Balázs Majtényi holds a law degree (Eötvös Loránd University, 1999) and a history MA (Eötvös Loránd University, 2003). He completed his Ph.D. at the same institution in political sciences (2006). His research interests include social history, nation-building, citizenship and human rights, with a focus on issues of minority, migrant, and refugee protection, the Hungarian public law turn and social history of the Hungarian Roma.
- Balázs Majtényi, György Majtényi: A Contemporary History of Exclusion: The Roma Issue in Hungary from 1945 to 2015, Budapest; New York, CEU Press, 2016. 1-250.
- Balázs Majtényi, Gianfranco, Tamburelli (ed.): Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in Italy and Hungary: Influence of International and EU Law on Domestic Actions, Torino: Eleven International Publishing, G. Giappichelli Editore, 2019.
- Balázs Majtényi, Zsolt Körtvélyesi: Game of Values: The Threat of Exclusive Constitutional Identity, the EU and Hungary. German Law Journal 2017/7. 1721-1744.
- Balázs Majtényi, Ákos Kopper & Pál Susánszky: Constitutional Othering, Ambiguity and Subjective Risks of Mobilization in Hungary: examples from the migration crisis, Democratization, 2019/2, 173-189.
- Majtényi Balázs, Császár Ivett: Hungary: The Historic Constitution as the Place of Memory, in: Markku Suksi, Kalliope Agapiou-Josephides, Jean-Paul Lehners, Manfred Nowak, Markku Suksi, Kalliope Agapiou-Josephides, Jean-Paul Lehners, Manfred Nowak (ed.) First Fundamental Rights Documents in Europe. Cambridge: Intersentia, 2015. 57-69.