July 3, 2018
CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff receives an honorary degree by the University of Edinburgh at a ceremony July 3, 2018. "The Senatus Academicus of this University has resolved to invite you to be admitted to the honorary degree of Doctor of Science in Social Science for your championship of liberal values as an academic, writer, and journalist," wrote Professor Sir Timothy O'Shea, principal and vice-chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, in a letter informing Ignatieff of the honor.
June 14, 2018
In recognition of the University's communications campaigns in response to the attack on its academic freedom, CEU has been awarded the Council of Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence Gold Award in the Crisis Communications category. CASE, founded in 1974, is a membership association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas.
May 22, 2018
May 10, 2018
CEU's Nador 13 and Nador 15 buildings, that is Phase 1 of the campus redevelopment project, have received the RIBA International Awards for Excellence 2018. The award has been given to 20 exceptional new buildings in 16 countries all over the world that exemplify design excellence, architectural ambition and deliver meaningful social impact.
April 20, 2018
Central European University (CEU) announces that University Professor Gabor Klaniczay, founding faculty of the Department of Medieval Studies, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1780, the Academy honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators and engages them in sharing knowledge and addressing challenges facing the world.
March 27, 2018
CEU alumna Magdolna Szilagyi (MEDS MA’06, PhD’13) received the Anonymus Prize, an award for young scholars working at the Institute of Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
March 13, 2018
Phase 1 of Central European University’s campus redevelopment project won both a Civic Trust Award and received the National Panel Special Award as the favorite scheme of the National Panel members from this year’s Civic Trust Awards winning projects. The award was received by architects John Tuomey and Sheila O'Donnell, Teampannon, and the CEU Campus Redevelopment Office.
February 28, 2018
CEU Early Modern Studies Junior Research Fellow, Tomasz Grusiecki, is one of the two winners of the 2018 Emerging Scholars Publication Prize awarded by the Historians of German, Scandinavian and Central European Art. He received this honor for his article 'Foreign as Native: Baltic Amber in Florence'. World Art 7, no. 1 (2017): 3-36.
February 15, 2018
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 http://www.ceu.edu/academics/student-awards
February 3, 2018
Gyorgy Gereby, associate professor in CEU's Department of Medieval Studies, is delivering the Isaiah Berlin Lectures at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Oxford this semester as part of the Isaiah Berlin Visiting Professorship, which brings leading scholars in the history of philosophy or history of ideas to Oxford. Named after the great British philosopher and founding president of Wolfson College, Sir Isaiah Berlin, the lectures were established in 2004.