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12197-HU
Fulbright Scholar Award

Fulbright-University of Szeged Scholar 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 the University of Szeged such as advising students, help with faculty training and curriculum development, 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

The University of Szeged is one of Hungary's most prestigious higher education institutions. It is the knowledge center of South-East Hungary playing an active part in facilitating regional, social, economic and cultural development in the Southern Great Plain region of the country.

The university's twelve faculties offer hundreds of training courses. International study programs have been available since 1985. Over 2,500 students of 90 nationalities study here each year. The university has good connections with more than 500 high-ranking universities from all over the world. In 2014 the university was ranked highest of the Hungarian higher education institutions on the QS World University list.

The University of Szeged is a research university where outstanding research, development and innovative work is conducted.

The 2,500 instructors and researchers are actively involved in national and international research projects. There are 19 doctoral schools and numerous internationally renowned research teams, many of which are also supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

The one-time rector of the university, Albert Szent-Györgyi received the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 1937 for his discoveries of - among others - the vitamin C content of paprika, a famous product of the region.

For further information on the university, please click here.

Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) Laser Research Centre

The new ELI (Extreme Light Infrastructure) Laser Research Centre in Szeged, will largely contribute to the scientific and technological developments of the region and the university. It will open a doorway into new territories within Physics as well as establishing such new technical developments as relativistic microelectronics and small laser particle accelerators. ELI will have a considerable impact on numerous fields of materials sciences, medicine and environment protection.

For further information on ELI, please click here.

University of Szeged

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Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Special Features

Housing (except utility costs) and airport transfers 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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