Embassy on the Road

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U.S. Embassy Budapest offers various program opportunities for high schools, universities, and other local audiences (student groups, NGOs, etc.) covering a wide range of topics including environmental issues, security cooperation, media literacy, diplomacy, international relations, and more. You can find further details on each activity below. All programs are free of charge.

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Developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), this game challenges students to explore energy choices and teaches the considerations and costs in deciding what type of energy generation to build. Students will work in teams to fill up their community’s energy grid and compete to come up with the cheapest and most sustainable solution.

Prior to the game, Embassy colleagues will provide a short EPA presentation about energy sources and pollution.

Duration: 60 minutes

Number of players: 6 (min.) – 36 (max.)

Recommended age group: 14 and above

This program is available in English and in Hungarian.

Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks between submitting your request and your proposed program date.

Privacy Act Statement

AUTHORITIES: The information is sought pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 301; 22 U.S.C. 2651a and 22 U.S.C. 3921; and 22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.

PURPOSE: The information solicited on this form will be used to contact the requester to discuss additional details of the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs and confirm the specific date / location for the implementation of the event. This pertains only to U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents under the Privacy Act.

ROUTINE USES: The information on this form will only be shared with Department of State employees. No information on this form will be shared outside of the Department of State. More information on the Routine Uses for the system can be found in the System of Records Notice State-08, Educational and Cultural Exchange Program Records.

DISCLOSURE: Providing this information is voluntary. Failure to provide the information requested on this form may result in the Embassy’s inability to contact the requester and provide the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs.

 

Application Form

Generate: The Game of Energy Sources Form

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Developed by the National Museum of American Diplomacy, these diplomatic simulation games immerse students in skill-building role-plays based on real-world scenarios. During a Diplomacy Simulation, students form teams and practice collaborating with people who have diverse values, interests, and perspectives to reach a mutually beneficial outcome. Read more about the benefits of Diplomatic Simulations in our Practice Negotiation Skills Through Diplomatic Simulation Anywhere in Hungary article. 

Prior to the game, Embassy colleagues will provide a short presentation about the work of the State Department and the U.S. Embassy.

Duration: 90 minutes

Number of players: 12 (min.) – 36 (max.)

Recommended age group: 14 and above

All scenarios are available in English. The “Nuclear Crisis” and the “AIDS Crisis” scenarios are available in Hungarian as well.

Please allow a minimum of 3 weeks between submitting your request and your proposed program date.

Privacy Act Statement

AUTHORITIES: The information is sought pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 301; 22 U.S.C. 2651a and 22 U.S.C. 3921; and 22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.

PURPOSE: The information solicited on this form will be used to contact the requester to discuss additional details of the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs and confirm the specific date / location for the implementation of the event. This pertains only to U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents under the Privacy Act.

ROUTINE USES: The information on this form will only be shared with Department of State employees. No information on this form will be shared outside of the Department of State. More information on the Routine Uses for the system can be found in the System of Records Notice State-08, Educational and Cultural Exchange Program Records.

DISCLOSURE: Providing this information is voluntary. Failure to provide the information requested on this form may result in the Embassy’s inability to contact the requester and provide the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs.

 

Application Form

Diplomacy Simulation Game Form

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Please note that only the HIV/AIDS Crisis and the Nuclear Crisis scenarios are available in Hungarian.
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Developed by the State Department’s Global Engagement Center, Harmony Square challenges students to disturb the square’s peace and quiet by fomenting internal divisions and pitting its residents against each other over the course of 4 short levels. The goal of the game is to expose the tactics and manipulation techniques that are used to mislead people, build up a following, or exploit societal tensions for political purposes.

Before and after the game, Embassy colleagues will offer an introductory and debriefing session and will discuss the importance of recognizing fake news.

Duration: 45 minutes

Number of players: No restrictions

Recommended age group: 12 and above

Harmony Square is available both in English and in Hungarian. The introductory and debriefing segments are done in English by default.

Please allow a minimum of 3 weeks between submitting your request and your proposed program date.

Privacy Act Statement

AUTHORITIES: The information is sought pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 301; 22 U.S.C. 2651a and 22 U.S.C. 3921; and 22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.

PURPOSE: The information solicited on this form will be used to contact the requester to discuss additional details of the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs and confirm the specific date / location for the implementation of the event. This pertains only to U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents under the Privacy Act.

ROUTINE USES: The information on this form will only be shared with Department of State employees. No information on this form will be shared outside of the Department of State. More information on the Routine Uses for the system can be found in the System of Records Notice State-08, Educational and Cultural Exchange Program Records.

DISCLOSURE: Providing this information is voluntary. Failure to provide the information requested on this form may result in the Embassy’s inability to contact the requester and provide the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs.

 

Application Form

Harmony Square Form

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Suggested Date:*
Please allow a minimum of 3 weeks between submitting your request and your proposed program date.
Suggested Time:*
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two men talking in front of student group with a projection screen in the background

The United States Army employs military personnel to engage with locals to help them familiarize with military presence in a host country and to further discuss the importance of security alliances such as NATO. The CAT team talks about their duties and go deep into the history and milestones of NATO. At the end of the presentation students will have the opportunity to ask the CAT members about military or defense-related topics.

Duration: 45 minutes

Number of attendees: No restrictions

Recommended age group: 12 and above

Language: English only

Please allow a minimum of 4 weeks between submitting your request and your proposed program date.

Privacy Act Statement

AUTHORITIES: The information is sought pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 301; 22 U.S.C. 2651a and 22 U.S.C. 3921; and 22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.

PURPOSE: The information solicited on this form will be used to contact the requester to discuss additional details of the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs and confirm the specific date / location for the implementation of the event. This pertains only to U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents under the Privacy Act.

ROUTINE USES: The information on this form will only be shared with Department of State employees. No information on this form will be shared outside of the Department of State. More information on the Routine Uses for the system can be found in the System of Records Notice State-08, Educational and Cultural Exchange Program Records.

DISCLOSURE: Providing this information is voluntary. Failure to provide the information requested on this form may result in the Embassy’s inability to contact the requester and provide the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs.

 

Application Form

Civil Affairs Team - Presentation on NATO Form

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Please allow a minimum of 4 weeks between submitting your request and your proposed program date.
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Embassy speakers can address a wide variety of topics; previous presentations have covered the life of a U.S. diplomat, economic conditions in Hungary, the work of an FBI agent, the duties of a U.S. Marine, the U.S. school system, and much more. In your request, please specify what topic you would like us to address.

Duration: 45 minutes

Number of attendees: No restrictions

Recommended age group: 12 and above

Language: English only

Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks between submitting your request and your proposed program date.

Privacy Act Statement

AUTHORITIES: The information is sought pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 301; 22 U.S.C. 2651a and 22 U.S.C. 3921; and 22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.

PURPOSE: The information solicited on this form will be used to contact the requester to discuss additional details of the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs and confirm the specific date / location for the implementation of the event. This pertains only to U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents under the Privacy Act.

ROUTINE USES: The information on this form will only be shared with Department of State employees. No information on this form will be shared outside of the Department of State. More information on the Routine Uses for the system can be found in the System of Records Notice State-08, Educational and Cultural Exchange Program Records.

DISCLOSURE: Providing this information is voluntary. Failure to provide the information requested on this form may result in the Embassy’s inability to contact the requester and provide the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs.

 

Application Form

Embassy Speaker Form

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Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks between submitting your request and your proposed program date.
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Alumni are former participants of various U.S. exchange programs sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. They may be scholars, researchers, students, teachers, journalists, or other experts. Alumni speakers can speak to a wide variety of topics including environmental issues, media literacy and cybersecurity awareness, women’s empowerment, diversity and inclusion, investigative journalism, and more. Alumni may also talk about their exchange experience in general. In your request, please specify what topic you would like us to address or what exchange program you would like to be represented.

Duration: 45 minutes

Number of attendees: No restrictions

Recommended age group: 12 and above

Language: English (upon request, it can also be held in Hungarian)

Please allow a minimum of 3 weeks between submitting your request and your proposed program date.

Privacy Act Statement

AUTHORITIES: The information is sought pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 301; 22 U.S.C. 2651a and 22 U.S.C. 3921; and 22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.

PURPOSE: The information solicited on this form will be used to contact the requester to discuss additional details of the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs and confirm the specific date / location for the implementation of the event. This pertains only to U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents under the Privacy Act.

ROUTINE USES: The information on this form will only be shared with Department of State employees. No information on this form will be shared outside of the Department of State. More information on the Routine Uses for the system can be found in the System of Records Notice State-08, Educational and Cultural Exchange Program Records.

DISCLOSURE: Providing this information is voluntary. Failure to provide the information requested on this form may result in the Embassy’s inability to contact the requester and provide the Embassy on the Road Outreach Programs.

 

Application Form

Alumni Speaker Form

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Suggested Date:*
Please allow a minimum of 3 weeks between submitting your request and your proposed program date.
Suggested Time:*
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