The new call for applications for the CEU/HESP Visiting Fellowship Program for the Winter and Spring terms of the academic year 2018-19 is now open.
Name: Flora Laszlo
Title: Deputy Director, Community Engagement Office
Number of years at CEU: 2 and a half
Home city/town & country: Budapest, Hungary
What's your favorite Hungarian food?
Diós kifli (walnut roll). Is it Hungarian?
Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?
Photographers Ansel Adams and Gabor Kerekes
What's your favorite language, whether you speak it or not?
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.
Application deadline: April 6, 2018
Within the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Program Key Action 1 – Mobility of Individuals, CEU academic and administrative employees may seek Erasmus+ funding for participation in a training mobility abroad. The staff training must be carried out at a Higher Education Institution (HEI) that is a holder of an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education or any public or private organisation active in the labour market or in the fields of education, training and youth.
Pre-requisites of participation
The Department of Medieval Studies at CEU celebrated its 25th anniversary by inviting the public to "Visit the Middle Ages." With a knight in full armor, nomadic warriors demonstrating their skills with sabre and lance, noblewomen and peasants showing crafts from painting to papermaking, ceramics to glass, medicine to clothing, CEU's Nador 13 Atrium building was transformed into a medieval fair.
CEU's Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) hosted the Hungarian celebration of UniStem Day 2018, an annual Europe-wide event to popularize recent advances in stem cell research. This year, 74 academic and research institutions participated in UniStem Day events in 10 European countries. At CEU, university and high school students gathered to hear eminent Hungarian scholars and researchers discuss recent research findings as well as the difficulties of introducing them into clinical practice.
Social progress, prosperity, security, and the concept of open society all emerged from the horrific ordeal of war, according to Margaret MacMillan, professor at the University of Toronto and the former warden of St. Antony's College, speaking at CEU March 7 as part of the Rethinking Open Society series hosted by CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff.
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.
The 2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report lists the CEU Center for Policy Studies in the top 20 of Central and Eastern European think tanks and as the 25th Best University Affiliated Think Tank.