Get to know our early history dating back to the 1940s.
British Council Hungary celebrates its 60th anniversary
60 years of connecting people and creating opportunities
The British Council in Hungary was officially established in 1963. Over these 60 years, we have adapted to changing times, adopted new technologies and have expanded exponentially, reaching millions through language teaching and cultural exchange.
Join us in celebrating and explore our special anniversary page to discover highlights from the past six decades in culture, arts, education, and community empowerment.
We moved to our modern, new headquarters in the 1990s and was fortunate to welcome Diana, Princess of Wales visited on our premises. Read on the explore the details!
The best of the UK cultural scene were introduced to Hungarian audiences, including British music, contemporary dance performances, theatre and fine arts.
Explore how we’ve reformed language teaching and launched educational exchange programs to help generations of young people access the skills they need to succeed.
British culture really burst into Hungarian public consciousness in 2008 with Great Britmania, one of our most successful arts projects.
How did our visionary initiative of 2008, Creative Cities address the vital themes of sustainability and creating liveable cities? Learn more!
Our education projects of 2010 have been a real success involving schools, education experts, and cultural institutes. We were fortunate to receive another Royal couple the same year.
Get to know the Selector’s global programme, showcasing the best UK music every week and sharing it with the world.
Discover FameLab, the world’s leading science communication competition and learn about it’s realisation in Hungary.
“People to People” built on the UK’s multicultural traditions to bring people together for supporting mutual understanding and diversity.
By introducing the best of British talent to Hungary, we enable intercultural connections thereby fostering mutual understanding and dialogue.
Learn how the British Council in Hungary embraces the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for advancing education and the development of young people.
Get to know how we support artistic endeavours such as the performance “BLKDOG” by Botis Seva, for enabling dialogue on social issues.