Dr Tamás Molnár - Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies
Tamás graduated at the Eötvös Lorand University of Budapest (ELTE) 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 a visiting lecturer on immigration law in the Corvinus University of Budapest, and has published widely in the fields of international law, EU law and statelessness law. He has also undertaken consultancy for UNHCR on statelessness issues since 2010. Since 2016, he works for the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (Vienna) as a legal research officer on asylum, migration and borders, also in the field of statelessness.
Previously Tamás was head of the Migration Unit, Department of EU Cooperation, Ministry of the 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 holds several other European memberships.