Julia Iwinska

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Nador u. 9, Monument Building
MB 207
0613273000 Ext. 2108

Julia Iwinska holds the position of Director of Strategic Planning under the Office of the Provost. In this capacity she works on development, coordination and implementation of the university strategy (currently implementation of the CEU Strategic Development Plan 2012-2017) as well as on other university-wide strategic initiatives.  She supports the work of the CEU Senate Committee on Strategic Development chaired by the Rector. 

In addition, Julia works in the capacity of a higher education researcher within the Higher Education Observatory initiative at CEU. Recently completed projects include:

CEU-ESMU Executive Program for Senior University Leaders - executive training workshop for senior leaders from Central and Eastern Europe (2011)

Higher Education in Armenia Today: a focused review. Report for the Open Society Foundation Armenia. (2013). Report available online here.

University Autonomy - A Practical Handbook. Prepared upon the request of and with support from the International Higher Education Support Program (HESP), of the Open Society Foundations (OSF), to inform and support higher education reform efforts in Myanmar. (2014). Handbook available online here.

Prior to joining CEU, Julia worked at the European Center for Strategic Management of Universities (ESMU) in Brussels (2010), where she focused on EU-funded projects related to university benchmarking, modernization, and higher education governance.  Previously, she worked in London and Washington D.C. in the field of immigration law (2004 – 2009).


M.A., Public Policy, Higher Education Policy and Management specialization, Central European University
B.A., Economics and International Relations, Smith College