Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 18, in Budapest, a conference was
held to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the introduction of Mongolian
studies in the curriculum of the Eötvös Loránd University and the 120th birth
anniversary of Ligeti Lajos, a renowned Hungarian orientalist, and philologist,
who specialized in the Mongolian language.


Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to Hungary S. Baatarjav participated
in the meeting along with eight lecturers and researchers from the National
University of Mongolia and the Mongolian State University of Education.


In his remarks
delivered at the opening of the conference, Ambassador S. Baatarjav expressed
his gratitude to the Department of Mongolian and Inner-Asian Studies and the Research
Center for Mongolian Studies for their valuable contribution to the promotion and
dissemination of Mongolian history, culture, and linguistics, for training
Mongolists and for their effective cooperation in the fields of education and


To date, more than 90
people have graduated from the Hungarian Eötvös Loránd University in Mongolian
studies, while more than 20 have gotten academic degrees.


The meeting
representatives visited the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts to be acquainted
with the Oriental Studies Fund of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. They
viewed the “Home and Temple” exhibition on 19 October 2022. On this
occasion, Ambassador S. Baatarjav presented the letter of L. Enkh-Amgalan,
Minister of Education and Science of Mongolia and the Chairman of the National
Council of Mongolian Studies.