Demetrovics Zsolt

E-mail: demetrovics [kukac]



Habilitation – Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest


Health promotion psychologist - Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest


Cinical psychologist specialized in addiction - Semmelweis University, Budapest


PhD (personality and health psychology / addiction) - Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest


Adult clinical psychologist –University of Pécs, Pécs


Psychology (MA) – Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest


Cultural anthropology (MA) – Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest


Current position

director of the Institute of Psychology at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest

associate professor and head of the Department of Clinical Psychology and Addiction at the same Institute


Previous positions

Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Psychology (2001–)

National Institute for Drug Prevention, senior researcher (2001–2010)

Gellérthegy Addiction Clinic, clinical psychologist (1999–2005)

Open Society Institute Budapest / Constitutional and Legislative Policy Institute (COLPI): research fellow (1996–1998)


Other activities

European Association of Substance Abuse Research

Board member (2009–)

National Advisory Board on Addictionology

member (2009–)

European Society on Social Drug Research

Board member (2008–)

Council of Europe Pompidou Group

permanent correspondent (2006–2012)

Hungarian Association on Addictions

Board member (2003–),
general secretary (2006–)

Hungarian Harm Reduction Association

Board member (2003–)


Journal of Behavioral Addictions

Editor-in-chief (2011–)

European Addiction Research

member of Editorial Board (2010–)

Hungarian Journal of Psychology

member of Editorial Board (2009–)

Hungarian Journal of Applied Psychology

member of Editorial Board (2008–)

Hungarian Journal of Mental Health and Psychosomatics

member of Editorial Board (2003–)

Addictologia Hungarica

member of Editorial Board (2001–)

Demetrovics Zsolt