Since2012 György Hajnal has been responsible for the Economics and Public Policy MScprogrammes of the University, the head of Department of Economics and PublicPolicy, and he is also the scientific advisor of the Institute of PoliticalScience of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. In 2010 he was awarded the KolnaPrize of the Hungarian Political Science Association and in 2018 he was awardedthe Gold Medal of Corvinus University of Budapest. György Hajnal has been a member of the Steering Committee of aninternational scientific organisation (www.nispa.org) since 2014, and in 2018-2020 he served as theorganisation’s President. Since 2017, he has been a member of the Steering Committeeand the Vice-Presidentfor Eastern Europe ofthe IRSPM – a global scientific organisation (www.irspm.net). Since 2015, György Hajnal has been a member of the Accreditation Committee ofthe scientific organisation EAPAA (www.eapaa.org). In this capacity, he has taken part in numerousinternational accreditation processes where he has served as a committee memberand president of the Visiting Committee. He is also a member of editorial boards of severaljournals, e.g. International Review of Administrative Sciences, NISPAceeJournal of Public Policy and Administration and Transylvanian Review ofAdministrative Sciences.
From 2020, GyörgyHajnal is the head of the Institute of Economic and Public Policy, thus he isresponsible for defining the research and education policy of the Institute,and supervising and managing the departments of the Institute.