Associate professor, head of department
Holds degrees in regional and urban development (Eötvös Loránd University) and economics (University of Szeged). Recieved a regional science Phd. Has been participating in the national planning and programmeming activities related to the EU structural funds since 2002, served as Hungarian coordinator for several international programmemes (ESPON, EUKN, URBACT). Has worked at the Budapest University of Technology, for nine years at VÁTI Ltd. for Regional and Urban Development as an analyst/planner, then as head of office responsible for the national regional development plan, later urban development and international relations, finally, as head of office responsible for tasks related to regional development and urban planning under the Hungarian presidency of the EU. Between 2011 and 2013, he has been working at the Ministry for National Economy as head of department responsible for the preparation of regional and urban development programmemes for the EU programmeming period 2014-2020 (OFTK, TOP, VEKOP); then continued his career at the National Bank of Hungary. Served as vice-president of the Hungarian Society for Urban Planning from 2012 to 2015, which he currently represents as the Hungarian member of the European Council of Spatial Planners. He has been teaching at university since 2001.
Professor, vice head of department
Works at the University since 1986, head of the Department for Environmental Economics and Technology between 2002 and 2015. Holds degrees in economics and pedagogy of economics, has been active int he field of environmental economics since 1994.
Associate professor, responsible person for REE MA program
Holds degrees in regional and urban development and environmental geography (University of Szeged) and geographical information systems (Budapest University of Technology). Over the last ten years, he has been working as senior planner and head of office of VÁTI Ltd. for Regional and Urban Development; head of department at the Office for National Economic Planning and at the Research Institue for National Strategy. From 2000 onwards, he has been participating actively in spatial and strategic planning and development projects at the national and international level, notably as chief planner of the main planning documents governing the current EU programmeming period (Partnerhip Agreement, National Development and Territorial Development Concept). He has been a university lecturer since 1999.
She has been in our Institute since 2017. She is a cultural organizer and andragogue (ELTE).
He has been working at the University since2019. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2018 in the Modern and ContemporaryHistory Doctoral Program of Eötvös Loránd University. He holds an MA in Historyand Geography, and a BA in Psychology. Between 2014 and 2015, he was a SeniorResearcher at the Department of International Relations at the TsinghuaUniversity in Beijing under the joint intergovernmental scholarship program ofthe Balassi Institute and the Chinese Government Scholarship Council. In 2017,he was a visiting scholar at the Fudan Development Institute, Fudan University.He has also worked as a senior researcher at the Pallas Athene Innovation andGeopolitical Foundation (PAIGEO) since 2015.
Has been working at the University since 1995. His current teaching activities are mainly related to regional studies – regional economics, policy, programming. His current research is focused on regional policy in the EU after 2014, locally based economic development and theories of economic growth and development at the regional level.
Has been working at the Future Studies Department of CUB since 1990. Recipient of the Széchenyi István research scholarship from 2001-2004, DsC since 2012.
Graduated as a geographer (specialising in regional and urban development) and teacher of geography from Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE). Worked at ELTE’s department for Regional Geography from 1999 and was awarded a PhD there in social geography (focusing on urban issues). Joined the Department for Economic Geography at CUB in 2009.
She graduated as a certified Geography-Biology teacher at Eötvös Loránd University. She holds lessons at the Corvinus University of Budapest Eceonomic Geography Department from 2010. From 2012 she participates in an OTKA research project of Corvinus University of Budapest in cooperation with several members of the Department. Currently she stands before a doctorate degree in Eötvös Loránd University in the field of social geography. In 2016 she became as an assistant professor at the Center of Economic Geography and Future Research at Corvinus Univesity of Budapest. She is a member of the Economic and Social Geography Section of Hungarian Geographic Society.
Graduated as an economist in 1971 at the legal predecessor to Corvinus University, where he established the Department for Environmental Economics and Technology in 1989. He was the head of the Institute for Environmental Sciences until 2013. He co-founded the CEMS Environmental Challenge Interfaculty Group in 1996, which he chaired until 2009. He was awarded the DsC title in 2003, and an honorary doctorate from the Warsaw Economic University in 2012. Since 2013, he is the head of the Doctoral School for Management at the University of Kaposvár.
Active in the field of urban studies since 1996, mainly focusing on urban sociology and history, urban development, housing policy and urban governance. Studied at the Budapest University of Technology, Eötvös Loránd University and the University of Leicester (UK). Teaches at the Budapest University of Technology since 2003 and spent the academic year 2014-2015 as a visiting professor at Indiana University (Bloomington, USA).
Graduated as an economist at the predecessor of CUB in 1995, specialising in accounting and environmental management. Founder and lead editor of academic journal Kovász. Member of the International Society of Ecological Economics.
Between 1997 and 2009 he was the head of department. Previously, he worked as a biology-geography specialist at the Corvinus University of Budapest’s predecessor. He researched the lay of foundations of future study of territorial, settlement and macroecomic, environmental forecasts, development plans and strategies. His field is the economic and geography of natural resources, regional development, regional and environmental economics and international European development strategies and programs. He is retired.
He graduated as a geographer with specialization on urbanand regional development from Eötvös Loránd University in 2005. He earned hissecond degree at University of Szeged, Faculty of Economics and BusinessAdministration in 2014, with a specialization on international business andeconomy.
He started his career as a GIS-expert but he also gainedprofessional experiences from the acaedmic sector as well. Later on, he wasresponsible for the preparation of several urban development programmes andstrategies. Using his experience, he was involved in the planning ofTerritorial Operative Programme 2014-2020 in the fields of transport and urbanrenewal. In addition, he gained experience in financial and process managementof URBACT and INTERREG Central Europe projects. He has been a universitylecturer since 2005.
PhD student in the field of strategic and future studies. He graduated as economist at Business and Management BA program (Business Communication specialization) and Business Development MSc program at Corvinus University of Budapest.
Nuno Morgado is an Assistant Professor at Corvinus University since 2020 and an External Lecturer at Charles University, Prague, since 2013. He studied political science, international relations, strategic studies, and geopolitical studies at the University of Lisbon and Charles University. He has held fellowships at the University of Vienna, São Paulo University, MGIMO University, Comenius University in Bratislava, and Corvinus Institute for Advanced Studies. Nuno Morgado is also a researcher at the Social Futuring Center and an external associate researcher at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. In 2017, he received his doctoral degree in international relations from Charles University, with a thesis about Brazilian and Russian geostrategies in comparative perspective. Before enrolled in doctoral studies, Nuno Morgado was an aide to a Portuguese Artillery Colonel, and he served at the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
She has been working at the Corvinus University of Budapest since 1970 and has been university professor since 1991. Between 1992 and 2012 she was the head of the Future Study Department. Between 1999 and 2006, she was the head of the Complex Future Study Group of Hungarian Academic of Sciencies-Corvinus University of Budapest. She is the chair of the Corvinus University of Budapest Doctoral School of Social Sciences and the PhD Council, member of the Scientific Council. She is the co-chair of the Scientific Committee on Statistics and Future Research of Hungarian Academic of Sciences, the vice chairman of the Hungarian Rome Club and the chair of Millennium Node in Hungary.
Graduated at the legal predecessor of CUB in 2004 as an economist and teacher of economics (specialising in environmental management and EU integration) and obtained her PhD from CUB in 2012. Worked at the Environment Committee of the European Parliament in Brussels in 2005/6. She has been working at the University since 2006, participating in several sustainability-related research projects (serving as coordinator for two EU projects related to cleaner production) and teaching courses on environmental economics, management and policy (also in English).
From 2010 he led the Department of Economic Geography and between 2014 and 2015 the Institute of Environmental Sciences at the Corvinus University of Budapest, where he participated in the establishment of Economic Geography, Geo-economics and Sustainable Development Institution. He leads the Center of Economic Geography and Future Research at the Institute. He studied the digital processing of satellite images and environmental geoinformatics at the Institute of Geography of the Hungarian Acadamy of Sciences. From 2000 he led the Department of Public Administration and Urbanism in the State Administration College, then in the Corvinus University of Budapest. He founded an e-management school.
She graduated in international relations MA – European development policy specification at ELTE as an international relations expert in 2016. She got her BA degree at the same faculty in 2014. As a teaching assistant from 2014 and a visiting lecturer from 2015, she gave lectures for BA students in the fields of EU policies, regional policy and rural development.
She has started her phd-studies in September 2017 at Corvinus University of Budapest, in the Geopolitical doctoral sub-program. She would mainly focus on sustainable development, circular economy, resource efficiency and their impacts on rural development in her research and dissertation.
PhD student. He graduated from Eötvös Loránd University in the field of geography, in the specialization of regional and settlement development. He obtained his master’s degree in 2017, his research topic was homeless people’s use of space in Budapest. He studies regional and environmental economics at the Corvinus University of Budapest where his research topic is homelessness from an economic and futures studies point of view. From 2017 he studies in the BCE Geopolitics doctoral program. His research theme is the potential roles of the Carpathian Basin and the Central European region in the changing multilateral global geopolitical space. Formerly, he has carried out professional work experience, currently a colleague of the National Strategy Research Institute.
PhD student. Graduated in international relations BA, humanecology MA at Eötvös Lóránd University, and regional and environmental economics MA at Corvinus University of Budapest. In her two master theses she researched the possible formal and informal participative tools of local governments and rural counterurbanisation with qualitative methods. She started her PhD studies in 2018 at Corvinus University of Budapest, in the Geopolitical doctoral sub-program. Her research field in urban economy and community development, specifically urban street management as a tool for enhancing urban competitiveness. In 2017 she was research intern in the Ministry of Internal Affairs, presently she is working in the municipality of Budapest 12th district, in the Office of Urban planning and Architecture.
Doctoral student. His research interests include environmental economics and the role of private capital in financing sustainability and climate projects. He spent more than three decades as an engineer and later as an economist in the private and public sectors: in the venture capital and energy industry, then in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as an external expert in the European Commission’s Joint Research Center project. His consulting company develops Hungarian and international environmental investment projects with institutional and industrial partners.He holds a PhD from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and a Master of Public Administration (MBA) from Yale University, USA.
Doctoral student. She graduated from Eötvös Loránd University with a degree in geography, specializing in environmental geography. She completed her thesis on waste management. She received her MSc degree from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics in 2015 with a Master’s degree in Regional and Environmental Economics, and her research topic was characterizing the global city. She started her PhD in 2017 in the PhD program in Geopolitics at Corvinus University of Budapest. Her research topic is energy efficient urban development, its climate policy, urbanization and livelihood aspects. Previously she has gained experience in project management, currently working as a senior researcher at the eNET Internet Research and Consulting Ltd., as well as in energy and environmental projects.
PhD student. She recieved master’s degree in Economics and Environmental Engineer at BGF College of Foreign Trade, at BKÁE International Relations and at the University of Óbuda. After 12 years of multinational corporate communications, she is currently working at the Humusz Alliance for nearly a decade, first as the Vice President, later as President, now as expert, on the topic of EU and domestic waste policy. From 2013 to 2015 she was a member of the Environmentally Friendly Product Evaluation and Qualification Committee, from 2013-2018 a member of the National Environmental Council. Currently, she deals with the coordination of sustainable development indicators of the Hungarian Statistical Office (KSH), the UN and EUROSTAT. Her field of research is the methods and indicators of waste prevention in EU and domestic policies, within the scope of the circular economy.
First year doctoral student.
Zoltán Megyesi is a PhD student. He holds an MA in Economics and a BA inGeography. His theses were the ethnic geography analysis of Caucasus and acomparative analysis of the socio-economic development of Romanian cities andtowns inhabited by ethnic Hungarians. He has begun his studies in theGeopolitics subprogram of International Relations Multidisciplinary Doctoral School in 2019. His research topic is the global geopolitical weight of theIn-between European countries. Beside the PhD program, he is a JuniorResearcher at the Research Institute for National Strategy.
Doctoral student. He graduated from Eötvös Loránd University with adegree in geography, specializing in regional and settlement development. Hereceived his MA degree in Regional and Environmental Economics from theCorvinus University of Budapest in 2018, he did his thesis on Comparativeanalysis of economic development and planning strategies in the CarpathianBasin. In his TDK dissertation he examined the developmental factors ofdisadvantaged villages, focusing on the success factors and adaptability ofwell-functioning public employment practices. He started his PhD in 2019 in thePhD program in Geopolitics at Corvinus University of Budapest. His researchtopic is the socio-economic status of the Hungarian minorities living in theneighboring countries, their roles and positions in the geopolitical space.Previously, he has carried out professional work experience in regionaldevelopment and was a Student Assistant at the Geo Institute. Currently heworks as a researcher at the Research Institute for National Strategies.
First-year PhD student in the International Relations Doctoral School at the Corvinus University of Budapest at Geopolitics. His doctoral research investigates the geopolitical role of state-related companies in the Central-European region. Previously he graduated on bachelor as a geography-history teacher at Eötvös Loránd University. Later on, he got the master degree as a Geographer at Urban and Regional Development at ELTE in 2019. During his studies, he spent a year at the University of Groningen on Erasmus. His researches focus on the topics of sustainable transportation in Budapest and the dilemmas of renewable energy usage.
Fanni Maráczi first year doctoral student, received her Bachelor’s degree in 2014 from Eötvös Loránd University in East Asian Languages and Cultures with the major of Chinese. Between 2012 and 2013 she spent a year in Nanjing, China with a scholarship of the Chinese and Hungarian governments. She graduated from the joint master’s of Pázmány Péter Catholic University and Corvinus University of Budapest in East Asian Studies. The subject of her thesis was HIV/AIDS and Politics in China. The school year of 2016/17 she spent in Bali, Indonesia learning Indonesian language with the help of an Indonesian government scholarship called Darmasiswa. In 2018 Fanni spent four months conducting research at Fudan University, Shanghai. Her research topic is Taiwan’s Geopolitical Significance for Mainland China. In addition to her studies she works as a Chinese interpreter.
Third year student.
First year student.