Signing the Magna Charta Universitatum

On the 18th of September Rector Prof. Dr. Péter Balla – among representatives of other universities – in the framework of a signing ceremony has formally signed the Magna Charta Universitatum in Bologna. Thus Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary has joined the international higher-educational organisation, counting almost 800 members in more than 80 countries.

Magna Charta Universitatum, the charter supporting the autonomy of higher education institutions and academic freedom, and its executive organisation were established in Bologna 1988, celebrating the 900th anniversary of the founding of the University of Bologna.