Krisztián Széll

assistant professor

Krisztián Széll

Assistant professor, Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Education and Psychology, Institute of Education

Educational and reserch interest

  • Social and educational inequalities, equal opportunities and equity.
  • Student, school and educational effectiveness and resilience.
  • Subjective quality of life, student and school well-being.
  • School climate, community relations.

Contact details


Room number 421., 23-27 Kazinczy Street, Budapest, 1075, Hungary


Teaching activities

BA programme

  • Courses in sociology of education and research methodology in Hungarian.

MA programme

  • Courses in sociology of education and research methodology in Hungarian and English.

Doctoral (PhD) programme

  • Quantitative and qualitative research methodology courses in Hungarian and English.
Talent development
  • Research project supervision of Judit Takácsné Kárász PhD student in the Hungarian New Generation Excellence Programme (2020–2021)

Research areas

Member of the Research Group for Innovation and Equality in Education at ELTE Institute of Education. The research group studies the pedagogical and educational context of society and education in an inter-and multidisciplinary approach. Central to his research is the study of social and educational inequalities. His research has a strong focus on studying the educational pathways of socially disadvantaged groups. He is involved in a number of research projects and evaluations on educational effectiveness, equality and equity, drop-out and early school leaving, educational resilience, as well as student and school well-being.


Selected publications

Other professional activities