CEU Alumni News

CEU Alumnus Galyan Passes

August 8, 2019

We are deeply saddened to report the passing of CEU alumnus Artak Galyan (POLS ’10, Armenia), who died on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 35 years old.

In addition to earning his MA, Artak was a PhD candidate and teaching assistant with the CEU Department of Political Studies, where he forged many strong friendships with classmates and faculty. His career achievements included stints as a Fieldwork Coordinator with the Institute for Political and Sociological Consulting, and as an intern with the United Nations Development Program in Pristina, Kosovo, among others.

Alumnus Roosma Elected as Human Rights Judge

July 29, 2019
CEU alumnus Peeter Roosma (LEGS '97) was recently elected to the Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) of the Council of Europe as judge to the European Court of Human Rights in

Alumni: Help Prepare CEU’s Next Generation

July 25, 2019

Hundreds of students around the world are about to leave home to study at CEU. Who better to prepare them for what lays ahead than CEU alumni?

Academic year 2019-20 will be like none other and it’s literally weeks away. Students this year will get the opportunity to study on two campuses, in Vienna and Budapest. In preparation CEU alumni chapters on six continents are hosting Pre-Departure Orientations to help newly-accepted students prepare for CEU life. (See upcoming PDOs below.)

Students Give Back Via Graduating Class Gift

July 25, 2019

Students raised hundreds of dollars in support of CEU during last month’s 2019 Graduating Class Gift campaign.

Several dozen students contributed, including Alumni Scholarship Recipients like Samten Yeshi (MEDS ’19, Bhutan) [pictured, left] who generously gifted his entire student deposit – 200 Euros - to the drive.

CEU Alumna Nkonge to Lead Katiba Institute

July 18, 2019

CEU alumna and human rights lawyer Christine Nkonge (LEGS '13) was recently appointed as executive director of Kenya's Katiba Institute, which is tasked with implementation of Kenya’s new constitution. Congratulations, Christine! See full story.