Book Launch by Natalie Zemon Davis

January 17, 2023
This tale of great achievements and great disappointments offers a fresh perspective on the interplay between scholarship and political sentiment in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Obituary András Gerő

January 10, 2023
It is with sadness that the Department of History learned about the loss of one of its founding members, Professor András Gerő, who passed away at the age of 70.

Call for Applications

November 29, 2022

The CEU History Department is pleased to announce its call for applications for graduate programs in History starting in Vienna in the Fall of 2023. We offer one- and two-year MA programs as well as a doctoral program, supported by financial aid:


The international faculty and student body at the History Department provide a unique possibility of studying history across geographical regions, historical periods, and disciplines.

Gerd Bucerius History Scholarship (fully-funded MA)

November 19, 2022

ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius has generously partnered with Central European University to fund joint scholarships offered to high-achieving students who wish to pursue a one-year or two-year Master’s degree at CEU’s Department of History. The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, and living costs.

Symposium : Austrian Identity and Modernity / Modernity and Austrian Identity

October 21, 2022
How was “Austrian identity” imagined in relation to modernity and what role did modernity play in the imagining of Austrian identity? The International Symposium “Austrian Identity and Modernity /Modernity and Austrian Identity” explores the evolution of national and nationalist identifications as they were represented in- and transformed itself in culture and design over time in response to-, in opposition to, or further contributing to the political happening in the first half of the 20th century.