On 19th April 2016, faculty representatives Dr. Ildikó Pusztai-Varga and Dr. Szabolcs Prónay accepted the 2nd place award by the Tempus Public Foundation for International Development in Higher Education.
The Tempus Public Foundation awarded colleagues and groups in higher education for the second time for their contributions to increasing competitiveness in global education.
The aim of the Award is to recognize achievements within the field of internationalisation, to introduce the best invented practices and to encourage the launch of new projects.
The prizes were presented on 19th April 2016 at the Internationalization of Higher Education Conference by Dr. Gergely Prőhle, Deputy State Secretary for Higher Education and Dr. András Nemeslaki, head of the Tempus Public Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
In the category of Best Practices in International Cooperation the Faculty of Economics was awarded a prize for the program ’Sharing Future – Open Ideas – International Week’. The program was mainly praised for its exemplary implementation and complexity.