Minecraft: Education Edition comes to European schools

A new version of Minecraft aimed at helping schoolchildren learn has been released after feedback from tens of thousands of teachers and students. Minecraft: Education Edition has been launched in 11 languages around the world, and landed in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, … Read more »

Europe Code Week: A timely reminder for partnership

By Sylvie Laffarge, Director, Philanthropies Europe, Microsoft Significant progress has been made when it comes to injecting computer science education into more curricula across Europe. But we can’t slow down. Europe Code Week reminds us that the power to drive change resides within us all. This year we are reinforcing … Read more »

Europe Code Week

This Europe Code Week, we focus on short-term and long-term ways to prepare current and future generations for our modern, digital workforce; and ultimately nurture a passion for STEM education among young Europeans. Check out what we have planned around the region! … Read more »

Skool: Helping more Hungarian girls get into tech

Technológiai Oktatásért Foundation helps future proof Hungary’s talent pipeline Last year, Microsoft launched Upgrade Your World, an initiative celebrating the non-profits who are working to create a better tomorrow and the technology shaping our world. Over the next few months we’ll be highlighting some of our European non-governmental organization (NGO) … Read more »

Innovative Educational Support at the University of Debrecen

Budapest, 08 September 2014 – Microsoft provides cutting-edge cloud-based e-mail service, internal institutional e-mail addresses with 50 gigabytes of storage and 1 terabyte of personal storage space to 30.000 students at the University of Debrecen. The University of Debrecen is one of the biggest universities in Hungary with 15 faculty … Read more »

Statzup – Statistics-based fantasy football from Hungary!

With a team comprised of childhood friends, Statzup was founded in December 2012. These football and sports entuthiasts specialize in fantasy football and so far they have developed games where football fans can create their own virtual teams (mirroring real players) to compete in leagues against others. What differentiates Statzup … Read more »