The threat by the Hungarian government to close down the Central European University (CEU), founded by Hungarian-born financier George Soros, has mobilized locals and foreigners alike. In an “in depth assessment,” the EU found that a recent education law was not compatible with the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, and the union is taking legal action against Budapest.
The government’s higher-education law, which is widely believed to target the existence of the CEU, was passed in the Hungarian parliament in early April without any debate. Before the move, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán accused the CEU of “cheating,” making clear that …read more
Source: Visegrad Insight