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Two delegations from Hungary visit HIT

Delegations from Hungary visit HIT - Representatives from Hungarian Rectors’ Conference (HRC) and Scholarship program „Stipendium Hungaricum”
The Hungarian Rectors’ Conference (HRC) represented by Prof. Katalin Nagy DDS PhD, President of the International Affairs Committee of HRC Vice-Rector for Foreign Affairs of the University of Szeged and Dr. Zoltán Dubéczi, Secretary General of the Hungarian Rectors Conference, President for Education of the Central Bank of Hungary, visited HIT.
Mr. Szabolcs Szolnoki, Scientific and Tech. Attaché of the Hungarian Embassy in Tel Aviv accompanied the guests during their visit.

HRC is a unique representative body of the local universities, is proud to be one of the oldest and most prestigious organizations in Hungary responsible for the university sector, academic cooperation and internationalization of the higher education. Being a single channel representative body the protection of interest is the most efficient possible, the quality and level of local and international communication is high. The HRC celebrates its 30th anniversary of foundation in 2018, which makes the organization the first rectors’ conference in Europe.

The delegation's visit aimed at expanding the international academic
Collaboration between HIT and Hungarian academic institutions, as well as preparing the signing of an MOU between HIT and HRC.

This collaboration includes workshops, staff training, exchange programs, as well as mutual presentation to international programs such as ERASMUS+ and HORIZON 2020.
Another Hungarian delegation from the Tempus public foundation also visited HIT.
Mrs. Melinda Kárpáti — Tempus public foundation, project assistant, Hungarian scholarship program “Stipendium Hungaricum” came to explore the various collaboration options between HIT and Hungarian academic institutions.

The guests were welcomed by Prof. Eduard Yakubov— President of HIT, Prof. David Shoikhet, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Mr. Samuel Goldberg, HIT's CEO, Dr. Refael Barkan, head of HIT's, Research, Development and External Relations Authority, Mrs. Tony Levy, External Relations Officer HIT and Mrs. Debora Sharabi, HIT's International office — ERSMUS+ Mobility.
The guests received extensive information about HIT's activities and visited the Gallery, Robotics and Nanomaterials Research Centers, where they received detailed explanations of the research done in these laboratories.
Both Hungarian and HIT representatives have agreed that relations between the academic authorities of both countries will strengthen and in the future cooperation will continue to grow.