Call for Applications: The George Soros Visiting Chair and the George Soros Visiting Practitioner Chair

January 17, 2018

The School of Public Policy (SPP) at Central European University (CEU) is seeking applications for its George Soros Visiting Chair and George Soros Visiting Practitioner Chair for the winter, fall, and spring terms. The next deadline is February 28, 2018.

Successful candidates will be scholars and/or practitioners who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement or have a distinguished record of participation in the professional, journalistic, political, or civic world of public policy.

Call for Visiting Scholars in the ERASMUS MUNDUS Masters Program in Public Policy – MUNDUS MAPP

January 17, 2018

The two-year Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Public Policy-Mundus MAPP is jointly offered by four top-ranked universities: Central European University in Budapest (Hungary), Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (Spain), the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam in The Hague (Netherlands), and the University of York (UK). They offer an integrated curriculum of two academic years, a joint Master of Arts degree in Public Policy which is accredited in four European countries: Hungary, The Netherlands, Spain and the UK.

SPP’s Iryna Koval Selected ‘Best Student’ at U.N. Young Scholar Session

January 15, 2018

2nd year MPA student Iryna Koval was recognised as “best student” in the final session of a multi-disciplinary program hosted by the Regional Academy on the United Nations (RAUN) based in Vienna. The year-long course trains young scholars on issues related to the U.N.  and was this year devoted to “Women and Girls in a Changing World”.

CfA – Postgraduate summer course

December 14, 2017

CfA – Postgraduate summer course “ECPR/EURA Summer School 2018: Collaborative Local Government for an Open Society” at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, 9 July - 14 July, 2018

Knowledge of the Law Empowers People, Strengthens Democracy, Maru Says

December 11, 2017

Giving ordinary people a knowledge of the law, and how to use it to initiate change, empowers people and strengthens democracy, said Vivek Maru, CEO of Namati and World Economic Forum Social Entrepreneur of the Year.