October 19, 2017
The New York State Education Department registered the new Advanced Certificate program in Inequality Analysis to be offered jointly by Bard College and Central European University New York, taught by professors from the two universities.
October 9, 2017
Name: Miklos Koren Title: Professor, Head of Department of Economics and Business Number of years at CEU: 9 Home city/town & country: Gyor, Hungary What's your favorite Hungarian food? Stuffed cabbage (töltött káposzta), the way my grandmother used to make it. Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?
October 6, 2017
Real-time data and research conclusions should be translated and readily available to policymakers, said Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Engle who joined a panel of CEU economists to discuss evidence-based policymaking. The NYU Stern School of Business Professor's Volatility Lab, or V-Lab, aims to do just this by analyzing market risks daily and providing the results in clear, digestible charts.
September 28, 2017
CEU InnovationsLab was named Best Accelerator and Incubator in Hungary at the Central European Startup Awards competition on Sept. 27 and will represent Hungary in Sofia, Bulgaria in November at the Grand Finale of the CES Awards.
September 27, 2017
Brokerchooser, a CEU Innovations Lab startup, was selected among 35 fintech (financial technology) companies to participate at the Fintech Circle Institute kickoff in London. Brokerchooser co-founder and CEO Tibor Bedo presented the short video course he developed on enhancing customer focus.
September 26, 2017
Balazs Romhanyi, visiting professor in the Department of Economics and Business at CEU, has been awarded the Kaldor Prize by the jury of the Department of Economic Policy and Macroeconomics of the Corvinus University of Budapest. The prize, named after Lord Nicholas Kaldor, an economics professor of Hungarian origin at Cambridge University, is given every year to an economist who contributes to solving economic problems.
September 15, 2017
CEU formally began its new Academic Year today, welcoming students, faculty, staff and distinguished guests with an Opening Ceremony held in the spirit of free inquiry, diversity, and open society that are the hallmarks of CEU. President and Rector Michael Ignatieff welcomed more than 700 new students from more than 90 countries to the CEU community, which now includes 1,500 students and hundreds of staff and faculty, as well as 14,000 alumni worldwide.
August 10, 2017
The CEU InnovationsLab (iLab) has been selected as a national finalist in the 2017 CES Innovation Awards in the Best Accelerator and Incubator Category. CES Awards is the Central and Eastern European chapter of the Global Startup Awards, meant “to recognize and celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit and startup ecosystems” in CEE. The winner will be selected by a jury and public vote. Those who would like to vote for CEU InnovationsLab can do so here until August 21.
July 26, 2017
CEU now ranks in the 101-150 spot worldwide in political science and in the 151-200 spot in economics, according to Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017. This year, institutions are ranked in 52 subjects across natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences. To be included in a subject ranking, universities need to have a minimum number of research publications during the period of 2011-2015. The publication threshold is different for different subjects.
June 20, 2017
Tijana Krstic, associate professor in the Departments of Medieval Studies and History, and Gabor Kezdi, professor in the Department of Economics, have been named the recipients of the 2017 CEU Distinguished Teaching Award. The award recognizes CEU faculty members for promoting high standards of teaching, linked with the mission and institutional ambitions of CEU.