Dr habil. Tamás Tóth
Tamás Tóth was born in 1970 in Budapest. He has degree in the field of consultancy, teaching and economic agricultural sciences. He has a PhD in territorial planning, he earned his habilitation in 2010.
He has hold a number of positions at the Szent István University of Gödöllő: he was the president of the House of Doctorandi for 7 years and has served as the Vice Dean of Faculty of Economics and Social Scinences since 2008. In addition in 2009 he became the head of the Institute of Regional Economics and Rural Development and he is the Secretary and Member of Regional Sciences PhD School. Since 2013 he has been Vice-rector.
He is interested in the issues of regional and spatial development at academic and practical level too. His studies were published in Europe and in severel other countries of the world. He has taken part in the preparation of several regional and local development strategies.
His national and international professional mandates are diversified: he is the member of the Hungarian Regional Science Association, the European Regional Sciences Accociation, the Regional Science Comitee of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the European Association of Agricultural Economics and the International Association of Agricultural Economics. In addition he is the member of the board of the Foundation for Hungarian Regional Policy, founder member of the Scientific Association for Spatial Development and the secretary and member of the Regional Sciences PhD School at Szent István University.
Married, 2 children.
Since 2012 he has been the chairman of CESCI.
On 16 June 2020, the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR), the Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière (MOT) and the Central European Support Service for Cross-Border Initiatives (CESCI) established the European Border Citizens' Alliance to promote cross-border cooperation along all European borders.//2020.02.11.
Monday and Tuesday in Uzhhorod we signed a strategic cooperation memorandum addressing cross-border cooperation together with the Department of Economics and Law of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences and the Faculty of Law of the National University of Uzhhorod. The event included a scientific meeting and a training for public servants.//2019.10.24.
The AEBR organised its third Cross-Border School in Dresden with the aim to share the experiences of professionals and knowledge of academics of the cross-border cooperation field. Our association's strategic planner, Melinda Benczi, contributed to the discourse by presenting the cohesion-based strategic planning methodology of CESCI as well as conducting a simulation game on the role of individual stakeholders in cross-border development.//2019.09.30.
Today, together with the representatives of the neighbouring countries' rescue services, we discussed the conditions of the free movement of the ambulance cars across the borders. It seems that the solution is accessible in the foreseeable future, in our region, too. We should not lose any souls due to their domicile...//2019.09.20.
Today, we presented the handbook facilitating the legislative background of cross-border cooperation in Ukraine together with the co-authors: the experts of the National University of Uzhgorod and the Economic Department of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, at the conference of the Tisza EGTC. We thank the EGTC for the opportunity.