Szalai Zoltán

Zoltán Szalai

Director General, MCC

Zoltán Szalai has been the Director General of Mathias Corvinus Collegium for over 10 years. He is Editor-in Chief of the Hungarian weekly newspaper Mandiner. He holds postgraduate degrees in German Language and Literature, earning his PhD summa cum laude in Cultural Studies.Dr. Szalai spent his university years in Budapest, Pécs, and Heidelberg. He obtained his degree in German Literature and Language at Eötvös Loránd University. He continued his studies at the University of Pécs, where he received his MA degree in Human Resources Advisory. In 2016 he obtained his doctorate degree with summa cum laude at Eötvös Lorand University. He studied on scholarship in Heidelberg, Munich, Frankfurt and Leipzig. He has taught regularly, authored and edited numerous books and studies in Hungarian, German, and English. Dr. Szalai is married, with two children.