Teaching at CEU takes place in an environment committed to academic excellence.
CEU’s international faculty come from over 30 countries. More than 130 permanent and 170 visiting professors and instructors ensure that students benefit from a rich diversity of ideas, expertise and teaching styles. In addition, many of CEU’s faculty were active in laying the foundations for the university’s own internationally-recognized Research Centers.
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ProfessorDirector, Center for European Enlargement Studies
Prof. Balázs graduated in Budapest at the Faculty of Economics of the “Karl Marx” University (later: Budapest School of Economics, today Corvinus University). He got his PhD degree and habilitated at the same University. He is a ScD of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. In parallel with his government and diplomatic career he has been teaching and doing research. He was nominated Professor of the Corvinus University in 2000 and joined the CEU as a full time Professor in 2005. He is regularly teaching at various home and foreign universities, lecturing in English, French, German and Hungarian.
Associate ProfessorHead of MA in Law and Economics program
Andrzej Baniak is an associate professor in the Department of Economics of Central European University. His research interests are in law and economics, institutional economics and microeconomic theory. His current research focuses on welfare level of the institutional harmonization, vagueness of law, and the relationship between social norms and law. Andrzej received his Ph.D. from European University Institute in Florence in 1996. He also holds an M.A. from Central European University (1992). Before coming to CEU, he worked at the University of Liverpool, and in Wroclaw University of Economics.
Associate ProfessorDirector of the Gender Studies Track of the MA in English Studies, University of Szeged
Erzsébet Barát is Associate Professor in the Department of English, at the University of Szeged and since 2000 Recurring Visiting Professor at CEU. She holds a PhD in Linguistics from the Social Sciences Faculty, Lancaster University, UK. Her research interests include feminist critical theory, relational models of identity, and the relationship between language, power and ideology. She is founding Editor-in-Chief of the Hungarian journal, TNTeF: Interdisciplinary Electronic Journal of Gender Studies (http:/primus.arts.u-szeged.hu/ieas/gender/tntef.htm). She launched and has organized the annual gender studies conference in Szeged since 2005. She is a regular contributor to edited volumes and journals. She has been invited to run courses in PhD programs, most recently at the University of Vienna and Masaryk University, Brno. She is currently co-editing the volume "Ideological Conceptualisations of Language: Discourses of linguistic diversity" to be published by Peter Lang in 2012.
ProfessorChair of the Human Rights Program
Károly Bárd is professor, chair of the Human Rights Program and co-director (with Renáta Uitz) of the clinical specialization at CEU Legal Studies Department. He started his career at the Faculty of Law of Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. Between 1990 and 1997 he served as vice-minister and later as deputy state secretary in the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Hungary.
ProfessorAcademic Coordinator, Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Public Policy
Agnes Batory is the academic coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Public Policy at the CEU’s Department of Public Policy, and she is also a research fellow at the Center for Policy Studies. Her research interests include EU policies and politics, regulation of government and corruption control, and party politics and European integration.
Robin has been teaching academic writing for graduate students at CEU since 1999, and has also taught undergraduate academic writing at Corvinus University, Budapest, since 2004. Prior to coming to Budapest, he lived and worked in Spain, Portugal, Hong Kong, and Colombia. At CEU Robin works with the Legal Studies, IRES, History and Nationalism departments. Robin has delivered outreach courses on academic writing for masters, PhD students or professional researchers at the Hungarian Central bank and in other countries such as Lithuania, Estonia, Holland, and training for junior faculty and PhD students in Russia and FR of Yugoslavia. Robin represents the CEU and the Centre for Academic Writing in the FIESOLE Group. His interest, apart from academic writing, is teacher training. His hobbies include sports and games of all types but he now has two young children.
Hanoch Ben-Yami's recent work is on logic and language; on questions of space and time, especially in relation to Special Relativity; and on Descartes’ philosophy.
ProfessorHead of Department
Gábor Betegh is professor at the Philosophy Department of the Central European University. He studied at Eötvös University in Budapest, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, and at the University of Cambridge. He works on ancient philosophy, in particular on ancient metaphysics, cosmology and theology.
Thilo Bodenstein holds a Dr in Comparative Political Science and International Relations from the University of Konstanz (Germany). He joined the Department of Public Policy in 2009. His research includes international political economy and international development.
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