Research Grants

Cantat Wins Marie-Curie Fellowship for Research on Refugee Solidarity

Celine Cantat, research fellow at CEU's Center for Policy Studies and academic program manager at the OLIve-Open Learning Initiative, has been awarded a European Commission Marie-Curie Fellowship for research on refugee solidarity and acts of citizenship along the Balkan Route.

Kurowska Awarded Marie-Curie Fellowship for Research on European Border Security Practices

Associate Professor Xymena Kurowska of the Department of International Relations has been awarded a two-year Marie-Curie Fellowship by the European Commission. Her project, RefBORDER, deals with theory and practice of reflexivity as capacity in European border guards training. It aims to contribute to more democratic European border security practice through developing better training scenarios in cooperation with practitioners.

Center for Policy Studies Joins Countering Islamophobia Research Project

February 28, 2017

Zsuzsanna Vidra, research fellow at CEU’s Center for Policy Studies, participates in a research project focusing on Countering Islamophobia through the Development of Best Practice in the use of Counter-Narratives in EU Member States. The project, led by the University of Leeds, received € 584,739.31 funding for the six partner institutions from European Commission’s Directorate General Justice and Consumers, and will run for 24 months starting in January 2017. 

Center for Policy Studies Joins "Bridge to Business" Research Project

February 14, 2017

Vera Messing and Zsuzsanna Arendas, research fellows at the Center for Policy Studies, participate in a research project titled “Bridging Young Roma and Business: Intervention for inclusion of Roma youth through employment in the private sector in Bulgaria and Hungary”. The project includes 3 organizations and received a total of EUR1,046,102.62 funding from European Commission’s DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Program, and will run for 36 months.

CEU's Center for Policy Studies Wins Funding for Research Network on Regional Economic and Policy History

January 17, 2017

The past plays a crucial role in understanding, developing and implementing regional economic development policies. History reveals path dependencies in regions' economies and informs about the successes and failures of policy instruments.