Dr Tamás Molnár

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights


Dr Tamás Molnár graduated at the Eötvös Lorand University of Budapest (ELTE), Faculty of Law in 2003 (cum laude) and the Université libre de Bruxelles, Institut d’Etudes Européennes in 2006 (LLM in EU law – grande disctinction); then obtained his PhD in public international law in 2013 at ELTE and his ‘habilitation’ (Dr. habil – post-doctoral research and teaching qualification) in public international law in 2022 in ELTE.

He is a visiting lecturer on international migration law at the Corvinus University of Budapest, Department of International Relations and has published widely in the fields of international law, EU law and statelessness/nationality law. He has also undertaken ad hoc consultancy for UNHCR on statelessness issues since 2010 and for the European Network on Statelessness since 2014.

Since September 2016, he has been working for the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (Vienna) as a legal research officer on asylum, migration and borders, also in the field of statelessness. Previously, among others, he 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), as well as a member of the International Law Association (ILA) Committee on International Migration and International Law, and the European Society of International Law (ESIL), where he served as the co-convenor of the ESIL Interest Group on Migration and Refugee Law (2016–22). He is also member of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), the Société française pour le droit international (SFDI), the Italian Society of International Law (SIDI), the Fédération internationale de droit européen (FIDE) and the European Law Institute (ELI).