CEU is qualified to participate in the US Federal Student Financial Assistance Programs

There is a good news for our applicants from the United States. Central European University has received the Title IV registration at the US Department of Education and now qualified to participate in the Federal Student Financial Assistance Programs.

The CEU's Federal School Code is G40215.

EMA Conference to be organised at CEU: Higher Education and Climate Change

Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association (EMA) is going to organise its first thematic conference on higher education and climate change. This Erasmus Mundus Conference will bring together students, alumni and scholars to discuss what role higher education can play in front of the change climate today.

"Aspire MESPOM" - my contribution to India Today

I am Vaseem from India, a student of Class'10 (Cohort IV of MESPOM). Recently I was asked by Central European University (CEU) to write  for India Today (Aspire) magazine which is running a special feature on European Higher Education this month.

Environmental Issues in Canada's North - A Race Against Time

When I first arrived to Saskatoon to begin my ENVERA partnership at the University of Saskatchewan, I quickly had to remind myself of what I had recently taught my students back at the CEU, i.e. be flexible in your field work as you should expect the unexpected! On my first day here, the communities where I was to visit in northern Saskatchewan were completely evacuated due to extensive forest fires in the area. As we waited for the fires to subside, however, I became quickly involved in a number of projects ...

MESPOM on pages of IIIEE Alumni Newsletter

The Alumni Organisation of IIIEE, our network partner representing the University of Lund, has published the Issue 14 of its Newsletter. This issue features an interesting MESPOM-IIIEE discussion and gives a good feeling of what is going on at (and after!) IIIEE. 

MESPOM Alumni Promote Study in Europe

A new "Study in Europe" brochure features interviews with MESPOM alumni Jennifer Lenhart and Chunyu Liang.

Titles of MESPOM theses - 2008

Titles and full text of MESPOM theses presented in June, 2008

MESPOM Graduation 2008

On June 19th, 2008, 36 MESPOM students became Masters of Science. The formal part of the graduation, a part of CEU commencement ceremony, took place in the Vígszínház, an imposing 19th century theatre building. In the presence of George Soros, Kofi Annan and many other distinguished guests, the students received their certificates. This year’s CEU commencent speaker was Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, a member of the IPCC, the 2007 Noble Peace Price winner and a MESPOM faculty member.

Apply now to the Energy for Sustainable Development Online Course

Applications are now open for the next “Foundation Session” of the Energy for Sustainable Development Online Course (E4SD), scheduled from 18 August – 28 September 2008.

From Balaton to Beijing

On April 14th the International Herald Tribune describes "a sweeping series of measures introduced by Chinese officials that will freeze construction projects, shutter chemical plants and close down obsolete gas stations around Beijing this summer in an attempt to clear the air for the Olympics." MESPOM Intercultucal Communication class at Lake Balaton in September 2007 ended with an exercise to solve the problem of Beijing air pollution during the Olympics. Guess what?