Institute of Finance and International Economic Relations

Head of the Institute

Prof. Dr. Beáta Farkas
Head of Institute

Secretary of the Institute

Bettina Ambrus
institute administrator

PhD Students

Isaac Kwesi Ampah
PhD student
Supervisor: Dr. Dávid Kotosz Balázs, Dr. Kiss Gábor

Szilvia Seyedin
PhD student
Supervisor: Dr. Beáta Udvari

Andor Máté
PhD student
Supervisor: Dr. György Kovács

Dániel Szládek
PhD student
Supervisor: Dr. Andreász Kosztopulosz

Ibrahim Niftiyev
PhD student
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Miklós Szanyi

Cristina Orozco
PhD student
Supervisor: Dr. Anita Pelle

Dr. Boglárka Fekete

Supervisor: Dr. Anita Pelle

Office hours: as appointed in advance in e-mail

János Zoltán Varga
assistant research fellow

Office hours: as appointed in advance in e-mail

The Institute has a major role in organizing the Finance and Accounting BA degree programme (focusing on subjects of Corporate Finance, Banking, Security Markets, Public Finance and Accounting), the International Economy and Business MA degree programme (including courses such as International Economics, International Finance, International Strategic Management and Global Marketing) and the Economy and Public Policy MA degree programme (including courses such as Financial Politics and Management of Public Finances. Special emphasis is placed on some particular sectoral policies like Educational Economy, Health Economy and the Economy of Municipalities).

The Research Profile of the Institute embraces the following main areas:

  • The Regulatory issues of financial policies: current account imbalances, instability of money and capital markets, causes and results of the financial crises and the evaluation of the Basel II Standards.
  • The role of venture capital in corporate finance: studying financing issues of micro and small enterprises with particular attention paid to the capital allocation role of business angels.
  • Risks in the financing of municipalities: international and domestic experiences of borrowing and bankruptcy regulations.
  • Accountancy research studies: the appearance of environmental revenues in environmental accountancy.
  • European economic integration research studies: issues of competition regulation in the European Union; varieties of capitalism in the European Union.


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