Reunion Gala Program

This year's Alumni Reunion Gala boasts great events and entertainment to keep you and your fellow alumni going all night long. See below for all the details and book your tickets today. 


'Stayin' Alive' 
Alumni Reunion Dance Party 

Reunion's a great time to cut loose - and cut the rug - with friends old and new. This year we're brining classic, soulful grooves to the fore via our Stayin' Alive Disco Dance party. Featuring a vintage, hi-energy DJ set, dance off - and a special surprise element. Make sure to wear your dancing shoes!

Student Band
'Final Breakdown' 
20:00 - 20:15 

This talented five-piece band has performed a number of events this year - and rocked the house. For gala they'll get things started with a set of smooth, contemporary hits perfect for reunion mingling. Come see them before they get famous!

live remarks

Alumni Address 
w/President and Rector Michael Ignatieff
19:40 - 20:00 
Following on last year's galvanizing address, President and Rector Michael Ignatieff will speak to alumni guests directly about the very latest developments news regarding CEU, the university's commitment to stay in its Budapest home as well as plans for satellite campuses in Vienna and New York. Don't miss it. 

Alumni Welcome 
w/Serge Sych (IRES '97,
LEGS '99)

Serge Sych, alumnus and CEU's Vice President for Enrollment Management, Career Services and Alumni Relations, will kick off the evenging with his traditional welcome address. 

alumni group photoshoot

Group Portrait Session

A reunion tradition. Group shots for you and your friends, old and new. Graduating classes, particularly this year's anniversary classes are encouraged to participate. Capture reunion gala vibes for posterity! 

bonus: CEU spring ball

CEU Spring Ball 
Europa River Boat 
22:30 - 

Keep the party going at CEU Spring Ball and dance the night away with hundreds of your fellow alumni and current CEU students. Alumni tickets to Spring Ball available only with purcuse of Alumni Reunion Gala tickets, so get yours today. 

student hosts

Mohini Mehta (SOCI '18),
Ahmed Khaled Saif Alshaibani (ECON '18)

Both current CEU students, Mohini belongs to this year's class of Alumni Scholarship Recipents, while Ahmed is a public speaker and standup commedian who recently spoke at CEU's first-ever TEDx conference. 

don't miss out

Tickets: 65 Euro (per person) for Reunion Gala; 70 Euro for Gala + CEU Spring Ball.