Agnes Batory

Research Fellow

Contact information

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.


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