Study Abroad in Budapest
Speaker: Gabor Bojar, Founder of AIT and Professor of IT Entrepreneurship
Department: School of Engineering and Applied Science
Location: Friend Center Convocation Room 114
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Talk Title: Study abroad in Budapest
Presenter: Gábor Bojár, Founder of AIT and Professor of IT Entrepreneurship
An upcoming talk will be presented on campus to encourage students to consider a great new study abroad program, Aquincum Institute of Technology BUDAPEST. The program offers foundational courses in computer science in addition to courses focused on advanced applications and the business side of IT.
Gábor Bojár, founder and professor at AIT-Budapest, will be giving a presentation about the program on Tuesday, March 25th at 4 PM in Friend 114. Pizza and small treats from Hungary will be served!
About AIT: The AIT program has a first-rate faculty made up of professors that are respected leaders in the fields of computer science, computational biology, design, and entrepreneurship, including Erno Rubik (inventor of the Rubik's Cube and recent recipient of the U.S. Outstanding Contributions to Science Education Award), and Gábor Bojár, (founder of Graphisoft, the most successful global software company from Central Europe). All classes are conducted in English at AIT's state-of-the-art campus on the lovely banks of the Danube River. Students live in vibrant neighborhoods within the Budapest city center and have ample opportunities to interact with Hungarian students and explore Hungarys rich cultural heritage.
AIT is small and friendly, with typical class sizes of 5-15 students. The program also includes a number of Hungarian students who attend the top University of Technology in Hungary, BME. Recent U.S. AIT students have come from institutions such as Harvard, Yale, Brown, MIT, Cornell and several others. The full range of AIT Alumni can be found on our website: http://www.ait-budapest.com/ait-alumni
The AIT website and APPLICATION materials are available online at: http://www.ait-budapest.com
Applications for the Fall 2014 term are due by April 1, 2014 and applications for Spring 2015 are due by November 1, 2014. (Although, completed applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Admission decisions are then given within two weeks time).
Contacts: Prof. Ran Libeskind-Hadas (email@example.com) and Prof. Michael Orrison (firstname.lastname@example.org) at Harvey Mudd College serve as the North American Co-Directors for AIT, and Dorka Szekely (email@example.com) is the Student Coordinator in Budapest, and they are available and eager to answer any questions that you might have about the program.