Student Stories

Victoria-Maxine Haburka Elected New Student Union President

October 24, 2017

The 2017 Electoral Committee at CEU announced the results of the 2017 Student Union Elections. The results are:

SU President

Victoria-Maxine Haburka (MA student in the Department of International Relations)

SU Vice-President

Paul Hickey (MA student in the Department of Political Science

SU Treasurer

Julian Schneider (MA student in the Nationalism Studies Program) 

SU Secretary

CEU Students Talk to Nepszava about Lex CEU

Read below the translation of the article published in Hungarian daily Nepszava on October 19, 2017. For the original text (in Hungarian) see

CEU will survive one way or the other

Students don’t remain silent: some are shocked, some are angered by the government’s behavior. We asked students in Budapest about lex CEU.

Hungarian Scholars, CEU Faculty, Doctoral Students Co-author Article Published in Scientific Reports

October 10, 2017

Climate of doubt: A re-evaluation of Büntgen and Di Cosmo’s environmental hypothesis for the Mongol withdrawal from Hungary, 1242 CE, an article co-written by scholars from various Hungarian institutions, CEU faculty and doctoral students, has been published in Scientific Reports in response to a scholarly hypothesis developed by two leading scholars from Switzerland and Princeton University.

Introducing the CEU Hiking Club

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!