PhD Programme in

Language Pedagogy and English Applied Linguistics


ELTE School of English and American Studies

1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 5. phone:(36-1) 485 52 00 extension 4424 , email: langped[at]




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Current supervisors:


The following lists contains all the supervisors accredited by the Doctoral School, who currently offer supervision. If you areseeking supervision, please write to a supervisor offering a topic close to your interest. Send them your CV and a short description of your research interest along with your initial email message.

If you don't know who to approach, the Programme Director or the Director of Studies can give advice on choosing and contacting supervisors.



Albert Ágnes (albert.agnes74[at]

The role of positive experiences in language learning

Task-based language teaching and learning


Brózik-Piniel Katalin (brozik-piniel.katalin[at]

Individual differences in language learning

The role of emotions in language learning

Flow experiences in language learning

Language anxiety

Language testing and assessment in the classroom


Csizér Kata (weinkata[at]

Social psychological processes in foreign language learning

Foreign language learning motivation in various learners’ groups

Language teachers’ beliefs and motivation

Classroom intervention studies


Dávid Gergely (davidgergely[at]

Language test validation

Interlanguage analysis

Measuring foreign language proficiency


Dóczi Brigitta (doczibri[at]

Learning and teaching vocabulary

Learning and teaching grammar in the second language

Testing and language assessment in language learning


Eitler Tamás (eitler.tamas[at]

Global Englishes

English Historical Sociolinguistics

Multimodal communication

The sociolinguistic modelling of superdiverse English as a Lingua Franca


Fischer Márta (marta.fisher1[at]

Multilingualism in the European Union – language and education policy aspects

Terminology in teaching English for specific purposes and translation

Translation in language teaching

Teaching English for specific purposes in higher education


Holló Dorottya (hollo.dorottya[at]

The role of culture in language teaching

Intercultural communication

Tolerance and diversity education in foreign language teaching at universities

Researching language development and language teacher training programmes

Analysing language teaching materials


Illés Éva (evailles[at]

English as a lingua franca in language pedagogy

The pragmatics of language use and teaching


Kálmán Csaba (csabakalman73[at]


Adult L2 acquisition and teaching

Corporate language training



Károly Krisztina (karoly.krisztina[at]

Discourse analysis

Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) Research

Researching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Writing

Translated Discourse and Translational Discourse Production

Translating Scientific/Academic Discourse


Lázár Ildikó (ildiko.lazar[at]

Language education for intercultural competence

Classroom assessment in language education


Major Éva (majore[at]

Educational policy

Teacher education

ICT in language learning, language teaching and language teacher training


Németh T. Enikő (nemethen[at]

Pragmatics, discourse analysis


Öveges Enikő (oveges.e[at]

Language (education) policy

Foreign language curricula and syllabi


Pohl, Uwe ([at]

Intercultural learning and communication in education

Trainer Training


Prescott, Francis (prescottfrank[at]

Qualitative research

Qualitative interviews

Case study research


Reményi Andrea (remenyi.andrea[at]

Language teaching policy


Szabó Éva (szab.eva[at]

ICT in language learning, language teaching and language teacher training

Language teacher education, teacher education programs

Classroom research on language pedagogy issues


Szesztay Margit (margit.szesztay[at]

Group Dynamics

Interactive teaching methods and approaches


Tankó Gyula (tanko.gyula[at]

Assessing and teaching language mediation skills

Language assessment

Researching English for academic purposes


Tartsay Németh Nóra (nemeth.nora[at]

E-learning and language education

Mobile learning and language education

Using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in language education


Veljanovszki Dávid (veljanovszki[at]

Spoken Discourse in ELT

Varieties and Accents of English in ELT

Global English and ELF in ELT


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Former supervisors:


We would like to express our gratitude and acknowledgment to our colleagues who offered supervision in the past:


Alderson, Charles

Kurtán Zsuzsa

Dörnyei Zoltán

Medgyes Péter

Heltai Pál

Myers, Greg

Ivanič, Roz

Nikolov Marianne

Kárpáti Andrea

Racsmány Mihály

Kontra Edit

Sárvári Judit

Kontra Miklós

Szabó Gábor

Kormos Judit



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