It is the responsibility of all students and employees to be aware of all relevant CEU policies. Besides the below general short summary, a full list may be found here.

Non Smoking Campus

According to relevant governmental regulations on the Protection of Non-Smokers and on the consumption and distribution of tobacco products and on the production, placing on the market and control of tobacco products and on combined warnings and detailed rules of imposition of the health protection fine, CEU buildings including courtyards and rooftops are non-smoking areas. Anyone smoking outside needs to be minimum five meters away from the entrance. Smoking is allowed only in designated areas outside of the buildings.

Alcohol and Drugs Policy

Central European University in accordance with applicable laws prohibits the irresponsible or unlawful possession, use, or distribution of alcohol and drugs by students, faculty, staff, alumni visitors or contractors on University premises or as part of any of its activities. Individuals who appear intoxicated, or are carrying alcohol, drugs or weapons shall not be allowed to enter any CEU building and may be removed from the facilities if found to be doing so. During events as part of the offered catering it is possible to consume alcohol responsibly.

Display of posters and other promotional materials

Display of posters and promotional materials for CEU-related events and activities are permitted on designated display boards only. These are located throughout the building. It is not permitted to post anything on the walls of the buildings; anything that is posted on a wall will be removed. Using the official CEU logo for non-institutional purposes is not allowed without written consent from CEU Administration.

Pets on campus

As a general rule, pets are not allowed on campus, but service animals and
well-behaved dogs are allowed to accompany employees in their offices on
a non-regular basis if colleagues have no objection to it. Employees must
be respectful of their peers and take all responsibility for any damage or
extra cleaning caused by the dog.


CEU does not discriminate on the basis of — including, but not limited to — race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, gender, or sexual orientation in administering its educational policies, admissions policies, employment, scholarship or loan programs, or athletic or other school-administered programs.

Filming and Photography

Photography for non-commercial purposes may take place in the public spaces (entrance way and café). Filming/photographing of individuals without their consent is prohibited by law.

The CEU Communications Office is the entity which gives permission for media and other filming/photography. In all cases, including students, families, guests, faculty and staff and alumni it is clarified that all such imagery and sound may only be used for personal and non-commercial purposes. You are not permitted to use drones for filming / taking photos inside the building.