About us

Welcome to the website of the Research Centre for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences! By unifying scholarly excellency, creditable science and dedication for society the research institute network of the Academy becomes the creator of values in the field of national and international success, Hungarian and global science. 

As an institution of the principal professional research institute network in Hungary we strive to undertake a role in the service of the common good, and the establishment of the future by explorative research promising significant and valuable results relevant in the international scientific community, based on Hungarian research traditions. 

The staff of the Research Centre for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences are driven by no less goal than to be the most excellent among Hungarian research facilities in the field of humanities, and to represent the greatest traditions and most advanced research tendencies of Hungarian scientific culture within the international community. They are predestined to strive after this goal by the continually renewing intellectual strength and dedication of the research centre. They consider their most important task to do internationally outstanding basic research in the interdisciplinary topics represented by the member institutes. Beyond this they aim to renew communication with key actors of Hungarian and international scientific life and to make the research of humanities visible for the public aided by modern media.