Student Stories

PhD Student Viktor Kazai's Remarks at CEU's Opening Ceremony 2017

Viktor Kazai, a doctoral student at the Department of Legal Studies, represented continuing students at the university's Opening Ceremony on September 18, 2017. His remarks are below. Read more about the Opening Ceremony here.

Dear citizens of the university!

Thank you very much for this honor and the opportunity to speak at the Opening Ceremony.

Congratulations to the incoming students on their admission to CEU!

MA Student AlHakam Shaar's Remarks at CEU's Opening Ceremony 2017

AlHakam Shaar, who is starting an MA degree in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, represented incoming students at the CEU Opening Ceremony on September 18, 2017. His remarks are below. Read more about the ceremony here.

Ladies and gentlemen,

Call for CEU Student Space Contributors

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CEU Student Space is a curated blog on the University website ( about life at CEU as seen by students, written by students, edited and managed by the Communications Office.

CEU Students Volunteer at 1st International Roma Storytelling Festival

As a civic engagement initiative of CEU, four students, under the supervision of CEU’s Media & Visual Education Specialist, Jeremy Braverman, participated in the 1st International Roma Storytelling Festival on July 27-28th in Budapest. The event, organized by the Independent Theater Hungary, aimed to shed light on the values of Roma theatre, to draw attention to the situation of Roma communities, especially of Roma women, and to put exemplary life courses, role models and heroes in the spotlight.

Best of the Mirabaud Media Lab: A Special Screening for CEU Trustees

The CEU Board of Trustees were treated to a special screening of documentary films by CEU students on June 24. The "Best of the Mirabaud Media Lab" event was a highlight in an intense weekend and an opportunity to engage directly with students and a new initiative at CEU.