Award for Advanced Doctoral Students 2014-2015

February 2, 2015

It is our pleasure to inform you that Janos Incze (An Unorthodox Royal Financial Policy? The Pledges of King Sigismund in Hungary, Supervisors: Katalin Szende, Balazs Nagy) and Andor Kelenhegyi (The Construction of Identity and Alterity Through Animal Symbolism in Late Antique Jewish and Christian Tradition, Supervisor: Carsten Wilke) have been awarded the Award for Advanced Doctoral Students 2014-2015.

Andras Vadas has been awarded with the 2014 junior price of the András Kubinyi Foundation

February 3, 2014

András Vadas, doctoral student of the Medieval Studies Department has been awarded with the 2014 junior price of the András Kubinyi Foundation for the Study of the Middle Ages. András Vadas received this award for his recently published book “Körmend és a vizek.

Awarded photo made by Zsolt Hunyadi

October 4, 2013

The photo of our professor emeritus Janos Bak made by Zsolt Hunyadi (MA'96, PhD'04) -- entitled: Lifetime commitment -- was awarded at the 5th Exhibit of the IEAS (Institute of English & American Studies, University of Szeged). The exhibited photos will soon be accessible at the web-site of the Institute (

Medieval Studies Alumna Wins Literary Prize

Sincere congratulations to Kateřina Horníčková and  Michal Šroněk, whose edited work "Umění české reformace 1380–1620" (The Art of the Bohemian Reformation 1380-1620, was selected by the committee of Magnesia Littera book competition (Czech Republic) as the second best in "scholarly work" category.


Medieval Studies Alumnus Wins Bibliography Award

 Sincere congratulations to Barry Dov Walfish and Mikhail Kizilov, whose edited work "Bibliographia Karaitica" ( was selected by the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) as the winner of its 2012 Judaica Bibliography Award.