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Budapest Corvinus University among best business schools in Europe

December 6, 2018, 9:25 am
Budapest’s Corvinus University is ranked 82nd in the European Business School Rankings 2018 by The Financial Times. This marks a slippage of six spots compared to 2017 rankings. FT.com chooses... 

U.S. Ambassador to Hungary is "so sad" about CEU driven into exile

December 4, 2018, 9:25 am
The U.S. Ambassador to Hungary said he is “so, so said" that Central European University (CEU) was unable to reach an agreement with the government and that his endeavours to facilitate such a deal... 

CEU to move U.S. degree programs to Vienna from Budapest

December 3, 2018, 1:33 pm
Central European University (CEU) has announced on Monday that it will launch all U.S.-accredited degree programs in Vienna in September 2019, as Hungary’s Lex CEU forbids it to to accept new students... 

Soros meets Austrian Chancellor to discuss CEU exit from Hungary

November 19, 2018, 10:32 am
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz received George Soros on Sunday evening. The main issue of their meeting was the moving of Central European University, founded by the Hungarian-born financier and philanthropist... 

There's a small window to resolve CEU situation in Hungary - U.S. Ambassador

October 25, 2018, 5:07 pm
The U.S. Ambassador to Hungary said he understands the position the Central European University (CEU) is in, but believes there still might be a solution. CEU has announced on Thursday that incoming students... 

CEU to open Vienna campus for U.S. degrees in 2019

October 25, 2018, 2:19 pm
The Board of Trustees of Central European University (CEU) announced today that incoming students for its U.S.-accredited masters and doctoral programs will study at a new campus in Vienna beginning in... 

CEU to leave Budapest if cabinet does not sign agreement by December

October 25, 2018, 1:22 pm
If the Hungarian government does not sign a draft agreement with New York State authorities by December this year, Central European University (CEU) will move to Vienna, the university has told its student... 

CEU to make important announcement in Hungary today

October 25, 2018, 8:46 am
Central European University (CEU) has sent an invitation to its students, Hungarian news portal 24.hu reported on Thursday. Rector Michael Ignatieff invited students to the auditorium of CEU for 12:45... 

Teacher shortage is dramatic in Hungary

September 4, 2018, 10:30 am
More than 4,000 teachers were missing in Hungary in August, according to data provided by the Klebelsberg Centre, which makes it increasingly obvious that the shortage of teachers could threaten the very... 

CEU stops programs for registered refugees and asylum seekers in Hungary

August 29, 2018, 4:01 pm
Central European University (CEU) has announced the immediate suspension of its education programs for registered refugees and asylum seekers, citing legislation that came into effect in Hungary on 24... 

Hungary conceives master plan to catch up with Austria

July 11, 2018, 4:31 pm
The Hungarian economy can be set on a more sustainable growth path if the cabinet achieves a turnaround in competitiveness and the central bank is now giving it help with a package of proposals. According... 

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... 

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... 

Commission refers Hungary to Court of Justice in three cases

December 7, 2017, 11:46 am
The European Commission has on Thursday decided to refer Hungary to the Court of Justice for non-compliance with its legal obligation on relocation, for its law on foreign-funded NGOs and also for its... 

Hungarian students fare poorly in yet another PISA assessment

November 21, 2017, 12:01 pm
Hungary scored 472 points in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) PISA assessment of collaborative problem solving, lower than the 500pt average. The performance gap... 

CEU calls on Hungary to stop buying time and sign deal at last

October 18, 2017, 8:40 am
Management of Central European University (CEU) asked the Hungarian government on Wednesday to sign the agreement CEU had inked with Bard College in New York State that would clear the legal obstacles... 

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... 

Commission calls on Hungary for additional clarifications on the Higher Education Law

October 4, 2017, 3:58 pm
The European Commission has on Wednesday sent a complementary reasoned opinion to Hungary on the Hungarian Higher Education Law. The country was given two weeks to provide additional clarifications, and... 

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... 
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