The article of István Hegedűs entitled "Európa-görcsök" ("Inflexibility towards Europe") was published in Népszava on 24 December 2002 about the completion of the accession negotiations between Hungary and the European Union.
István Hegedűs participated at the meeting between Guy Verhofstadt and Sophie in 't Veld, ALDE Group Leaders in the European Parliament with Hungarian liberals and NGO representatives in Budapest on 20 November 2015.
The Hungarian Europe Society organised a workshop entitled "Illiberal democracies – what can the European Union do in case a member state regularly and systematically breaches European values and regulations?" on 24 April 2015 in Hotel Marmara, Budapest.
An interview with István Hegedűs about the Hungarian regime-change and the ideological shift of Fidesz entitled "I was forgotten to be hanged" was published in the 17-23 April 2014 issue of the weekly Figyelő.