According to, the city of Kecskemet has the oldest university student of Hungary: the 80 year-old Dr. Erno Harsanyi had attended the lectures of the free university organized for elders, and he decided to become a student again. He will be attending the cultural mediator MA in Kecskemet, a program of the University of Pecs.

As Eduline reported, Jeno Harsanyi was originally a teacher of mathematics and physics and then he also completed the philosophy- logic major. He taught philosophy for 26 years; thereafter he began to deal with gerontology, the physiology and pathology of aging.

Here Uncle Erno will study:

Pécsi Egyetem

In March 2015, a new master’s course starts in Kecskemet, and the popular Third Age University organized by the Kecskemet Regional Adult Education Center also continues – says. On the occasion of the new school year, important information related to the course were presented and Erno Harsanyi was also introduced, who is the oldest university student of our country.

“I decided to try it for three reasons” – Erno Harsanyi said to Baon. “The one is that curiosity carries me. Knowledge of man is like a balloon: the more we blow into it, the greater will be its surface, there are more open questions, and as you search for the answers you become more and more curious.” – says.

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