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Department of Horticulture

Staff in the Department of Horticulture are mainly involved in teaching courses related to cultivation (the growing of ornamental plants, vegetable production, fruit production, viticulture) and organising the related practical sessions. Besides teaching, they take part in research projects run by the Horticultural Workshop as well as other research centres and producer organisations. Sixty-two percent of the instructors in department hold an academic degree, 25 percent are doctoral students, and 10 percent are habilitated doctors. The teaching staff teach on all the courses offered by the faculty, while also carrying out research projects in the Environmental Science and Analytical Workshop. The department contributes to the service-related activities of the faculty (practice farmland, laboratory), and has implemented numerous successful projects in the framework of awarded tenders.


Head of Department:

Eleonóra Kecskésné Nagy, PhD

Associate College Professor

Department of Agricurtural Economics and Rural Development


Department staff teach economics, rural development and work organisation in all programmes offered by the Faculty of Horticulture and Rural Development. The main areas of research in the department include the working conditions and livelihoods of young Hungarian farmers, and short supply chain operations in Hungary.”


Head of Department:

András Palkovics, PhD

Associate Professor



Department of Agricultural Sciences

Department faculty members participate in all of the study programmes available at the Faculty, while also conducting extensive research in the Environmental Science and Analytical Workshop. The Department takes part in the Faculty's service activities (Practice Farmland, Laboratory), and has implemented numerous successful projects through awarded tenders. The Department takes an active role in teaching both core and specialised subjects. My colleagues are engaged in complex academic endeavours and have extensive professional relations. Our services contribute to the pragmatic training that the Faculty offers, and also enhance its reputation.

Head of department:

Attila Hüvely PhD

Associate College Professor