Doc. Zoltán Csehy, PhD.

Personal Data


Family name: Csehy

First name: Zoltán

Academic degree: PhD., Dr. habil.


Place of birth: Bratislava

Date of birth: 26. 11. 1973.


Fields of activities: Old Hungarian Literature, Poetry, Translation, Renaissance and Neolatin Philology, Queer Studies. 





·       Dr. habil. 2010

Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

in the field of Hungarian Literary History

·       Ph.D. 2003       

Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

in the field of Hungarian Literary History with the qualification summa cum laude

·       M. A.  1998

Comenius University, Bratislava               

Hungarian Language and Literature – Latin Language and Literature


Faculty Status


Department of Hungarian Language and Literature

Comenius University, Faculty of Arts, Bratislava

2002 – Present                      Docent


Selected Honors, Awards & Recognitions


  • Janus Pannonius Prize (Budapest, 2014)
  • Bárka Prize (Békéscsaba, 2010)
  • Attila József Prize (Budapest, 2009) –  Hungarian State Prize for Literature
  • Imre Madách Prize (Bratislava, 2008) – for the collection of essays Parnassus biceps
  • János Arany Prize (Budapest, 2008) – the price of the Hungarian Academy of Science for young researchers
  • The Price of Slovak Literary Foundation – Litfond (Bratislava, 2007) for the collection of poems Hecatelegium.
  • Book of The Year Prize (Budapest, 2005) – for the translation of Petrarca’s Latin Poems
  • Grácia Kerényi Prize (Budapest, 2005) – for the translations of Greek and Latin Poems
  • János Sziveri Prize (Budapest, 2004)  
  • Madách Prize (Bratislava, 2003) – for the monography A szöveg hermaphrodituszi teste
  • Posonium Prize (Bratislava, 2001) – for the translation of Old Greek and Latin Poems
  • Palimpsest Prize (Budapest, 1997, 1998, 2001)– for the translation of Medieval and Renaissance Latin Poems