Budapest

  • Youth on the Move

    By on Oct. 2, 2010
    The event will be held on 8-9 October in the Millenaris Park in Budapest. During these two days, young people from Budapest will have the possibility to discover the many opportunities available to them thanks to EU programmes.
  • Visegrad Summer School calls for applications

    By on Feb. 28, 2009
    The Visegrad Summer School is a two-week educational programme organised by The Villa Decius Association, which provides an interdisciplinary learning space for young Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak students, and for their peers from other Central and Eastern European countries.
  • Where is the cheapest Big Mac?

    By on Feb. 14, 2009
    If you are a fan of junk food and you travel abroad from time to time, I'm sure you noticed that (your favourite?) Big Mac's price is swagging on a wide range. In Hungary it costs 680 HUF (~3.21 USD), in the States it a bit more expensive (3.54 USD) but in Malaysia you can get it only for 1.75 USD. Today one euro is 298.16 HUF according to the HUF/EUR course of exchange.
  • The common budget finally got accepted in Kaposvár!

    By on Dec. 9, 2008
    Written by Tamás Kéry One of my friends told me to go. „Okay than we should go” – I said. On the homepage of the collage an EU negotiation simulation training was announced by an organization called Negotiation Moot and I thought it’s going to be interesting and on the other hand I will meet new people and see how „Yrope” is working in the real life.
  • 1st December: International day of AIDS

    By on Dec. 4, 2008
    1st December is the international day of the AIDS since 1988. Worldwide, so in Hungary also, preventing programs, free test, talks and lectures are organized on this day, since the number of HIV-infected rises from year to year. Namely, according to the UNAIDS (organisation of the WHO) eleven people get infected with the HIV virus every minute: men, women and children.
  • Happiness Hierarchy

    By on Nov. 23, 2008
    A few days ago Eurofound published a resume of 2nd European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS). This survey highlights the social and economic policy challenges that the European Union faces today following the two recent rounds of enlargement.
  • Unpopular Bologna process for Budapest’s class of 2009

    By on July 19, 2008
    I made a survey at my university. Here you can read the related article at cafebabel.com. If you're interested in deeper, click to continue and read the whole summary! According to the half of the pollees, the future postgraduates are exposed to less stress in the preliminary exam procedure with the introduction of the two-level leaving exam system.
  • Sexy commercials

    By on March 13, 2008
    Today media is often called as the 4th arm of power. It’s always present in our everyday life and admittedly has an influential power on us - just think of the thousands of children left in front of the TV every day. In advertisements the society is often visualised by patterns, some say the world shown in advertisements is similar to reality.