New Horizon Europe projects to launch

July 2023

The Horizon Europe research project proposal MORES – "Moral emotions in politics: how they unite, how they divide" submitted by CSS (project leader Zsolt Boda) was successful and got funding. CSS will lead the European consortium.


Centre for Social Sciences in H2020 and Horizon Europe

Established in 2012, the Centre for Social Sciences (CSS), a Centre of Excellence of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, is currently a partner in nine EU-funded projects within the frameworks of both Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe. This amounts to over €1.3 million in funding for excellent and innovative research.

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CSS is part of the Eötvös Loránd Research Network, an independent public institution managed by a 13-member Governing Board and accountable to the Hungarian Parliament. CSS is classified as a public budgetary institution, making it eligible not only to submit proposals to any EU funding programme but also to participate in EU-funded projects as a coordinator, partner, or sole beneficiary.


The scientific performance of CSS Budapest in 2022

The annual meeting of CSS took place on 23 March, 2023, where General Director Zsolt Boda presented the results of the previous year.
The scientific performance of CSS kept improving also in 2022.


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Featured news

CSS Award for Best Publication of the year

Centre for Social Sciences

23 March, 2023

Zsolt Boda, Director General of the Centre for Social Sciences awarded Best Publication of the Year of each institute at CSS. The papers were introduced to colleagues at the general annual meeting on 23 March, 2023.

Welfare Experiences. New ERC project with CSS researcher

Centre for Social Sciences

17 February, 2023

The new ERC Consolidator Grant project, WelfareExperiences will analyse how different welfare systems can affect people's mental health and chances of returning to work – not just through the amount of money they get, but through the wider experience of claiming. Dorottya Szikra, Institute for Sociology, CSS is senior country lead on Hungary.

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