Hungary calls Erasmus funding freeze ‘unacceptable’ as blame game with EU starts

12 Jan 2023 |

EU’s blocking of Erasmus and Horizon Europe funds to 21 Hungarian universities over rule of law concerns has caught many unaware. The Hungarian government says it has done what it was agreed to address these issues

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Photo: European People's Party / Flickr

The Hungarian government has described the EU decision to freeze Erasmus and Horizon Europe funding to 34 higher education and cultural institutions over rule of law concerns as “unacceptable and intolerable”. 

Gergely Gulyás, minister of Hungary’s Prime Minister's Office, said today at a press conference that if no agreement can be reached with the EU, Hungary will take the case to the Court of Justice of the European Union, according to

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