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Ambassador of India to Hungary Visited the University 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.

The Ambassador of India, his wife Kavita Chhabra and T.P.S. Rawat, Director of Amrita Sher-Gil Cultural Centre of the Embassy of India visited Szeged on the 18th April. The Ambassador met Indian students in person and discussed, among others, meaningful issues, such as Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship programme and migration throughout the world. After the Ambassador’s lecture on the relationship between India and Hungary, Kavita Chhabra invited the audience to learn more about Indian artists, paintings and the Indian history of art. A classical kathak dance performance was presented by Saumya Shukla and Rajesh Gangani made an appearance with a tabla musical performance at the end of the event.

 

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’It was my pleasure to come back to Szeged and the University. This was the fourth time in the city and I am always delighted to meet Indian students. I participated the International Cultural Night last year and I was glad to learn that many nationalities are present at the University of Szeged. In my thinking it can be attributed not only to the beauty of the town, but also to the high standard of academic work at SZTE. The University of Szeged is widely known and popular in India, as a result more and more Indian students come and study in Szeged. Students are satisfied with the education, they consider Szeged as a friendly place to live. However, many of the Indian students think that they have to study Hungarian once they arrive to Hungary; this is not true as many of the study programmes are offered in English and students can choose from a great variety of excellent programmes’ said His Excellency.

 

’Such visitations at the University of Szeged are important for me as I can meet other students from all corners of the world, and I have an opportunity to talk to Hungarians about India, its culture and current issues related’ he added.

 

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The number of Indian students is continuously growing at the University of Szeged: while it was 12 in the AY 2014/2015, 63 students are studying at SZTE in the AY 2017/2018.

 

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Translated by Enikő Braun

SZTE Experience

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Hamza Baniata – Faculty of Science and Informatics

I am Hamza Baniata, a first-year student at the Doctoral School of Computer Science, and I am From Jordan. SZTE is continuously supporting research and it has an internationally recognized, highly ranked group of professors. It also offers courses and research topics that are strongly related to my research field; Cloud Computing, Fog Computing and Internet of Things. All of this motivated me to apply to the University/Department of Software Engineering. Szeged is a calm city, full of love and peace. The University of Szeged is similar to the city, which provides the perfect environment for creation and development. Studying at the university requires a high level of effort, commitment and seriousness. Applying to the university and having these characteristics are my two pieces of advice to prospective students. It is very early to define my future now, but I am planning to apply to a research position in my field after graduation and if I had the opportunity, I would love to contribute my effort and knowledge in advancing such a wonderful and respected university.


95930002_620793281842686_908476219798847488_oDianne - Faculty of Science and Informatics

I am a PhD student and a Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship holder from the Philippines. I am currently pursuing my PhD in Environmental Science and I happen to be in my 3rd year of studies. I chose University of Szeged because its one of the top ranked research university in Hungary known for its good reputation in the fields of health and natural sciences. Coming from the Philippines with a warm climate, I had huge preference of Szeged for my studies, the city having the most rays of sunshine and considered to be the warmest place in Hungary. I would advise all the prospective students to join University of Szeged’s diverse and vibrant community! Don’t be afraid to leave your comfort zone, try to find and establish your niche in a new place like what I did. I didn’t regret coming to Szeged as it continuously provides me an enabling learning environment for various reasons, has affordable cost of living, very safe and calm university town, organized transport system, beautiful and clean surroundings with the very sightly Tisza River which adds to its appeal, and also holds many festivals throughout the year. After graduation, I am planning to go back to my home institution and continue my teaching duties at the University of the Philippines Los Baños

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