Zoltan Kovacs#


Zoltan Kovacs
Email:zkovacs 'at' iif.hu
Membership Number:2745
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:HUNGARY
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:zkovacs
Elected:2010
Homepage:http://www.mtafki.hu/kutatok/kovacs/index_en.html





Present and Previous Positions

  • 1984-present Research Fellow, Institute of Geography, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences, HAS, Budapest
  • 2007-present Professor and head of department, University of Szeged, Department of Economic and Social Geography
  • 2005-2007 Professor, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Department of Economic and Social Geography
  • 1995-2005 Associate professor, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Department of Economic and Social Geography

Fields of Scholarship
  • Human geography
  • Urban geography
  • Urbanisation
  • Residential mobility
  • Political geography with special attention to Hungary and East Central Europe
  • Electoral geography
  • Geography of post-socialist transformation in Hungary and East Central Europe

Honours and Awards
  • Pro Geographia (1993) from Hungarian Geographical Society
  • Academy Prize (2006) from Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1984 Member of the Hungarian Geographical Society
  • 2009 President of the IGU (International Geographical Union) National Committee


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