War Can Bring Social Progress, But We Must Remember the Costs, MacMillan Says

Social progress, prosperity, security, and the concept of open society all emerged from the horrific ordeal of war, according to Margaret MacMillan, professor at the University of Toronto and the former warden of St. Antony's College, speaking at CEU March 7 as part of the Rethinking Open Society series hosted by CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff.

CEU Campus Redevelopment Project Wins Civic Trust Award

Phase 1 of Central European University’s campus redevelopment project won both a Civic Trust Award and received the National Panel Special Award as the favorite scheme of the National Panel members from this year’s Civic Trust Awards winning projects. The award was received by architects  John Tuomey and Sheila O'Donnell, Teampannon, and the CEU Campus Redevelopment Office. 

CEU in Talks to Establish a Satellite Campus in Vienna

March 12, 2018

Budapest/Vienna March 12, 2018 -- Central European University (CEU) and the City of Vienna announce that they are in negotiations about a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that would enable CEU to open a satellite campus site in Vienna, complementing its home campus in Budapest and its American site at Bard College in New York State. As the largest German-speaking university city close to CEU’s home base in Budapest, Vienna offers ideal conditions for a new site. On the basis of the MoU, the Otto Wagner area will be examined as a possible location.

New German Government's EU Affairs Policy Will Be More Ambitious, says Schwarzer

In advance of Germany’s Social Democratic party (SPD) agreeing to form another “grand coalition” government with the conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Director of the German Council on Foreign Relations Daniela Schwarzer spoke at CEU on “Germany and the Fate of Open Society in Europe.” Her lecture was part of CEU's ongoing series Rethinking Open Society.

CEU Ranks in QS Top 100 in 5 Subjects

March 7, 2018

Five of Central European University's academic programs were ranked among the top 100 in the world, and two others in the top 200, by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in its global subject rankings, released February 28.