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Management Board and Officers

Management Board

The Presidency organises the activity of the Association and manages its affairs under the Statute and laws.

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Prof. Dr. Emőd Veress


Emőd Veress (Ph.D., dr. habil., D.Sc.) is a full professor of Private and Comparative Law at the University of Miskolc, Hungary, and at the Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Between 2019-2024 he was Head of the Department of Private Law Research at the Ferenc Mádl Institute for Comparative Law in Budapest. In 2024 was elected as President of the Central European Association for Comparative Law. He has participated in numerous international and national research projects across fields including private, corporate, and comparative law. He is a prolific author, contributing to many reputable journals and publishing several monographs. Additionally, he is a member of multiple editorial boards and scientific organizations, including the Central European Journal of Comparative Law and the Hungarian Yearbook of Private International Law. He has lectured at universities and conferences worldwide, including in Vienna, Turin, Utrecht, Bologna, Florence, Rome, Paris, Messina and Brussels. Among his honors, he has received the Knight Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit and the Academy Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.


The Secretary is responsible for the administration of the Association. The Secretary is elected by the President.


Dr. Dávid Hojnyák


Dávid Hojnyák was born in 1995 in Miskolc, Hungary. He studied law at Faculty of Law, University of Miskolc from 2014 to 2019. He graduated summa cum laude, being also awarded an excellence prize. He is a researcher at the Ferenc Mádl Institute of Comparative Law, an assistant lecturer at Faculty of Law, University of Miskolc, and a PhD-student at the Ferenc Deák Doctoral School of Law, University of Miskolc. His research is concerned mainly with the issues of environmental law, agriculural law and constitutional law. He presents his scientific findings participating at various national and international scientific conferences. He publishes his scientific works in national and international journals, national and international conference proceedings. In addition, he lectures, and he is actively involved in scientific-grand projects as a member of several research teams. Dávid Hojnyák is a member of the Hungarian Association for Comparative Law and secretary-general of the Central-European Association for Comparative Law.

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