Gábor Kardos

Gábor Kardos

Full Professor, Department of Public International Law

Professor Kardos has been teaching at ELTE Faculty of Law since 1981. His major courses include

  • International public law
  • The basics of international law
  • Current issues in international law (Corvinus University)
  • International Law (University of California budapesti tagozata, Corvinus Egyetem)) - in English
  • International Protection of Human Rights (CEU) – in English
  • International Humanitarian Law (CEU) – in English
  • European public law and politics (at Széchenyi University as well)
  • Geopolitics and international law
  • International protection of social rights (at the PKKE as well)
  • International protection of minority rights (at the PKKE as well)
  • Human rights and foreign policy
  • Case studies in international law
  • International protection of human rights (Kodolányi János College)
  • European protection of human rights (ELTE JOTOKI)
  • European Social Policy and Law (ELTE JOTOKI) in English


He holds lectures on an occasional basis at the following universities abroad: Vienna, Canterbury, NY State University, Oslo, Turku, Warwick

Professor Kardos is the Hungarian member of the experts’ committee of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (since 1998) and a Member of the Minority Research Network, since 2010. He recieved an Order of Merit in 2011.


Email: kardos@ajk.elte.hu

Extension: 2548 ; 411-6532

Room: E. 124


Kardos Gábor: Changing Realities: Islamic Veils and Minority Protection EAST EUROPEAN YEARBOOK ON HUMAN RIGHTS 2018

Kardos Gábor

Universality, Progressive Realization, Economic Crises: The ICESR Fifty Years on

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

Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law 2016. 751 p. 
Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2017. pp. 3-13.

Kardos Gábor

Homeland Minorities, Immigrant Minorities: Mind the Gap?

  • Kőszeg: Felsőbbfokú Tanulmányok Intézete, 2017. 15 p.

Kardos Gábor: Fear of Autonomy for Minorities

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

  • Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law 2014. 674 p. 
    Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2015. pp. 35-43.


  • Kardos, Gábor: The Internationally Recognized Right to Housing: Implication and (Some) Application. Courdenes Constitucionales No. 45-65. vol. 2. (2008) pp. 91-100
  • Kardos, Gábor: Universal justification for social rights Miskolc Journal of International Law vol. 6, (2009) No. 1, pp. 18-23
  • Kardos Gábor: Role for the Kin States?, Sapporo, University, 2006, pp. 127-13777


The Institutional System and Practice of the European Social Charter