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András Zs. VARGA
Justice of the Constitutional Court of Hungary












Personal dates

            Date of birth: June 20, 1968

            (Marosvásárhely – Targu Mures, Romania)

            Nationality: Hungarian

 

Studies

            — 1990 – 1995, law, Eötvös Loránd University of Science (ELTE) Budapest, Hungary

            —  1991 – 1993, political sciences , ELTE, Budapest, Hungary

            — 1995 – 1998,  postgraduate studies (law), ELTE, Budapest, Hungary

 

Qualification

 — March, 1995: MA (dr. iur.), law, ELTE, Budapest, Hungary

—   October, 2003: PhD, law, ELTE, Budapest, Hungary

—   November, 2010: Dr. habil, law, Pázmány Péter Catholic University (PPKE), Budapest, Hungary

 

Fields of interest

— constitutionalism and human rights

—   administrative law, its forms of control

 

University experience

—     ELTE

—     1999 – 2003: Assistant, Department of Criminal Law

 

—     Széchenyi István University, Győr, Hungary, Department of Public Law

—     2004 – 2006: Lecturer

—     2006 – 2009:              Associate Professor

 

—     PPKE

—     2004 – 2006: Lecturer, Department of Constitutional Law

—     2006 – 2008: Associate Professor, Department of Constitutional Law

—     2008 – 2012: Associate Professor, Head of Dep. of Administrative Law

—     2012 – :          (full time) Professor, Head of Dep. of Administrative Law

—     2013 – 2016:          Dean of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences

—     2016 – :          Prodean of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences

 

Professional experience

—    Parliamentary Commissioners' Office, Budapes, Hungary

—   1996:              Referent

—    1997 – 1998:             Deputy Head of Department

—    1999 – 2000:             Director

 

—    Public Prosecutor's Office, Budapest, Hungary

—      1995:             Trainee

—     2000 – 2006: Deputy Prosecutor General of Hungary

—     2006 – 2010: Chief Counsel, Prosecutor

—     2010 – 2013: Deputy Prosecutor General of Hungary

—     2014 – : Justice, Constitutional Court of Hungary

Activity related to Council of Europe

—    6th Conference of Prosecutors General of Europe – CPGE – 2005, Budapest: Reflexion Document on Prosecutors' Competencies outside the Criminal Field in the member States of the Council of Europe

—   Conference of Prosecutors of Europe – CPE – 2008, Sanktpetersburg: Report on the role of the public prosecution service outside the field of criminal justice

—   Substitute member of the Group of Specialists on the Role of Public Prosecutors outside the Criminal Field – CJ-S-PR – 2011, Paris, Strasbourg: preparation of the text of the Recommendation CM/Rec (2012) 11 on the role of public prosecutors outside the criminal justice system

 

Selected publications

  • The Role of the Ombudsman in the Civil Control over the Armed Forces, in: Conference on the Civil-Military Relations in the Context of an Evolving NATO, Ministry of Defence - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Budapest, Hungary 1997

  • Analógie a rozdiely v konani ombudsmana a prokuratúry, in: Prokurátor a ombudsman,Vydalo Slovenské národné stredisko pre l’udské práva, Bratislava, 2001.

  • Prosecutors’ Competencies Outside the Criminal Field in the Member States of the Council of Europe, in Conference of Prosecutors General of Europe, 6th Session. Office of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Hungary, Budapest, 2006

  • Report on the role of the public prosecution service outside the field of criminal justice (http://www.coe.int/t/dg1/legalcooperation/ccpe/conferences/2008/4rev_2008_CCPE-Bu_reportVargas_en.pdf, 14. 07. 2008)

  • The Efficiency of the Ombudspersons’ Actions in Hungary, in: Jahrbuch für Ostrecht, 1/2009, 119-126. o.

  • Alternative Control Instruments over Administrative Procedures: Ombudsmen, prosecutors, Civil Liability (Passau, Schenk Verlag, 2011)

  • Lóránt Csink – Balázs Schanda – András Zs. Varga: The Basic Law of Hungary. A First Commentary (Dublin, Clarus Press, 2012)

  • Beyond Rule of Law, in: Iustum Aequum Salutare, 3/2013.

  • András Zs Varga, András Patyi, Balázs Schanda (eds.): The Basic (Fundamental) Law of Hungary: A Commentary of the New Hungarian Constitution. Dublin: Clarus Press, 2015. 412 p.

  • Lustration: the experience of Hungary. In: Fejes Zsuzsanna, Török Bernát (eds.): Suum cuique: Ünnepi tanulmányok Paczolay Péter 60. születésnapja tiszteletére. Szeged: Pólay Elemér Alapítvány, 2016. pp. 685-689.

  • Final Conferral of Sovereignity or Limited Power-transfer. In: Fontes Iuris 2016:(SpEd) pp. 8-13.

  • Constitutional Identity as Interpreted by the Council of Europe and the European Union. Conflict of Laws - Conflict of Courts? In: Marcell Szabó, Petra Lea Láncos, Réka Varga (eds.): Hungarian Yearbook of International and European Law. The Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2017.pp. 385-405.

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