The Equilibrium Institute's City Diplomacy Index

The Equilibrium Institute published its City Diplomacy Index

How do we become a smart nation?

The Equilibrium Institute’s policy proposals for renewing Hungarian K-12 education

The Equilibrium Institute is Hungary's Independent Think Tank

We are working on drafting an attractive and achievable vision and policy suggestions that build on said vision and surpass the brackets of current political discourse in Hungary.

The Equilibrium Institute is Hungary’s new think tank. Its work focuses primarily on coming up with an attractive and realistic vision of Hungary’s future and the policy proposals based on this vision. These proposals transcend the prevailing political discourse in Hungary and seek to open up new trajectories. The Institute aims to overcome the traditional partisan and ideological fault lines that define Hungarian society and politics, in order to identify effective and forward-looking, future-focused solutions to the challenges of the 21st century.



The Equilibrium Institute believes in the idea of a Hungary that is not dominated by a single political and economic vision but is defined by the free and open competition of various political ideologies and policies, as well as the institutions that advocate them. We believe in a Hungary where we are not afraid of allowing our own ideas to be contested by alternative views and values, and where we search for new opportunities through rigorous debates based on mutual respect and trust. The Equilibrium Institute believes in a Hungary in which the political, economic and cultural elites are committed to the future of the country and the nation, and are capable of formulating new and creative visions of the future that aim to benefit the entire national community.

Our Publications

The Equilibrium Institute’s most recent books, studies and policy proposals.

City Diplomacy Index methodology

The Equilibrium Institute’s short summary of its City Diplomacy Index

How do we become a smart nation?

The Equilibrium Institute’s policy proposals for renewing Hungarian K-12 education


How can every Hungarian get a fair chance?

Strengthening the ability of the Hungarian education system to create opportunities for all


Areas of Research

Community, Trust, Nation

A community-centric nation with strong solidarity. Reinforcing cooperation and cohesion in Hungarian society.

A Clean Country

A cleaner natural environment. A cleaner and more orderly residential environment. Cleaner public life.



Smart country

Investing into the Hungarian people: knowledge-based society, social mobility and welfare. Redesigning the state for the 21st century, creating strong Hungarian enterprises and laying the foundations for Hungary’s economic resurgence.

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The Taiwan Miracle and its lessons for Hungary

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