CER Institute of Aquatic Ecology (IAE)

Dear Visitor!

The objectives of our institute
The ecological and hydrobiological research of all aboveground aquatic ecosystems in Hungary, with a special respect to River Danube and its affluents, focusing on

  • water and sediment chemistry
  • nutrient turnover
  • riverine biodiversity
  • adaptation
  • invasion biology
  • hydrobiological monitoring
  • ecological state assessment
  • structure and functionality of aquatic ecosystems
  • natural and anthropogenic disturbances
  • climate change.

The mission of the institute

Targeted and cutting-edge exploratory research on current topics in riverine ecology with practical relevance that result in new scientific findings and the development of their societal applications.

Zsolt VÉGVÁRI, Doctor of Sciences


+36 1 279 3100
1113 Budapest, Karolina út 29.

Estate at Debrecen, Department of Tisza Research
+36 52 509200 / 11270
4026 Debrecen, Bem tér 18/C