March 11, 2019
CEU joins leading European universities to generate innovative solutions to pressing world challenges and promote European civic values.
July 4, 2018
CEU Provost Liviu Matei, also a professor of higher education policy, comments on concerns Hungarian government plans to assert control over research funding at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences may lead to EU funding cuts. https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/hungarian-academics-fear-eu-funding-cuts-over-loss-autonomy
June 6, 2018
While the Bologna process and the establishment of the European Higher Education Area created conditions for university autonomy, steps to codify and protect academic freedom have been neglected, panelists said in a university-wide seminar. The seminar, entitled "University Autonomy and Academic Freedom in Europe: Diverging Paths," is part of a series sponsored by CEU’s Intellectual Themes Initiative.
May 10, 2018
Professor Diana Urge-Vorsatz of CEU's Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and CEU Provost and Professor Liviu Matei are cited in this Science magazine article about the threats to teaching and research in Hungary. http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/05/hungarian-scientists-are-edge-country-poised-force-out-top-university
February 9, 2018
INTELLECTUAL THEMES INITIATIVE Call for Proposals Academic Year 2018/19 CEU academic staff members are invited to submit project proposals for new teaching, research, or civic engagement activities under the Intellectual Themes Initiative (ITI). At the suggestion of the Strategic Development Committee, ITI also serves as a privileged vehicle for developing and offering University-wide Courses (UWC). Starting with this call, we are introducing a separate application form for University-wide Courses.
January 30, 2018
The CEU Award for Outstanding Research was founded to recognize outstanding research by CEU faculty that has significant international impact. Nominations should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org in electronic format by Thursday, March 29, 2018.
January 30, 2018
The CEU Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes CEU faculty members for promoting high standards of teaching, linked with the mission and institutional ambitions of CEU. The Award not only underscores CEU's long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching, but also provides an opportunity for students and alumni to acknowledge teaching at CEU that has had a special impact on their academic work and lives. The Award will be presented at the CEU Opening Ceremony in September 2018.
November 21, 2017
CEU Provost Liviu Matei delivered the keynote address, entitled "Universities in Danger," at the annual Die Zeit Conference on University & Education, which provides a platform for high-level representatives of higher education institutions and research organizations, the business sector and the media, as well as policymakers from Germany to exchange ideas and discuss topics of public relevance in higher education and science policy. The theme of this year’s edition, held at the Allianz Forum in Berlin on November 16, 2017, was “How Political is Science”?
September 26, 2017
Video of CEU Opening Ceremony 2017
September 15, 2017
Professor Petra Aczel, Head of the Institute of Behavioural Sciences and Communication Theory at Corvinus University, and Maurizio Pirro, Associate Professor of German Literature of the University of Bari Aldo Moro will receive the sixth annual CEU European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The award, initiated by CEU Provost and Pro-Rector Liviu Matei and overseen by the University’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), aims to promote excellence in teaching across the European Higher Education Area.