Section of Youth Sociology


Chair: István Murányi, PhD
e-mail: muranyi(at)
tel.: (+36) 52/512900 / 22652
workplace: University of Debrecen, Institute of Political and Sociologial Sciences

Section Secretary: Ádám Nagy, PhD
e-mail: nagyadam(at)
tel.: (+36) 20/9464909
workplace: Excenter Research Center - Eötvös Loránd University


The members of the Section are interested in the adulthood have not reached ages. The Section intends to help its members of its youth researches, including sharing their public research results, supporting each other's publications. The cooperation is open to institutional collaborators - whether they are theorists, applied researchers, data miners, desk researchers, analysts, or developer centers, etc.- because of the synergy of different think tanks can influence the national youth researches, processes and strengthen the publicity of these researches. Based on the own results, the Section tries to be with impact on the national youth researches and developes the connections with professional publicity at national and international level. The Section is opened towards the students and aspiring that results of youth researches will be within reach of everyone.

István Murányi is a full-time associate professor of the Institute of Political Science and Sociology at Debrecen University. His research interests cover sociology of youth, political socialization, national identity, prejudice thinking. He is the author of 7 books and 140 other publications (23 in English). He has participated in several projects. Murányi was a member of the Hungarian team in the PARADYS (FP5, 2001-2005) and he is participating in: "The family political socialization" (OTKA, K-78579, 2008-2011) and leader of the Hungarian team ENRI (HRCCP,2009-2011; MYPLACE (FP7, 2011-2015). He participated in the ESA 2nd Midterm Conference of RN30 in 2009, 38th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology in 2008 and in several ERASMUS Exchange Programs (2007, Kuopio University, Finnland; 2009: Katholieke Hogeschool Kempen, Belgium).