Veszprém won the title of the European Capital of Culture in 2023

Veszprém won the title of the European Capital of Culture (ECC) in 2023! The winner bid was prepared with the professional support of HETFA. In the final round Veszprém competed with Győr and Debrecen. Veszprém applied jointly with the Bakony and Balaton Region for the ECC title. According to the current plans, in order to […]

Kicking-off the project on Social Progress Index in Brussels

The kick-off meeting of the project „Measuring What Matters to EU Citizens: Social Progress in the European Region” was held on 19 December 2018 in Brussels. With the participation of HETFA, first an internal discussion took place within the consortium then we visited the contact point at DG Regio to have an in-depth understanding of […]

Joint publication of HETFA visiting fellows in the Geoforum journal

The joint publication of Boldizsár Megyesi (research fellow of HÉTFA) and Károly Mike (visiting research fellow of HÉTFA), Communities after markets, The long road of winemakers to self-governance in post-communist Hungary, is published in the regional academic journal, Geoforum. This study examines how the market institutions of post-socialist countries affect self-organization. Our fellows argue that […]