Academic activity

PhD supervision | OTDK supervison | Fellowships​ | Memberships

PhD supervision

I have been a lecturer and supervisor at the Doctoral School of Education, University of Szeged, Hungary since 2014.


Students who have obtained their PhD degree :

Kovács Anett Jolán (2021)


Thongsay Phongphanit (2019)


PhD topic proposals:

National Scientific Students Associations Conference (OTDK) supervision

I regularly prepare university students for the National Scientific Students Associations Conferences. Between 2005 and 2017 24 of my students won prizes with their scientific work in national competitions in the Section of Pedagogy, Psychology, Andragogy and Library Science.

In 2013, I was awarded the Master Teacher Gold Medal by the National Council of Scientific Students Association for my high-quality and successful work and support for the scientific activities conducted by students in the workshops of Hungarian higher education institutes.


2013-2014 – Zoltán Magyary Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. Topic: Hungarian model for the assessment and validation of learning outcomes acquired in non-formal learning environment. Rating: excellent

The product of the fellowship period: Farkas Éva (2014). A rejtett tudás. A nem formális környezetben szerzett tanulási eredmények hitelesítése. (The hidden knowledge. Validation of learning outcomes acquired in non-formal learning context). SZTE JGYPK FI. (University of Szeged)


2011-2013 Hungarian Academy of Sciences János Bolyai Research Fellowship. Topic: Transformation of the structure and content of adult education in Hungary after 1989. Rating: outstanding

The product of the fellowship period: Farkas Éva (2013). A láthatatlan szakma. Tények és tendenciák a felnőttképzés 25 évéről (Invisible profession. Facts and tendencies about 25 years of adult training in Hungary). TypiArt Médiaműhely.



International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame, Member of the Board of Directors (2020-2022), President (2023)  Link:

Promoting, Interrogating and Mobilising Adult Learning and Education (PIMA), member


Hungarian ReferNet National Consortium, member


European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA), member


Hungarian National ECVET Expert Network, member (2012-2020)

Hungarian Academy of Science Pedagogy Committee, member

MELLearN Hungarian Higher Education Network for Lifelong Learning, member (2009-2019)


The Andragogy Committee of Higher Education Institutions, chair (2012-2016)