Awards and Distinctions

Klaniczay Receives International Prize for History

Gabor Klaniczay, University Professor at the Department of Medieval Studies, received  the International Prize for History at the General Assembly of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (CISH) on September 29 in Moscow. Klaniczay was awarded the prize for the excellence of his work last year.

Romhanyi Receives Kaldor Prize

Balazs Romhanyi, visiting professor in the Department of Economics and Business at CEU, has been awarded the Kaldor Prize by the jury of the Department of Economic Policy and Macroeconomics of the Corvinus University of Budapest. The prize, named after  Lord Nicholas Kaldor, an economics professor of Hungarian origin at Cambridge University, is given every year to an economist who contributes to solving economic problems.

CEU Faculty Corduneau-Huci and Alumna Bustikova Win Prize for Best Paper at APSA Conference

CEU alumna Lenka Bustikova (POLS '00) and Cristina Corduneau-Huci, assistant professor at CEU's School of Public Policy and Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations, received the prize for 2017 Best Paper award by the American Political Science Association's Comparative Democratization section for their article, Patronage, Trust, and State Capacity: The Historical Trajectories of Clientelism

Former CPS Researcher Sebhelyi Named TIP Report Hero

Each year, the U.S. Department of State honors individuals around the world who have devoted their lives to the fight against human trafficking. This year, Hungarian sociologist, human rights activist and former CEU researcher Viktoria Sebhelyi was named one of the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Heroes, receiving the Hero Acting to End Modern Slavery Award.

Krstic and Kezdi Win CEU Distinguished Teaching Award, Klaniczay Awarded for Outstanding Research

Tijana Krstic, associate professor in the Departments of Medieval Studies and History, and Gabor Kezdi, professor in the Department of Economics, have been named the recipients of the 2017 CEU Distinguished Teaching Award. The award recognizes CEU faculty members for promoting high standards of teaching, linked with the mission and institutional ambitions of CEU.