Arnold Csonka, Dr.

Arnold Csonka, Dr.

Last modified: 17. October 2022

Dr. Arnold Csonka
associate professor
PhD, 2011
tel.: +36 82 505 800 / 3604

„I am amazed for the amazement itself. The wonder is the goal itself. A small journey of discovery. Even if it sometimes provides small seeds that, when sprouted, lead to more knowledge." Erling Kagge

Name of the department: Department of Agricultural Data Processing and Data Analysis

Professional experience:

  • February 2020 - : associate Professor. MATE Kaposvár Campus, Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics
  • August 2018 - January 2020: Institute Director. Kaposvár University, then Szent István University, Institute of Regional and Agricultural Economics
  • May 2013 - December 2017: Deputy Dean of Education. University of Kaposvár, Faculty of Economics
  • September 2008 - January 2020: Assistant then asssociate professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Kaposvár
  • September 2007 - April 2013: Lecturer. Kodolányi János College, Centre for Economic Education
  • From 2010 to the present, he has worked as a researcher, project planner, chapter leader or professional leader in several international and national research and educational development projects

Education, qualifications:

  • PhD degree (management and organizational scinences) Doctoral School of Management and Organizational Sciences, University of Kaposvár (2006-2011)
  • Degree in Economic Agricultural Engineering. University of Kaposvár, Faculty of Economics (2001-2006)
  • Languages: English professional complex intermediate, German general complex intermediate

Research fields:

  • agricultural economics
  • agroforestry
  • spatial econometrics


  • MTA-PAB Young Researcher's Scientific Award (2018)
  • University of Kaposvár Excellence Award (2011)

Information on doctoral studies: LINK
​​​​​​​Publication details: LINK

Quantitative methods
multivariate statistical modelling
Supply chain management
Trade and sales basics

Thesis topics:
Potential of agroforestry systems in Hungary
Competitiveness and sustainability of supply networks
Spatial analyses
Trade logistics.