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General news and activity relating to the CEU Democracy Institute.

Applications To Bibo Free University Spring Courses Open

The Free University, hosted by CEU Democracy Institute, brings together Hungarians of differing viewpoints and different generations to discuss the social, economic and political problems of Hungary and the European Union in an atmosphere of mutual respect. Apply now to its spring courses!

Academics Facing Autocracy Program Launched

The OSUN Global Visiting Fellowship brings together a team that on its first meeting on February 23 set out to establish a framework to study the various cases of academics resisting authoritarian regimes’ attacks on education by creating alternative ways of higher education.

EC High Level Group With Dorottya Szikra Presented Its Report

The European Commission's High Level Group on the Future of Social Protection in Europe, which our Research Fellow Dorottya Szikra is a member of, presented its report and recommendations in Brussels.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Rule of Law Workgroup - CLOSED

The CEU Democracy Institute's Rule of Law Workgroup is looking for a Post-doctoral Research Fellow with an excellent record of publications and international collaboration on the rule of law, strong familiarity with ongoing international and European litigation, and political developments in this field.

Postdoctoral Fellowship – Political Polarization

The CEU Democracy Institute’s De- and Re-Democratization (DRD) Workgroup invites applications for two 2-year positions of postdoctoral research fellows.

Job Opening: Senior Program Manager - CLOSED

The CEU Democracy Institute invites applications for a Senior Program Manager position in Budapest.

Call for Applications: Invisible University for Ukraine, Spring 2023

After the successful 2022 Spring and Fall Semesters, we are continuing the certificate program for junior and senior undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA and PhD) students from Ukraine, whose studies have been affected by the war.

EU Commission Report Refers to DI’s Roma Civil Monitor Project

The European Commission’s Assessment Report of the national Roma strategies relies on the project implemented by a consortium led by the CEU Democracy Institute.

New Book by Zsolt Cziganyik

The volume of our Research Fellow Zsolt Cziganyik, entitled Utopia Between East and West in Hungarian Literature, provides the first comprehensive study of Hungarian utopian literature in English.

DI Project Launches Its Blog

We are happy to announce that our Democracy in East Central European Utopianism project has launched its new academic blog, entitled Utopia and Democracy.