November 11, 2014
The conscious development of a learning society, essential for shared prosperity, can only be achieved in a liberal democracy, according to Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, who spoke at CEU on Nov. 10 as part of CEU’s Frontiers of Democracy initiative.
October 6, 2014
CEU mourns the loss of Professor Jacek Kochanowicz, who passed away October 2. Kochanowicz was a visiting professor at CEU for 14 years, holding a parallel professorship at Warsaw University, his alma mater.
October 3, 2014
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015 has named CEU among the world's top 100 universities in the social sciences category for the first time in the University's history. Ranked number 91, just behind the Ivy League's Brown University, CEU is one of only 31 European universities to make the list. CEU is not eligible for placement in the overall university rankings as it does not have undergraduate programs.
September 19, 2014
September 18, 2014
CEU launched Frontiers of Democracy, an initiative that aims to promote open debate, discussion, and exchange of ideas with a diversity of views about the nature of democracy, on Sept. 18.
August 5, 2014
Several changes and new appointments in the faculty of CEU took effect on August 1. Liviu Matei appointed Provost/Pro-Rector Laszlo Kontler appointed Pro-Rector for Social Sciences and Humanities Serge Sych appointed Senior Vice-President for Enrollment Management and Alumni Relations Margaret Bolter appointed Vice-President for Administration Chrysovalantis Margaritidis appointed Dean of Students Tatiana Yarkova re-appointed Academic Secretary Natalie Sebanz appointed Head of Cognitive Science Department
August 1, 2014
Several changes and new appointments in the central administration took effect on August 1. “The new organization, which streamlines the central administration by combining several functions and reducing the number of senior positions, will enhance CEU’s capacity to achieve excellence in the pursuit of our open society mission,” said President and Rector John Shattuck.
June 21, 2014
Six hundred students from more than 70 countries received master’s and doctoral degrees from Central European University at the 23rd annual graduation ceremony June 21. Also at the event, the CEU Open Society Prize, awarded for substantial contributions to the creation of an open society, was presented to European Commissioner of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva.