May 21, 2020
The physical graduation ceremony is to be postponed to 2021. In addition, the university intends to mark the great achievement that is the attainment of a degree from CEU holding an online ceremony, at the end of June 2020.
March 31, 2020
The Board has instructed CEU leadership to complete negotiations with Vienna by June 2020.
December 13, 2019
Susan Neiman was the latest speaker in CEU’s Reasons for Hope Presidential Lecture Series.
December 9, 2019
Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, several of the key players gathered at CEU’s Vienna campus to discuss the events of 1989.
September 30, 2019
The first cohort of Vienna-based CEU students began their classes today in Vienna. “An empty building in Quellenstrasse becomes a university. Teaching begins. This is indeed momentous” President and Rector Michael Ignatieff wrote in a message to the CEU community.
September 19, 2019
David B. Cornstein and Rene van Hell shared accounts of the importance of risk-taking in building a business.
February 6, 2019
Michael Ignatieff, the president and rector of Central European University, has been awarded the 2019 Dan David Prize for his outstanding contribution to the defense of democracy.
February 4, 2019
President and Rector of CEU, Michael Ignatieff has officially opened the newly constructed Medical Center in the university’s Monument Building. The Center, which serves the CEU community, has more than doubled in size, and includes treatment rooms, a waiting area and reception.
January 28, 2019
Addressing an invited audience at the University of Maastricht (UM), CEU Rector and President Michael Ignatieff spoke on ‘Open Societies and Ordinary Virtues.' The values of open societies – democracy, rule of law, justice, tolerance, respect for knowledge – are endangered, increasingly under threat in Europe and across the globe.
December 17, 2018
In 1991 CEU was founded with a mission. That mission—educating free minds for a free society—is more urgent than ever. Today more than 15,000 alumni carry the values we teach—respect for knowledge and critical inquiry—into responsible positions in government, business, civil society, academic life and politics around the world.