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Deadline on administrative rules extended: So why all that hyperventilating about CEU and academic freedom?

Oct 27, 2017 - Zoltán Kovács

Last spring, media and opinion leaders all over the world pilloried Hungary for what they claimed was an attempt to ‘shutter the Soros-funded Central European University’ and ‘crack down on freedom of education,’ following the introduction of administrative requirements in the amended law on higher education. The new rules imposed an impossible deadline, they argued, that could not be met.