January 31, 2018
Botond Koszegi of the Department of Economics and Business has been promoted to a rank of University Professor, effective December 1, 2017. In 2015, Koszegi won the Yrjo Jahnsson Award for his contribution to the theoretical foundations of behavioral economics, and its application to public finance and contract theory. He also received the CEU Award for Outstanding Research the same year.
September 20, 2016
Andrzej Baniak, associate professor in the Department of Economics, was awarded the prestigious title of “egyetemi tanar." The appointment, made by Janos Ader, the President of Hungary, is effective September 1, 2016.
February 9, 2016
Botond Koszegi of CEU’s Department of Economics has been appointed “egyetemi tanar” as of February 1, 2016. The title, which literally means “university professor,” indicates a high ranking within Hungarian higher education. To qualify for accreditation in Hungary, doctoral schools must have a certain number of such professors. For this reason, the promotion of a CEU faculty member to this rank is an important step in increasing CEU’s integration into the Hungarian higher education system