March 30, 2017
Budapest, March 30, 2017 – Following a meeting with Hungarian government officials yesterday, Central European University (CEU) remains concerned the government does not yet fully realize the implications of the proposed legislation. It remains unclear to CEU why the legislation is necessary, given CEU's full compliance with Hungarian law, and widespread acknowledgement of CEU’s contributions to Hungarian academic life.
March 28, 2017
CEU is demanding an immediate correction, with threat of legal penalties, to the defamatory article that has appeared in Origo containing outright falsehoods about our operation, based on a leaked report from the Education Ministry, that the ministry has not had the courtesy to share with us.
March 28, 2017
Central European University (CEU) expresses its opposition to proposed amendments to Act CCIV of 2011 on National Higher Education, tabled in Hungarian Parliament today. After careful legal study, CEU has concluded that these amendments would make it impossible for the University to continue its operations as an institution of higher education in Budapest, CEU's home for 25 years. CEU is in full conformity with Hungarian law. The proposed legislation targets CEU directly and is therefore discriminatory and unacceptable.
March 16, 2017
Toward the goal of becoming a leader in digital technologies in Europe, Hungary is building its largest pavilion ever at the CeBIT conference, which starts in Hannover March 20, and CEU InnovationsLab company Talk-A-Bot will be one of the exhibitors as a successful innovative startup. Talk-A-Bot represented the 18 Hungarian companies participating in CeBIT at a press conference held today by Hungarian government spokesperson Zoltan Kovacs and government project manager Tamas Deutsch.
February 10, 2017
In response to changing patterns in business education globally and the evolving needs of our students, Central European University is creating a new Department, building on the combined strengths of the current Business School and Economics Department. The new Department will welcome its first cohort of master’s and doctoral students in the 2017-18 academic year.
February 3, 2017
Can we make predictions in science? Can we predict where to search a cure for cancer? And how and when will this breakthrough be made and by whom?
February 3, 2017
Budapest, February 2, 2017 - Today CEU releases an open letter to the editor-in-chief of Figyelo in response to the article titled “Can the Soros School Stay?” Dear Editor-in-Chief, We write to you today in response to the article published in your magazine, entitled “Can the Soros School Stay?” Parts of the article give a misleading perspective.
January 10, 2017
Global urban population is expected to rise over 2 billion between 2010 and 2050 with these cities creating three-fourths of the world's fossil fuel-related CO2 emissions.
November 30, 2016
With the assistance of a €440,000 Erasmus + grant, CEU will be able to upscale its weekend courses for registered refugees in Hungary and offer a full-time, non-degree university preparatory program for refugees across the European Economic Area (EEA). The programs, jointly known as OLIves (Open Learning Initiatives), now consist of the weekend program, OLIve-WP, and the fulltime program, OLIve-UP.
November 4, 2016
CEU network scientists Roberta Sinatra and Albert-Laszlo Barabasi's research on quantifying the success of academics in the fields of physics, economics, ecology, cognitive science, neuroscience, biology and chemistry was published today in Science. Sinatra and Barabasi along with researchers at a number of other institutions in the U.S.