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Mihaly Szerovay

Dr Mihaly Szerovay

Senior Lecturer

School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

023 8201 6071 ext. 6071 Room no. RM239


After finishing his undergraduate studies in sport management (BSc) and economics (BSc) in Budapest, Hungary, and working as a volunteer in Valencia, Spain, Mihaly moved to Finland in 2007. He graduated from the University of Jyväskylä with a master’s degree in sport science and management in 2010.

His PhD, completed in Jyväskylä in 2018, examined the development of Finnish and Hungarian football in a global perspective. He joined Solent University at the beginning of 2018.

He has taught a number of units in the field of sport management and sport sociology, including sport in society, globalisation of sports, sport management, sport marketing, sport in Finland and qualitative research methods.

Alongside his studies, he played football as a professional and semi-professional in Hungary (2001–2006) and later in Finland (2007-2012). After his playing career, he has been involved in goalkeeper coaching and obtained the UEFA B coaching licence.

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