May 30, 2016
Civil society has been slow to embrace technologies, such as drones, that are opening our skies, observed Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick during a public lecture at the School of Public Policy (SPP) at CEU on May 12. Choi-Fitzpatrick, who was an assistant professor at SPP from 2013 to 2015, is now an assistant professor of political sociology at the Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego.
April 5, 2016
Joanna Kostka, alumna of CEU's Department of Public Policy and currently Visiting Researcher at the Center for Policy Studies, has recently been selected for a lecturer position in Social Work at Lancaster University's Sociology Department in the United Kingdom. Kostka received her PhD (summa cum laude) from CEU in 2015, defending a thesis on 'Going beyond Political Commitments: Explaining Diverging Outputs in the Use of European Structural Funds for Roma Inclusion Strategies in Spain and Slovakia'.
April 5, 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ERASMUS MUNDUS VISITING SCHOLARS IN THE ERASMUS MUNDUS 1. MASTERS PROGRAM IN PUBLIC POLICY – MUNDUS MAPP
March 21, 2016
Three SPP students were selected by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration to compete in the NASPAA 2016 Student Simulation Competition in Maastricht on February 27.
March 8, 2016
Name: Armenak Tokmajyan Title: Research Fellow, Center for Conflict, Negotiation and Recovery, School of Public Policy Number of years at CEU: 1 year Home city/town & country: Aleppo (Syria)/ Yerevan (Armenia) What's your favorite Hungarian food? Túró gombóc, rakott krumpli and trying to like túró rudi Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?
March 7, 2016
Martin Kahanec, associate professor at the School of Public Policy, has been appointed by Deputy Prime Minister and Czech Council for Research, Development and Innovations Chair Pavel Belobradek as the chair of the Council's Expert Panel for Social Sciences. The mission of the Expert Panel is to verify and evaluate the output of research organizations in the Czech Republic, with the main objective of identifying the most significant research results attaining the highest quality in the respective research area.
January 28, 2016
Those who are interested in pursuing their MA or PhD studies in the field of public policy can benefit from media concentrations offered by the School of Public Policy (SPP) at Central European University. SPP is committed to the values of public service and the promotion of open societies through interdisciplinary research, innovative teaching, and engagement with policy practice. Its two-year Master of Public Administration (MPA) program includes media and communications concentrations. Application deadline is February 4!
January 28, 2016
Julius Horvath, professor and head of the Department of Economics, has been named acting dean of CEU Business School, while Julia Buxton, associate dean for academic affairs and programs as well as professor of comparative politics at the School of Public Policy (SPP), has been named acting dean of SPP. Both appointments, made by CEU President and Rector John Shattuck, begin August 1 for a period of one year.
December 17, 2015
CEU’s international student body represents 107 countries across five continents. Such diversity is integral to the University’s mission to foster democracy and open society throughout the world. To ensure that all students, especially those from developing countries or regions in turmoil, have equitable access to a world-class graduate education, CEU has developed a robust scholarship program, with around 85% of students receiving financial assistance.
December 2, 2015
Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society, discussed the current "China model," and the way that China is perceived by others at SPP on Nov. 26.