October 25, 2016
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending €25 million to Central European University (CEU) to upgrade its campus located in the historic center of the Hungarian capital Budapest. The EIB loan will finance the University’s urban campus development project comprising the renovation and construction of approximately 39,000 m2 of teaching, conference and research facilities. The project consolidates the University's academic and administrative entities on a single and cohesive campus with sufficient space and up-to-date facilities for students and staff.
October 22, 2016
http://profitline.hu/hircentrum/hir/357966/25-millios-euros-kolcson-a-Kozep-europai-Egyetem-kampuszanak-fejlesztesere - Hungarian news portal profitline.hu reports: The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending €25 million to Central European University (CEU) to upgrade its campus located in the historic center of the Hungarian capital Budapest.
October 10, 2016
Phase 1 of moving the CEU Library to CEU's new Nador 15 building is now complete. The Library features state-of-the-art technology, elegant architectural appointments , comfortable work spaces, and inspiring views both to the Danube and to the interior of the campus.
October 4, 2016
CEU Campus Redevelopment Officer Zofia Pazitna won the Chris Bennett CEE Memorial Award for her performance as a candidate for membership in the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the world’s leading professional qualification in the fields of land, real estate, infrastructure and construction.
October 4, 2016
Architecture and design magazine Octogon has published a 68-page special edition about CEU’s new buildings at Nador 13 and 15. The bilingual (Hungarian-English) publication includes stunning professional photos of the building as it was being built and of the completed spaces, as well as portraits of the workers by photographer Daniel Vegel.
September 24, 2016
Hungarian daily Nepszabadsag reports: CEU’s new auditorium in Nador utca 15 will host its first public concert on September 27. The free event will feature the University’s resident artists and their Classicus Quartet. Jozsef Racz, Reka Baksai (violin), Peter Tornyai (viola) and Tamas Zetenyi (cello), will play Zoltan Kodaly’s Sonata for Solo Cello and Bela Bartok’s String Quartet No. 1.
September 21, 2016
Italian magazine Economia.hu published this summary of CEU's new buildings.
September 20, 2016
Name: Zofia PazitnaTitle: Project OfficerNumber of years at CEU: 8 plus one year as MA student at SociologyHome city/town & country: Komárno, Slovakia What’s your favorite Hungarian food? Szilvasgomboc (plum dumpling) as used to be made by my Grandmother Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you? I've admired Van Gogh since I was a child
September 20, 2016
The following units and departments have been relocated: · External Relations Office – Nador 13 Ground Floor (G02;G07)· Space Planning and Operation Office (Viktoria Zalavari and Zsolt Ilija) – Nador 13 Ground Floor (G08)· Database implementation Team (Nora Erdei, Istvan Kadar-Toth) – Nador 9 MB 3rd Floor (previous ERO offices)· Development Office (Trisha Tanner, Krisztina Moricz and Jason Weedon) – Nador 13 Ground Floor· Development Office (Kata Nagy) –Nador 9 MB M01 Phone extensions and email addresses remain unchanged.
September 15, 2016
Budapest, Sept. 15, 2016 – Today Central European University opens two state-of-the-art buildings in downtown Budapest, offering high-tech space for learning, teaching, research, and the exchange of ideas in line with the University’s commitment to open debate and community engagement. The two buildings, one of which retains its historic façade and interior elements, and both of which feature green technology, represent the completion of Phase I of a three-phase campus redevelopment project.