A cooperation agreement was signed between the University of Dunaújváros and Linde Gáz Magyarország Ltd. The aim of the cooperation is to organise joint education, provide professional internships and organise professional events.


Linde Gáz Magyarország Ltd. was represented by Ákos Hegedüs CEO, Dániel Balogh Business Development Manager, László Gyura Welding Technology Manager and Zsófia Görgey Communications Manager. On behalf of University of Dunaújváros Dr. István András, Rector, Dr. Mónika Rajcsányi-Molnár, Deputy Rector for Institutional Development and General Affairs and Dr. Judit Pázmán, Deputy Rector for Science and Research were present at the event, while the Foundation for the University of Dunaújváros was represented by Dr. Béla Palotás, Professor Emeritus, Member of the Board of Trustees, and Dr. Róbert Móger, Director for Development of the Foundation. 

Linde Gáz Magyarország Ltd. is one of the leading suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases and gas equipment in Hungary. It has manufacturing and filling facilities in Budapest, Répcelak, Miskolc, Kazincbarcika and Dunaújváros. The company was launched in 1992. It employs more than 400 people and had net sales of approximately HUF 59 billion in 2020. Under the agreement, which was signed on 24 February 2022, Linde experts will also be involved in university teaching in the fields of gas safety and welding technologies: as guest lecturers, they will participate in the teaching of courses as colleagues with expertise in gas applications. In addition, students will have the opportunity to do professional internship at locations of Linde and secondary school students will have the chance to do a summer internship at the same site. All this will be complemented by an Internship Scholarship Programme which will be supported by Linde Gáz Magyarország Ltd.

It is also planned to organize open days, which are expected to be held at Linde's Dunaújváros site. In addition, the company provides technical support, tailored to the needs of the Paks II. investment, for the construction of a new welding laboratory and the professional training taking place there. Professional events and technical meetings will take place at the University of Dunaújváros and at Linde's sites. During the cooperation the R & D projects will receive special attention, in particular the gas-shielded welding technology and the hydrogenizing (PEM cell) test laboratory.

During the ceremony, Ákos Hegedüs, CEO also announced the introduction of scholarships. Linde is planned to support the studies of 3-5 students in the next academic year.

“Linde Gáz Magyarország Ltd. places great emphasis on the training of the future’s engineers. I am proud to be able to provide professional support and scholarships to the students of the University of Dunaújváros, “ said the CEO at the signing ceremony of the cooperation agreement.


Photo: Enikő Szabóné Zsedrovits / Dunaújvárosi Hírlap


Photo: Enikő Szabóné Zsedrovits / Dunaújvárosi Hírlap