Dr Tamás Molnár - Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies
Dr Tamás Molnár graduated at the Eötvös Lorand University of Budapest (ELTE), Faculty of Law in 2003 and the Université libre de Bruxelles, Institut d’Etudes Européennes in 2006 (LLM in EU law); then obtained his PhD in public international law in 2013 at ELTE.
He is an adjunct professor in the Corvinus University of Budapest, Institute of International Studies (currently on leave) and has published widely in the fields of international law, EU law and statelessness law. He has also undertaken ad hoc consultancy for UNHCR on statelessness issues since 2010. Since September 2016, he has been working for the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (Vienna) as a legal research officer on asylum, migration and borders. Previously, among others, he was head of the Migration Unit, Department of EU Cooperation, Ministry of Interior of Hungary (2010–14), and was charged with the drafting of the Hungarian statelessness determination procedure in 2006–07.
He is an associate member of the European Network on Statelessness (ENS), and a member of the European Society of International Law (ESIL), the coordinating committee of the ESIL Interest Group on Migration and Refugee Law, the International Law Association (ILA) – Hungarian Branch, the Société française pour le droit international (SFDI), the Fédération internationale de droit européen (FIDE) and the European Law Institute (ELI).