October 20, 2015
Central European University (CEU) is offering a number of full scholarship packages for Syrian citizens at the master's and doctoral level for Academic Year 2016/2017. Applications are welcome for all academic areas for the full length of the program. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit.
September 22, 2015
CEU’s Opening Ceremony, held September 21, celebrated the start of the 2015-2016 academic year and also launched the University’s 25th Anniversary. The incoming class, more than 600 students from a record 107 countries, received a special welcome from President and Rector John Shattuck.
July 10, 2015
As part of CEU's commitment to both the humanities and interdisciplinary teaching and research, the University launched a Humanities Initiative in spring 2014. The Initiative provides incentives for new cross-departmental and interdisciplinary research and teaching activities in the humanities, and to infuse CEU social science programs with perspectives, approaches and accomplishments taken from the humanities.
June 26, 2015
Universities can play a positive role in the development and preservation of open society and democracies if they are granted academic freedom and autonomy, according to participants in the conference, “The University and the Transformations of Democracy,” held at CEU June 20. The event was hosted by the new Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education at CEU and the Frontiers of Democracy Initiative.
June 24, 2015
More than 600 CEU students from nearly 80 countries received their master's or doctoral degrees at this year's graduation ceremony on June 21, the University's twenty-fourth commencement. These graduates join a body of 12,000 CEU alumni who are distinguishing themselves as the next generation of leaders and scholars in the region and beyond.
May 26, 2015
CEU Provost and Pro-Rector Liviu Matei assessed the current state of the Bologna Process and its future in a report for the Ministerial Conference of the European Higher Education Area on May 15 in Yerevan, Armenia. Matei, who is also a professor in the Department of Public Policy, presented the findings of his report, which served as a key background document in preparation for the conference.
May 7, 2015
Budapest, May 7, 2015 – An international team of higher education experts led by CEU Provost and Pro-Rector Liviu Matei had the honor of meeting Nobel Prize recipient and leader of the National League for Democracy in Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi, and several members of Parliament on April 30 and May 1 in Yangon. Dr. Suu Kyi is chair of the Parliamentary Committee on Education Reform. The meeting was coordinated and also attended by representatives of the International Higher Education Support Program (HESP) of the Open Society Foundations.
March 19, 2015
The CEU Distinguished Teaching Award has been created through a decision of the CEU Senate at the initiative of the Provost. The aim of this new initiative is to recognize CEU faculty members for promoting high standards of teaching, linked with the mission and institutional ambitions of CEU. The Award will be presented at the Graduation Ceremony in June 2015. The deadline for submitting nominations for the CEU Distinguished Teaching Award is Friday, April 3, 2015.
February 12, 2015
In collaboration with the CEU Library, the Alumni Relations & Career Services office, and the IT Department, with support from the Provost’s Office, CEU now provides alumni access to several key Library electronic resources.
January 15, 2015
The Provost’s Office invites nominations for the CEU Distinguished Teaching Award, an annual award honoring Distinguished CEU Teachers. CEU students, alumni and faculty members are invited to nominate candidates for the award. Eligibility and Criteria for Selection Full-time and part-time faculty members who have completed at least six semesters of teaching at CEU (irrespective of the exact load) and are under a valid teaching contract with the university during the respective academic year are eligible for the award.