Prof. Ádám Fuglinszky LL.M. (Heidelberg) PhD (Hamburg),
Professor of civil law
(born on 27th February 1977, in Budapest, Hungary)

Professional activities (teaching, research, attorneyship)

2002 -  Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Law, Civil Law Department
Lecturer (2002-2008),
Senior lecturer (2008-2013),
Associate professor (2013-2018)
Professor (ordinary/full) 2018-
2004 - Attorney (member of the Budapest Bar Association, recently not practicing)
Lawyers' Office Fuglinszky and Partners (2004-2013)
Lawyers Office Fuglinszky, Szilágyi and Partners (2013-2014)
KNPLAW Nagy-Koppány, Varga and Partners – of counsel (2015-2019)
2004 - Andrássy Gyula German University Budapest
Contract lecturer
2013 - 2020 ELTE Law Journal
Editor in chief
2017 - 2020 GoInEu and GoInEuPlusGoverning Inheritance Statutes after the Entry into Force of EU Succession Regulation – International Training and Research Projects (EU JUST)
PI of the Hungarian team
2018 - Common Core of European Private Law – Reasonable Care Project
National reporter - Hungary
2022 - Common Core of European Private Law – Contracts in the Platform Economy Project
National reporter – Hungary (with Dániel Bán)
2018 - Listed and recommended Arbitrator besides the
Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
2010-2011 Expert opinion for the Codification Committee of the new (Hungarian) Civil Code on various subjects of the contractual and extracontractual liability
2008 McGill University, Faculty of Law (Montréal, Canada)
Short term guest researcher

(grantee of the International Council for Canadian Studies)
2004 - 2005 Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg) Guest researcher (contractual liability in a comparative perspective)
2000 Expert opinion on franchise contracts for the Ministry of Justice (with regard to the recodification of the civil law in Hungary)

Higher education, qualifications

2013 Habilitation, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Law (Budapest, Hungary) - Deed
2007 PhD, University of Hamburg (Germany) - Certificate / Deed of nostrification
(summa cum laude) / Prof. Dr. Ulrich Magnus RiOLG
2004 Bar exam (excellent), Budapest (Hungary) - Certificate
2001 ‚Magister legum’ – LL.M. (sehr gut / very good) - Certificate
Ruprecht-Karls University, Heidelberg (Germany)
Prof. Dr. Dr. hc. mult. Peter Ulmer
2000 JD (Lawyer), Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (Hungary)
summa cum laude Diploma

Professional society memberships, appointments

2002 - 2018 Hungarian-German Lawyers' Association (member; 2002-2004: secretary)
2004 - Budapest Bar Association, member
2007 - Hungarian Academy of Sciences - member of the PhD holder's section
(köztestületi tag)
2009 - 2018, 2019- Elected member of the Faculty Council (Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Law)
2009 - Civil Law Professors' Association, board member, 2013-2019: vice president
2009 - Central European Association of Canadian Studies (CEACS), member
2011 - Hungarian Lawyers' Association -
AIDA (International Association for Insurance Law) Hungarian Chapter,
co-president of the working party "Civil Liability and Insurance"
2012 - Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal (North-West University, South Africa), reviewer
2013 - Hungarian Lawyers' Association Insurance Law Section, AIDA Hungarian Chapter,
board member
2016 - 2022 Member of the Faculty's Habilitation Committee (Eötvös Loránd University)
2016 - Gazdaság és Jog (Economy and the Law - a law journal in Hungarian language)
member of the editorial board
2016 - Diritto Mercato Assicurativo Finanziario reviewer
2019 - Kártérítési és biztosítási jog (Liability and Insurance Law – e-journal) academic advisor
2021 - Assicurazioni (Rivista di diritto, economia e finanza delle assicurazioni private)
– Member of the Scientific Committee
2021 - Consiglio Nazionale del Notariato – Studi e Materiali – Member of the Scientific Committee
2021 - European Review of Private Law – Member of the Editorial Board
2022 - AIDA (Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances) Italia – corresponding member
2022 - Journal of Civil Law Studies (Louisiana State University) – Member of the Advisory Board

Areas of research and interest

  • Contract law
  • Tort law
  • Comparative private law (in particular: mixed legal systems, legal transplants, European private law)


  • Hungarian (native)
  • English (full professional proficiency)
  • German (full professional proficiency)
  • French (elementary proficiency, reading)