Orosz, K., Proteasa, V., & Crăciun, D. (2021) The use of instrumental variables in higher education research. In: Huisman, J. & Tight, M. (Eds.) Theory and Method in Higher Education Research, Volume 6. Emerald Publishing Limited, p. 61-80.

Crăciun, D., Orosz, K., & Proteasa, V. (2020) Does Erasmus mobility increase employability? Using register data to investigate the labour market outcomes of university graduates. In: Curaj, A., Deca, L., and Pricopie, R. (Eds). European Higher Education Area: Challenges for a new decade. Dordrecht: Springer, p. 105-119.

Matei, L. (2020) Academic freedom, university autonomy and democracy’s future in Europe In: Sjur Bergan, Tony Gallagher and Ira Harkavy (eds), Academic freedom, institutional autonomy and the future of democracy (Council of Europe Higher Education Series No. 24).

Roberts Lyer, K., Potapova, E. (2020) Academic Freedom in Ireland. In:
Researching Academic Freedom. Guidelines and Sample Case Studies. Erlangen: FAU University Press, p. 25-61.

Rostas, I., Torotcoi, S. (2020) Creating knowledge about the Roma in higher education. In: The Roma in European higher education: Re-casting identities, re-imagining futures. Bloomsbury Press, p. 108-129.

Torotcoi, S., Gologan, D., Kurysheva, A. (2020) What Works for Underrepresented Groups? Identifying Effective Measures for Enhancing Access to Higher Education in Europe. European Higher Education Area: Challenges for a New Decade. Springer, p. 177-196.

Torotcoi, S. (2020) What Does It Take to Build a Social Dimension Strategy? A Cross-Country Comparative Analysis of Romania and Austria. European Higher Education Area: Challenges for a New Decade. Springer, p. 161-176.

Matei, L. (2019) The Virtues of Cooperation, Complementarity and Competition in Higher Education in Time of Crisis In: Rosalind M.O. Pritchard, Mark O’Hara, Clare Milsom, James Williams and Liviu Matei (eds), The Three C-s of Higher Education: Competition, Collaboration and Complementarity, CEU Press.

Matei, L. (2019) Can international universities be anchor institutions? Local, regional and global: the Central European University In: S Bergan, I Harkavy and R Munck (eds) The Local Mission of Higher Education: Principles and Practice.

Rosalind M.O. Pritchard, Mark O’Hara, Clare Milsom, James Williams, Liviu Matei (2019) The Three Cs of Higher Education. Competition, Collaboration and Complementarity, CEU Press.

Telle S., Špaček M., Crăciun D. (2019) Divergent Paths to Cohesion: The (Unintended) Consequences of a Place-Based Cohesion Policy In: Lang T., Görmar F. (eds) Regional and Local Development in Times of Polarisation. New Geographies of Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, 149-172

Torotcoi, S., Pecak, M. (2019) Path to Higher Education: Combating Antigypsyism by Building Roma Students Aspirations and Resilience. In Dimensions of Antigypsyism in Europe, Edited by Ismael Cortés Gómez and Markus End, European Network Against Racism

Orosz, K. (2018) Interconnected dimensions of university autonomy in Europe. In: Curaj, A., Deca, L., and Pricopie, R. (Eds.) European Higher Education Area: Impact of past and future policies. Dordrecht: Springer, p. 639-649.

Crăciun, D. (2018) Topic modeling: a novel method for the systematic study of higher education internationalization policy In: The Future Agenda for Internationalization in Higher Education: Next generation insights into research, policy, and practice, edited by Douglas Proctor, Laura E. Rumbley, Routledge, pp.102-112

Crăciun D. (2018) National Policies for Higher Education Internationalization: A Global Comparative Perspective. In: Curaj A., Deca L., Pricopie R. (eds) European Higher Education Area: The Impact of Past and Future Policies. Springer

Matei, L., Crăciun, D., Torotcoi, S. (2018) A resounding success or downright failure? Understanding policy transfer within the Bologna Process in Central and Eastern Europe, In: Policy Experiments, Failures and Innovations: Beyond Accession in Central and Eastern Europe, edited by A. Batory, A. Cartwright and D. Stone ( Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar)

Perna, L. W., Orosz, K. (2017) The contributions of the Bolashak Program to human capital development in Kazakhstan. In: Hartley, M. and Ruby, A. (Eds.) Higher education reform and development: The case of Kazakhstan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 128-140

The European Higher Education Area: Between critical reflections and future policies Curaj, A., Matei, L., Pricopie, R., Salmi, J., Scott, P. (Eds.) 2015

Higher Education Reforms in Romania Between the Bologna Process and National Challenges Curaj, A., Deca, L., Egron-Polak, E., Salmi, J. (Eds.) 2015

Matei L., Iwinska J., Crăciun D. (2015) Patterns of Funding Internationalisation of Higher Education. A Conceptual Framework for the Study of Internationalisation. In: Curaj A., Matei L., Pricopie R., Salmi J., Scott P. (eds) The European Higher Education Area. Between Critical Reflections and Future Policies, Springer

Šabić, N. (2015) Governance though transparency tools. The case of Romania. In Pritchard, R. Klumpp, M., Teichler, U. (Eds.), Diversity and Excellence in Higher Education, pp. 2017-230. Sense Publishers, The Netherlands



Royer, C. (2022) 'Strange Multiplicity' as a Moral-Political Value: Potential and Costs of Normativity in World Politics. International Political Theory.

Royer, C. (2022) When Democracies Perish Democratically - Then What? Comparative Political Theory.

Royer, C. (2021) Ideological Struggle as Agonistic Conflict: (Anti)Hypocrisy, Free Speech, and Critical Social Justice. Jus Cogens, 3: pp. 257-278.

Royer, C. (2021) The Conundrum(s) of Political Violence. Humanity.

Matei, L. (2019) Teaching Europe vs Building Europe. An Exploration Into Higher Education and the Construction of National and Regional Identity Internationalisation of Higher Education-Policy and Practice

Perna, L. W., Orosz, K., Kent, D. (2019) The role and contribution of academic researchers in Congressional hearings: A critical discourse analysis. American Educational Research Journal, 56(1), 111-145.

Orosz, K. (2017) Predicting the skill proficiency of Central European adults: The role of higher education, work experience, and socioeconomic background in “credential societies”. Hungarian Educational Research Journal, 7(1), 28-42.

Garaz, S., Torotcoi, S. (2017) Increasing access to higher education and the reproduction of social inequalities: The case of Roma university students in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. European Education Issues and Studies. European Education, 49:1, 10-35

Hillman, N., Orosz, K. (2017) Introduction: Connecting student loan research and federal policy. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 671(1), p. 8-18.

Crăciun, D., Mihut, G. (2017) Requiem for a Dream: Academic Freedom under Threat in Democracies. International Higher Education, (90), 15-16

Torotcoi, S. (2017) Politics and Policies of Higher Education: Policy Transfer and the Bologna Process. Journal of Research in Higher Education, 2, 6-30

Crăciun, D. (2015) Systematizing internationalization policy in higher education: Towards a typology, Perspectives of Innovations, Economics and Business 15 (1), 49-56

Šabić, N. (2014) Comparative Analysis of Doctoral Education in Europe. Annals of the University of Bucharest / Political science series, 16(1), 129-147.


Handbooks / reports / policy papers:

Kováts, G. and Rónay, Z. (2022) Academic Freedom in Hungary. Vienna: OSUN Global Observatory on Academic Freedom.

Crăciun, D., Matei, L. and Popović, M. (2021) Study on the Relationship Between the Fundamental Values of Higher Education and Quality Assurance, Council of Europe and OSUN Global Observatory on Academic Freedom.

Crăciun, D., Orosz, K. (2019). Taking stock of the costs and benefits of transnational partnerships in higher education: What do we know so far? EENEE Policy Brief 2/2019. Brussels: European Expert Network on Economics of Education.

Crăciun, D., Orosz, K. (2018). Benefits and costs of transnational collaborative partnerships in higher education. EENEE Analytical Report No. 36. Brussels: European Expert Network on Economics of Education.

Orosz, K., Sabic, N., Kilin, E. (2018). Hungary: Higher education institutions’ response to the prospect of Brexit: ‘Wait and see’. In A. Curtois (Ed.), Higher education and Brexit: Current European perspectives (pp. 60-68). London: Centre for Global Higher Education, UCL Institute of Education

Crăciun, D., (2017) Quo Vadis Internationalization? Possible Scenarios for the Future, The Boston College Center for International Higher Education, Year in Review, 2016-2017, p. 11-13

Torotcoi, S. (2017). Investing in our future: What work(s) for young Roma? Results from an online questionnaire. European Roma Grassroots Organizations Network

Torotcoi, S. (2017). Investing in our future: What work(s) for young Roma? top 10 Best Practices of Roma Youth Employment. European Roma Grassroots Organizations Network.

Quality Assurance in Higher Education - A Practical Handbook, Iwinska, J., Matei, L. 2016

University Autonomy - A Practical Handbook Iwinska, J., Matei, L. 2014

Higher Education in Armenia Today: a focused review Matei, L., Iwinska, J., Geven, K. 2013




3rd Central European Higher Education Cooperation Conference  (CEHEC) Proceedings 2017, Kováts, G., Szabó, M. 

2nd Central European Higher Education Cooperation Conference  (CEHEC) Proceedings 2016,  Berács, J., Kováts, G., Matei, L., Nastase, P., Szabó, M.

Systematizing internationalization policy in higher education: Towards a typology Crăciun, D. 2015

1st Central European Higher Education Cooperation Conference (CEHEC) Proceedings 2015 József Berács, Julia Iwinska, Gergely Kováts, Liviu Matei

Bologna Process Researchers’ Conference – The Future of Higher Education 2014, General Rapporteur: Liviu Matei



Matei, L. (2021). L’islamo-gauchisme, la France et la crise des libertés académiques en Europe. 

Matei, L. (2021). The West’s Crisis of Academic Freedom.

Royer, C. (2021). The Critical Ethos of the Open Society: A Reply to Esfeld.

Rymarenko, M., Crăciun, D. (2021). When teaching and learning turn into a political act. University World News.

Orosz, K., Crăciun, D. (2019). Dearth of evidence of value of international cooperation. University World News.

Matei L., Orosz K. (2017). Central European University: An exceptional moment for Hungary, and for International Higher Education. World Education and News + Reviews.

Potapova, E., Trines, S. (2017). Education in the Russian Federation. World Education and News + Reviews.


PhD dissertations of Yehuda Elkana Fellows:

Elizaveta Potapova (2021): Making Sense of Academic Freedom in Russia.

Simona Torotcoi (2020):From International Commitments to Institutional Reality: The Case of Higher Education Policy in Europe.

Daniela Crăciun (2019):  Systematizing National Higher Education Internationalization Strategies: Reconceptualizing a Process

Norbert Sabic (2016): Diversification of higher education in Europe. A policy narrative that legitimizes resource concentration

Renata Kralikova (2016): Transition legacies, rules of appropriateness and ‘modernization agenda’ translation in higher education governance in Lithuania, Romania and Slovakia

Elene Jibladze (2015): Suspended development : institutional transformation and lack of improvement in the higher education system of post-revolution Georgia