The Brussels center of the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC) will soon open its doors under the leadership of Werner Patzelt, professor emeritus of comparative politics at the University of Dresden, and Frank Füredi, professor at the University of Kent, the prime minister’s political director, Balázs Orbán, announced.
“We still have a lot of work to do, so yesterday afternoon we reviewed the tasks that lie ahead with the future staff of the institution,” he said.
Thanks to the new center, MCC students will be able to go on regular study trips to Brussels, the headquarters of the European Union, where they will be able to learn more about European political and economic processes and the workings of the EU institutions. It will also be part of the vibrant EU headquarters and host a number of conferences and book launches.
The establishment of the center in Belgium is a major milestone, as it is an important goal for Hungary to build itself into a knowledge powerhouse through conscious construction, in which MCC will play a major role, he stressed.