forum of partner universities in Budapest on 20-21 October, focusing on security, competitiveness, innovation and sustainable research and development.
"Relations between Hungary and Israel are determined by relations between people, and this makes scientific cooperation important," Israeli ambassador to Hungary Ilan Mor said at the opening event.
Amongst others the University of Szeged, Eotvos Lorand University and the University of Miskolc are participating from the Hungarian side, while the University of Haifa, the Hebrew University and the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are represented from Israel.
The rector of NUPS, Prof. dr. András Patyi, welcomed the opportunity to work with Israeli scientists and told those present that the cooperation between institutes of higher education is an important goal considering the future of both nations. As he said, the main aim of NUPS is building and maintaining good relationships with other universities all across the globe.
At the end of the first day, the participants signed a joint memorandum supporting strengthening higher educational and research cooperation ties between the two countries.