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Kurdistan and Hungary extend education exchange program

Kurdistan and Hungary extend education exchange program

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – In a bid to develop education cooperation, to conduct joint research, exchange students and scientific staff, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Higher Education Ministry and Hungarian Human Resources Ministry signed an agreement on Thursday, extending an existing agreement, reports.

According to, the agreement comes as a visiting Hungarian higher education delegation headed by Bence Rétvári, deputy minister of Hungarian Human Resources, is in the Kurdistan Region.

“This agreement is extended for three more seasons. The agreement that we have revamped for three more years contains a few changes in the context in which the Kurdistan Region will send 10 students to receive master’s degrees and 20 students to receive PhDs in Hungary each year,” Dr. Yousif Goran, minister of Higher Education said, adding that the Hungarian government will cover the overall expenses of the students.

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