Meet Miklos Koren

Name: Miklos Koren

Title: Professor, Head of Department of Economics and Business

Number of years at CEU: 9

Home city/town & country: Gyor, Hungary

What's your favorite Hungarian food?

Stuffed cabbage (töltött káposzta), the way my grandmother used to make it.

Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?

I am a fan of typography and I admire the work of 17th-century master printer and typographer Miklós Kis Tótfalusi.

What's your favorite language, whether you speak it or not?


What's your favorite quote or idiom?

I don’t have one.

What do you like to do best on Sundays?

Go for a long run in the Buda hills, then have a relaxing lunch with my family.

Which is your favorite building, park, museum, or public spot in Budapest?

Hárs-hegy. Beautiful but less known hiking destination inside the city.

What's your guilty pleasure?


What is your favorite or most visited website or blog?

Stack Overflow.

Name one adventure you'd like to have:

Run the Marathon Des Sables.