October 16, 2018
Budapest, October 16, 2018 — Central European University (CEU) reiterates its strong opposition to the removal of Gender Studies from the list of accredited MA programs in Hungary. This is a major infringement on academic freedom and university autonomy. Gender Studies is an internationally recognized academic field, which produces socially relevant knowledge, and which has been taught at CEU for well over two decades. Eliminating this program will be a significant lo
September 25, 2018
Central European University’s MS in Business Analytics program is the best in Central Europe, including Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, according to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings’ QS Business Masters Rankings report released September 25. CEU’s program ranked 50th in the world, QS said. Regional rankings were not issued separately - they are derived from the overall rankings.
September 20, 2018
Professor Katharine Sarikakis, Professor of Communication Science, Director of the Media Governance and Industries Research Lab, and Jean Monnet Chair of European Media Governance and Integration at the University of Vienna, is the winner of the 2018 European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities, bestowed by CEU. Sarikakis received the Award and the accompanying €5,000 Diener Prize from CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff today.
September 13, 2018
Budapest, September 13, 2018 -- Central European University (CEU) responds to statements by Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto yesterday regarding CEU’s educational activities in the U.S., and the draft agreement regarding CEU that is awaiting signature.
August 28, 2018
Budapest, August 28, 2018 – CEU has been forced to announce the immediate suspension, with effect as of August 24, of its education programs for registered refugees and asylum seekers, the Open Learning Initiative (OLIve), together with the administration of its European Union-funded Marie Curie Research Grant on migration policy in Central and Southern Europe.
August 16, 2018
Budapest, August 16, 2018 — CEU condemns recent unfounded attacks against Gender Studies programs in Hungary. Gender Studies is an internationally recognized academic field, which produces intellectually and socially relevant knowledge and which has been taught at our university for well over a decade. Our graduates are exceptionally successful at finding employment in the international job market. Eliminating the program would be a loss to the Hungarian scholarly community and would further limit academic freedom in the country.
July 19, 2018
Budapest, July 19. – CEU Professor Gergely Csibra has been made a Fellow of the prestigious British Academy for the humanities and social sciences. Professor Csibra (Department of Cognitive Science) was elected to the fellowship in recognition of his work studying the cognitive capacities of infants.
June 28, 2018
Budapest, June 28, 2018 – Central European University (CEU) welcomed U.S. Ambassador David Cornstein to the university’s downtown Budapest campus today.
June 26, 2018
Budapest, June 26, 2018 – Having fulfilled its obligations under Hungarian law and faced with the Hungarian government’s continuing refusal to bring the lex CEU matter to a conclusion, the university’s Board of Trustees, at their June 23 meeting authorized CEU to open recruitment for Budapest for the academic year 2019-2020, according to the University’s regular recruitment schedule. They also strongly re-affirmed their commitment to the university in all circumstances.
June 20, 2018
Budapest, June 20, 2018 – Central European University expresses its solidarity with the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and its researchers in the face of recent attacks in the press and the government’s new policies relating to scientific research funding. It is vital for the future of academic freedom in Hungary that the Academy conserve its right to govern itself and to allocate resources for research on scientific criteria alone.