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Universities to Reopen from Monday

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.05.08.

Universities will be allowed to reopen for students from Monday while observing strict protection measures, the innovation and technology ministry said on Friday.

Starting on May 10, rectors can opt for reintroducing in-person or hybrid education or for continuing digital education for the remaining week of the semester and during the exam period afterwards, the ministry said in a statement.

Online Learning Adopted by Most Hungarian Universities for Next Academic Year
Online Learning Adopted by Most Hungarian Universities for Next Academic Year

Hungarian universities have begun to publish their official guidance on the format of education for the first semester of the 2020/21 academic year. While most institutions are planning to introduce a hybrid format of education (a combination of online and offline teaching methods), some decided to physically open their doors and continue education completely on-site. […]Continue reading

Higher education institutions, however, are expected to strictly observe and enforce protection measures, it said.

“The transitional regulation gives [higher education institutions] the opportunity to prolong education over the summer so as to catch up with practical courses put on hold due to the epidemic,” the statement cited Jozsef Bodis, the state secretary for higher education, as saying.

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