Equal Opportunity

Central European University aims to secure an inclusive, stimulating and supportive working, learning and social environment which promotes equality, values diversity and respects the rights and dignity of all staff, faculty, prospective, current and former students, associate members, bidders, contracting parties and visitors to the University. CEU endorses an inclusive environment that values diversity in line with its multicultural profile. 

At CEU everyone must be treated equally on the basis of their merits and relevant objective criteria, regardless of age, disability, ethnic or national origin, race, socioeconomic background, gender, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, political or religious beliefs or family circumstances including marriage and civil partnership, sex or sexual orientation. The University endorses an inclusive culture that values diversity in line with its multicultural profile. It is committed to support all under-represented groups to achieve the most they are capable of as students or faculty or staff.

CEU is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. Further CEU does not tolerate any discrimination or denial of equal opportunity to an individual or group based on a protected grounds. This objective is stated in and enforced by several CEU policies, namely the Code of Ethics, the Strategic Development Plan, Equal Opportunity Policy, The Central European University Policy on Harassment, Admissions Policy and Procedures, Policy on Gender Equity at Academic Events and Summer Schools Sponsored by CEU and the Student Union Constitution. 

CEU recognizes that a policy prohibiting discrimination and the denial of equal opportunity is not sufficient to ensure de facto equal opportunities. Accordingly, the University undertakes to promote equal opportunity through positive measures as well. CEU is committed to support all under-represented groups to achieve the most they are capable of as students or employees.