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CEU to move to Vienna if Orbán does not sign deal this summer - Ignatieff

May 15, 2018, 12:34 pm
Central European University (CEU) may be forced to move from Budapest to Vienna if Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s cabinet keeps it “in limbo", President and Rector Michael Ignatieff told the... 

CEU prepares for Vienna opening, but would not leave Budapest either

May 2, 2018, 8:06 am
The head of the Central European University (CEU) promised on Tuesday to keep operating in Budapest as best it can, despite problems posed by a new law and an old dispute between its founder U.S. financier... 

Soros' Open Society Foundations to move Budapest office to Berlin

April 20, 2018, 9:21 am
Hungarian-born billionaire financier and philanthropist George Soros’s Open Society Foundations (OSF), which funds dozens of non-governmental organizations in Hungary, will move its staff from Budapest... 

CEU in talks to set up satellite campus in Vienna

March 12, 2018, 4:18 pm
Central European University (CEU) and the City of Vienna are in negotiations about a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that would enable CEU to open a satellite campus site in Vienna, complementing its... 

CEU ranked among top 100 universities in the world

March 1, 2018, 9:09 am
Five academic programmes of Central European University (CEU) were ranked among the top 100 in the world, and two others in the top 200, by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in its global subject rankings. Separately... 

Hungary gives CEU one more year to comply with higher ed law

October 13, 2017, 1:49 pm
The Hungarian government has submitted an amendment proposal to its Higher Education Act. The Justice Minister said on Friday that despite mounting pressure that lacks any legal grounds the cabinet insists... 

CEU signs MOU with Bard College, retains aim to stay in Budapest

October 4, 2017, 9:40 am
Central European University (CEU) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MO) with Bard College in New York State to provide educational activities there. The university, which has been battling legislation... 

Hungary to sign lex CEU deal with New York

August 15, 2017, 9:51 am
The Hungarian government is about to make a deal with New York state in which it adopts a rather civil and accommodating stance towards CEU, the university it recently tried to oust of the country, hvg.hu... 

Hungary seen giving up pestering Washington for CEU deal

August 9, 2017, 1:10 pm
The Hungarian government will stop badgering the U.S. federal government to hammer out a deal over Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, and is willing to settle on an agreement to be inked shortly... 

Hungary to be under siege by Brussels

July 12, 2017, 10:02 am
The European Commission will open an infringement procedure against Hungary over the latest amendment to the country’s civil society law, and it will take the procedure to the second stage over the... 

Soros has "declared war" on Hungary, Prime Minister Orbán says

June 2, 2017, 2:54 pm
The Op-Ed published earlier this week by Hungarian-born financier George Soros, in which the founder of Central European University (CEU) in Budapest sent a message to Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor... 

If the cabinet leaves us in peace, we'll leave it alone too - CEU Rector

June 1, 2017, 5:33 pm
I don’t think this debate is good for Hungary, for business or for higher education, said Michael Ignatieff, Rector and President of Central European University (CEU), at a Portfolio conference on... 

Soros sends message to Hungary's Orbán

June 1, 2017, 9:14 am
Today’s European Union needs both salvation and radical reinvention, but there is still hope, Hungarian-born financier George Soros said in an op-ed in opinion website Project Syndicate on Thursday.... 

Hungary willing to start talks over CEU with New York State

May 31, 2017, 3:37 pm
An ad hoc working group consisting of Constitutional Court staff has been set up to prepare negotiations about a motion to modify Hungary’s Higher Education Act, the court told state newswire MTI... 

Hungary's new family support scheme could cost 100 billion forints - Lázár

May 25, 2017, 4:03 pm
The Hungarian cabinet's new family supporting measures, the infringement procedure opened in relation to the Higher Education Act and military spending were on the agenda at a press conference held by... 

Hungary sends EU response in CEU case

May 25, 2017, 1:39 pm
The Hungarian government has prepared its response to the European Commission’s reservations about the amendment of the Higher Education Act that came to be known as ‘Lex CEU’. In short:... 

State of New York Governor urges talks with Hungary over CEU

May 25, 2017, 8:25 am
The Governor of the State of New York has announced his readiness to start talks “without delay" with the Hungarian government about the future of Central European University (CEU) in Budapest. ... 

Orbán's secret plan to win two-thirds majority revealed

May 24, 2017, 5:29 pm
The adoption of a resolution triggering the European Union’s Article 7 process plays into Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s hands. The EU’s ‘nuclear bomb’ fits nicely... 

Hungary will not change laws condemned by European Parliament

May 24, 2017, 1:28 pm
Hungary will not withdraw its laws on asylum seekers, foreign universities and non-governmental organizations, which were slammed by the European Parliament last week, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó... 

U.S. makes it clear again it will not have talks on CEU with Hungary

May 24, 2017, 9:06 am
Washington has made it clear it has no authority or intention to enter into negotiations on the operation of Central European University (CEU) or other universities in Hungary. The official statement by... 
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