Judge Dr. Tamaš Korhec

Judge Dr. Tamaš Korhec
Judge Dr. Tamaš Korhec

Tamaš Korhec (Korhecz Tamás) was born on 13 December 1967, in Subotica, where he completed both his primary and secondary school. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of Novi Sad University in 1992, and received his master and doctoral degree at Central European University in Budapest. He successfully defended his doctoral thesis in the field of comparative constitutional law in September 2000.

In the 1990s he worked as a journalist and a trainee solicitor. From November 2000 to June 2010 he served three terms as the provincial secretary for regulation, administration and national minorities of the AP Vojvodina, and from June 2010 he was the first democratically elected president of the National Council of Hungarians in Serbia. He taught at higher education institutions from 2002. From 2007, he was employed at the Faculty of Legal and Business Studies „Dr. Lazar Vrketić“ in Novi Sad (UNION University), where in the capacity of an Associate Professor he taught the subjects Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Administrative Procedural Law, La on Judicial Organisation and Sicience of Administration. 

He is the author of more than 100 scholarly papers, including monographs in Serbian, Hungarian and English.

He is an honorary professor at Obuda University in Budapest and Istvan Széchenyi University in Győr, Hungary. As a visiting professor he has been lecturing since 2009 at the Central European University in Budapest (Hungary), at the Istvan Széchenyi University in Győr (Hungary) and at the Trieste University (Italy).

In addition to Hungarian and Serbian, he can speak and write in English, and can use German.

He is on the editorial board of the science journal „Létünk”, in Novi Sad.

He is married and has four children.

He was appointed Judge of the Constitutional Court in December 2016.