CEU is again taking part in the Allianz Summer Academy (ASA). The theme this year is Europe at a Turning Point: Economic Crisis, Social Disintegration, Political Change. Teams from five universities are preparing reports on topics related to this theme that will be presented and discussed during the first days of the Summer Academy at the Allianz Management Institute (Kempfenhausen).
CEU earned the best rankings in its history in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject ranking, published April 29. CEU's programs related to politics and international studies jumped to 29th in the world, and 7th in Europe.
CEU alumna Rasa Ostrauskaite (IRES ’01 MA, ’07 PhD), deputy director of the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) Conflict Prevention Centre in Vienna, held a lecture titled “The Role of the OSCE in Conflict Prevention and Management: New Challenges?” at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan March 3.
Fourteen CEU students and faculty had the opportunity to join representatives of five other Hungarian universities and attend an informal meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her visit to Budapest on Feb. 5. The event was hosted by Andrassy University Budapest.