HRK President on the debate surrounding the Hungarian Higher Education Law
HRK President Prof. Dr. Horst Hippler on the debate surrounding the Hungarian Higher Education Law: “Close academic collaboration within the EU is essential to the competitiveness of our universities and research institutions. The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest makes an excellent contribution in this regard with its research and teaching. I cannot fathom why the existence of one of the leading research universities in Hungary is being put at risk by the current process of amending the Hungarian Higher Education Law. It would be extremely regrettable and damaging if the CEU were to become the victim of pettifogging statutory regulation.” Hippler also referred to the European University Association (EUA), which has called on the Hungarian President not to sign the draft legislation.