Knowledge of the Law Empowers People, Strengthens Democracy, Maru Says

December 12, 2017

Giving ordinary people a knowledge of the law, and how to use it to initiate change, empowers people and strengthens democracy, said Vivek Maru, CEO of Namati and World Economic Forum Social Entrepreneur of the Year.

CEU Launches #SeeUatCEU Student Recruitment Campaign

CEU launches its #SeeUatCEU campaign today, December 6, 2017, to recruit the best students from around the world to join us here at CEU in September 2018. CEU offers graduate education in a diverse, international community committed to open debate and inquiry, democracy, and cutting-edge research into the pressing issues of our time.

35 CEU Students Participate in Economics Training in CERGE-EI Cooperation

For almost a decade the Department of Economics and Business at CEU has participated in a joint fellowship program with Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education – Economics Institute, Prague (CERGE-EI). So far, thirty-five CEU advanced doctoral students and recent graduates have benefitted from the opportunities provided by this cooperation, teaching at Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE) Corvinus University and Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

CEU’S Cultural Heritage Program Awarded for Hosting European Heritage Days

December 6, 2017

The Cultural Heritage Studies Program at CEU has been awarded in recognition of the high standard of the activities offered at the European Heritage Days (EHD). The award, symbolized by a puppet, was awarded by the community of EHD organizers at a two-day meeting of local event organizers in Budapest in November.

Transform Concern for Society into Opportunity, ERSTE Foundation’s Prueller Says

December 6, 2017

In today’s world, where there is shrinking space for civil society, young people can transform their concern into opportunities to enable change, according to Franz-Karl Prueller, senior advisor to the board at ERSTE Foundation, a longtime partner of CEU. Prueller addressed the CEU community Nov. 29 in a talk entitled “Advancing Civil Society and Social Innovation in Central Europe: Lessons in Social Investing from the ERSTE Foundation,” as part of CEU’s Philanthropy Week 2017.