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Received: 2021-01-15  |  Accepted: 2021-04-20  |  Published: 2021-06-30


Employment of foreign students after graduation in Hungary in the context of entrepreneurship and sustainability


In recent decades, more and more international students, including paid and scholarship-funded students coming to study in Hungary, most of them are studying in higher education institutions. The experience of studying abroad has not only broadened foreign students' horizons, but also increased their entrepreneurial awareness to a certain extent, especially increased the number of foreign companies or businesses set up by foreign students to trade and cooperate with the host country. In this sense, they are moving forward to entrepreneurship. At the same time, entrepreneurial and sustainable education in universities also play a very important role in the development of international students' awareness. After graduation, some international students choose to stay and work in Hungary, while others choose to return to their home countries or work in other countries. The present study was conducted to understand whether overseas experience has sustainable influences on career development and employment choice of foreign students, testing whether their employment intentions have changed after studying in Hungary. Furthermore, whether international students' attributes have relationships with their employment intentions. In addition, it is necessary to explore the main reasons for choosing different employment intentions. For data analysis, descriptive statistics, Paired Sample T-test and Crosstabulation were used in SPSS. The overall results show that the experience of studying abroad does have a sustainable impact on the employment intention of foreign students, but due to the different attributes of foreign students, the reasons, effects and degrees of the influence are different.


employment intentions, career choice, foreign students in Hungary, attributes of foreign students, entrepreneurship and sustainability

JEL classifications

I23 , L26 , J80





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Betáková, Janka
DTI University, Dubnica nad Váhom, Slovakia
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Wu, Jingjing
Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary
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Rudnak, Ildiko
Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary
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Magda, Robert
Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary
North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues





Issue date

June 2021

Issue DOI


ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania


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