The History Department is a thriving part of Central European University (CEU), the only transnational, English-language graduate school in Europe that is accredited both on the Continent (in Hungary) and in the United States. The transnational academic environment challenges our faculty and students to study the past and present using the most innovative methodologies and theoretical frameworks from a global perspective, and to work closely together and learn from one another in order to produce new knowledge and ground-breaking research. Our department brings together related teaching units (Medieval Studies Department, the Nationalism Studies Program) and research centers (Open Society Archives, Pasts, Inc., Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, the Center for Religious Studies and the Jewish Studies Program). Read more...

Recent News

Ther wins Leipzig Book Prize

March 20, 2015

Visiting Fellow and Professor Philipp Ther was awarded the prestigious Leipzig Book Prize. He won in the category of non-fiction with his recent monograph "Die neue Ordnung auf dem alten Kontinent. Eine Geschichte des neoliberalen Europa" (The New Order on the Old Continent. A History of Neoliberal Europe). An English translation of the book is in preparation and has been contracted by Princeton University Press.

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