Vienna, January 12, 2021 - Most extraordinary achievements in mathematics are products of the abstract branch of the discipline, called pure mathematics, a field that common people would not even try to comprehend let alone dare to venture into. The best scholars in pure mathematics have been those remarkable individuals, who could easily think in terms of complex mathematical concepts, called “mathematical objects,” such as sets, groups, graphs, manifolds or vector spaces independently of any application outside mathematics.
Emily Poznanski, current Director of Strategy at De Gruyter in Berlin, will join CEU Press as its new director on February 15th 2021.
Read the December 1 statement from the CEU Senate.
Since Piaget there is a long-lasting disagreement among psychologists about the availability of logical concepts at different stages of development. When do children arrive to make logical inferences? Is there logic before language? While developmental findings from the last 30 years have changed our view of the young infant highlighting many amazing capacities (e.g.
Central European University (CEU) expresses its grave concern over the repeated detentions and sentencing of its doctoral student at the Department of History, Aliaksandr Bystryk, in Belarus.
A new collaboration (https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-environ-012420-045843) between construction experts and leading international academics, including senior members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, reveals global innovation in the building sector with the potential to help fight climate change.
Today’s judgement from European Court of Justice in Commission v Hungary (C-66/18) related to the Hungarian law amending the 2017 Law on higher education known as “Lex CEU” is a vindication of CEU’s battle to defend academic freedom and the rule of law.
Marking the official opening of the Austrian university academic year, Austrian Federal Minister of Education, Science and Research Heinz Fassmann made an official visit to CEU’s Vienna Campus to meet with members of the university's first-ever cohort of undergraduate students.
Following welcome remarks by CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff, Minister Fassmann spoke with student from new Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) BA program launched last week as part of CEU’s new undergraduate offer.
September 25, 2020, Vienna - CEU formally launched its 2020/21 Academic Year on September 25, 2020, welcoming nearly 700 new students from 90 countries to the university. They join more than 600 current students, and almost 18.000 alumni worldwide, all part of the global CEU community. The virtual Opening Ceremony is available at https://youtu.be/gVrJHVBM2is.