Minister of Human Resources
Prof. MIKLÓS KÁSLER (Budapest, 1950), doctor, oncologist, surgeon, professor and minister. Professor Kásler is the author of numerous books and essays (altogether 455) in the field of medicine, history, social science and religious history.
He received his degree in medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, in 1974. He took board examinations in surgery, oral surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as oncology. He became a clinical doctor of the University of Szeged Faculty of Medicine’s Surgical Clinic in 1974 and chief medical doctor in 1981. He became Minister of Human Capacities in 2018. Professor Kásler participated in various international field studies and scholarship programmes at the Universities of Helsinki, Greifswald, Erlangen-Nürnberg, and Vienna. He received his C.Sc. in 1986. From 1998 to 2002 he was the Head of the Faculty of Medicine at the Imre Haynal Medical University. Between 2002 and 2004 and from 2014 he has been a Professor and Head of the Faculty of Medicine at the Semmelweis University and University of Pécs Medical School.
Professor Kásler is an honorary doctor of two universities. He is a board member of various national and international scientific and medical organisations including the European Academy of Sciences and the Arts and College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is a doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Besides numerous professional and state honours, he received Hungary’s Middle Cross with the Star in 2015 and the Széchenyi Award in 2018. Professor Kásler is an honorary citizen of Budapest.