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 23, 2014
At the Opening Ceremony of Academic Year 2014-15, CEU Provost and Pro-Rector Liviu Matei announced and President and Rector John Shattuck presented the inaugural CEU Award For Outstanding Research to three faculty members: Dorothee Bohle, professor in the Department of Political Science, Bela Greskovits, professor in the Department of International Relations and European Studies, and Davide Torsello, associate professor at CEU Business
September 23, 2014
As part of its commitment to maximizing the teaching, learning, and remote access benefits of new technologies,CEU has opened two technology-enhanced classrooms in the past four months.
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.
September 9, 2014
In order to facilitate effective work and smooth internal communication, the new Provost's office prepared a simple chart detailing the distribution of responsibilities and tasks in the office, and also to whom to turn to for administrative support for each area of activity or category of tasks. The chart can be accessed via o/common/provost/AY2014-2015. If necessary, the chart will be updated based on the feedback received from members of the CEU community.
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.
July 31, 2014
The Provost's Office and the CEU Web Unit have developed a way to promote CEU's research excellence by highlighting our many important research projects on the institutional website. The new Research Projects page lists the ongoing projects in chronological order with basic information on each project at http://www.ceu.hu/research/projects.
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.