Agnes Batory

Research Fellow

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Oktober 6 u. 7
+ 36 1 327-3098

Agnes Batory is a Professor at CEU’s School of Public Policy and a Research Fellow of the Center for Policy Studies. She is Director of the Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP), a joint program delivered by four European universities and funded by the European Commission. She holds a PhD from Cambridge University. Her research interests include corruption and corruption control, party politics, and a number of sectoral policies and institutional aspects of EU governance. She is author of The politics of EU accession and her articles appeared, among others, in Governance; the Journal of Common Market Studies; the Journal of European Public Policy; Public Administration;  Democratization  and the European Journal of Political Research. She currently contributes to three Horizon2020 projects; dealing with the EU's Transboundary Crisis Management Capacities (TransCrisis); with the Impact of Cohesion Policy on EU Identification (Cohesify); and with collaborative governance (Tropico).

You can read Agnes' recent academic publications on the rule of law in the EU (open access) and on populism here; see also recent comment on current affairs.


Ph.D., Cambridge University, UK
M.Phil (International Relations), Cambridge University, UK
MA in International Relations and European Studies, CEU
LLB/LLM, ELTE, Budapest



Batory, A. , The politics of EU accession , 2008
Linek, L., Tóka, G., Outly, J., Batory, A. , Volby do Evropského parlamentu 2004 , 2007

Book Chapter

Batory, A. , Taggart, P., Szczerbiak, A. , Euroscepticism in the Hungarian party system : Voices from the Wilderness? , 2008
Husz, D., Batory, A. , Hegedűs, I. , Az első magyarországi európai parlamenti választások , 2006
Batory, A. , Kaźmierkiewicz, P. , Hungary , 2006
Batory, A. , Lodge, J. , Hungary , 2005

Journal Article


Batory, A., Cartwright, A. , Monitoring EU spending in Hungary , 2008
Sitter, N., Batory, A. , Europe and the Hungarian Elections of April 2006 , 2006


Batory, A. , Gagatek, W. , Hungary , 2010

Working Paper