July 13, 2019
The university has received accreditation as Central European University Private University.
July 3, 2019
Led by Representative Steny Hoyer and Senator Ben Cardin, a group of United States Congress persons met with representatives of CEU.
July 3, 2019
Budapest, July 3, 2019—CEU expresses solidarity with the Hungarian Academy of Sciences following the adoption by the Fidesz parliamentary majority of a law stripping this prestigious Hungarian institution of its research institutes. The adoption of the law, following months of political pressure, threats and blackmail proffered by the Government, illustrates once again the disdain of Mr Viktor Orban’s regime for the value of science, academic freedom and, at the same time, blundering disregard for the rule of law.
July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019—Central European University has received formal notification from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that the University successfully retained its accreditation status as a US degree granting institution. The decision follows more than two years of self-study and an external review.
June 26, 2019
Budapest, June 26, 2019 — Central European University (CEU) joins partners Bocconi University (Italy), the European University Institute (European Intergovernmental Organization), the Hertie School of Governance (Germany), the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (Romania), Sciences Po (France, lead institution for the project) and the Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden), as CIVICA, the European University of Social Sciences.
June 25, 2019
Budapest, June 25, 2019 – 599 students received their diplomas at Central European University’s (CEU) Graduation Ceremony, held at the Palace of Arts in Budapest on June 24, 2019. The university conferred 60 doctoral degrees, 486 master’s degrees and 13 non-degree certificates on its 28th graduating class. All now join CEU's alumni body, numbering 16,000, in 136 countries.
June 20, 2019
Budapest, June 20, 2019 — Dr. Georgina Blakeley, Director of Teaching and Deputy Head of School at the Open University (OU) in the United Kingdom, is the winner of the 2019 European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The award is given by Central European University (CEU) and accompanied by the €5,000 Diener Prize.
June 17, 2019
CEU alumna Ágota Pintér has been named as the inaugural recipient of the BOOST Prize.
June 5, 2019
We express our support to all employees of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
May 20, 2019
Budapest, May 20, 2019 — The Dan David Prize annually awards three prizes of USD 1 million each to outstanding figures and organizations whose efforts have made unparalleled humanistic, scientific or technological accomplishments in selected fields within the three dimensions of time - Past, Present and Future. This year’s fields are Macro History, Defending Democracy, and Combatting Climate Change.