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New National Excellence Programme, Calls for applications in academic year 2020/2021 (ÚNKP-2020), funded institutions
ÚNKP-2020 funded institutions
22 January 2021
Last modified: 08 February 2021
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In academic year 2020/2021, through the National Research, Development and Innovation Office, the Ministry for Innovation and Technology launches an open call for applications under the New National Excellence Programme (hereinafter: ÚNKP) to be funded from the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund for winning scholarships under “Research Scholarship Applications for Bachelor Students”, “Research Scholarship Applications for Masters Students”, “Research Scholarship for PhD Students”, “Power Up Science!” Research Scholarship Applications for Doctoral Candidates and Postdoctors and “Power up your Talent!” Research Scholarship for New Higher Education Students.

The ÚNKP supports the training of the next generations of Hungarian researchers and creative artists, helps them to start and stay on a research and artistic career, and provides research funding to internationally outstanding researchers and artists. The scholarship opportunities promote higher education and research excellence by supporting undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, doctoral candidates, and young researchers and academics who perform effective research and creative activities at the higher education institution. The programme aims to foster scientific research and innovation taking researcher and creative excellence into consideration on all scientific and artistic areas.

Before the call deadline, a total of 4,537 applications were received by 24 higher education institutions involved in the programme. Following the assessment of the applications by such institutions, scholarships were granted to 1,915 applicants with the approval of the Ministry for Innovation and Technology. A total of HUF 3,698,690,580 was granted in funds covering the scholarships and an operating and research funding corresponding to 40% of the total of scholarships granted to the winning applicants of host higher education institutions.

New National Excellence Programme academic year 2020/2021, funded institutions

Funding organisation: Ministry for Innovation and Technology
Source: NRDI Fund
Date of decision: 31 August 2020

Name of higher education institution Granting document ID Number of supported projects Amount of funding
(grants + 40% for host institution, HUF)
Állatorvostudományi Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-01 22 33 320 000
Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-02 52 106 260 000
Budapesti Gazdasági Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-03 7 11 768 733
Budapesti Műszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-04 190 398 720 000
Debreceni Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-05 233 465 080 000
Eszterházy Károly Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-06 17 37 940 000
Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem
ÚNKP-2020-07 344 698 320 190
Károli Gáspár Református Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-08 20 37 380 000
Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-09 26 38 420 000
Miskolci Egyetem
ÚNKP-2020-10 41 72 777 782
Magyar Képzőművészeti Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-11 26 23 800 000
Moholy-Nagy Művészeti Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-12 17 18 200 000
Nemzeti Közszolgálati Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-13 50 94 500 000
Óbudai Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-14 27 45 108 767
Pannon Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-15 42 69 720 000
Pázmány Péter Katolikus Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-16 56 98 735 104
Pécsi Tudományegyetem ÚNKP-2020-17 157 335 860 000
Semmelweis Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-18 121 293 180 133
Soproni Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-19 17 24 360 000
Széchenyi István Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-20 31 60 239 871
Színház- és Filmművészeti Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-21 19 28 000 000
Szent István Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-22 111 194 040 000
Szegedi Tudományegyetem ÚNKP-2020-23 286 508 900 000
Testnevelési Egyetem ÚNKP-2020-24 3 4 060 000
Összesen
1915 3 698 690 580
Updated: 08 February 2021
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