MESPOM @ CEU

MESPOM welcomes students in Vienna from 2020

October 25, 2019

Following the opening of Central European University's new campus and accreditation of MESPOM in Austria, incoming MESPOM students will start their studies in Vienna from September 2020. Vienna will be an exciting new home for MESPOM's 1st year Fall and Winter semesters: it has all the facilities of a modern, progressive city in the heart of Europe and is consistently ranked as one of the most livable cities in the world.

Welcome to MESPOM - Balaton retreat

October 14, 2019

Like we do every fall, we have welcomed our new students to Hungary by hosting the annual retreat near Lake Balaton for the CEU department of Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management!

This year we went to Balatonfüred. As usual, the first day was dedicated to some activities to get to know each other, to do some team building work on environmental issues as well as a dip in the lake. The second day we had our usual tour to the Balaton Upland National  Park. 

Go organic! mini documentary about local food communities in Budapest

February 22, 2019

Three CEU students: Nurma Fitrianingrum, Shawna Anderson, and Shubhangi Heda recently completed a mini documentary film about sustainable food communities as part of the Visual Studies Platform’s advanced certificate program in Visual Theory and Practice supported by the CEU Library’s Mirabaud Media Lab.

Teaching and learning about environmental justice: Hidden Valley and BP Horizon Oil Spill cases

October 9, 2018

In the first semester at CEU, Environmental Sciences and Policy students have the option to take a course called Environmental Justice, Politics and Humanities taught by Dr. Guntra Aistara and Dr. Tamara Steger. Students have the opportunity to assimilate their learning of course material through analyzing real-life examples of environmental issues.

Wetland Monitoring, Hungary

October 8, 2018
In the Environmental Monitoring course (CEU), students learn how to survey amphibians in wetland complexes, as part of the Hungarian Biodiversity Monitoring Program.
Environmental Monitoring (at CEU) is designed and implemented together with the Hungarian Biodiversity Research Society and the Hungarian National Biodiversity Monitoring System to collect primary data on amphibian species’ abundance and habitats.