KUALA LUMPUR, Fifteen Malaysian students are to depart for Hungary this September to pursue higher education in central Europe, said Hungarian Ambassador to Malaysia, Attila Kali.
“Cooperation in higher education is a great development for the bilateral ties between Hungary and Malaysia. This is an important milestones for a stronger cooperation in the future.
”These students will have a special bonds that would create a special bridge between the two countries, he told Bernama in an interview, here today.
The 15 students are the first batch following the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Malaysia and Hungary in February this year. Under the partnership, the Hungarian government is offering 40 scholarships starting from the academic year 2018.
The envoy hopes the 15 students would have a great experience in Hungary and become the role model for next year to encourage more Malaysian students to take part in the programme, adding his embassy will also make promotional event to raise awareness about the opportunity.
Under the MoU, the scholarships will be awarded for three years to students who are furthering their studies in Hungary in agriculture, water engineering, architecture and cultural heritage.
It would also offer courses related to natural, environmental and health sciences.
Hungarian education offers a variety of flexible field of studies from engineering, chemical, biology to medicine available for Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD programmes, with the courses conducted in English
Source: NAM News Network