Cooperation between ECPD UPEACE Belgrade and Budapest Metropolitan University

Cooperation between ECPD UPEACE Belgrade and Budapest Metropolitan University


As part of the strategy for the internationalization of activities and the expansion of international cooperation in the field of academic education, at the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023, contacts between European Center for Peace and Development of the University for Peace est. by United Nations (ECPD) and Budapest Metropolitan University and the began. In the first contacts, the needs and possibilities of realization of joint, double-degree programs of these two university centers were highlighted. Budapest Metropolitan University has been founded on programs that are oriented towards the modern needs of the business community, creative industry and art. Also, it is distinguished by a sizable number of foreign students, in the overall student body, under the motto "Learn and discover in the heart of Europe!". Bearing in mind the potential of ECPD to gather the most creative scientific minds in the world in the realization of their programs, as the main strategic plans of the Metropolitan and its young leadership, the two sides, as a first step, approached the adoption of a Memorandum of Understanding.


Professor Rada Peter, PhD, took part in the conversations that led to the final act, Vice Rector for International Relations, as well as Prof. Ph.D., Vasa Laszlo, Vice Rector, and, on the authority of the Executive Director, Academician Prof. Dr. Negoslav Ostojić, prof. Dr. Siniša Zarić, Vice Dean of ECPD International Postgraduate Studies. On behalf of the ECPD, Professor Zarić signed the Memorandum on February 1, 2023, in the premises of the Metropolitan University in Budapest. This is the first step towards the realization of another form of cooperation between the two neighboring countries, in which the participation of professors and students from the wider international community is foreseen.





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University for Peace established by the United Nations

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