CEU is again taking part in the Allianz Summer Academy (ASA). The theme this year is Europe at a Turning Point: Economic Crisis, Social Disintegration, Political Change. Teams from five universities are preparing reports on topics related to this theme that will be presented and discussed during the first days of the Summer Academy at the Allianz Management Institute (Kempfenhausen).
On April 21-22, CEU students participated in the workshop “Budgeting for Human Rights: Why Government Budgets are Important for Realizing Human Rights,” organized by the Human RightS Initiative (HRSI) in collaboration with the School of Public Policy (SPP) at CEU. Participants included Roxana Damian (MPA ’15) from SPP and Edi Sara (MA ’15) from the Department of Public Policy.
Fourteen CEU students and faculty had the opportunity to join representatives of five other Hungarian universities and attend an informal meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her visit to Budapest on Feb. 5. The event was hosted by Andrassy University Budapest.
Stefan Roch, Phd student in the Department of Public Policy, spent four weeks in Beirut, Lebanon this May. In his free time, he wandered around the city searching interesting situations, people and places that he found “were meaningful and would capture a certain aspect of Beirut and living and working in it.” His photos are on display in CEU’s Exhibition Hall in Nador 9.
Mundus MAPP student Mihai Popsoi took part in an international debate project called "Visegrad4Moldova! - Debating the European Union: Visegrad 4 Experience." Popsoi’s essay, “Moldova Cannot Own its Future Unless it Breaks with its Past” won the essay competition of the project.