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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... 

A chart that leaves no doubt that you must study in Hungary

September 25, 2017, 5:27 pm
The rate of unemployment among tertiary graduates is the lowest among OECD countries, the international organisation’s recent publication showed. And this is not even the most interesting phenomenon.... 

Do you want to know how much Hungary spends on education?

August 28, 2017, 4:20 pm
Hungary spent 5.2% of its gross domestic product on education in 2015, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, reported on Monday. This puts Hungary into the middle third of the EU rankings... 

Hungary embarks of largest school development scheme of the last few decades

August 28, 2017, 2:03 pm
The Hungarian government is to embark on a 81.2 billion forint school development programme, in scope of which 527 educational institutions will be refurbished in nearly 400 towns, Human Capacities Minister... 

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... 

EU opens infringement procedure against Hungary over new NGO law

July 13, 2017, 12:15 pm
The European Commission has on Thursday decided to send a letter of formal notice to Hungary for its new law on foreign-funded NGOs adopted on 13 June. The EC has also decided to send a reasoned opinion... 

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... 

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:... 

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... 

Hungary willing to talk CEU, only U.S. refuses to respond

May 22, 2017, 1:08 pm
Negotiations with universities operating outside the European Union are in progress on a government and an expert work team level, Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade told journalists... 
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