September 27, 2017
As one of the international experts of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, Karoly Bard, professor in the Department of Legal Studies and chair of the Human Rights Program at CEU, has contributed to the reviews of the Polish Draft Act on the Supreme Court ( August 30, 2017) and to the Draft Amendments to the Act on the National Council of the Judiciary (May 5, 2017). Both pieces of legislation undermine judges’ independence, threaten judicial integrity and provoked fiery demonstrations all over the country.
September 21, 2017
Viktor Kazai, a doctoral student at the Department of Legal Studies, represented continuing students at the university's Opening Ceremony on September 18, 2017. His remarks are below. Read more about the Opening Ceremony here. Dear citizens of the university! Thank you very much for this honor and the opportunity to speak at the Opening Ceremony. Congratulations to the incoming students on their admission to CEU!
September 13, 2017
The following changes have taken effect recently in the Department of Legal Studies at CEU. Caterina Sganga has been promoted Associate Professor, effective August 1. Mathias Moschel has been appointed Head of the Doctoral School, effective August 1. Moschel succeeds Professor Kollonay, who continues at the Department as Professor Emerita. As of August 2017, Nora Varro went on maternity leave. Her role as a Department Coordinator was taken over by Monika Soltesz (3197) as of August 21.