Last updated: 2020-01-23 13:55:34
Published by The Office of the Commissioner for Educational Rights
The Ministry of Education has established the Office of the Commissioner for Educational Rights pursuant to the authorisation conferred on the Minister by the Act on Higher Education. The Office is an organisational unit operating within the Ministry of Education, endowed with a special status and endowed with a relative autonomy, in charge of the protecting civil rights of the participants in the educational institutions. This is within the system of the protection of rights in Hungary, and is organized as an ombudsman-like institution.
The Ministry of Education Decree No. 40/1999. (X. 8.) OM on the duties and the operation rules of the Office of the Commissioner for Educational Rights (hereinafter: DOCER – in Hungarian: Ojbr) requires the Office to report annually on its activities to the Minister of Education. We consider it highly important to inform the general public of our activities through the issuance of this report. The Office was launched on December 1st, 1999 and this report describes our operations during the period of December 1, 1999 to December 31, 2000.