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Future of the Economic and Monetary Union of the EU

Experts from Portugal, Finland, Germany and Hungary discussed crisis management in the Eurozone and the challenges facing the Economic and Monetary Union in a roundtable discussion at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

The “Ask the Expert” series continued in Szeged

On 7 December 2018 the University of Szeged Faculty of Law and Political Sciences hosted the most recent event of the “Ask the Expert!” roundtable-discussion series titled “Syria – A Battleground for Great Powers?” Péter Wagner Ph.D, Máté Szalai, Bence Németh and Zoltán Egeresi represented the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade at the event, moderated by Márton Sulyok, Ph.D, Assistant Professor at the Faculty.

Open lecture on China’s image and influence in Central Europe at IFAT

Ivana Karaskova, senior researcher on China of Prague based AMO (Association for International Affairs) and lecturer of Charles University delivered an open lecture at IFAT on the image and influence of China in the CEE region on 1st of February.

Roundtable discussion on innovation in the Hungarian defense sector

On 4th February 2019, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted a roundtable discussion entitled “Innovation in the Hungarian defense sector”, which focused on the outlook for research + development activities within the Hungarian armed forces.

The delegation of IFAT visited Algeria

On the 30th and 31st of January , 2019, the first Algerian-Hungarian Academic Seminar took place in Algiers with the participation of the researchers from the two countries. Besides the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Corvinus University of Budapest, the University of Szeged, the University of Public Service, the Századvég Foundation, as well as the Hungarian Academy of Sciences was represented in the Hungarian delegation.

Call for Applications to the Research Internship Program of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (Külügyi és Külgazdasági Intézet, KKI/IFAT) invites applications for its 12-week research internship program for undergraduate, graduate and PhD students, as well as recent graduates, starting on March 4, 2019.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Stronger Together: Future of the Economic and Monetary Union of the EU | Details »
Friday, February 1, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
China's image and influence in Central Europe | Details »
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Public lecture by the Foreign Minister of Eritrea | Details »
Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vortex – Ukraine’s Endless Conflict | Details »
Thursday, November 22, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
15 years since the Fifth Enlargement – how coherent is Europe? | Details »
Thursday, November 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stronger Together Brexit – A Form of New Cooperation or Nasty Divorce? | Details »



IFAT Podcast Special Edition - Geopolitical shifts and global trends: The view from Gellert Hill

George Friedman, the world renowned geopolitical forecaster and IR author, was a guest on IFAT's podcast (this week). He discussed the major geopolitical shifts unfolding in the US, Europe, China and Russia, while also shedding light on the long-term trends in demographics, technology, warfare and climate change. The discussion was moderated by Diána Szőke, Senior Analyst of IFAT.