The students of the Ferenc Rakoczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education received their diplomas

A graduation ceremony was held at  the Ferenc Rakoczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education is helping on July 1st. The event was hosted in the Reformed Church of Beregszász. This year, a total of 137 BA/BSC students and 48 MA/MSC students obtained their diplomas. 9 students of 137 obtained an honored diploma.

Brief summary of the 3rd International Scientific and Practical Conference

On June 15, 2022, the 3rd International Scientific and Practical Conference “The Impact of Accounting and Finance on the Development of Economic Processes” was organized by the Department of Accounting and Auditing of the Ferenc Rakoczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education together with partners. The event was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of...

Ferenc Rakoczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education is helping refugees

Followers of the Hungarian Orthodox Exarchate of the Universal Patriarchate of Constantinople has recently raised donations, including clothing, medicine, footwear, and food for Ukrainian refugees. The collected donation was transported to Ferenc Rakoczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education by the Association of Transcarpathian Border Municipalities. The institute immediately offered its help in this...

Rakoczi College and the Niagara University – the beginning of a successful collaboration

On June 13, the leaders of the Ferenc Rakoczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education and the representatives of the Niagara University  held an online discussion. The main questions discussed on the meeting was the cooperation between the two higher education institutions. On the behalf of the college,  dr. Ildikó Orosz president,  dr. István...

Venice Commission’s Expert Opinion of the 2019 Law on Supporting the Functioning of the Ukrainian Language as the State Language

2019.12.21 News 544 view(s)

Below you will find the opinion of the Venice Commission on the Ukrainian state language of 2019, i.e. the Law on Supporting the Functioning of the Ukrainian Language as the State Language in Hungarian and Ukrainian translations as well as its original text in the English language. The Opinion was adopted by the Venice Commission...


George Rákóczi II – the warrior

2019.12.19 News 530 view(s)

Among the Transylvanian princes George Rákóczi II (1621-1660) can be called a warrior because of his fight with the Turks and his unsuccessful campaign in Poland. He was prepared for reign from his childhood. His father educated him to read the Bible and go to church. As captain of Várad, he married Zsófia Báthori, the...


Human Geographical Processes in East Central Europe: Problems, Tendencies and Trends

2019.12.11 News 381 view(s)

International Geographical Conference Berehove (Transcarpathia, Ukraine), March 26–27, 2020 Following the successful conferences in 2012 and 2016, the Ferenc Rákóczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education is organizing its third international geographical conference in cooperation with the Research Institute for National Strategy (Budapest, Hungary), the Department of Regional Science at Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest,...


Wilson in Verkhovyna

2019.12.10 News 410 view(s)

Szabó Simon, a Greek Catholic canon, the leader of the Hungarian Ruthenian People’s Assembly, declared in November 1918, “The people heard president Wilson’s wakening word and discuss in their wooden huts the rights of nations for self-determination.” Szabó’s comment is rather a rhetorical element fitting the political climate, than a description of the Ruthenian highland’s...


Proposals of the Transcarpathian Hungarian Pedagogical Association regarding the teaching of Hungarian and Hungarian-language education in Ukraine

2019.11.29 News 417 view(s)

The Transcarpathian Hungarian Pedagogical Association sent a letter regarding the Hungarian-language education in Ukraine to Hanna Novosad, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine. This letter was also sent to the editorial staff of Karpátalja.ma, we publish it without any changes. Our association continues to await the implementation of the Venice Commission’s proposal to amend Article 7 and...


The Law on Language still remains in focus – a statement by Ildikó Orosz on the investigation of the Venice Commission

2019.11.23 Featured news, News 427 view(s)

Last September, the Ukrainian parliament adopted a new law on education, which not only makes it difficult, but also impossible, for minority schools to teach in their national languages. According to the law, Hungarian educational institutions should gradually switch to Ukrainian-language teaching from the 5th grade onwards. This is also in contradiction with Ukraine’s constitution...


A Statement of the Transcarpathian Hungarian Pedagogical Association, November 20, 2019

2019.11.22 News 321 view(s)

The Transcarpathian Hungarian Pedagogical Association is concerned about the events occuring around the Hungarian-language education in Ukraine: the news about the cancellation of Hungarian-language textbook publishing that have appeared in the media in recent weeks, as well as sharp reductions in the number of native and foreign language lessons in elementary schools, interference with the...


There is No Law Anymore

2019.11.15 News 679 view(s)

This is the way a Mezővári (Vary) resident who was returning home from Budapest in November 1918 interpreted the fact that the Aster Revolution won in Hungary and Károlyi Mihály formed a new government. As a result of the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the ubiquitous chaos in the social life of north-eastern Hungarian counties...