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Monday, April 1

Fulbright Opportunities for Faculty and Students in the Visegrad Countries and Beyond
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Dr. Károly Jókay, Executive Director, Fulbright Hungary
Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Room 3911
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies along with Pitt University Honors College and Pitt Global
Sera Passerini
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Join us for this information session to learn about Fulbright program grants for students and faculty in Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Romania, and Bulgaria.

An expert in municipal finance and bankruptcy, Jókay taught municipal finance, public budgeting and public management in the Department of Public Policy at Central European University between 2005 and 2017. Jókay has extensive experience in Central and Eastern European countries, including Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia, completing projects on municipal bond disclosure standards, public utility transformation and regulation in the municipal services sector, as well as municipal debt regulation. He was born in Chicago to Hungarian parents, earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and has an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Illinois. Jókay moved to Hungary in 1994, became active in several civil society organizations, and established a family foundation to support the education of poor, rural children in the High School of the Reformed Church in Pápa.