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About the Corvinus University of Budapest

Corvinus University of Budapest defines itself as a research university oriented towards education. The University admitting more than 11,000 students offers educational programmes in business administration, economics, and social sciences, and most these disciplines assure it a leading position in Hungarian higher education. At the same time, its key ambition is to display the institution's uniqueness and to exploit the synergies resulting form professional diversity and from studying multiple disciplines. Corvinus University, which functions as a real 'universitas', accepts students at three faculties and offers courses leading to degrees at the bachelor, master and doctoral level in countless specialisations taught in Hungarian, English, French or German, qualifying them in a wide variety of fields.

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About the Danube Centre for Governance Studies

The Danube Centre for Governance Studies is a non-profit entity established by faculty members of Corvinus University. Its mission is to support academic research and dissemination activities in the field of public governance. To this end, it organised small as well as large scale scientific events (including the 2017 IRSPM Annual Conference), undertook various public governance research projects for public entities, and supported the research and mobility of a broad array of PhD students and young postdocs. The Danube Centre for Governance Studies is committed to serving the Hungarian and the international academic community of public governance and therefore is honoured to organise the 2020 Annual Conference of EGPA.