Prof. PhDr. István Lanstyák, PhD.


● 1995: candidate of sciences (CSc., later PhD), Comenius University, Brati­sla­va, Slovaka (Questions of language ecology and language contact of the varieties of Hun­ga­rian in Slovakia)

●  1989: philosophiae doctor (PhDr.), Comenius University, Bratislava, Slo­va­kia

● 1983: teacher’s degree in Hungarian and English, Kossuth Lajos University of Sciences, Debrecen, Hungary


Teaching Experience:

teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students

● guiding and supervising Masters and Doctoral students’ thesis works



1986–: Comenius University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of

Hungarian Language and Literature, Bratislava, Slovakia

● 2011: professor

● 1999–2011: associate lecturer

● 1989-1999: assistant professor

● 1986-1989: assistant lecturer

1983–1986: Grammar School Banská Štiavnica: teacher


Courses taught

● Descriptive Hungarian Phonetics and Phonology

● Lexicology and Semantics

● General Linguistics

● Introduction into Sociolinguistics

● Sociolinguistics

● Bilingualism and Contact Linguistics

● Language Cultivation and Language Planning

● Dialectology

● History of Hungarian Language

● Applied Linguistics

● Hungarian in Slovakia

● Uralic Studies


Research interests: contact linguistics, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, translation studies, lexicography, language management, problem management


Last update: March 25, 2015