Hungarian ministers head to Brussels as dispute over EU block on funding for R&D and student exchanges heats up

19 Jan 2023 | News

Students and researchers are increasingly concerned about the impact of universities in Hungary being locked out of Horizon Europe and Erasmus programmes over rule of law concerns

Judit Varga, Hungary’s justice minister, and Tibor Navracsics, minister for regional development, will travel to Brussels next week for talks with European budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn, after news that the EU has frozen Erasmus and Horizon Europe funding to over 30 Hungarian higher education and cultural institutions over rule of law concerns sparked off a wave of reaction in Budapest and Brussels.

Navracsics also told the

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