Attila Kun (Hungary) : Beyond EWCs? – Global mechanisms of information-sharing and workers’ involvement within MNEs

Prof. Attila Kun

Attila Kun is an Associate Professor in labour law and the Head of the Department of Labour Law and Social Security at the Károli Gáspár University (KRE), Faculty of Law, Hungary (Budapest). He is also a part-time Associate Professor at the National University of Public Service (NKE), Institute of Human Resources. He is a member of the MTA (Hungarian Academy of Sciences) – PTE Research Group of Comparative and European Employment Policy and Labour Law. He is a partner attorney at the Ferencz, Fodor T., Kun & Partners law firm, specialized in labour law and a registered  advisor / mediator in the field of industrial relations in Hungary.

He holds Law Degree and Certificate on European Politics (2002, University of Szeged); Master of European Social Security (2007, KU Leuven, Belgium); PhD (2008) and ‘Habilitation’ (2015) in Labour Law (University of Szeged).

He holds the Marco Biagi Prize 2011 (together with Beryl ter Haar from the Netherlands and Manuel Antonio García-Muńoz Alhambra from Spain), awarded by the Association of Labour Law Journals.

He has been a visiting scholar at numerous foreign universities (e.g. University of Tokyo; Trier: IAAEU; Halle-Wittenberg; University of Amsterdam; Erasmus teaching staff mobility in several countries) and a member of numerous (e.g. EU-funded and other) international research projects. He is a member of several academic networks (e.g.: Advisory Committe of the Labour Law Research Network, LLRN; Hungarian Labour Law Association; Academic network on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises; Organising Committee of the Hugo Sinzheimer Moot Court Competition; national coordinator of the ISLSSL’s Hungarian youth section etc.).