Budapest, January 19 (MTI) – The 17th Educatio International Exhibition was opened in Budapest on Thursday.
Textbook publishers, universities from abroad, language schools and vocational colleges are among the exhibitors at the three-day event, at which organisers expect around 35,000 visitors this year.
László Palkovics, the state secretary for education, told the opening that Hungary’s higher education institutional system was getting stronger.
The government has stabilised the finances of the higher education system and is making up for the cuts that had been made to the education budget before 2010, Palkovics said.
He said graduate unemployment in Hungary “has basically been eliminated”, adding that “any graduate who wants to work can find a job.” Palkovics said Hungarian universities offered the best return on investment within the OECD.