School choice

Objectives of the Program

of the Programme is to encourage and stimulate Hungarian or partly Hungarian families living in foreign areas to choose a Hungarian-language school for their Hungarian-speaking children who will be attending Hungarian schools. Choosing Hungarian schools ensures the survival of Hungarian communities by passing on the Hungarian language and culture, and provides children with more knowledge and a greater sense of connection through the education of two languages and two cultures.

Regions involved

In Slovakia, Zakarpattya oblast (Ukraine) and Croatia all territories, regions are covered by the Programme where families with hungarian identity live. In Transylvania and Partium the following counties are covered by the Programme Arad, Bistrita-Nasaud, Bihor, Alba, Hunedoara, Caras-Severin, Maramures, Satu Mare, Sibiu, Timis as well as several micro-regions: The so-called Csángó land in Bacau, the region of Dej and Turda in Cluj county, and the region of Reghin in Mures county.

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