HUNGARY – Magyarország (30/04/2015)


Presentation given during the 2015 Research and Innovation Tour pdf - 754 KB [754 KB]


"Research, Innovation and Science: Cooperation between EU Member States, Associated Countries, the European Union and China: A Testimony of Excellence" pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]

Priority fields of cooperation

Information and communication Technologies (ICT), life sciences, including healthcare and medical technologies; bio- and nanotechnology, including the development and application of new materials; energy utilization, including new and renewable energies, as well as development of green technologies; environmental protection, as well as waste and water management; agriculture, including food processing, food safety and security, animal husbandry, fish breeding and farming technologies.

Joint institutes

  • Sino-Hungarian Joint Laboratory of Environmental Science, in which the partners are: China University of Geosciences, Wuhan – Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest
  • Ongoing discussion on Wigner Physics Institute of HAS – CAS Lanzhou Modern Physics Hungarian Joint Laboratory 
  • Modern Applied Physics laboratories with various Chinese partners (Wigner Institute HAS)

Information on bilateral agreements

  • Between the Government of Hungary and the Government of People’s Republic of China there is an Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation from 2002. For the purpose of implementation of the Agreement, Joint Committee for Scientific and Technological Cooperation was established, which consist of government representatives and experts designated by each party.
  • The Joint Committee has a meeting in every two years last one was held in Beijing in 2013, next session planned to be held in Hungary, in 2015.
  • Between the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences there is an Agreement on Scientific Cooperation from 1984. In 2014 they signed an agreement for developing a “Modern China and Hungary” researchers’ cooperation with the aim of integrating researchers involved in Chinese/Hungarian studies and researchers with Chinese/Hungarian research interests.
  • The Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Sciences signed agreement on establishment of joint laboratories in 2014, which is based on the existing exchange of relevant institutions and a strong need to collaborate in designated fields of common interest.


EURAXESS "Funding Guide for Researchers Mobility and Collaboration between Europe and China" 2015

  • National Scientific Research Fund (OTKA) – basic research
  • Hungarian-Chinese S&T Cooperation Projects – hard sciences
  • Hungarian Scholarship Board - full and partial PhD Programme, postgraduate studies, post-doc studies and research scholarships, research stays for high-ranking academics
  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences: Visiting Scientist Programme, “Momentum” Research Programme, Postdoctoral Research Programme, Domus Hungary Scholarship
  • Stipendium Hungaricum 


Scientific Country Profile Hungary

National Scientific Research Fund

National Innovation Office Hungary

Hungarian Scholarship Board Office

Hungarian Academy of Sciences