Striving to enable the renewal and strengthening of democratic societies
An institute for
research, collaboration, teaching and public engagement
Investigating the challenges to democracy
We examine these issues across disciplines to generate solutions
We gather academics, practitioners, and the public to exchange ideas, share viewpoints and create new knowledge
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The CEU Democracy Institute, based in Budapest, strives to enable the renewal and strengthening of democratic and open societies through world-class research, collaboration across academic and professional disciplines, teaching and the free exchange of ideas, and public engagement on a local, regional, and global scale.
Collaborating across borders
Building on CEU’s longstanding history in Budapest, we exchange ideas on a global scale
A free exchange of ideas
We share knowledge in the classroom and beyond, and expect it to be a two-way process