Press Releases

CEU's Klaniczay Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Central European University (CEU) announces that University Professor Gabor Klaniczay, founding faculty of the Department of Medieval Studies, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1780, the Academy honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators and engages them in sharing knowledge and addressing challenges facing the world.

CEU Condemns Attempt to Intimidate Academics, Journalists, NGOs in Figyelo

Budapest, April 12, 2018 – Central European University (CEU) strongly condemns the listing of academics, employees of non-governmental organizations and journalists in Figyelo magazine. Any academic associated with CEU is a distinguished scholar who has earned an appointment at the university through peer-reviewed publications and a strong teaching reputation.

Professor Andrea Peto Awarded 2018 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values

March 21, 2018

Budapest, March 21 – CEU Professor Andrea Peto will be awarded the 2018 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values to honor her wide-ranging scholarly work on gender studies and European contemporary history. The Madame de Staël Prize Jury considered her research an exceptional contribution to shed light on Europe’s gendered memory of the Second World War, the Holocaust and political extremism.

CEU in Talks to Establish a Satellite Campus in Vienna

March 12, 2018

Budapest/Vienna March 12, 2018 -- Central European University (CEU) and the City of Vienna announce that they are in negotiations about a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that would enable CEU to open a satellite campus site in Vienna, complementing its home campus in Budapest and its American site at Bard College in New York State. As the largest German-speaking university city close to CEU’s home base in Budapest, Vienna offers ideal conditions for a new site. On the basis of the MoU, the Otto Wagner area will be examined as a possible location.

Hungarian Accreditation Renewed; CEU Ranks in QS Top 100 in 5 Subjects

February 28, 2018

Central European University is pleased to announce that the university’s Hungarian legal entity (Kozep-europai Egyetem) was reaccredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Committee (MAB) following a review, which takes place every five years. Separately, we are pleased to announce that five of CEU’s academic programs were ranked among the top 100 in the world, and two others in the top 200, by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in its global subject rankings, released today.