Dr. Mária Höhn

Dr. Mária Höhn
professor, PhD, Habil., head of department
C.Sc. in Biology,
Building „A”, I. floor, Room 112.
Phone: 06-1-305-7685
Fax: 06-1-305-7342
E-mail: Hohn.Maria@kertk.szie.hu

Major teaching areas:

  • Morphology of Plants
  • Plant Systematics
  • Plant Geography
  • Plant Ecology
  • Optional lectures in applied botany
  • Nature protection

Major research areas:

Flora and vegetation studies, plant species and populations; diversity, structure and phylogeography. Taxonomy and multiplication of rare, endangered plant species, nature conservation


-BSc courses

  • Botany
  • Plant systematics
  • Plant geography
  • Nature protection
  • Edible wild plants
  • Microtechnique
  • Ecology

-MSc courses

  • Plant geography
  • Plant ecology
  • Agro-ecology

-PhD courses

  • Phylogeography
  • Botanical nomenclature


Team leader in projects

  • NKFIH, OTKA 101600. 2012-2016.
  • OTKA T0337703. 2002-2006.
  • OTKA T0337703. 2002-2006.
  • OTKA F5247. 1992-1996.
  • TÁMOP-4.1.2.A/1-11/1-2011-0028
  • TÁMOP 4.2.1./B-09/01/KMR/2010-0005 2010-2012

Senior reseacher in projects

  • NKFIH, OTKA 119208, 2016-2020
  • NKFP 4/036/2001. 2001-2004
  • OTKA 22306. 1997-2000
  • OTKA 3018/1991. 1991-1994
  • OTKA 003021. 1991-1994

International research projects:

  • COST Action CA15226 2016-2020
  • Sciex-N MSCh 2012-2013
  • FWF, Einzelprojekte, P21951. 2009-2012(2013)


Education, scientific degree:
1982-1986: Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj – Faculty of Biology, Geology and Geography, biologist
1996 – Candidate in the Science (=PhD)
2006 – Habilitation in Environmental Sciences

Language skills:
English: advanced level in writing, reading, lecturing
German: basic level in writing and reading
Romanian:  advanced level in writing, reading, lecturing

Major research areas:
Morphological and molecular taxonomical studies of native plant species from the Carpathians and the Pannonian basin. Phylogeography and population diversity studies on Pinus sylvestris, Pinus cembra, Syringa josikaea, Hedera spp, Rhodiola rosea, Vitis sylvestris.
Plants of horticultural importance from the Carpathian basin: diversity, preservation and ecological adaptation


  • member: Public Body of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • secretary: Diversity-biological Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • core member: Doctoral school of Horticultural Sciences
  • deputy: council of the Faculty of Horticultural Science
  • coordinator: Biological basis of Horticultural Science
  • secretary: Botanical Section, Hungarian Biological Society
  • coordinator (WG): IUFRO (International Union for Forest Research Org.
  • steering committee: AForGen (Alpine Forest Genomics)
  • scientific committee: Georeview Scientific Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava
  • scientific committee: Applied Ecology and Environmental Research
  • Scientific committee: Acta Botanica Hungarica

PhD supervisor activities:
graduated PhD students: 5
PhD graduation in process: 4


List of selected publications are availavle here: (Download)

The complete list of publications is available on the Magyar Tudományos Művek Tára (MTMT) website.