Best MA Thesis Award

The Department of Political Science nominates the excellent quality of theses to the Best MA Thesis Award every year. After a thorough review a departmental committee selects the winners of each program.

2019/2020

One-year MA Program in Political Science:

Nikita Khokhlov - Perceptions of Corruption and Firm Performance in Post-Communist Countries: Institutional Perspective
Supervisor: Anil Duman

Two-year MA Program in Political Science:

- Bence Hamrak - Persuasion Or Loyalty: The Effects Of Elite Communication On The Electoral Sanctioning Of Corruption - A Survey Experiment in Hungary
Supervisor: Gabor Simonovits

2018/2019

One-year MA Program in Political Science:

- Ryan Switzer - Unhooding The Alt-Right: Framing and Metapolitics in Far-Right Discourse
Supervisor: Bela Greskovits

Two-year MA Program in Political Science:

- Nils Oellerich - Changing Bank Ownership Patterns in Hungary: Development, Economic Nationalism, and Political Lending
Supervisor: Laszlo Bruszt