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Call for papers: 3rd Central European Higher Education Cooperation (CEHEC) Conference (24-25 April 2017)

December 9, 2016

The Center of International Higher Education Studies (CIHES) at the Corvinus University of Budapest and the Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education at Central European University (CEU) invite papers for the 3rd Central European Higher Education Cooperation (CEHEC) Conference entitled "Worry or Not - Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe.

CEU invites applications for 2017-18 Visiting Fellowships

December 1, 2016

Central European University invites applications for CEU Visiting Fellowship programs for the academic year 2017/18. The fellowship programs are supported by the Higher Education Support Program of the Open Society Foundations and administered by the Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education.

Elkana Center Hosts Book Launch of Cole’s Toward a More Perfect University

September 14, 2016

Jonathan R. Cole, former provost of Columbia University and member of the CEU Board of Trustees, presented his latest book “Toward a More Perfect University” at CEU on June 17.  The book launch was part of the second conference of the Central European Higher Education Cooperation (CEHEC), co-hosted by CEU’s Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education and the Center of International Higher Education Studies at Corvinus University.

Matei Presents Report on Higher Education Policy to 48 European Ministerial Delegations

May 26, 2015

CEU Provost and Pro-Rector Liviu Matei assessed the current state of the Bologna Process and its future in a report for the Ministerial Conference of the European Higher Education Area on May 15 in Yerevan, Armenia. Matei, who is also a professor in the Department of Public Policy, presented the findings of his report, which served as a key background document in preparation for the conference.

CEU Provost, Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Discuss Higher Education

May 7, 2015

An international team of higher education experts led by CEU Provost and Pro-Rector Liviu Matei had the honor of meeting Nobel Prize recipient and leader of the National League for Democracy in Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi, and several members of Parliament on April 30 and May 1 in Yangon. Dr. Suu Kyi is chair of the Parliamentary Committee on Education Reform. The meeting was coordinated and also attended by representatives of the International Higher Education Support Program (HESP) of the Open Society Foundations.