Organizational units

2018 Feb. 1.

Organizational units of the Survey (Deputy Presidents, Divisions, Departments)

Department of Data Store and Management


Head of Department:  Dr. Gábor KOVÁCS


                                   +36 1 373 1849


 Tasks of the Department:

  • manages data management tasks in connection with mining concession,
  • operates the central Hungarian State Geologic, Geophysical and Mining Data Store having national scope of collection, 
  • guarantees the completeness and regularity of data collection in data sets stipulated by legislation and controls the fulfilment of obligation of data provision, 
  • ensures the proper operation of storage and archiving system, secures the upkeep of documents and data sets, overall physical protection in central data store as well as monitors it in other data store units, at other organizational units of MBFSZ and external organizations, 
  •  updates the registry system, meta databases referring to document and data sets as well as databases containing geological and mining basic data, 
  •  performs data collection, data processing, data provision as well as makes copies of data from data bases,
  •  ensures GIS systems required for the performance of tasks of the Division, the GIS processing of data, digitizing of required mapping and other graphic materials as well as printing and provision from standard digital files, and makes them available on the Intranet,
  •  runs the reading room of Data Store, 
  •  permanently informs data providers and end-users of its activity by available channels of public relations as well as in various forums,
  •  guarantees data protection and order of data management in central Data Store set in legislation and directions,
  •  supervises the management of sample materials originated from geological and mining explorations and considered as state geological data, 
  •  runs the registry of mining plots and exploration areas (BATER).

Department of Applied and Environmental Geology

Head of Department:     Gábor HALUPKA



Establishing a professional bridge between basic and applied research, Department of Applied and Environmental Geology own a unique position among other research units of the Mining and Geological Survey of Hungary. Its wide activity spreads through any kind of geological problems which consider interaction between human activity and the uppermost layers of the Earth, as system. This way, our Department effectively supports foundation of geological-related social and economic decisions.
Investigations of built environment, agricultural activity, human (economical and everyday life) impacts on environment can be fulfilled by a real teamwork since multidisciplinary practice of researchers working here offers a wide range of systemic solutions to the issues that arise.
Beyond the classic environmental and geochemical mapping, research of issues of urban geology, shallow geophysics, and agrogeology, other important applied geological fields are also essential components of profile of the Department. Keeping up-to-date the inventory of natural hazards; collection, analysis and revealing of correlations of data of environmental factors, or monitor changes of interactions between natural and built environment are also part of our mission. Success of the professional work is supported by methodological research, too.
GIS-based and traditional databases are also available here which rely on field data collected for decades by urban geology research and long-term shallow drilling programs. These databases represent a kind of professional value which provides an ultimate reference for not just professionals, but municipalities, engineering and consultant firms, construction companies, investors, as well. 

Department of Mineral Resources Management and Concession Affairs


Head of Department:        Dr. Zoltán HORVÁTH



The Department is dealing with mineral raw materials (solid and fluid), it has independent projects on non-metallic minerals, soil amendment minerals, but we also contribute to the survey on secondary resources. Specific tasks are related to the concessions that mean liaising with authorities and measures to concession affairs. Data collection and evaluation as well as preparation of studies facilitate concession activity, the assessment of mineral potential, harmonization of mineral resource inventories by international standards that all support mineral resource management. The department organises professional consultations in order to achieve the above mentioned objectives.

International projects:

  • MINATURA2020 – Mineral Deposits of Public Importance
  • COST-MINEA – Mining the European Anthroposphere
  • MICA – Mineral Intelligence Capacity Analysis
  • ORAMA – Optimising quality of information in RAw MAterials data collection across Europe
  • MINLAND – Mineral resources in sustainable land-use planning
  • FORAM – World forum on raw materials
  • INTERMIN – International training centres for raw materials

Domestic projects:

  • Preparing the domestic application of international mineral resources classification systems
  • Assessment of non-metallic mineral potential
  • Assessment of soil amendment mineral potential
  • Assessment of secondary mineral raw material potential and the utilization of mining waste
  • Participation in the preparation of hydrocarbon concessions
  • Participation in the assessment of coal potential
  • Participation in the assessment of rare earth elements potential

Former projects:

  • SNAPSEE – Sustainable Aggregates Planning in South East Europe
  • Minerals4EU – Mineral Intelligence Network for Europe

Department of Hydrogeology 


Head of Department:        Dr. Teodóra SZŐCS


                                         +36 1 251 4678, +36 30 960 0710


The Department’s activity ranges from basic research, through the answering of practical questions related to hydrogeological change, to decision supporting studies for regional and national authorities and policy makers. This is enabled through extensive groundwater quantity and quality studies, from shallow groundwater to the deep thermal waters.

Main tasks:

  • related to sustainable water and river basin management, changes in groundwater due to climate change and/or anthropogenic activities, disaster recovery in the context of groundwater, geothermal energy use, karst hydrogeology and paleo climate studies theoretical calculating, applying numerical 3D hydrodynamic modelling, water-rock interaction studies, including their modelling and the using of interpreted isotope and noble gas data;
  • maintaining national groundwater level monitoring system, doing accredited groundwater sampling;
  • managing the national well cadastre;
  • issuing the well documentations;
  • operating the Central Hydrogeology Archive;
  • interpretating stratigraphical the borehole data.

In addition to these activities, we are also regular participants in national and international projects.

Department of Mine Surveying


Head of Department:              Imre VERES 


                                               +36 30 907 8095


The Department performs land and mind surveying activities. First of all it performs field and office works required for performing mining authority tasks. Geodetic works of geological, geophysical explorations also belong to its core activities. 

Since 2013 the Department has been inspecting, assessing and analysing maps submitted to the Mining Authority.  It develops a data base from surveys, examinations and analyses for the Mining Authority. 

Geodetic tasks of geological explorations are mainly geophysical 2D and 3D measurements applying seismic, geoelectric and other methods. 




Supervising survey of domestic open-pit mines 

Pursuant to the annual plan full or partial survey of 40-50 open-pit mines is done, including areas with water permit concerned by any mining activity. Measurements are carried out for analyses as well as mainly for quantitative accounting. 

Detailed field topographic survey is done by conventional geodetic devices (GNSS-receivers, monitoring stations, water depth meters) and modern aerial photogrammetric devices (drones). 


Supergvision of digital mining maps 

Since 2013 the Department has been receiving and inspecting maps and measurements of operating open-pit mines. It records the depicted status, uses previous measurements for analyses, including its own measurements as well. One of the main aims of analyses is to inspect annually paid mining royalty as well as to develop map data bases continuously. 


Aerial photogrammetric support for institutional geological explorations 

A precise survey, an orthophoto and a terrain model can be developed from series of photographs of good quality taken from height of some 10 metres over highly inaccessible areas. A high precision and very detailed terrain model can be developed over open, dry spaces of open-pit mines free from dense vegetation. If task is performed regularly, periodically, we can have an overview of the change of an area or a mine.

Department of Applied Geophysics


Head of Department:           László VÉRTESY



The activity of Division of Applied Geophysics involves almost the full range of the geophysical methods (seismics, geoelectrics, well-logging and engineering geophysics). The depth interval of the research varies from the near surface (from some meters) to the Moho depth (to around 25 km). 
Main tasks:

  • planning of the geophysical surveys, getting the necessary permits, carrying out the field measurements, as well as the processing and complex geophysical-geological interpretation of the data, which are highly supported by modern data acquisition instruments and other computer and software facilities;
  • with a long-term experience in seismic survey design providing a strong base for the efficient execution of the field measurements, up-to-date processing and interpretation of both the archive and newly obtained data is highlighted tasks too; 
  • academic research aiming at the recognition of the geological, structural, and genetic properties of the Earth’s crust beneath Hungary and the Carpathian Basin in the framework of international cooperation;
  • other relevant objectives are the persistent improvement of the active and passive source seismic methods, following the modern geophysical techniques, and to introduce them into the geological exploration of Hungary;
  • providing a professional background for supplying government owned seismic and well-log data in a close cooperation with Division of  Geological and Geophysical Data Center 

Department of Registry of Mineral Resources

Professional co-ordinator:        Gizella Gombárné FORGÁCS 


The Department keeps the records of official national registry of mineral resources based on data submitted by mining entrepreneurs and authority decisions as being one of the basic tasks of MBFSZ and its legal predecessors since 1953. Registered raw material types are as follows: hydrocarbons (crude oil, natural gas, carbon dioxide), coals (black, brown, lignite), ores (manganese ore, iron ore, lead ore, zinc ore, copper ore, precious metal ores, uranium ore), bauxite, non-metallic raw materials, geothermal energy. 
Within its main functions, it cooperates in performance of tasks related to the improvement and upgrading of classification, registry and assessment system of mineral resources.  It takes part in the harmonization of relevant elements of registry with international standards, and develops the required legal environment. It provides data from its data base as well as issues a certificate on the quantity, quality of registered mineral resources and the category of level of exploration. 

The following tasks are also performed by the Department: 


  • registry of quantity and quality data concerning the changes in mining wastes,
  • registry of quantity data of generated drilling muds, 
  • registry of changes in cleared humous topsoil, 
  • development, uploading of national GIS data base of mineral resources, 
  • establishment and management of mapping cadasters of mineral occurrencesm 
  • development of data bases on undermined areas of closed deep mines, 
  • investigation of geological hazards, reambulation, harmonization of mapping and related data systems, 
  • GIS processing og existing cellar maps, 
  • participation in work of Expert Committee for Averting Cellar and Bluff Hazards
  • foundation of establishment of display mines.

Department of Mining and Mining Royalty

Head of Department:                Imre VERES
                                                 +36 20 662 5413

First instance functions of the Department: 

•    keeping records of the mining royalty, supervising data as the base for self-declaration and calculation of mining royalty as well as the payment obligation, applying fine and suspension of activity pursuant to the Act on mining, initiating actions for recovery of mining royalty and its default interests as well as having power over mining royalty current account; 
•    providing data to the Hungarian State Treasury in terms of claims and obligations related to the collection of mining royalty; 
•    initiation of action for the recovery of usage fees specified in the Act on mining and its default interests; 
•    authority tasks related to explosives, objects and materials with explosive property as additional risk belonging to Appendix ’A’ of the European Agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road as well as the Class 1 of Appendix of regulation concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (hereinafter referred to: Appendix of carriage), and self-reactive substances belonging to Class 4.1 of Appendix of carriage as well as classification and carriage terms of organic peroxids belonging to Class 5.2 of the Appendix;
•    establishment of mining plots for underground storage of hydrocarbons; 
•    authority tasks in terms of geological storage of carbon dioxide pursuant to the Act on mining;
•    keeping records of issued permits for storage as well as closed storage sites and the surrounding storage complexes; 
      c) transacting a call for tender concerning new permit for storage and assigning the new permittee of   the new pwermit for storage; 
•    considering application for extension of deadline for the commencement of normal operation pursuant to the Act on mining; 
•    transacting a call for tender concerning the transfer of mining rights and assigning the new entitled to the mining rights subsequent to the cancellation of mining rights of the mining entrepreneur pursuant to the Act on mining;    
•    designation of geothermal protective pillar pursuant to the Act on mining; 
•    conducting procedures related to the announcement of the following services pursuant to the Act on mining as well as keeping the records of persons entitled to pursue such an activity: 

      a) responsible technical manager to the mine, 
      b) certified mine surveyor; 
      c) expert in geological matters;

•    keeping records of closed mining waste storage sites pursuant to the ministerial decree on the management of mining wastes; 
•    supervision of map of mining operations in the frame of annual data provision, carrying out control measurements and – in case of any infringement – specifying legal consequences; 
•    supervision of fulfilment of obligations set in the concession contract as well those of authority nature related to the mining entrepreneur deriving from the concession contract with the involvement of competent government office; 
•    classification of exploitation method pursuant to the Government Decree on the implementation of the Act on mining as enhanced.
As the authority designated by the Government it performs supervision over service pursuant to the Act on general rules of the commencement and pursuance of the service activity with regard to the distribution of explosives for civil purposes, civil blasting activity, the activity of responsible technical manager to the mine, the activity of certified mine surveyor as well as the activity of expert in geological matters..
The Department within the frame of the Division of Mining and Gas Industry
•    acts in special field in first and second instance authority affairs referred to the competence of MBFSZ; 
•    takes part in completion of informatory, advisory and educational tasks referring to labour protection and designed for labour protection information services; 
•    takes part in the establishment of central data bases; 
•    reports and analyses in its function specified in relevant legislation; 
•    produces statistical summary from its data base and provides data; 
•    takes part in professional governance and supervision of Division of Mining Supervision as well as Departments of Mining of the Government Offices;
•    organizes professional trainings and professional, co-ordination meetings. 

Department of Sustainable Natural Resources 

Head of Department:        Dr. Tamás Gábor CZIRA 
                                         +36 1 920 2343

The Department of Sustainable Natural Resources is not a separate organizational unit of the Division of National Adaptation Center. 
Main tasks:
•    takes part in the examination of harmony between the utilization of renewable energy and the climate protection;
•    takes care of the co-ordination of operation, development of professional content of the National Adaptation and GIS System, organization and performance of related exploration tasks, preparation of co-operations required for development as well as completion of related reports. It plans and operates measurements and processes serving as information enhancement of NATÉR and tasks related to the evaluations;
•    co-operates in further development and operation of National Greenhouse Gas Data Base for the investigation of future release of separate economic sectors; 
•    carries out research in areas related to natural resources, changes in environmental conditions, hydroclimatology, hydrology and urban environment in connection with the evaluation of climate change; 
•    takes part in projects related to the assessment of impacts of sustainable natural resource management, survey of environmental conditions and climate change as well as carrying out of activities of collection and provision of information by aerial remote sensing and complex analyses, evaluations for sectors related to geological, natural resources and climate change.

Department of Geological Basic Research


Head of Department:     Dr. Gyula MAROS




The main activity of the MBFSZ is to execute geological research tasks given by the State. The Department of Geological Basic Research can be divided into two main parts. On one hand it carries out basic research tasks, produces and evaluates new geological data, on the other hand it promotes the successful fulfilment of applied research tasks (in hydrology, agrogeology, environmental geology, concession tasks, EU projects, etc.). This activity indirectly meets the different needs of society (i.e. raw material and power supply, drinking water protection, environmental and nature protection, regional development, etc.).

The main activities of our department are the followings: geological mapping, geological and geophysical research of the Pannonian Basin, building 3D geological-tectonic models, OSL absolute age determination.

The basic geological support of other applied geological projects are the followings: vulnerability and impact assessment investigations for mining concessions, hydrocarbon potential assessment of Hungary, regional revision of areas affected by geological hazards and EU projects for geothermics.

Our department implements the revision of the Core storage inventories, maintains their databases and deals with the online claims for core samplings.

The researchers of our department are experts of geological mapping, stratigraphy, structural geology, petrology, seismic evaluation, 3D modelling, absolute age determination and magnetostratigraphy.

We take part in the university education, publish geological maps, explanatory and other books, and carry out considerable scientific public dissemination as well.

Department of Geogical and Geophysical Reference Library

Head of Department:          Dr. Olga PIROS

                                           +36 30 383-2964


The collection of Mining and Geological Survey of Hungary, Department of Geological and Geophysical Libraries is one of the oldest geological collection of Hungary, with the volume of holdings exceeding 300 000 units. In addition, all published geological and geophysical maps are available about our country. The premises of the libraries are the No. 14 Stefánia street (geological) and No. 17–23 Columbus street (geophysical). Electronic catalog is available at our founding, library exchange partners cover the whole world, so already from 1800s we possess journals and geological maps from all over the world.
The Institute is a member of the EIS's. The databases with subscriptions are at our researcher’s disposal at our sites. Besides this, in our libraries the Science Direct and Springer databases are also available for external library users, offering the electronic availability of significant scientific journals usually for the last 10 years. The previous publications of the Institute are digitized continuously, which are available at Electronic Periodicals Archive & Database ( The use of the libraries is free of charge.

Department of Gas Industry and Building, Construction Affairs

Head of Department:     György SALZINGER 
                                      +36 20 662 5403


Main tasks:


  • approval of technical – safety management system elaborated either by the permittee or the operator of other gas and gas product line and carbon dioxide transmission network for design, establishment, renewal, operation and demolition of hydrocarbon transmission lines, natural gas distribution and direct line as well as natural gas storage site, other gas and gas product line and carbon dioxide transmission network pursuant to the Act on mining; 
  • approval of quality assurance system specified in government decree on authority supervision of pressure equipments belonging to the competence of the mining authority; 
  • permitting general deviation, exemption from directions of safety regulations of the gas industry falling within the scope of the Act on mining; 
  • keeping the registries related to the utilization of geothermal energy and issuing the certificate upon such registries pursuant to the Act on mining in terms of: 

          a) geothermal energy resources,
          b) data for geothermal protective pillar, 
          c) quantity of recovered geothermal energy, 
          d) quantity of utilized geothermal energy, and 
          e) facilities recovering geothermal energy. 


  • classification of some permittee in the gas industry in respect of technical – safety pursuant to government decree on the implementation of Act XL of 2008 on natural gas supply; 
  • performance of tasks specified in Section 8/C of the Act LXXV of 1996 on labour inspections and Section 83/B of the Act XCIII of 1993 on labour protection; 
  • procedure related to notification of expertising services concerning supervising pressure equipments as well as keeping records of persons entitled to the pursuance of such an activity; 
  • approval of training programme pursuant to government decree on professional qualification and practice required for filling positions in natural gas supply substantial in terms of technical safety; 
  • permitting distribution of liquid propane and butane gases and their mixtures either in cylinders or vessels; 
  • acts in first and second instance authority affairs in its special field referred to its competence; 
  • performs professional supervision and inspection specified in relevant legislation; 
  • takes part in performing informatory, advisory and educational tasks related to labour protection and specified for labour protection information services; 
  • takes part in the establishment of central data bases in its function; 
  • makes report and carries out analysis in its function specified in relevant legislation; 
  • makes statistical summary and provides data from its data base; 
  • prepares methodological standpoints as recommendation in general professional issues in concerning special field for supporting the enforcement of law; 
  • organizes professional co-ordination meetings; 
  • takes part in technical committees of the Hungarian Standards Institution as well as in Technical Special Committee related to the operation of Hydrocarbon transmission lines, natural gas distribution lines and transportable pressure equipments. 

Department of Geophysical Research


Head of Department:    László VÉRTESY



The main task of the department is to study the structural and genetic characteristics of the Earth's crust, the internal structure, the shape and the dynamics of the planet, the processes of the near-space environment by geophysical methods. The department works on the geophysical models of the country's territory and in case of particular projects the whole Earth, including its surrounding space as well. It is performed on the basis of the archive data obtained from field, laboratory and observatory measurements of natural and artificial geophysical fields. The department’s activity includes database design and management, compilation of geophysical maps and creation of 2D-, 3D-, 4D geophysical models. Our data acquisition and data processing competency is based on our permanently improved instrumentation and on decades long experience in implementation of projects carried out by geoelectric, electromagnetic, gravimetric, geomagnetic, paleomagnetic, geodynamic methods.

The department builds up the state archiving system of geophysical data, manages the geophysical databases together with the Department of Geoinformatics and the Department of Archive. It supports other departments too, decisions, planning works and projects requiring geoscience knowledge with up-to-date geophysical information. It develops datamodels for datasets of the Survey and takes care about the application of data standards (ie. INSPIRE, EGDI) demanded by international cooperation.

The department performs some legally regulated tasks of the Survey, such as the maintenance of the state owned gravitational and geomagnetic base station network, and participation in international data exchange agreements of observatory time series.

We consider it as our mission: the processing of the data saved in the repositories of the Survey, and the dissemination of the resulted integrated data with scientific or practical application objectives.

Department of Geochemistry and Laboratory


Head of Department:     Edit KIRÁLY 
Telephone:                    +36-1-251-0999/265, +36-1-920-2265


The main task of the Department of Geochemistry and Laboratory within MGSH is to provide the required geochemical, phase analytical, sedimentological and radiometric analyses for the ongoing projects. Leading its own research projects the Department carries out methodological development as well. The services provided by the Department of Geochemistry and Laboratory fulfil the ever-changing analytical requirements of geosciences. Colleagues of the Department participate also in the processing and interpretation of the analytical results by their wide professional experience.
The rock, soil and other solid samples arriving into the Department have been dried in the sample preparation laboratory, crushed, and homogenised if necessary. After that the samples have been transferred into the analytical laboratories where radiometric investigation, as well as inorganic and organic geochemical analysis can be done following the digestion process.
To fulfil the customers' needs for high-volume, but reliable data use of modern analytical instruments with high-performance, multielement techniques (i.e. plasma spectrometry methods such as ICP-OES and ICP-MS) came to the fore in the analytical laboratories in the recent years. 
However, there can be found also unique ’traditional’, manual techniques as well. 
The phase analytical and/or sedimentological examinations of the samples have been done in the mineralogical and petrological labs.
The age determination of rock samples has been carried out by a special unique method (OSL).
Beyond the examination of solid samples general water analysis has also been carried out within the Department.

Department of Collections


Head of Department:     Dr. Klára PALOTÁS


                                      +36 1 267 1427, +36 1 251 0999/252, +36 30 960 0587


The Department makes up of two main units, the geological collection and the Loránd Eötvös Memorial Collection. Its task is to preserve, research and present the collection.

Main tasks:

  • preserving the collection: Hungary’s largest geological collection consists of minerals, rocks, fossils, science historical photos and stuff of legacy. Its unique inventoried stock is made up of approx. 180,000 items;
  • maintenance of the Loránd Eötvös Memorial Collection: it presents the personal legacy, lab devices, work of Loránd Eötvös, technical collection of geophysical research tools in the era subsequent to Eötvös’s pendulum as well as the more memorable relics of Hungarian geophysics after WW II;
  • research of stuff of collection: it is also a main task to enrich the inventoried stuff, develop registry systems, research the stuff as well as provide access to the collection for research purposes for domestic and foreign researchers;
  • presenting the stuff of collection: geological collections are mainly in building on Stefánia street.


The Loránd Eötvös Memorial Collection may be visited in the central building of the Mining and Geological Survey of Hungary in Columbus street.


Department of Climate Strategy and Planning


Head of Department:     János Pál SELMECZI

                                      +36 1 267 1426


The Department of Climate Strategy and Planning is a unit of the National Adaptation Center Department. 

Main tasks:


  • providing scientific background for climate strategy planning and methodological development activities;
  • research the processes that trigger climate change in Hungary, the natural and anthropogenic causes of climate change, its effects on the natural and social environment;
  • process domestic and international climate modeling results, provide data for GIS interpretation;
  • participation in the development, providing technical support for planning of national strategies, action plans on climate change, mitigation and adaptation, elaboration of methodologies for these;
  • contribution to the development and implementation of proposals for the development of climate change databases; registers and database systems for sustainable management of natural resources and on climatic changes;
  • collection and evaluation of county and settlement climate strategies; development of a monitoring methodology and database for the analysis of the climate protection performance of settlements / regions.

Department of Communications

Head of Department:       Judit KEVEVÁRI-MOSONYI


The Department is involved both in people-to-people contacts and management of online community platforms. 

Main tasks are:


  • creation and development of communication strategy, 
  • online communication 

                   o    management of MBFSZ official website

                   o    management of Facebook and LinkedIn websites of the Survey

  • contact with domestic and foreign professional organizations, 
  • management of external requests, forwarding them to the competent professional units, occassionally answering them, 
  • co-ordination of design and production of leaflets, brochures introducing and promoting the Survey, 
  • event organization (professional conferences, promoting events to the public, organizing events aiming to preserving the traditions of the predecessor organizations, taking part in events propagating science), supporting the organization of professional conferences, rendezvényszervezés (szakmai konferenciák, nagyközönségnek szóló népszerűsítő rendezvények, az előd-intézmények szakmai hagyományt ápoló rendezvényeinek folytatása, tudományt népszerűsítő rendezvényeken való részvétel), szakmai konferenciák szervezésének támogatása
  • organization and governance of internal communication

                     o    taking part in organizational development activities,
                     o    full organization of events of the Survey, 
                     o    establishment and operation of internal forums, communication channels for the employees as well as                                               management of bilateral communication, information exchange, 
                     o    operation of the intranet.

  • advertising activities,
  • editing and issuing the periodical Newsletter, 
  • management of tasks related to the image of the Survey (proper use of adapted image items /letter paper, presentation template, contact card, electronic signature/, 
  • website monitoring (domestic, international and EU projects, news, events),
  • administration related to communication tasks (management of purchases, orders; preparation of statistics, accounts in connection with communication activities), 
  • follow-up of communication activities related to applications, tenders,
  • communications with the National Communication Office (fulfilment of obligation concerning notification and permitting).

Department of GIS 


Head of Department:         László OROSZ


                                          +36 30 627 8060


Almost all data collected in the course of geological exploration can be placed both in time and space. The most fundamental carrier medium of the information placed in space is the map itself.

The GIS strategy of the Department is based on the enhancement of added value, the goal is to reach higher and higher levels of processing in terms of basic data. There are standard metadata in the center of our data base allowing comprehensive data integration as well as data comparability. Identification and interconnection of data items have key role. The task is the storage of data, making them available for data owners and – on demand – display them considering the intended use and the public.

Another task is the organization of spatial data into a uniform database as well as the management of such data on map servers. This also means data provision as well.

The main goal of the Department is to serve our colleagues and partners at high level and effectively in terms of GIS. We have all capacities from digital data recording on the field to desktop or web applications via organization of data and complex analyses, display.

Department of Business Development and Analysis

Head of Department:          Dr. Annamária NÁDOR


The Department of Business Development and Analysis seeks to find MBFSZ’s market opportunities through continuous analysis of the domestic and international environment, thus helping to improve MBFSZ’s domestic and international positioning. 

Main tasks:


  • developing business development strategy,
  • identifying market gaps,
  • proposal for product and service development, pricing,
  • search for domestic and international tendering opportunities,
  • preparation of tenders and coordination of their processes,
  • preparation of financial and economic models and evaluations,
  • maintaining the domestic and international relations of the MBFSZ,
  • preparation of the reception of foreign professional delegations,
  • co-ordinate and develop the role of MBFSZ in education and adult education.