Professors and Courses

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Alan CLARKE, Dr.


Courses: Literary and artistic heritage

               Cultural tourism

               Heritage tourism



Tamás FEJÉRDY, Dr.


Tamás Fejérdy worked in the national organization for monuments preservation in different leading positions. He lectures at the Budapest Technical University, Pázmány Péter Catholic University and Eötvös Loránd University, as well as in the built-heritage postgraduate course at Babeş-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He is a member of ICOMOS, and was its international vice president. He is a member of working groups of the Council of Europe, the Council of Europa Nostra and Chairperson of the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee. His fields of interest are conservation and restoration of historic monuments and sites, cultural heritage management, world heritage, historic cities rehabilitation in connection with resilience, intangible dimensions of tangible cultural heritage.

Courses: The theory of cultural heritage

              Tangible heritage

              Legal aspects of cultural heritage

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Ferenc Miszlivetz is a Jean Monnet professor ad personam, sociologist and political scientist and scientific advisor at the Institute for Political Sciences of the Hungarian Academy. His research interests include democracy in theory and practice, civil society, regional and European Studies, creative cities and sustainability. He is the founder and director of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Kőszeg where he oversees the KRAFT Centre (Creative Cities, Sustainable Regions) and the Hankiss Archive. Prof.Miszlivetz has taught, lectured and done research in many universities in Europe and the United States including UC Berkeley, Harvard, EUI Firenze, and WZB, Berlin. He is a permanent professor at the University of Bologna. In 2012 he was a Deák Visiting Professor at Columbia University in New York. He is the founder and director of the board of the Institute for Social and European Studies Foundation (a Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence) and a UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage and Sustainability in Kőszeg. Since 2012 he serves as the president of the Social Sciences unit of the Hungarian UNESCO Committee. 

Courses: Cultural Memory

              Creative Cities and Sustainability: The Role of Culture Reconsidered in                 Western Thinking





Izabella AGÁRDI, Dr.


Izabella Agárdi is a historian from Hungary. She holds a PhD from Utrecht University, The Netherlands, an MA in Gender Studies from Central European University, Hungary and an MA in English Studies from the University of Szeged, Hungary. Her research interests are oral history, gender studies, rural women’s history, contemporary historiography and literary theory. Her publications are on narrative constructions of history through personal memories in post-socialist Romania, Serbia and Hungary. She focuses on the intersections of personal and public narratives, practices of periodization and tropes of narrating 20th-century history in Central Europe. She is interested in how individuals understand historical transformations - including localized forms of understanding and narrating Central-European-type state socialism in a larger context of changes and continuities. She has also published on the material culture and political rhetoric of former socialist countries. She is a former member of European research networks of excellence (Cliohres, Athena, ATGENDER). She co-edited a volume with Betreke Waaldijk and Carla Salvaterra on historiography entitled Making Sense, Crafting History, Practices of Producing Historical Meaning (Pisa, Pisa UP, 2010). She is currently working on her book, One the Verge of History: Women’s History Telling in Central Europe after the 20th Century (forthcoming, Ibidem Press).

Course: Cultural Memory




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Dirk Jan F. KAMANN, Dr.


Dutch born Dirk-Jan Kamann (1946) received a first honours degree in Economics at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. After working 4 years on Regional Industrial Development in the Irish Republic he returned to Groningen where he was teaching Regional Economics, Technology Policies and later International Management and Industrial Organization at the Faculty of Economics. He received his PhD there in 1988. He became a Full Professor in Purchasing and Supply Management in 1998 and scientific Director of the Groningen Research Institute of Purchasing (GRIP). He is Past President of the International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association (IPSERA). For four years, he also was Visiting Professor at the IAE of the Université Pierre Mendès France in Grenoble and more than 20 years involved as Kamann Consultancy B.V. in reorganisations of large international companies. In the same period, he was part of the Faculty of the Nijenrode Business School, teaching the module Supplier Relations Management in the Procurement MBA of that university. Since 2013, he is a Research Professor at the University of Pannonia in Veszprém. He wrote a number of books and published a large number of national and international articles in leading journals.He is father of three children and grandfather of three grand-children, is 1.93 meter tall, and loves his dog, who likes the park of Veszprémvölgyi very much. 

 Course: Management

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Edit KŐVÁRI, Dr.


Dr. Edit Kővári is a senior lecturer at the Institute of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Pannonia in Veszprém, Hungary. Edit has been involved in numerous international project, research and teaching activities all around Europe (e.g.The UK, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Latvia, Poland) mainly in the field of Human Resource Management, Organisational Behaviour and Personal Competence Development. Her Ph.D. was completed at the Business School, University of Derby, UK in 2016. The thesis concerns emotional intelligence of practicing hotel managers and their relation to individual performance within organisational culture. Edit has been involved in a variety of undergraduate, master and MBA courses such as Business Communication, International Business Communication, Comprehensive Business Studies, Developing and Managing Performance, Employability and Personal Development, Tourism Hospitality Management and Spa Consumers Behaviour.

 Courses: Team Building

               Negotiation technique and persuasion


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 Melinda HARLOV


Melinda Harlov studied (among many other subjects) communications, nationalism and cultural heritage management in both Hungarian and English-speaking educational institutions. Since 2006, she has been working in diverse cultural and educational offices that made her able to create and experience work at a multinational and multidisciplinary network of her researched area. Currently, she is writing her PhD dissertation at Atelier Department of European Social Sciences and Historiography at Eötvös Loránd University that focuses on how international norms (of UNESCO World Heritage Committee) and national requirements can be adopted to local and regional circumstances. Her main interest is to analyze the possible change in the representational power of the location due to the international recognition. By analyzing the theoretical and policy aspects, as well as, realization steps of the requirements by the diverse social groups, she intends to understand and grab the complexity of the issue. Her comparative approach is ensured also by attending both national and foreign scholarly programs and by presenting and publishing her research at these academic media.

 Course: Heritage and Society

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Mario Angelo NEVE


Mario Neve is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Bologna in the Department of Cultural Heritage, Ravenna where he teaches Cultural Geography, Geography of Historic Towns and Landscapes, and Geography of Mediterranean. He is Research co-editor of the international project Atlas des bords méditerranéens, coordinated by the universities of Paris 8, Urbino, Bologna. He has been a visiting scholar at the Faculty of Arts of University of British Columbia of Vancouver, and at the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies of York University with a Canadian Studies Faculty Research Award.

Course: Places matter: the geography of cultural heritage



 Nikoletta TÓTH-KASZÁS, Dr.


Nikoletta Tóth-Kaszás has been working as a junior researcher at the University of Pannonia Nagykanizsa Campus since 2008. As a team member of the Campus she participated in more than 10 cross-border projects as a project coordinator. During this period she acquired a BA diploma in Tourism and Catering in 2009 and an MA diploma in Leadership and Management in 2012. She attended the Doctoral School of Management Sciences and Business Administration at the University of Pannonia and defended her PhD dissertation in 2015. Her research field is project management. In her research she examines the success of the European Territorial Co-operation Programs and tries to identify the key factors of success.

Course: Project management




 Katalin LŐRINCZ, Dr.


Katalin Lőrincz is associate professor and Head of the Business Institute, Department of Tourism, University of Pannonia. Her research interest is sustainable tourism development, especially in Hungary and Central-Europe. All the research topics focus on the core of the tourism system: the tourist destination. She is dealing with tourism product development (cultural heritage, religious, health, urban), tourist information systems and destination management organisations. This research area is on the frontier between modern Tourism Geography and Destination Management. She built effective working relationships with both colleagues in academia and professionals of the tourism sector; She has various international short-term English teaching experience in Europe, such as in University of Lapland, University of Lisbon, University of Handlowa, University of Derby. Between 2009 and 2013 she was the full time Managing Director of Tourinform Veszprém and Veszprém Tourism Ltd where she won the award of the Year of DMO Prize & the Destination Manager of the Year, 2011.


Course: Sustainable development

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Course: Regional development and planning







András Mengyán is a designer, painter and graphic.


Idea Creation and Problem-solving Processes


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Address: Chernel u. 14. 9730 Kőszeg, Hungary