Istvan MAGAS is a Full Professor at Institute of World Economy. His research fields and interests are modern international trade and finance.
He is a doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (DsC). He has taught at many renown universities, American (UCONN, Texas Tech, CEU,) and British (Oxford Brookes) as a tenure-track or visiting professor for more than two decades.
He has built up a strong business background while serving for many years as managing director of large Canadian corporate lenders.
In his younger years, he became an All-Time Hungarian Champion of Hungarian water polo, European Champion 1977, silver medalist of the 20th Olympic games, Munich, Amateur tennis player, certified tennis instructor of the US National Tennis Academy