List of Service Units

List of Service Units

In this section you will see a short list of different Service Units of CEU who have collected a number of questions that they were asked by students of the university in the past few years. By putting those online, we hope to help you to a smooth start. These units are the most important during your stay at CEU to help you with administrative, accommodation, computer, language, library, and career issues.

Student Services Office

This office is to help you register with the authorities, find accommodation, secure your medical insurance, handle day-to-day issues and to enhance a friendly and creative atmosphere offering a number of out-of-class programs.

Financial Aid Office (FAO)

For those of you who receive financial support from CEU, this office will manage your CEU or external stipend packages, administer U.S. Federal Loans and CEU PhD grants. The Financial Aid Office does not deal with money directly.

Budget and Finance Office (BFO)

For those of you who receive financial support from CEU, this office will assist in opening a bank account and managing your finances while in Hungary. The Cash Desk is the place where direct payments can be made.

Student Records Office (SRO)

This is the place where you can get help if you have problems with registering for your courses, from where you can order transcripts and from where you can get your diploma at the end of your studies. You can also request a certificate of enrollment from SRO for further applications or registration with authorities.

CEU ID Card Office

In case you arrive late or have not found your ID Card in your welcome package, please turn to this office and receive your CEU ID Card. In case you lose your card or it expires, here you will also get a replacement.

Information Technology Department (IT)

This office deals with your CEU computer account assists with any computer-related problems and distributes your printing quotas.

You will receive a login name and a password in your welcome package at the beginning of the academic year. On the IT Orientation in the first days of the academic year you will receive information about the core IT services (Office 365 based email and collaboration, printing, wifi), opening hours and locations of the general computer labs and helpdesk offices. 

There are three general computer labs available to all CEU students. For doctoral students, CEU has set up independent department-based Doctoral Labs.

You can find more detailed and useful information on the SharePoint of the IT Department and in the IT orientation presentation. For further questions please contact the IT Services.

Center for Academic Writing (CAW)

The Center for Academic Writing provides support to help you meet the writing standards expected of you in your department and to acquire the skills you need to become proficient independent writer in English. As well as academic writing courses for most departments, the Center provides the chance for any member of the CEU community to discuss their written work in individual consultations.

The Center also offers foreign language courses (Hungarian, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Chinese). Further information on these courses is available on our website.

CEU Library

The CEU Library, located in Nador u. 15, has more than 400 seats, offers many inspiring options for study, research, and writing including:  more than 85 computers, Wi-fi throughout, 8 bookable collaboration rooms for group work, copy stations, a media production lab, and beautiful views. From the Library website you can access many electronic journal articles and e-books, and databases available from where ever you choose work.  

Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives at CEU (OSA)

OSA is an archival research center, which actively collects documents, films and books related to recent history, Cold War and Human Rights. Its "Galeria Centralis' organizes exhibitions, film screenings, lectures, and seminars.

Alumni Relations

The Alumni Relations office serves and engages CEU’s community of more than 15,000 graduates worldwide. We offer a full range of alumni benefits and services, host events in Budapest and around the world, and empower alumni networking, volunteering and philanthropy. Learn more.

Career Services Office

The Career Services Office plays a leading role in institutional efforts to ensure that CEU graduates are prepared to transform their CEU experience into meaningful professional engagement. The office partners with students and alumni, offering guidance, support, resources, and information to help them develop and pursue personal visions for impact and success all over the world.