László Zsinka

 

Office: Sophianum 313
E-mail: zsinka.laszlo@btk.ppke.hu

He graduated as a teacher of history and Latin literature at ELTE, Faculty of Humanities in 1992. He obtained MA in International Relations at Corvinus University in 1996. He defended his PhD in International Relations at Corvinus University in 2001. Beside his full-time job – as an assistant professsor at Corvinus University from 1998 to 2002 – he was a part-time researcher at Teleki László Institute from 1996 to 2001. He has been an associate professor at the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Social Sciences, Corvinus University since 2002. He was a part-time associate professor at Pannon University from 2002 to 2011.

He was the deputy dean who was responsible for introducing Bologna-system at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Corvinus University from 2005 to 2008. He was an expert of the Hungarian Accreditation Comittee from 2005 to 2007. In the Bologna-process he played a role in the foundation of  BA and MA of International Relations. He was the appointed dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Corvinus University in 2012.

He obtained his PhD dissertation on the idea of European history. His PhD dissertation was written in the field of a common area of political philosophy and historiography. He carried out researches in the field of European integration. He has been the director of the Centre of Regional and Civilization Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Corvinus University  since 2005. His research activity was supported by Jean Monnet Program, PHARE projects, Pro Cultura Renovanda Hungariae Fund and OKTK (national level social researches). He developed and revised his PhD dissertation and published it as a monograph (The Idea of European History) from 2006 to 2010. Last years his interests turned to the history of European education, as a key issue of European civilization. He has published two books on Birth of European Civilization with special regard to the history of European education.

He was awarded Teacher of Excellence in 2007 and he was honoured Pro Universitate Award in 2008 at Corvinus University.

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