Zsolt Enyedi recipient of CEU Research Excellence Award 2023

June 21, 2023

Congratulations to Zsolt Enyedi for being awarded this year's CEU Research Excellence Award!

Zsolt Enyedi’s book, Party System Closure: Party Alliances, Government Alternatives, and Democracy in Europe (co-authored with Fernando Casal Bertoa), was published by Oxford University Press in 2021 and won the best book award of the Spanish Association of Political and Administrative Sciences. It was also the runner-up for the Stein Rokkan Prize, the best book award of the European Consortium for Political Research. Under his leadership, CEU won a Horizon Europe grant (Neo- authoritarianisms in Europe and the liberal democratic response) in 2022. Zsolt has successfully supervised 14 PhD students and is part of numerous PhD supervisory panels. He has published over 100 articles and several books; runs a podcast series, and contributes to the successful operation of the Department of Political Science and CEU’s Democracy Institute. 

Every year, CEU honors the achievements of outstanding faculty, staff, and students through several distinguished awards. This year’s awardees exemplify that through their contributions within and beyond CEU.