Regional Economics and Rural Development Research Group

RESEARCH GROUP LEADER: József Káposzta CSc., associate professor, director of institute


Professor emeritus: 5
Professor: 7
Associate professor: 15
Assistant professor: 1
Junior assistant professor: 2
Research fellow: 1
Expert: 6
Assistant: 6
PhD student: 35

History of agriculture, Limnology, Remediation (Environmental Risks), Waste disposal, Waste biotreatment, Waste recycling, Agricultural science, Carbon cycle, Carbon dioxide capture, storage and disposal, Climate change impact, Climate modelling, Energy environmental impact, Environmental monitoring, Environmental policy, Environment and health, Water-climate interactions, Regional cultures, Agricultural economics, Applied economics, Business analysis, Business plan, Small and medium-sized enterprises' studies, Consumer services, Consumer studies, Economic planning, Economic systems, Rural development, Environmental economics, Food economics, Home economics, Industrial economics, International Economics, Local public economics, Energy management, Integrated environmental assessment, Land management, Innovation management, Tourism management, Urban areas management, Tourism economy, Adult education, Nursing studies, Economic geography, Human geography, Regional geography, Social geography, EU policies, Community management, R & D policy, Environmental politics, Recreation economics, Recreation management, Urban studies, Urban policy, Hydrogen energy systems, Renewable energies, Biomass, Geothermal energy technology

Hungarian Regional Science Association
Scientific Association for Regional Development
Hungarian Association of Agricultural Economists
Committee on Regional Studies of HAS
Committee on Agricultural Economics of HAS
Committee on Marketing of HAS
European Association of Agricultural Economists
International Association of Students in Agriculture and Related Sciences
International Rural Sociology Association

Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Institute for Regional Studies of HAS, Hungary
Center for Social Sciences of HAS, Hungary
University of Pécs, Hungary
University of Szeged, Hungary
University of West Hungary
University of Debrecen, Hungary
University of Pannonia, Hungary
János Selye University, Slovakia
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania
Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy

research collaboration
social environmental and territorial research
strategic and operational studies
business plans


IVF Development prospects of rural areas lagging behind in the CEE region (2010)
Support for higher education, advanced studies and early career workshops (2010)
NFÜ KMOP Protection of natural values in Babat-valley (2010)
IVF Cross border initiatives to facilitate economic and social development in the V4 countries and in the Ukraine (2009)
EU LLP Leonardo Training for Intangible assets exploitation – Multilateral projects for transfer of Innovation, INTASS (2009)
NFÜ HEFOP Practice-oriented training systems in agricultural higher education (2008)


Ministries, Municipalities