Foreign Language Teachers

in alphabetical order)

Levente Borsos - Hungarian Teacher

Levente graduated from ELTE and has an MA in Hungarian, Spanish and Hungarian as a Foreign Language. He has been teaching Hungarian for foreigners since 2007 at Balassi Institute and ELTE. Between 2012 and 2017 he taught Hungarian language and culture at Osaka University, Japan. Currently, he is a part-time teacher at Balassi Institute and a founding member of the PontHU group for the teaching Hungarian.

Levente can be contacted at

Dóra Géber - German Teacher

Dora graduated from ELTE in 2012 where she received MAs in German as a foreign language and Hungarian as a foreign language. During her studies she specialized in contrastive linguistics and translation theory. She is interested in multilingualism, Austrianisms „Austriazismen”, teaching German to the Swabian German minority in Hungary,  Swabian culture and dance.

She finds it a great challenge to teach foreign languages in a multicultural environment. She also teaches Hungarian as a foreign language at the Balassi Institute.

Dora can be contacted at

András Kétyi Dr. - German Teacher

András Kétyi is Senior Lecturer at Budapest Business School (Hungary) with a history of working in higher education. skilled in Moodle, intercultural communication, lecturing and educational technology. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education from the University of Szeged (Hungary). He has recently been working on different Mobil-Assisted Language Learning (MALL) projects, including gamification and has been involved in Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) research. For the PBLL-project launched two years ago, he and his colleagues of the German Section at BBS were awarded "European Language Label" in 2019.

András can be contacted at

Enikő Kraft - German Teacher

Enikő teaches at IBS and the Goethe Institute in Budapest,  being a member of the latter one since 2012. Between 2005 and 2007 she was a staff member of the  Humboldt Institute. In 2004 she graduated from  PPKE with a Masters in History and German.   

Enikő can be contacted at

Erzsébet Magyar - French Teacher

Erzsebet studied in Brussels and Budapest (MAs in History and French Language and Literature). She also received her MA in Central European History at CEU and her PhD in Cultural History at ELTE (Budapest). Her interests cover a wide range of topics: Foreign Language Acquisition, French Literature and Cultural Studies, Central European History, European Cultural History, Urban History. She has worked for CEU since 1998 and she really enjoys her job.

Erzsi can be contacted at

Erika Nagy - Spanish Teacher

Erika has been working as a teacher of Spanish as a foreign language for more than 25 years; in the past 20 years as the module leader and head of Spanish Department at IBS, Budapest (Oxford Brookes University) and since 2007 as part-time teacher at Instituto Cervantes, Budapest.

She is the author of several Spanish course books specialized in teaching general Spanish to secondary and grammar school and adult learners. These books were published by the main textbook publisher in the country and received a very good critic once they were stared to be used at schools. They even won the second prize among language textbooks published in Hungary. Erika can be contacted at

Sarolta Németh - German Teacher
Sarolta teaches at the Goethe Institute, Budapest and CEU.
She received her Master's degree in German linguistics and communication in 2004. As an exchange student she also studied at Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf and at Kölner Universität. She also spent some time in Berlin a scholarship recepient.
She enjoys teaching international groups. In her free time she likes spending time in nature.
Sarolta can be contacted at 

Zoltán Ruppert - German Teacher

Zoltán received his MA degree in German and Hungarian as a foreign language at ELTE Budapest. He has been working as a freelance teacher mainly at AUDI Hungaria Zrt. for 8 years. In addition to general German language, he also teaches business and automotive languages. He is happy to incorporate spoken language examples into his lessons, as he teaches Hungarian to native German speakers, so he is in daily contact with the spoken language.

He is also a qualified TELC examiner in B2 and C1 levels.

 Zoltán can be contacted at

Emese Schiller - German Teacher - on maternity leave

She has received her MA degree in German and English at Eötvös Loránd University in 2014.

She started the Teacher Training program in 2011 after having received an excellent evaluation for her Thesis Essay about Dyslexic Language Learners in 2011. In 2014, she completed her Master studies with remarkable results, her thesis essay was about Language Counselling, an article about which was also published in the same year. Last but not least, it is important to mention that during the summer of 2015 and 2016 she had the opportunity to gain professional experience abroad.  She was working for Sprachzentrum Süd and for Goethe Institut as well, where she taught German as a foreign language in internationally diverse language groups.

Emese can be contacted at

Csilla Váradi - German Teacher

Csilla can be contacted at