Prof. Dr. László Trócsányi, CSc

SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIC DEGREE

1980 doctor of law and political sciences, Faculty of Law, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

1985 bar examination

1991 candidate of sciences

2000 habilitation

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1980-1981 Legal librarian, Hungarian Parliamentary Library

1981-1988 Research assistant then research associate, Institute for Legal Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

1989- Various academic positions in the management of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, University of Szeged

2000- Professor, University of Szeged

2004- Director of the International and Regional Studies Institute, IEP- Lille partnership, Senghor University partnership International Relations BA and MA studies (in Hungarian), University of Szeged

2007-2009 Guest professor, Faculty of Law, University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, and Guest lecturer, Catholic University of Louvain

2014-2018 Research Professor, National University of Public Service

2018- Research Professor, Faculty of Law, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary

 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

1985- Member, Budapest Bar Association

2000-2004 Ambassador (Belgium, and Luxembourg until 2003)

2000-2004, 2007- voluntarily suspending his practice temporarily as an advocate

2004-2007 President, International Relations Committee, Budapest Bar Association

2007-2010 Judge of the Constitutional Court

2010-2014 Ambassador (France)

2014-2019 Minister of Justice

2019- MEP of the European Parliament

2020- Honorary President of the Ferenc Mádl Institute of Comparative Law

 

MEMBERSHIP IN ORGANISATIONS

2005-2013 Substitute member, Venice Commission, Council of Europe

2014- Chairperson National Anti-Counterfeiting Body

2015- Member of the Board, European Public Law Organization

2018- Chairperson of Acta Humana Editorial Committee

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

1996 Palmes Académiques (French Government)

2002 Grand Officer Class of the Order of Leopold II (Belgium)

2005 Pro Universitate Award (University of Szeged)

2005 Eötvös Károly Award (Budapest Bar Association)

2016 Doctor Honoris Causa- (UNE – Uzhhorod)

2018 Doctor Honoris Causa – (University of Miskolc)

2018 Honorary Citizen of Csongrád County

2018 Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Polish Republic

2019 Commander of The National Order of the Cedar of the Republic of Lebanon

LANGUAGE SKILLS

French, English