May 14, 2020
What word would you choose to define your CEU experience? That’s what alumni and students participating in the Online Gala were asked.
May 8, 2020
Two months after CEU cancelled its annual reunion in Budapest due to Covid-19, alumni are reconnecting virtually during the university’s first-ever Online Alumni Reunion. Organized by the CEU Alumni Relations Office, in cooperation with other units, Online Reunion is a unique month-long celebration of the university and its vibrant community of 17,000 alumni in more than 140 countries. From May 9 to 25, the program features a first-of-its kind Online Gala plus more than a dozen innovative online events and meetups.
January 9, 2020
The drive was commenced after CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff pledged $75,000 in support of student scholarships and urged alumni to follow his lead. Alumni donors matched the rector’s gift and surpassed it by more than $30,000.
October 17, 2019
Central European University attended the 31st EAIE Annual Conference in Helsinki at the end of September. The non-profit European Association for International Education was founded in 1989 and it is the European centre for expertise, networking and resources in the internationalization of higher education. The EAIE Annual Conference is the largest conference in Europe with a focus on internationalization of higher education. This year, it was held in the capital of Finland on September 24-27.
August 8, 2019
We are deeply saddened to report the passing of CEU alumnus Artak Galyan (POLS ’10, Armenia), who died on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 35 years old. In addition to earning his MA, Artak was a PhD candidate and teaching assistant with the CEU Department of Political Studies, where he forged many strong friendships with classmates and faculty. His career achievements included stints as a Fieldwork Coordinator with the Institute for Political and Sociological Consulting, and as an intern with the United Nations Development Program in Pristina, Kosovo, among others.
June 26, 2019
Adam Bodnar, a 2001 Legal Studies graduate and Poland’s Commissioner for Human Rights, spoke at CEU’s graduation ceremony.
May 16, 2019
The festivities brought more than 400 alumni from around the world back to Budapest.
April 9, 2019
Professor Diana Urge-Vorsatz and alumna Borbala Czako were named to the prestigious Forbes Hungary list.
November 30, 2018
Alumni around the world joined forces to say #ThankYouCEU and raise a record amount in support of the university during this year’s #CEUPhilanthropyWeek. From November 26 to 30, alumni contributed to the future of this institution, via global alumni meet-ups, on-campus events that included a special Alumni Donors Reception, and an online campaign. Thank you, donors!
October 1, 2018
This university was founded on the principle of making the world a better place by paying it forward. And next month, we’re celebrating how we’ve benefited—and how to give back—during CEU’s second annual Philanthropy Week. From November 26 to 30, we’ll be hosting events on campus and around the world for alumni and students focused on the power of philanthropy, including: