September 22, 2015
Provost/Pro-Rector Liviu Matei presented the 2015 CEU Award for Outstanding Research to Professor Botond Koszegi of the Department of Economics at CEU’s 25th Academic Year Opening Ceremony on September 21, 2015. Similarly to the Yrjo Jahnsson Award Koszegi received earlier this year, the CEU Award for Outstanding Research also recognizes his contribution to the theoretical foundations of behavioral economics, and its application to public finance and contract theory.
September 22, 2015
Professor Tibor Tajti of the Department of Legal Studies and Assistant Professor Levente Littvay of the Department of Political Science were chosen as the recipients of the 2015 CEU Distinguished Teaching Award. The awards were conferred at CEU’s 25th Academic Year Opening Ceremony on September 21, 2015.
July 9, 2015
Central European University's new campus design has been granted “Very Good” status by BREEAM officials, making it the second higher education institution in continental Europe and the first in Central and Eastern Europe to receive this distinction.
June 30, 2015
Exceptional master's and doctoral students were recognized in June for their academic achievements with awards presented on June 18. Scroll down for the slide show of photos of the ceremony.
June 30, 2015
Maria Kronfeldner, associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, has won a CEU Humanities Initiative grant for her project, entitled Establishing Topics in the Philosophy of the Humanities and Social Sciences (ToPHSS).
May 26, 2015
A student-faculty team from SPP won a best paper award for their research on drones. Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick (SPP assistant professor) and Tautvydas Juskauskas (MPA '15) received the Best Paper Award for Technical Excellence at the Humanitarian Technology (HumTech 2015) conference in May. HumTech 2015 focuses on bringing innovative solutions to the humanitarian aid community.
May 22, 2015
May 19, 2015
Dr. Shakuntala Banaji, lecturer and programme director of the Master's in Media, Communication and Development in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), has been selected as recipient of the fourth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The award, initiated by CEU Provost and Pro-Rector Liviu Matei and overseen by the University's Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) aims to promote excellence in teaching across the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
May 5, 2015
CEU’s Annual Report 2014 won a Platinum Award, the top honors, in the Hermes Creative Awards, an international competition for professionals involved in the concept, design, writing and publication of traditional and emerging media. CEU’s suite of recruitment videos also won a Gold Award in the Public Relations Video category.
April 21, 2015
Jean-Louis Fabiani, professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, has been promoted to the order of “Officier des arts et lettres” by the French Minister of Culture Fleur Pellerin, in recognition of his “significant contributions to the arts and literature” in France. For more information, see http://sociology.ceu.edu/article/2015-04-15/jean-louis-fabianis-promotion.