The Andrássy University Budapest (AUB) is the only university outside of the German-speaking world that operates entirely in German. The AUB was established as a multinational joint venture in 2001 during the expansion of the European Union. The AUB is a Hungarian but also international university supported by Hungary, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Austria, the Free State of Bavaria, the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg, the Swiss Confederation and the Autonomous Region of Trentino South Tyrol. The major fields of study and research at AUB are history, politics, law, and economics. European topics, including those regarding European integration, lie at the forefront of research and instruction across all disciplines at AUB, an special focus is put on Central and Eastern European countries and the Danube region.
The international and interdisciplinary netPOL-Network for Political Communication was officially launched in September 2011. The network consists of a number of partner institutions, which are the Danube University Krems (Austria), Karl-Franzens-University in Graz (Austria), die Andrássy University in Budapest (Hungary), the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen (Germany), the Babeş-Bolyai-Universität in Cluj (Romania). netPOL aims is to promotes interdisciplinary networking of politics, economy and media by means of teaching staff exchange and collaborative research projects.