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Statement in Support of Former and Current Students in Myanmar

March 15, 2021

The Department of Political Science, CEU has two current students, Su Myat Wai Hlaing and Pwint Thwel, who are also participating in the protests and are in an extremely precarious situation. Our thoughts are with our Myanmar friends, former and current students at CEU. We are sharing their letter:

"Dear friends from all over the world,

We are writing this to express our concerns for all the university students who were subjected to arbitrary detention and harassment by Myanmar's military junta.

CEU Moves up the 2021 QS World University Rankings

March 4, 2021

According to the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject, two CEU programs rank amongst the top 50 worldwide, with a further 3 in the top 100.

CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff said, “We are delighted by our improved Global Ranking in 1 Broad Subject Area and in 3 Subjects.”

In Politics and International Studies, CEU rose in the QSS rankings, from 30 to 25, and in Philosophy from 37 to 35.

Call for Application: Global Scholar Academy

February 22, 2021

The Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce the 2021 Global Scholars Academy organized in collaboration with The Graduate Institute, Geneva and generously supported by The Open Society University Network.

Alumnus Shlyk appointed as a special representative for elections in Belarus

February 17, 2021

POLS alum Alexander Shlyk appointed as a special representative for elections in Belarus:

https://tsikhanouskaya.org/ru/events/news/a0cad9a838b276c.html

Alumnus Dimitrovski Appointed Deputy Minister

February 12, 2021

CEU alumnus Zoran Dimitrovski (POLS ‘95, North Macedonia) was recently appointed Deputy Minister for Local Self-Government in North Macedonia.

Zoran has had a long and distinguished career, starting as a TV and print journalist in the late 1980s and afterward as journalist, editor and editor-in -chief of various publications and a lecturer. In early 2020 he was elected Secretary General of the Democratic Union.

Congratulations, Zoran!

More info (in Macedonian).