The Széchenyi István College for Advanced Studies founded the Patrónus Prize in 2008, to honour those teachers who played indispensable role in creating the educational and professional platform of the College, such as coordination and compilation of courses. Szepesi Balázs was awarded for his contribution to the public economics educational section of the college.
The award ceremony began with the opening speech of the President of the Scientific Council. After, the awarded teachers were presented. In his speech Szepesi talked about the applicability of social sciences, touching upon its professional and existential aspects. We congratulate on his award.