Doctoral School of Public Administration Sciences

The Doctoral School of Public Administration Sciences was established in 2013. Currently, it is the only doctoral school specializing in the field of public administration in Hungary. The aim of the Doctoral School’s programme is to provide postgraduate-level education to professionals (researchers and practitioners) working in the field public administration.

The Doctoral School of Public Administration Sciences focuses on 6 areas of research:
- Public Law and Public Administration
- State and Society
- Public Management
- State and Economics
- Public Administration in the International and European Context
- Human Resources

The training of the Doctoral School is available in the following forms:
• organised training
- full-time training (funded by scholarship or individually through tuition fee)
- part-time (funded individually through tuition fee)
- individual training (funded individually through tuition fee)
• individual preparation

The organised training lasts 6 semesters and applies the system of credit points. In order to successfully end their training and receive their leaving certificate (absolutory) by the end of the 6th semester, PhD students must obtain at least 180 credit points in accordance with the following criteria:
- study obligations (min. 59 credits)
- scientific research work (min. 120 credits)
- holding lectures (max. 15 credits)

Upon successful completion of the programme, students are awarded a PhD degree in Public Administration Sciences. Besides providing top-quality postgraduate education to our students, the Doctoral School’s mission is to establish a national center of excellence for the research of public administration that meets the highest standards of the international scientific community.

Contact:
Head of the Doctoral School: Prof. Dr. Kiss György DSc
e-mail: kiss.gyorgy@uni-nke.hu
phone: +36 (1) 432-9000 / 20181
Coordinator: Adam Csaky
phone: +36 (1) 432-9000 / 20189
e-mail: Csaky.Adam@uni-nke.hu

RESEARCH TOPICS OF THE DOCTORAL SCHOOL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SCIENCES 2016-2017
 
PUBLIC LAW AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Head of the research field: Prof. Dr. András Patyi PhD

I . Control of Public Administration and Limits of Public Law Jurisdiction
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. András Patyi PhD

2. Models, functioning and measurement of Good Governance and Good Public Administration
Supervisor: Dr. Tamiás Kaiser PhD

3. Law Enforcement and Administrative Sanctioning Policy
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Norbert Kis PhD

4. A History of Thought on Public Law in Hungary 1000-1945
Supervisor: Dr. Albert Takács CSc

5. Mechanisms of Human Rights Protection in Hungary
Supervisor: Dr. Stefánia Bódi PhD

6. Comparative Public Administration, Systems of Public Administration Abroad
Supervisor: Dr. István Temesi PhD

STATE AND SOCIETY 
Head of the research field: Prof. Dr. Gergely Egedy CSc

1. Questions of the Efficient State
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Mária Bordás PhD

2. New Forms of Governance, Change of State Functions in the 21th Century
Supervisor: Dr. Zsuzsanna Fejes PhD

3. The State in Political Thinking
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gergely Egedy CSc

4. Territorial Aspects of Governance and Public Administration
Supervisor: Dr. Tamás Kaiser PhD

PUBLIC MANAGEMENT
Head of the research field: Prof, Dr. István Bukovics DSc

l. Interoperability questions of administrative IT systems
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Sándor Munk DSc

2. New electronic technologies in public administration
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Imre Négyesi PhD

3. Policy analysis, ex post and ex ante impact assessement
Supervisor: Dr. György Gajduschek PhD  

4. Local Governance Marketing
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Istvián Tózsa PhD

5. Learning Economy and Organisational Innovations
Supervisor: Dr. Csaba Makó CSc

STATE AND ECONOMICS
Head of the research field: Prof. Dr. Csaba Lentner CSc

1. New Challenges of Economic Governance
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Mária Bordás PhD

2. Global cycles of the reproduction of capital, crisis and labour - Tasks and possibilities of state
Supervisor: Dr. Annamária Artner CSc

3. National and International Competitiveness
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Magdolna Csath DSc

4. Utilization levels, public communication and measuring efficiency of public funds audit
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Erzsébet Németh PhD

5. Social Security's finances
Supervisor: Dr. Péter Novoszáth CSc

6. Financial Crisis Management of Public Sector
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Csaba Lentner CSc

7. Comparative Analysis of Financial Governance Mechanisms
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Csaba Lentner CSc

8. EU Cohesion Policy
Supervisor: Dr. Györgyi Nyikos PhD

9 .Shareholder value-added methods and techniques for the effective economy and management of the public service
Supervisor: Dr. Péter Novoszáth CSc

10. Empirical Analysis of the Middle-lncome Trap: New Approaches and New Insights
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gyula Vastag DSc

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN CONTEXT
Head of the research field: Prof. Dr. Erzsébet Szalayné Sándor PhD

1. EU Crisis Management, Consequences of Crisis Management
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Attila Marján PhD

2. EU Policy and Institutional Questions
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Attila Marján PhD

3. EU External Relations and Policy of Enlargement
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Balázs Vizi PhD

4. Multilingualism, Language Rights and Public Administration
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Balázs Vizi PhD

5. Self-determination and sovereignty today
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Balázs Vizi PhD

6. Human Rights Aspects of International Migration
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Erzsébet Szalayné Sándor PhD

7. International Criminal Justice
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Norbert Kis PhD

8. Theoretical, Research and Practical Foundations of Leadership Development in the U.S., Canada and the EU
Supervisor: Dr. Robert Kramer PhD

9. Sociology and Politics in Central Europe
Supervisor: Dr. Dusan Janák PhD

10. Euroscepticism and the possible scenarios of EU's future
Supervisor: Dr. Boglárka Koller PhD

11. Challenges of identity, migration and multiculturalism in the European Union
Supervisor: Dr. Boglárka Koller PhD

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Head of the research field: Prof, Dr. György Kiss DSc

1. Professional Ethics and Organisational Integrity in Public Service
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Norbert Kis PhD

2. International and Comparative Public Service and Labour Law
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. György Kiss DSc

3. Public Service, Public Service Law, and Human Resource Management in International Comparison
Supervisor: Dr. Viktória Linder PhD

4. The Personnel of Public Administration
Supervisor: Dr. György Gajduschek PhD

5. Prospects of the introduction of strategic human resources management in public service
Supervisor: Dr. Gábor Szakács CSc

6. Consensus Building and Conflict Management
Supervisor: Dr. Katalin Pallai PhD

7. Integrity Management in Public Administration
Supervisor: Dr. Katalin Pallai PhD

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