Ábel Szalontai DLA, habil.
university professor, ECoC programme lead, supervisor
Photography MA
university professor
Photography BA
university professor
Photography MA in English
university professor
Doctoral School
Academic Office
ECoC programme lead

He has been a lecturer in Photography at MOME for 20 years. He was head of Department from 2006 to 2014 and Director of the Media Institute from 2014 to 2021. In 2014, he launched the MOME BÓJA project, and is currently the leader of the MOME MAG project.

Fields of education


Graduated from the Visual Communication programme of the University of Applied Arts in 1998. After working as a freelance photographer for 5 years, he has been the studio manager at the Photography Department since 2003 and a design teacher since 2004. He has been the head of the Photography Department since fish 2006 and of the Media Institute since 2014. He obtained his doctoral degree in 2013 and habilitated in 2019.

A common strand in his creative and educational activities is the examination of visual and narrative context of free thinking based on collaboration.

Professional works

Awards, recognition

Rudolf Balogh Award, 2005

József Antall Award, 2017

Beautiful Hungarian Book, András Mohácsi and his stones album, sculptural images

Member of the European
Network of
Higher Education Institutions
9 Zugligeti St,
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