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The Fundamental Law of Hungary


Article X (Freedom and Responsibility) (1) Hungary shall ensure the freedom of scientific research and artistic creation, the freedom of
learning for the acquisition of the highest possible level of knowledge and, within the
framework laid down in an Act, the freedom of teaching.
(2) The State shall have no right to decide on questions of scientific truth; only scientists shall have the right to evaluate scientific research.
(3) Hungary shall protect the scientific and artistic freedom of the Hungarian Academy of
Sciences and the Hungarian Academy of Arts. Higher education institutions shall be
autonomous in terms of the content and the methods of research and teaching; their
organisation shall be regulated by an Act. The Government shall, within the framework of
an Act, lay down the rules governing the management of public institutes of higher education and shall supervise their management.