Association for Teacher Education in Europe
Eötvös Loránd University
Eötvös Loránd University was founded in 1635.The mission of ELTE is to preserve and increase national and universal culture and literacy, to cultivate scholarship, to pass on scientific knowledge, and to express and fulfil the substantive, long-term needs of Hungarian society and of Humanity as a whole.
Based on the conviction that high-quality university teaching is inconceivable without high-quality research, ELTE is committed to achieving excellence on both sides of the traditional universitas concept: the creative community of educators and students (universitas magistrorum et discipulorum) and the ideal of the university of science (universitas scientiarum).
ELTE is the main provider of teacher education in Hungary, with 219 teacher education programmes. ELTE is the main provider of teacher education in Hungary, with 219 teacher training programmes. Six of the faculties of ELTE are involved in teacher education. The University also maintains 8 public education institutions, which also serve as clinical practice placements.