March 22, 2019
Vienna, March 22, 2019 — Central European University (CEU), one of the world’s leading universities of social sciences, humanities and business according to the influential QS World University Ranking, has announced today that its new campus is 51 Quellenstrasse in Favoriten, at the heart of Vienna’s multicultural 10th District, one of the city’s most diverse locales.
March 20, 2019
“A door has opened”, CEU Rector Ignatieff declared, following the exchange of letters between PM Orbán and PM Söder.
March 14, 2019
While CEU continues to seek a legally binding solution that enables us to remain in Budapest, the university is continuing with its plans to open a campus in Vienna.
March 12, 2019
Budapest, March 12, 2019 — Leader of the European People’s party (EPP) Manfred Weber met today with Central European University (CEU) Rector Michael Ignatieff in his office. Mr Weber wished to discuss how to ensure that CEU can continue to operate in Hungary as a US-accredited institution. CEU supports Mr. Weber’s initiative and awaits the outcome of discussions between Mr. Orban and Mr. Weber.
March 11, 2019
"CEU has been forced out of Hungary,” Rector Michael Ignatieff declared today, and “Hungarian government claims to the contrary are false and misleading.”
February 11, 2019
CEU follows with great concern the developments regarding the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA). In the context of the continuing restrictions affecting democratic freedoms in Hungary, we see both the freedom of research and the professional careers of our MTA colleagues as being put at risk. Historically, MTA has been the most important scientific institution in Hungary, its outstanding work benefiting the entire Hungarian society.
January 16, 2019
Ron Daniels, President of Johns Hopkins University, and Chair of the Middle State Commission on Higher Education Evaluation Team has recommended that CEU be re-accredited for another five years as a US higher education institution.
December 20, 2018
A group of United States Senators concerned about Hungary's democratic backsliding sent a letter to U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, David Cornstein on December 20. Read a summary below or the full text of the letter at this link.
December 3, 2018
Because Hungary’s Lex CEU forbids Central European University (CEU) to accept new students after January 1, 2019, CEU is forced to announce today that it will launch all U.S.-accredited degree programs in Vienna in September 2019. It is making the announcement today in order to guarantee that it can recruit students in time for the beginning of the next academic year.