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HUN-REN Institute for Computer Science and Control



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HUN-REN SZTAKI is a research institute, governed by the Eötvös Loránd Research Network.
HUN-REN SZTAKI is the acronym of the Hungarian name of the institute, while its full English name is “HUN-REN Institute for Computer Science and Control”.
The Institute was founded in 1964. Its staff consists of more than 300 full-time employees, more than 200 with university diploma and more than 70 with scientific degrees.

The fundamental task of the Institute is to perform basic and application-oriented research in an interdisciplinary setting in the fields of computer science, engineering, information technology, intelligent systems, process control, wide-area networking and multimedia.
Contract-based target research, development, training and expert support for domestic and foreign industrial, governmental and other partners are important activities at the Institute.

The mission of HUN-REN SZTAKI includes the transfer of up-to-date research results and state-of-the-art technology to university students. The Institute is very active in graduate and postgraduate education, co-operating with most technical universities in Hungary and operating common chairs, postgraduate programs with them. More than 40 members of the Institute’s researchers conduct regular lectures/classes at graduate and postgraduate levels, and senior researchers hold part-time positions as university professors. 20-30 Ph.D. students and 20-30 graduate students participate in the work of the Institute.

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