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12199-HU
Fulbright Scholar Award

Fulbright-Szent István University Award

Hungary
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

The Scholar will be expected to teach two courses, and will be welcome to conduct their own research or join the university’s research projects. They may also take part in other activities within the scholar community at Szent István University such as advising students, meeting with Fulbright alumni, doing community outreach, engaging with the local English-speaking community, being available to local media, and pursuing their own interests.

The Scholar may also have the opportunity to give guest lectures at other Hungarian universities if invited.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Four months
Award Dates

Grants must begin in either September 2022 or February 2023.

Locations

Szent István University (SZIU) is one of the largest agricultural higher education institutions in Europe. It is Hungary’s flagship life sciences university consisting of ten different faculties for studies and research hosting nearly 15,000 students. The main campus is located in central Hungary, in Gödöllő, only 25 km from the capital, Budapest. Other campuses are located throughout the country, many of them in beautiful historic buildings. With parts of the university’s history dating back well over a century, SZIU blends Hungary’s rich traditions with cutting-edge technology to meet the needs of its students in today’s competitive labor market.

Within the ten faculties, degree programs are offered in a wide variety of subjects ranging from natural and environmental sciences, food engineering, horticulture, landscape architecture and mechanical engineering to business economics, social sciences, civil engineering and health sciences. Programs are available at every level, from vocational training through BSc and  MSc courses to PhD and beyond. SZIU understands the importance of internationalization and promotes a variety of international activities. The university has made great efforts to expand their international relations outside Europe, to strengthen the existing cooperation with foreign universities as well as to join international scholarship programs. With partners on almost every continent, SZIU students and staff can operate on a global scale to gain and share the essential knowledge for success in the globalized world. In addition to the courses offered to the Hungarian students, the University has launched several BSc, MSc and PhD programs in English as well.

The ratio of international students is approximately 10 percent making SZIU one of the four universities in Hungary with the highest number of international students. Many of SZIU’s professors are nationally and internationally acknowledged experts in their fields, and many are members of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Szent István University

Szent István University, Faculties

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Agriculture
Architecture
Economics
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Urban Planning
Special Features

Housing except utility costs and airport transfer will be provided by the university.

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Teaching
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Teaching includes classroom teaching, as well as giving guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, and engaging in other related activities. Classroom teaching is typically at the undergraduate and graduate level, and courses may be designed by the scholar or prescribed by the host institution and may be taught or co-taught by the scholar. The teaching load varies by award, as well as the host institution. Scholars may also consult on building research capacity, advise graduate students, and assist with thesis advising.

Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Early Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Up To 2
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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