July 24, 2019
As work to CEU's Vienna campus enters its final phase, the CEU letters are affixed to the top of the building in Quellenstrasse.
September 20, 2018
CEU’s new campus buildings in Nador utca 13 and 15 rank among the best in the world, since they were shortlisted for one of the world’s most prestigious architecture awards, the Royal Institute of British Architects’ RIBA International Prize. CEU’s buildings are among just 4 finalists for the award.
June 14, 2018
In recognition of the University's communications campaigns in response to the attack on its academic freedom, CEU has been awarded the Council of Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence Gold Award in the Crisis Communications category. CASE, founded in 1974, is a membership association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas.
April 5, 2018
CEU received the Hungarian Construction Industry’s Award for Excellence on March 27 in a ceremony at the University's Nador 13 and Nador 15 buildings. "When I first entered these buildings as the new rector of CEU, I said 'wow!' remarked President and Rector Michael Ignatieff at the award ceremony. "And I still say 'wow.'” He also emphasized the difficulties of organizing construction in the middle of the city in a World Heritage Zone, but expressed his hope that CEU made a remarkable contribution to the Budapest cityscape with its new campus.
March 13, 2018
Phase 1 of Central European University’s campus redevelopment project won both a Civic Trust Award and received the National Panel Special Award as the favorite scheme of the National Panel members from this year’s Civic Trust Awards winning projects. The award was received by architects John Tuomey and Sheila O'Donnell, Teampannon, and the CEU Campus Redevelopment Office.
November 21, 2017
CEU's new Nador 13 and Nador 15 buildings received an honorable mention award in the annual architecture competition held by the Chamber of Hungarian Architects, with the support of the City of Budapest. The competition aims to recognize significant architectural contributions to the cityscape and demonstrate the exemplary cooperation among partners that is necessary for high-quality design and execution.
June 27, 2017
CEU's new buildings, designed by Irish architecture firm O'Donnell & Tuomey, won the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) Award for the Best International Project 2017. RIAI announced the winners of 2017 RIAI Architecture Awards at a ceremony in Dublin’s Mansion House on June 23. The awards celebrate the quality of work carried out by RIAI members in 2016 and highlight the contribution that architects make to society for everyone’s benefit.
January 6, 2017
CEU’s campus redevelopment project, the first phase of which was completed in August 2016 with the opening of the new Nador 13 and 15 buildings, received the Environmental Social and Sustainability Award, part of the CIJ Awards Hungary competition sponsored by CIJ, Europe’s leading Real Estate digital and print news provider. Campus Redevelopment Director Pal Baross accepted the award on behalf of CEU November 29 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel here in Budapest.
December 13, 2016
As CEU’s new campus’s BREEAM certification attests, the new buildings were designed with sustainability in mind, and are packed with solutions to reduce energy waste. Find out more about all the technology and smart design that went into the new campus in the new Building User Guide. Download it here!
November 11, 2016
CEU’s new buildings were awarded Austrian construction company Baumit’s Façade of the Year Award in the public buildings category for the “simple, clear and functional design”.