Dr. Gábor Polyák

Visiting Researcher (July 2018), Scholarship Aktion Österreich-Ungarn


Dr. Gábor Polyák works for University of Pécs, Institute for Communication and Media Studies as associate professor and for Mertek Media Monitor, a Hungarian NGO dealing with media policy issues as research leader. Before, he was research fellow at the University of Münster, Institute for Information, Telecommunication and Media Law from 2014 to 2016, and associate professor at the University of Pécs, Institute for Information and Communication Law from 2001 to 2014. His educational background includes law and media studies at the University of Pécs, master of laws degree in ICT law at the University of Vienna, PhD degree and habilitation at the University of Pécs. He teaches and does research in the fields of media law, IT law, medi policy, and he also teaches media literacy for media teachers. In 2016, he was expert for the Committee of the Regions in the process of reviewing the AMD directive. His last book is Medienpolitik in Osteuropa. Theoretischer Rahmen und mediale Praxis (B & S Siebenhaar Verlag, Berlin, 2018).