Zoltán Kovács

scientific advisor

Telephone:
+(361) 309 26 00/ 1461 ext.

Email:
kovacs.zoltan [at]
csfk.mta.hu


  • Metropolitan and Urbanisation Research Group - head
  • National Atlas of Hungary Research Group

Research fields:
Urban geography, urbanisation, residential mobility, political geography, electoral geography, geography of post-socialist transformation in Hungary and East Central Europe

Scientific degree:
DSc (Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Teaching appointments:
Full professor and head of department, University of Szeged, Department of Economic and Social Geography, 2007-
Full professor, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Department of Economic and Social Geography, 2005-2007Associate professor, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Department of Economic and Social Geography, 1995-2005

Participation in national and international scientific life:
Member of public body of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 1994-
Member of the Scientific Commission on Social Geography of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2003-
Secretary of the Scientific Commission on Social Geography of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2003-2008
President of the Scientific Commission on Social Geography of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2008-
Member of the Doctorate Commission of the Section of Earth Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2011-
Member of the Scientific Commission on Town Planning of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2003-2011
Representative of doctors of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2007-2013
Member of the Hungarian Geographical Society: 1984-
Member of the Treasury Committee of the Hungarian Geographical Society: 1993-1997
Member of the Board of Hungarian Geographical Society: 2001-
Secretary General of the Hungarian Geographical Society: 2005-2009
Vice President of the Hungarian Geographical Society: 2009-
President of the IGU (International Geographical Union) National Committee : 2009-
Member of EUGEO Board : 2012-
Co-chairman of the UNESCO MOST (Management of Social Transformation) National Liaison Committee: 2005-2012
Editor in chief of Földrajzi Közlemények (Geographical Review): 2005-2009
Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Földrajzi Közlemények (Geographical Review): 2009-
Member of the Editorial Board of Hungarian Geographical Bulletin: 2011-
Member of the Editorial Board of Tér és Társadalom (Space and Society): 2011-
Member of the Editorial Board of Területi Statisztika (Regional Statistics): 2012-
Member of the Editorial Board of Europa Regional (Leipzig): 2001-
Member of the Editorial Board of Human Geographies (Bucharest) : 2012-
Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Housing and Built Environment: 2006-
Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment: 2008-2012