About us

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Who we are
The Trade Union of Employees in Higher Education (abbreviation: FDSZ) is the third bigest sectoral Union in Hungary. It organizes hihger education staff members from higher education institutions such as teachers (professors, lecturers etc.), researchers, administration staff, support personnel, technical assistant staff, teachers at the university practising schools and also already retired high education staff members..

What we do
FDSZ as an independent organisation safeguards higher education employees' interests according to laws and any other legislative acts and is able to create alliance with other organisations. FDSZ and its institutional organisations have rights to represent their members' interests on forums where governmental goals are defined, draft legislative acts are prepared and decisions are taken - all concerned to education and research in higher education. Furthermore, develops and maintains relationships with home and international organisations dealing with education and working life by representing public servants' interests employed in higher education.

Leaders of FDSZ  
Dr. Szilárd Tőrös
University of Pannonia

Dr. László Kis Papp
Budapest University of Technology and Economics


Dr. Sándor Drávicki
University of Nyíregyháza

Zsolt Pálfia
Eötvös Lóránd University

International relations

Trade Union of Employees in Higher Education (FDSZ)

Address: H-1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor u. 10.  
Phone: + 36 1 322 8550  
Fax: + 36 1 322 8451  
E-mail: fdsz@fdsz.hu  
Website: www.fdsz.hu  


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