September 25, 2015
Director of the Open Society Archives and CEU Professor Istvan Rev's op-ed piece on the Hungarian government's reaction to the refugee crisis is featured in the New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/26/opinion/hungarys-politics-of-hate.html?ref=opinion&_r=3
September 22, 2015
CEU mourns the loss of Judit Gergely, who served most recently as coordinator in the Department of History, earlier this month after a brief illness. Judit was a beloved and respected member of the CEU community for nearly two decades, as the University's first Human Resources Director, and most recently as Coordinator in the Department of History. She made many significant contributions to the University. To mention just a few, she was instrumental in the establishment of our Human Resources Office, both as a lawyer and as an experienced HR professional.
September 21, 2015
Video of Empire and Nation: Undergraduate Conference, August 6-9, 2015
September 20, 2015
Associate Professor Matthias Riedl comments in Oberpfalznetz on the refugee crisis, the government's stance and the volunteers providing humanitarian aid. http://www.oberpfalznetz.de/zeitung/4730957-454-ohne-grosse-hoffnung,1,0.html
August 5, 2015
CEU historian Istvan Rev, director of the Open Society Archives, is quoted in The New Yorker regarding monuments in Budapest and the history and the controversy surrounding many of them. http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/ronald-reagan-and-other-hungaria...
June 30, 2015
Exceptional master's and doctoral students were recognized in June for their academic achievements with awards presented on June 18. Scroll down for the slide show of photos of the ceremony.
June 16, 2015
The Habilitation Committee and the Department of History at CEU held its first-ever habilitation procedure at the University on June 8. Ulrich L.
June 16, 2015
CEU alumnus and journalist Sebastian Garthoff (HIST ’08) recently published a German-language guidebook to the Hungarian capital. Entitled “Budapest - Zeit fur das Beste" (Time for the Best), the book is a collaboration between Garthoff and Hungarian photographer Daniel Kaldori. Focusing on Budapest’s iconic sites, the book was described by Garthoff as a lighter counterpoint to the duo’s journalistic work regarding Hungarian society in the Orban era.
May 15, 2015
Nadia Al-Bagdadi, professor in the Department of History, has been appointed director of the CEU Institute for Advanced Study (CEU IAS), effective August 1, 2015. With this appointment, Al-Bagdadi will take the helm of a very important academic initiative at CEU, bringing her vast academic and leadership experience to this role.
April 30, 2015
CEU earned the best rankings in its history in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject ranking, published April 29. CEU's programs related to politics and international studies jumped to 29th in the world, and 7th in Europe.