The students were greeted with the traditional “Welcome Day” ceremony on 26 September 2018 in the Hunyadi Hall of the Ludovika Campus. The colleagues of the International Office were waiting for the students from all over the world with a little present.
This semester France, Germany, Italy, Belarus, Romania, Turkey, Poland, the Russian Federation, Ghana, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Jordan, Morocco, Vietnam, Mongolia and Kenya are among the countries sending students to NUPS. Over 82 international students in the framework of the Erasmus+ and the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program arrived to our Institution this semester.
At the ceremony in Hunyadi Hall, Dr. habil. Györgyi Nyikos, Vice-Rector for International Affairs addressed the students. She presented about the different faculties and institutes of the University, and wished the newcomers an unforgettable semester in Budapest, rich in great experiences. The Vice-Rector’s welcome speech was followed by Dr. Zsuzsanna Peres, Vice-Dean for Science and International Affairs at the Faculty of Science of Public Governance and Administration, who detailed the specialties of the growing faculty and the wide range of courses offered. Dr. Zoltán Jobbágy, Vice-Dean for Science and International Affairs at the Faculty of Military Sciences and Officer Training greeted the students next, and wished them a great and fruitful time in Hungary. Dr. Mónika Szente-Varga, Vice-Dean for Education at the Faculty of International and European Studies greeted the students in the name of her faculty and also mentioned the variety of academic and leisure-time activities organised for students. Dr. Bence Mészáros, Vice-Dean for Science and International Affairs at the Faculty of Law Enforcement presented the faculty and encouraged students to visit them in the brand new faculty building.
After the welcome ceremony the programme continued in the lounge area with some snacks and refreshments. Mr. Péter Cziczás, vice-president of the Students Council at NUPS greeted international students, and ensured them about the help they provide for students of the university, and that they can turn to them for assistance any time.
We wish this cheerful group that they have the best time of their life at NUPS!