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Dr. István Csongor NAGY

Dr._NAGY_Csongor_Istvanhead of the department, associate professor, habil., Ph.D., LL.M., S.J.D., dr. juris

‘Momentum’ Senior Research Scholar, head of the Federal Markets ‘Momentum’ Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Room: Bocskai street 10-12., No. 80
Consulting hours: by appointment
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Csongor István Nagy is the head of the Federal Markets “Momentum” Research Group at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and associate professor and the head of the Department of Private International Law at the University of Szeged, Faculty of Law; he is visiting professor at the Sapientia University of Transylvania and at the Riga Graduate School of Law and is admitted to the Budapest Bar.


Professor Nagy graduated at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE, dr. jur.) in Budapest, in 2003, where he also earned a PhD in 2009. During his studies he became a member of the István Bibó College of Law and Political Sciences and of the Invisible College. He received master (LL.M, 2004) and S.J.D degrees (2010) from the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest/New York. He earned habilitation at the University of Szeged in 2014. He pursued graduate and postgraduate studies in Rotterdam, Heidelberg and New York.

He had visiting appointments in the Hague (Asser Institute), Munich (twice, Max Planck Institute), Hamburg (Max Planck Institute), Edinburgh (University of Edinburgh) and London (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) and taught, among others, at the Central European University, the Corvinus University of Budapest, the International Business School, Budapest and at the Masarykova University, Brno. He was Eurojus legal counsel in the European Commission’s Representation in Hungary.


Professor Nagy has more than 130 publications in English, French, German, Hungarian, Romanian and (in translation) in Spanish, among others, in the following periodicals: Acta Juridica Hungarica, Arbitration International, Columbia Journal of European Law, Európai Jog, European Competition Law Review, European Law Review, German Law Journal, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, IPRAX, Jogtudományi Közlöny, Journal of Private International Law, London Law Review, Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, Magyar Jog, Nederlands Internationaal Privaatrecht, Osteuropa-Recht, Revista Română de Drept al Afacerilor, Revista Română de Drept European, Revue Internationale de Droit Comparé, Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb, World Competition Law and Economics Review, Zeitschrift für das Privatrecht der Europäischen Union. He is also an editor of the ‘Verseny és Szabályozás’ (‘Competition and Regulation’) yearbook (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Economics). He is the sole author of seven monographs written in English and Hungarian, including ‘EU and US Competition Law: Divided in Unity?’ (Ashgate Publishing, UK, 2013. pp. 220.) and ‘Private international law in Hungary’ (Kluwer Law International, 2012. pp. 190.).


Curriculum Vitae, List of Publications