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The new management of the University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE) has offered to increase staff pay by 15% and to keep their working schedule intact.

Deputy Rector Emil Novák and Chancellor Gábor Szarka noted in a statement that on Sept. 29 the SZFE strike committee had demanded a 10% salary increase and the maintenance of their work schedule.

Theater University Students Occupy One More Building in Protest Against Appointing New Vice-rectors
Theater University Students Occupy One More Building in Protest Against Appointing New Vice-rectors

Turbulence around Budapest’s University of Theater and Film Arts’ (SZFE) is escalating further. On the heels of the news that new board of trustees chairman Attila Vidnyánszky unilaterally appointed two vice-rectors, students occupied one more of the university’s buildings last night. What is more, a workers’ strike kicked off today. They confirmed this latest action […]Continue reading

SZFE’s management, which took office on Thursday, noted its offer scheduled to effect on January 1, 2021 exceeded the demands of the strike committee.