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CEU Open House 2019

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CEU Open House 2019
Friday, November 22, 2019, 9:30 am – 6:00 pm

Want to experience what it's like to study at a global university? Join us at the CEU Open House on November 22 and get a sneak peek into life in our vibrant community! Find out all about our degree programs, the ins and outs of the application process and the scholarships you can benefit from. Talk to current students and professors and discover our brand-new campus in Vienna. 

Interested in our master’s or doctoral programs?  

Get a glimpse into what it’s like to be a CEU student at our Open Classes and visit your department or school’s booth at the CEU Fair.  

View the list of Open Classes here. Can't find the class you’re looking for? Classes are still being added so be sure to check back for updates.  

Can’t make it in person? You can still meet our current students online as we are going to live stream the Q&A session at 11:00-12:00 a.m. CET.  

Are you a high school student looking for bachelor’s programs?  

Join the bachelor’s sessions to learn more about our pioneering bachelor’s programs, meet program representatives and ask away at Q&A session. Don’t miss our sample classes to get a feel of what it’s like to study at CEU. Feel free to bring your friends and family!

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If you are attending in person, you can register for the event here.  

See you at CEU! 




Location: Quellenstrasse 51 – Main Entrance

9:30 - 10:00

Registration (Please note that the registration desk remains open and you may also join later)


Location: Auditorium

10:00 - 10:10

Official welcome - Serge Sych, VP for Enrollment Management, Career Services and Alumni Relations

10:10 – 10:25

Introduction to CEU - Tamar Giorgobiani (MA in International Relations)

10:25 - 10:40

Application process and requirements - Katalin Horvath (Admissions Manager)

10:40 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:00

Meet CEU students: a question-and-answer session with students from all departments 

(also available live via Panopto - tune in at 11:00 am CET)

12:15 - 1:30

CEU fair – meet your department or school


Location: Room B-002

12:15 - 1:30

Buffet lunch


Building tour

Meeting point: Quellenstrasse 51 – Main Entrance

2:15 - 2:45

Building tours of the CEU campus with CEU students (in English)

Interactive sessions and departmental presentations

Location: Room D-001

12:15 - 1:15

Why anti-corruption does not work? Empirical evidence across the world - Roundtable Discussion with the Department of Political Science - Renato De Gaspi (PhD Student, Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations), Anil Duman (Associate Professor), Yusuke Ishikawa (MA Student), Inna Melnykovska (Assistant Professor)

(also available live via Panopto - tune in at 12:15 pm CET)


Location: Room D-002

1:00 - 1:30 

Presenting the School of Public Policy’s MA programs - Michael Dorsch (Associate Professor at SPP), Brett Wilson (Associate Professor at SPP)

(also available live via Panopto - tune in at 1:00 pm CET)


Location: Room D-001

1:30 - 2:30

Roundtable discussion with the Department of Legal Studies
Nóra Kovács (program coordinator), Professor Mathias Möschel (Associate Professor), Professor Sejal Parmar (Assistant Professor), Professor Renáta Uitz (Professor), Albana Karapanco (SJD student), Juan Fuente Bravo (LLM student), Bruna Gamulin (LLM student) 

(also available live via Panopto - tune in at 1:30 pm CET)


Location: QS D-106

1:00 - 2:00

CEU Career Services Office: Presentation on Career Development Support and Interactive Workshop - Ann Gagliardi (Director of Career Services), Jamie Hoversen (Career Services Coordinator)


Location: Room D-109

2:30 - 5:00

Romani Studies Program: Presentation and Q&A on Roma Graduate Preparation Program (RGPP) with Tibor Rácz ( RSP manager) and Mária Nyerges ( RGPP coordinator)


Location: Room D-001

3:00 - 4:00

CEU Executive MBA Q&A  with Faculty Co-director Yusaf H. Akbar and Senior Program Manager Marie Trappl 

(also available live via Panopto - tune in at 3:00 pm CET)

4:10 - 4:20

Coffee break with representatives of the CEU Executive MBA program


Location: Auditorium

5:00 - 6:00

CEU Economics and Business Q&A with Director of Business MS Programs Peter G. Szilagyi (also available live via Panopto - tune in at 5:00 pm CET)

6:00 - 6:30

CEU InnovationsLab Q&A with Director Andrea Kozma 

(also available live via Panopto - tune in at 6:00 pm CET)


Building tour


Meeting point: Quellenstrasse 51 – Main Entrance

2:15 - 2:45

Building tours of the CEU campus with CEU students (in English)


Location: Quellenstrasse 51 – Main Entrance

2:00 - 3:00




Location: Room D-002

3:00 - 3:10

Official welcome

3:10 – 3:20

Introduction to CEU (also available live via Panopto - tune in at 3:10 pm CET)

3:20 – 3:40

Presenting CEU's bachelor's programs (also available live via Panopto - tune in at 3:20 pm CET)

3:40 – 4:00

Q&A session with program representatives and current students 

4:00 – 4:20

Coffee break with program representatives

4:20 – 4:50

What is the power of a tweet?  - BA in Culture, Politics, and Society sample class with Dorit Geva (Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Head of BA in CPS program)

(also available live via Panopto - tune in at 4:20 pm CET)

4:50 – 5:20

Do we have free will?  - BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics sample class with Tim Crane (Head of BA in PPE program) 

(also available live via Panopto - tune in at 4:50 pm CET)

5:20 – 5:30

Closing remarks


The program may be subject to change.


If you would like to attend the CEU Open House, please register HERE.


Please be advised that photography or filming of events or activities may take place at any time on CEU premises during the Open House event. By participating at this event, you consent to your image and/or voice being recorded and included in audio, video and/or photographs that may be published electronically on Youtube, Flickr or other publicly accessible websites, or in print.

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