Professor at the College of Europe (Bruges and Natolin (Warsaw)) since 1993. Director General of the Institute for World Economics, Budapest. Head of the Strategic Task Force on Integration into the European Union (1986-1988). Member of numerous Hungarian and international organisations and editorial boards of professional journals. Author of books and articles on regional integration, EC/EU relations, international direct capital flows, international competitiveness of the CMEA countries, the European Union’s Eastern Enlargement.