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These foundations and colleges, bases of the Hungarian "conservative revolution"

2021-12-02T17:19:05.568Z

President Viktor Orban has created an ecosystem of excellent boarding schools and universities run by foundations rather than the state.



Whatever the result of the legislative elections of April 2022, “town planning” will survive Viktor Orban, especially in the field of education, where the base of the

Hungarian “

conservative revolution

” is solid.

This infuriates the opposition, which accuses the sovereignist Prime Minister of having imposed his ideology on the country, by handing over the public university to foundations and private boarding schools.

It is in order to

"guarantee the independence of these entities, whatever the power",

and to

"modernize higher education by facilitating cooperation with the private sector"

that the government of Viktor Orban officially created private foundations. and endowed them with hundreds of state assets, worth around 3 billion euros according to the media.

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These foundations inherited buildings and castles, tourist facilities and land, and also received equity portfolios and financial endowments.

The opposition protests against this

"carving up"

of the State and against the

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Source: lefigaro

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