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.
An annual meeting of the approval bodies of the European territorial association was held in Brussels on 18 September 2018, during which the István Pálfi Prize was handed over. In 2018, the Hungarian prize-winning was Imre Csalagovits, Head of Department of the Ministry of Finance, while the international winner was Dirk Peters, a leading foreign expert in the European Commission's Regional Directorate-General.
EuroAccess - A new online information point and search tool has been launched where you can search for more than 200 EU-funded programs. The platform is available here.//2018.10.25.
Our project, the SECCo2 – Youth for cross-border partnership and cohesion of the EUSDR andEUSAIR, got an invitation to the 5th Danube Participation Day which was held on 17th October, in Sofia, Bulgaria. Our colleague, Enikő Hüse-Nyerges, project manager introduced the initiative to those interested during the afternoon session.//2018.08.01.
The first study of our project 'Legal accessiblity among the V4 countries' was published. The document on the Nordic Council is available here.//2018.07.13.
The ABS organized its second world conference, this year in Vienna and Budapest. Yesterday, on the way from Vienna to Budapest CESCI organized a field-trip to the Memorial Park of the Pan-European Picnic of 1989 located next to the border crossing point between Sankt Margarethen im Burgenland and Sopronkőhida. The program included three consecutive presentations: Béla Bartók explained the border regime in the time of Communism, László Nagy explained the events and circumstances of the opening of the border while Gyula Ocskay, linked the historical events to our current times by talking about the developments along the Hungarian borders over the last 30 years and about the present situation of cross-border cooperation.