CEU Invites Nominations for Ninth European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Central European University is pleased to announce the ninth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. This pioneering award, first announced in 2011 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Central European University, honors academics in the social sciences and humanities who teach at higher education institutions in the European Higher Education Area.

The Diener Prize of 5,000 euros, which accompanies the award, is made possible by a generous gift from Steven and Linda Diener in memory of Ilona Diener.

All candidates must have an outstanding overall teaching record. To be eligible, a candidate must be an academic instructor of any rank in the Social Sciences and/or Humanities, currently teaching at a higher education institution in a member country of the European Higher Education Area.

Candidates considered in previous years are welcome to apply for this year's Award. Current and former faculty members of Central European University are not eligible.

Students, Alumni, Faculty Colleagues, and Institutional Leaders are invited to submit a brief Recommendation Form. Please consider recommending your best professor or a colleague whose teaching you believe is outstanding. Recommendations must be submitted using the online Recommendation Form.

Deadline to submit a Recommendation Form: December 1, 2019.

Individual faculty members are strongly encouraged to apply directly to CEU for consideration for the European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Deadline to submit full Applications: January 31, 2020.

The selection process is coordinated by the CEU Center for Teaching and Learning. The selection committee is comprised of distinguished international faculty and higher education leaders. The selection process will be completed by June 1, 2020.

The winner is expected to participate in the public recognition of the award in September 2020. The award and the Diener Prize will be presented at CEU's academic year opening ceremony in September, 2020. The award winner will also be invited to participate in award-related events at Central European University, subject to their availability.

Read the detailed call for nominations here.