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Dr. György Kovács - CV

Qualifications

  • PhD in Economics (2010)
  • MA in Economics (1994)

Research Interests

History of economic thought, History of money and monetary thought, Financial policy.

Profile

Dr. György Kovács graduated in 1994 from the University of Economics in Budapest with a degree in economics. He studied at the doctoral school of economic history between 1999 and 2002, organized by the Pázmány Péter Catholic University and the University of Economics and Public Administration in Budapest. In 2010, he obtained his PhD at the University of Szeged, Doctoral School of Economics. He had worked in the Kőrösi Csoma Sándor College between 1994 and 1998 before taking up a teaching position in József Attila University in Szeged from 1998. Currently, he works as an associate professor at the University of Szeged, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. He is also head of the Divison of Finance at the Faculty.

Teaching

  • MSc courses:
  • Universal Economic and Social History;
  • History of Money and Monetary Thought;
  • Financial policy.
  • BSc courses:
  • History of Money and Banks;
  • Corporate Finance;
  • Research Topics
  • Protestant social ethics;
  • History of Hungarian economic thought;
  • History of monetary thought;
  • Financial policy.

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Committee of Economics, Subcommittee of Finance, member (since 2014).

Professional services

Secretary at the Hungarian Economic Association, Section of Social Economy (2002-2008); Patron of the Social Science College of Szeged (2003-2019); Secular representative of the Tiszántúli Calvinistic Diocese (since 2009), Member of the Diocesan Council (since 2015); Secular Chief Clerk of the Csongrádi Calvinistic Diocese (since 2015); Presbyter (since 2006) and Trustee (since 2012) of the Szeged-Kálvin téri Calvinistic Vicarage; Member of Tiszatáj Foundation, Advisory Board (since 2010); Member of the Money and Capital Market Justice Expert Committee (since 2016).

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ERASMUS students

133 foreign students started their studies at the University of Szeged in the second semester of the academic year 2021/22 under the frames of the ERASMUS+ programme.

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