Press Releases

Compact Urbanization and Delayed Retrofitting Key to Future Urban Planning

January 10, 2017

Global urban population is expected to rise over 2 billion between 2010 and 2050 with these cities creating three-fourths of the world's fossil fuel-related CO2 emissions.

CEU Receives €440,000 Erasmus + Grant For University Preparation Program for Refugees

November 30, 2016

With the assistance of a €440,000 Erasmus + grant, CEU will be able to upscale its weekend courses for registered refugees in Hungary and offer a full-time, non-degree university preparatory program for refugees across the European Economic Area (EEA). The programs, jointly known as OLIves (Open Learning Initiatives), now consist of the weekend program, OLIve-WP, and the fulltime program, OLIve-UP.

CEU Network Science Research Published in Science Shows How to Predict Academic Career Success

CEU network scientists Roberta Sinatra and Albert-Laszlo Barabasi's research on quantifying the success of academics in the fields of physics, economics, ecology, cognitive science, neuroscience, biology and chemistry was published today in Science. Sinatra and Barabasi along with researchers at a number of other institutions in the U.S.

EIB Supports CEU's Campus Redevelopment

October 25, 2016

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending €25 million to Central European University (CEU) to upgrade its campus located in the historic center of the Hungarian capital Budapest.

The EIB loan will finance the University’s urban campus development project comprising the renovation and construction of approximately 39,000 m2 of teaching, conference and research facilities. The project consolidates the University's academic and administrative entities on a single and cohesive campus with sufficient space and up-to-date facilities for students and staff.

Central European University Opens Two State-of-the-Art Buildings in Downtown Budapest

Budapest, Sept. 15, 2016 – Today Central European University opens two state-of-the-art buildings in downtown Budapest, offering high-tech space for learning, teaching, research, and the exchange of ideas in line with the University’s commitment to open debate and community engagement. The two buildings, one of which retains its historic façade and interior elements, and both of which feature green technology, represent the completion of Phase I of a three-phase campus redevelopment project.