Rita Takács, PhD
student counselling psychologist

the head of a Student Counselling Centre

Rita Takacs graduated from Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary (ELTE), where she obtained her PhD. She is specializing in Counselling Psychology. She received her MA and BA at the ELTE. She is the head of a Student Counselling Centre at Department of Informatics at ELTE, Budapest. In this position she supervises other psychologists and organizes attrition prevention program for students. Her PhD dissertation investigates student retention in higher education and examines the possible psychological characteristics of successful programmers. Her goal is to combine her research knowledge in retention with practical counselling strategies. She is passionate about developing young adults’ personality, and helping them succeed in academic achievements.

Ferenc Csizovszky
student counselling psychologist

Certified psychologist, who received his degree at Károli Gáspár Református University in the specialization of Developmental and Clinical Child Psychology.

During his studies, he has volunteered as a peer helper, both in English and Hungarian at the university, gaining valuable insight to the everyday problems and troubles of students.

He currently works as a Student Counsellor at the Student Support Centre and he is responsible for Hungarian and international students.

Anna Gogibedasvili
student counselling psychologist

Certified psychologist, graduated on the Faculty of Education and Psychology of ELTE, with specialization in counselling and educational psychology.
Anna’s multicultural background and 5-years’ experience of living abroad gives her a first-hand understanding of the challenges of moving to a new location or generally adapting to a new environment. In the DTK she is there on the Szombathely campus to help and support national and international students in their university life and success .

Albert Mihály
student counselling psychologist

He completed his Master degree at the Faculty of Education and Psychology of ELTE (ELTE PPK) with a specialization on Counselling and Educational Psychology. He graduated a counselling psychology specialist postgraduate programme for Counselling Psychologist at ELTE PPK. As a Student Counsellor he is primarily working with hungarian students.

Irén Anna Murányi
counselling psychologist

Psychologist, a certified counselling psychology specialist, studied at ELTE Faculty of Education and Psychology. She offers counselling on life management and crisis counselling for staff members of the Faculty of Informatics and provides professional supervision for the psychologist colleagues working there.

Viktória Nagy
student counselling psychologist


Viktória completed her Master degree at the Faculty of Education and Psychology of ELTE with a specialisation on Counselling and Educational Psychology. She wrote her Master Thesis on Gamification of Career Management Trainings. She volunteered at a Help Hotline for Gambling.
Viktória was responsible for American, Israeli and international children and youngsters in New York State as a psychologist after finishing her studies. She also conducted research in Austria on workplace health and well-being.
She currently works as a Student Counsellor at the Student Support Centre and is responsible for international students alongside with her colleagues, Dorina Rakovszky and Ferenc Csizovszky.

“The stumbler doesn’t build her life by being better than others, but by being better than she used to be. Those are the people we want to be.”
David Brooks 
The New York Times Opinion Section (2015.04.11.)

Anett Pásztor-Nagy
student counselling psychologist


She completed her Master degree at the Faculty of Education and Psychology of ELTE (ELTE PPK) with a specialization on Counselling and Educational Psychology. She graduated a counselling psychology specialist postgraduate programme for Counselling Psychologist at ELTE PPK. As a Student Counsellor she is primarily working with hungarian students. She is the special needs coordinators at the Faculty of Informatics.

Dorina Rakovszky
student counselling psychologist

Dorina completed her Master degree at the Faculty of Education and Psychology of ELTE with the specialisation on Counselling and Educational Pscychology. During her studies she voluntered at a children’s crisis helpline.She currently works as a Student Counsellor at the Student Support Centre and she is responsible for international students.

Sára Siposné Virág

student counselling psychologist

She is a certified psychologist, graduated from Pázmány Péter Catholic University, specializing in Clinical and Health Psychology. Her

thesis was on positive psychology and sleep quality. During her studies she volunteered with students as a peer helper.

She is currently working as a Student Counsellor for Hungarian students.

Szládovics Levente

student counselling psychologist

Certified psychologist, who received his degree at Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in the specialization of Clinical and Health Psychology.

During his studies he organised a movie club for high school and university students and gained experience as a moderator. He incorporates his degree as a tour guide into his work by leading students on sightseeing tours with his colleagues. He is an applicant for Outdoor Trainer and Counsellor position, with a passion for adventure and wilderness therapy approaches.

He currently works as a Student Counsellor at the Student Support Centre and he is responsible for Hungarian and international students.

Julianna Várnai-Ihász

student counselling psychologist

Certified psychologist, graduated at the Faculty of Education and Psychology of ELTE, with specialization in counselling and educational psychology. She focused her attention to working with university students during and following her studies with particular regard to the various effects of online education. As a Student Counsellor at the Student Support Centre she is responsible for the support of international and Hungarian students.

Gábor Nagy Dr.

Gábor Nagy graduated in mathematics from Eötvös Loránd University. As an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Algebra, he teaches subjects in Discrete Mathematics and Mathematics Fundamentals.
Within the DTK, he performs coordination tasks, liaising with mentor trainers and senior students.

Sarmasági Pál

He graduated from ELTE in 1991, and has worked as a developer and operator in industry. As a PhD student at ELTE IK, he teaches programming to foreign students. Her research interests are talent search and talent management, partly focusing on the application of methods in corporate culture for students. Talent management is an integral part of DTK’s work and she joined the team.

photos by Zoltán Nemes

Prospective Students

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