Mr. Dr. Norbert JANKAI

In 1991 I got my degree in law at University of Pécs. In 1998 I graduated from University of Pécs as a marketing manager; furthermore in 1999 I also got an MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree.

I have worked for 4 years in the local governmental administration sector as an employee and an executive; for 3 years in the business sector, after that for 4 years in the environmental protection field.

Between 2000 and 2005 I was the director of the Dunakanyar-Pilis Kultúrpark Kht.. In 2006 I qualified as a public procurement analyst. Between 2007 and 2009 I worked for the Ister-Granum Euroregion Development Agency Ltd.

Former and actual field of research: relations between the nature protection and society as well as the role of the marketing in nature protection, communication strategic activity of the natural parks; the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC), as new legal institution of the European Union and the theoretical and technical questions of its role in cross-border cooperations.

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We participated the “National Minorities in Regional Development” workshop in Flensburg at the invitation of ECMI (European Centre for Minority Issues). We would like to thank them for the professional workshop that gave an opportunity for a colourful international exchange of experience.


In the framework of the project funded by the Visegrád Fund, our proposal for the V4 legal accessibility mechanism was published. The study is available here.


On 31 January, CESCI participated as an expert at the professional meeting organised by the DG Regio and the AEBR in Brussels targeting the B-Solutions programme dealing with cross-border legal obstacles. The project owners of the 10 projects selected in the first round of the programme presented the obstacles identified by themselves, as well as their proposals on how to abolish the concerned obstacles. Mr Dirk Peters (DG Regio) introduced the draft ECBM (European Cross-Border Mechanism) Regulation, in the perspective of which the experts had to assess the presented projects.


It is our pleasure to inform you that our newest academic output, 'Cross-Border Review 2018', is already available. The volume collects articles with very different perspectives on cross-border cooperation and it encompasses huge territorial space from Europe to China. To download click here.


The Central European Service for Cross-border Initiatives, founded in 2009, celebrates its 10 years of operation this year. The event will be celebrated on April 25-26, 2019 with a two-day conference. Details will be published on our website soon.