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Hungarian Language Fonts

Dr. Berlin's Foreign Font Archive "Your One-Stop Cyber-Resource for Foreign Language Typefaces and Keyboard Utilities. The fonts available from this Web site have been collected from many sources and are intended by the authors to be distributed either as shareware (please register with the original authors!), freeware, or they have been placed in the public domain by the authors."

Yamada Language Center Font Archive YLC at the University of Oregon provides non-English Font Archive, Font Help Pages, as well as links to Other Font Collections.

Introductions

Hungarian National Anthem & Flag

Map of Hungary and Quick Facts, More Maps, More Maps

Language Profile - Hungarian, Hungary - Ethnologue

Hungarian Photo Album , Hungarian Images

Famous Hungarians

Hungarian Cuisine, More

Hungarian Music, More

Megasites

Search Engine Colossus - Hungary Links to primary Hungarian language search engines and gateways.

Hungarian Homepage Organized by regions and districts of Hungary, this is an outstanding resource.

Russian and East European Network Information Center (REENIC) - Hungary This link to the Russian and East European Network Information Center website at the University of Texas, Austin, has been preset to connect you directly to resources related to Hungary.

REESWeb - Search Hungary Do a "search keyword" for "Hungary" in the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies website database. Strong in links throughout Eastern and Central Europe as well as with the NIS.

Library of Congress Portals to the World - Hungary Resources from regional studies experts at the Library of Congress.

British Library Slavonic and East European Collections - Hungarian Internet Resources One of the largest Internet resource sites for Slavonic studies in the UK.

School of Slavonic and East European Studies University College, London -- Internet Resources on Hungary Extensive list of links on topics ranging from Government to Libraries and Archives.

Yahoo -- Regional, Countries Links - Hungary Excellent Yahoo search engine links for countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

Hungarian Electronic Library Largest Hungarian electronic resource on Web.

Slavophilia.com - Hungary Includes links to Arts, Education, Reference, Philology, Travel, etc.

Startlap Organized by topics and very deep. In Hungarian.

Hungary Guide All about Hungary with links to history, culture, art, etc.

Open Directory Project - Hungary The Open Directory Project is the largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. It is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors.

Google.com Search - Preset for Hungarian The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Hungarian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Hungarian fonts. (Also included in Language Materials links below.)

Language Materials

Hungarian Writing System Basic introduction to Hungarian alphabet with collections of links to audio files and language related websites.

University of Oregon Yamada Language Center - Hungarian List of online resources available for Hungarian language. Updated regularly.

BBC Languages across Europe - Hungarian Description of language with list of basic phrases with audio.

The Hungarian Language: A Short Descriptive Grammar By Beáta Megyesi and in pdf. format, this is a professional, academic- albeit "short" - grammar covering everything from phonology to syntax.

Hungarian Lessons "There is a growing collection of basic lessons, quizzes and puzzles on these pages. Learn the Hungarian alphabet and greetings with sounds, play hangman or other puzzles, check youself with quizzes and tests."

A Hungarian Language Course "This course was designed for beginners and no previous knowledge of Hungarian is assumed. However, the lessons may also be helpful for those people who have had previous experience and would like to improve their grammar or just simply brush up."

Introduction to the Hungarian Language Basic introductory online course with sections on alphabet, phrases and grammar.

The Hungarian Language: Journal of the Society of Hungarian Linguists Includes abstracts of articles, information on Society, etc.

Hungarian Literature Online "Hungarian Literature Online, HLO.hu is a non-commercial website to promote contemporary Hungarian literature on the web. HLO is designed to offer a growing range of materials, resources and services for a worldwide audience with a general interest in Hungarian literature as well as for publishers, scholars and students specialising in this field."

Languages on the Web - Hungarian Large collection of links to language and language related sites.

NATO Online Library - Hungarian Language Module Includes in Hungarian: NATO Handbook, NATO after Prague, and translations of NATO fact sheets.

Google.com Search - Preset for Hungarian The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Hungarian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Hungarian fonts.

Online Dictionaries

YourDictionary.com - Hungarian Although offerings for Hungarian are scant, this site is always being updated with latest resources, so stay tuned.

English-Hungarian-English Dictionary With 180,000 entries and growing, a very useful resource.

Hungarian-English-Hungarian Online Dictionary Online dictionary from Freedict.com.

Hungarian-English Morphological Dictionary Grammatical/morphological dictionary under development.

Online Media and News

Kidon Media-Link: Hungary The Hungarian selections of this Media-Link Megasite connect you with radio and television stations, newspapers and magazines.

OnlineNewspapers.com - Hungary Solid selection of online newspapers in Hungarian and English.

Voice of America - Hungarian Voice of America news broadcasting monthly publication in target language.

BBC Hungarian.com BBC news broadcasts in Hungarian.

TvRadioWorld - Hungary About: "TvRadioWorld is an informational directory dealing with radio and television broadcasters worldwide." Site allows you to bookmark favorite radio stations for listening.

MTI Hungary Website of Magyar Távirati Iroda News Agency.

Yahoo! News - Hungary Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.

SCOLA - Global Foreign Language Portal SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.

History and Culture

WWW Virtual Library - Hungary History Index Large index to sites related to Hungary and Hungarian history.

History of Hungary Excellent encyclopedia article on Hungarian history from beginnings to present day with hyperlinks to important places and personalities.

Hungary: A Brief History By István Lázár, inlcudes listing of Hungarian kings and queens.

Hungarian Culture Homepage Data from 2,500 cultural organisations in Hungary.

Balkanarama - Hungary Links to Music, Folklore and General Information, including article "Are Hungarians extraterrestrials? You be the judge."

Government and Politics

Governments on the WWW - Hungary Includes links to National Institutions and Government sites including President and most Ministries; Embassies in foreign countries, Political Parties, etc.

Political Resources on the Net - Hungary Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.

CountryWatch.com - Hungary "CountryWatch is a world leader in providing country specific geopolitical intelligence on each of the 192 countries of the world." Basic information is free; deeper resources require subscription.

Foreign and International Law - Hungary From the Washburn University School of Law Library, links to country sites for Constitutional Law, Government and Politics, Law and Legislation, Legislative Bodies, etc.

Country Studies

Hungary - A Country Study Exceptionally detailed presentation from the Library of Congress. Includes sections on: Geography, Society, Economy, Government and Politics, Very Detailed History and Historical Development, Contemporary Trends, etc.

CIA World Factbook - Hungary Good resource site for information on Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.

BBC News Country Profiles - Hungary Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.

Country Analyses

U.S. Department of State Background Notes - Hungary Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site. Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business.

International Monetary Fund - Hungary Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.

The World Bank Group - Hungary The World Bank's mission in Hungary is to promote job creation through private sector led growth, support the education and training of Hungary's people, and protect the poorest and most vulnerable in society.

The World Trade Organization "The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business." Includes detailed information on

Members and Observers - Hungary (Member)

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs - Visegrad Group "The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."

World Health Organization - Hungary About WHO" "The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Hungary The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organisation, with 178 member National Societies.

Amnesty International - Hungary Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.

Human Rights Watch - Hungary Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.

Women's/Gender Studies Association of Countries in Transition - Hungary The main objectives of the Association are: to exchange knowledge and ideas in Women's Studies, to develop Women's Studies professionals, to monitor the status of women in profession, to share curricula, to share/compare research, to encourage exchange programs, and to start newsletter

International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights is a self-governing group of non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations that act to protect human rights throughout Europe, North America, and the Central Asian republics formed from the territories of the former Soviet Union. A primary specific goal is to monitor compliance with the human rights provisions of the Helsinki Final Act and its Follow-up Documents.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) - Hungarian Language Module The NATO homepage is an excellent resource for information on member and affiliate nations and their policies and activities in the world at large..

Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Destinations - Hungary The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides -- they're very bright and know what they're talking about. Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers. Instead, they tell it how it is. Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.

Columbus Guides - Hungary Just about everything you need to know: Survival Guide, Places to Go, Embassies and Visa, Lodging, Food, Money, etc.

Yahoo Travel Guide - Hungary Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

Professional Organizations and Library Consortia

The Hungarian Language: Journal of the Society of Hungarian Linguists Includes abstracts of articles, information on Society, etc.

American Association for Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) From About: "The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL), founded in 1941, exists to advance the study and promote the teaching of Slavic and East European languages, literatures, and cultures on all educational levels, elementary through graduate school. While the largest proportion of its activities and members concentrate in the area of Russian, AATSEEL has from the beginning stressed that it embraces all Slavic and East European languages, literatures, linguistics and cultures."

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) From About: "The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, scholarly society which is the leading private organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about Russia, Central Eurasia, and Eastern and Central Europe."

British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies BASEES, according to its constitution, exists to "advance education for the public benefit in the United Kingdom in the humanities and the social sciences as they relate to the former Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe".

Slavic and East European Folklore Association "SEEFA is a non-profit organization devoted to an exchange of knowledge among scholars interested in Slavic and East European folklore. It seeks to promote instruction, to organize panels at national and international conferences, to encourage the preparation of teaching materials and translations, and to foster exchanges, summer programs, and research in Slavic and East European Folklore and related fields such as anthropology, ethnic studies, history, literature, and musicology."

Association for Women in Slavic Studies "The Association of Women in Slavic Studies is a networking resource for people concerned with the problems, status, and achievements of women in the profession. It also attempts to cover research and teaching in women's studies and questions of gender and family life in Central/Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union."

East Coast Consortium of Slavic Library Collections "The East Coast Consortium of Slavic Library Collections was established in 1993 to better coordinate activities among major Eurasian area studies collections in the Eastern United States. The Consortium presently numbers ten member institutions: Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, The New York Public Library, New York University, Princeton, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Yale."

Pacific Coast Slavic and East European Library Consortium (PACSLAV) "The Pacific Coast Slavic and East European Library Consortium (PACSLAV) was formed to promote the development of Slavic Studies resources in this region of the United States and Canada. The services provided by the Consortium are for the use an d benefit of the faculty, students, and staff of its member institutions."

Council for Slavonic and East European Library and Information Services "The most important function of COSEELIS is to represent the interests of UK libraries and other information organisations offering services in the field of Slavonic and East European studies."

Collaborative Collection Management Project for Russian and East European Studies "We offer: — For researchers in Russian and East European Studies, the only nationwide database on relevant library collections and journal holdings in the UK."

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) IREX is the premier US nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia.

Universities and Centers of Study

U.S. Institutions Teaching Hungarian From Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota. List of primary US universities offering instruction in the Hungarian language.

Hungarian Colleges and Universities Large list of links to major institutions of higher learning.

EuroEducation.net - Hungary Description of Hungarian education system, K-12 and universities.