Student Stories

Row for CEU!

For the third time running, CEU is participating in Danube Regatta again this year. All CEU students now have an opportunity to volunteer to be a member of the CEU Crew and represent the University on May 5.

Want to get onboard? Contact this year’s student brand manager Levente Szinvai via Make sure you apply by March 23.

First-year and Advanced Doctoral Students Win Academic Awards

CEU's University Doctoral Committee has announced the winners of the Award for Advanced Doctoral Students, rewarding outstanding student research, and the Academic Achievement Award for First-Year Doctoral Students, rewarding outstanding performance in coursework and comprehensive exams. A list of the winners and their departments follows. For more information about the awards, see

CEU Student, Alumna Hayrapetyan Wins Best Paper Award from the Society of Armenian Studies

Piruza Hayrapetyan, currently a PhD candidate at CEU's Department of Medieval Studies after receiving her MA at the department in 2015, received the best conference paper award from the Society of Armenian Studies. Hayrapetyan’s paper addressed the literary context of Ganjs, Armenian hymns dedicated to church feasts and saints that were recited and sung in the Armenian Divine Office. Hayrapetyan is also an exchange fellow at the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Vienna.

Aleksiev and Lolua Present CEU Academics and Their Books

Damian Aleksiev, doctoral student in the Department of Philosophy, and Ana Lolua, master's student in the Nationalism Studies program at CEU, have recently created a blog, entitled  ‘Academics and Their Books,’ featuring a series of conversations and photographs of CEU academics in their offices.

Our Students on Why They Chose CEU

December 21, 2017

Our students share what they love about CEU and why YOU should join our community. 

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