Petra Jeney

Petra Jeney

Petra Jeney

Assistant Professor, Department of Public International Law



Petra Jeney was head of department at the Ministry of Justice of Hungary where she was responsible for judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters in the EU. In 2011 she played a leading role in the Hungarian Presidency of the European Union in the area of judicial cooperation, including chairing the Coordinating Committee in the area of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters.


She studied law at the Eötvös Loránd University, in the Faculty of Law, Budapest. She continued her training at the University of Nottingham where she was awarded an LLM in European law. She received her PhD in Legal Studies from the Central European University in 2007.



Phone: 2548 ; 411-6532

Room: E. 124.



Jeney, P. Kende, T. and Szűcs, T. (eds.) (2017) European Law and Politics, (Budapest: Complex kiadó), in Hungarian: Európai közjog és politika.

Jeney, P., Kende, T. and Lövenberg, V. (eds.) (2014) EU law – a textbook, (Budapest: Novissima kiadó), in Hungarian EU JOG – Jogi szakvizsga segédlet.


Jeney, P. and Nagy, B. (eds.) (2002) International Law – cases and materials, (Budapest: Osiris kiadó),


P. Jeney, ‘The European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice without the United Kingdom – legal and practical consequences of Brexit‘, Elte Law Journal, 2016/1.


P. Jeney, ‘The scope of the EU Charter and its application by the Hungarian courts‘, Acta Juridica Hungarica 57(1), 2016, pp. 59-75.


P. Jeney and P. Sonnevend, ‘Division of competences and regulatory powers between the EU and the Member States’, FIDE conference Paper 2016 National Report – Hungary, pp. 30.


P. Jeney, ‘Judicial Enforcement of WTO Rules before the Court of Justice of the European Union‘, Elte Law Journal, 2015/1, pp. 1-5.


The Operational Mechanisms of the European Union and its Importance for Human Rights

Fundamental Human Rights in the European Union