Eszter Bodnár

Eszter Bodnár

Associate Professor, Department of Constitutional Law


Visiting Research Fellow University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

-           Giving lectures and seminars on constitutional law.

-           Leading courses on electoral law, European constitutional law, citizens’ rights in the EU and in the ECHR.

-  Carrying out a postdoc research project on the transparency and publicity of judiciary.

-           Taking part in the researches of the department and in organising education and research.


Association of European Election Officials, Legal adviser, project manager

-           Preparing papers for election-related conferences, trainings, giving lectures, facilitating trainings.

-           Monitoring the electoral legislation of the members of the association.

-           Legal advocacy for the members’ electoral management bodies.

-           Maintaining relations with international partners of the association (UNDEF, OSCE/ODIHR, International IDEA, Venice Commission).

-           Managing the election-related projects of the association.



Phone: 2448 ; 411-6504

Room: E. 307.


Bodnár Eszter, Varsányi Benedek

Decision of the Hungarian Constitutional Court on the Exercise of the Right to Vote of Hungarian Citizens Living Abroad

In: Marcel Szabó, Petra Lea Láncos, Réka Varga (ed.)

Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law 2017. 592 p. 
Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2018. pp. 427-458.
(Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law)
(ISBN:978 946 236 8330)


Eszter Bodnár, Fruzsina Gárdos-Orosz, Zoltán Pozsár-Szentmiklósy

Hungary: The State of Liberal Democrarcy

In: Albert Richard, Landau David, Faraguna Pietro, Drugda Šimon (ed.)

2017 Global Review of Constitutional Law. 330 p. 
Boston (MA): ICONnect-Clough Center, 2018. pp. 129-133.

Bodnár Eszter: Gedanken über die Einführung der öffentlichen Verhandlung am ungarischen Verfassungsgericht Osteuroparecht OSTEUROPA-RECHT 63:(1) pp. 65-80. (2017)

Bodnár Eszter, Gárdos-Orosz Fruzsina, Pozsár-Szentmiklósy Zoltán: Developments in Hungarian Constitutional Law In: Richard Albert, David Landau, Pietro Faraguna, Simon Drugda (ed.) 2016 Global Review of Constitutional Law. Boston (MA): ICONnect-Clough Center, 2017. pp. 77-81.

Bodnár Eszter: The Level of the Protection of the Right to Free Elections in the Practice of the European Court of Human Rights In: Hardman Helen, Dickson Brice (ed.) Electoral Rights in Europe. 228 p.  London; New York: Routledge, 2017. pp. 49-66. (ISBN:978 1138 203 914)

Bodnár Eszter: Reflections in the Practice of the Hungarian Constitutional Court on the Changes of its Competences In: Baller Oesten, Breig Burkhard (ed.) Justiz in Mittel- und Osteuropa. 180 p.  Berlin: Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, 2017. pp. 147-161. (Recht, Sicherheit und Verwaltung in internationaler Perspektive; 5.) (ISBN:978 3 8305 3777 9)


Citizens’ Rights in the European Union and the European Convention of Human Rights

Constitutional Interpretation