Budapest Won’t Host World Athletics Championships if Student Quarter Plans Axed, City Assembly Rules

The Budapest metropolitan assembly on Wednesday approved a proposal declaring that the city will not host the 2023 World Athletics Championships if the government approves the construction of a campus for China’s Fudan University in place of a students’ quarter in the capital’s 9th district.

Ten Hungarian Universities Included in Global Rankings

Ten Hungarian universities are listed this year in ShanghaiRanking Consultancy’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS), which grades almost 2,000 institutions from 93 countries, the Innovation and Technology Ministry said. More resources, better infrastructure and higher requirements lead to improved quality in higher education, minister László Palkovics said in a statement.