Update: The validity of the certificate was extended by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences until September 30, 2021.

Wigner Research Centre for Physics is a Centre of Excellence of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

The Academy decided that based on the excellent results of the performance audit of the research network the members of the research network still currently belonging to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences will be entitled to use the brand name “Excellent MTA Institute” for at least one year from 1 September 2019.

As reported earlier, the Academy had a comprehensive audit according to international standards in 2019 with the participation of Hungarian and international experts invited by the MTA and the ITM. The audit, which was completed in April 2019, proved that the research network of the MTA ranks as one of the most excellent research networks in Europe. The performance of the network is outstanding, and there are several research workshops on the cutting edge of science which can be regarded as national treasures.

Certificate of Excellence