News

Welcome Class of 2018!

August 24, 2017

On behalf of the Department of Legal Studies, we would like to congratulate to all students admitted to the Comparative Constitutional Law, the Human Rights, the International Business Law and the Doctoral programs. Our faculty and staff wishes you the very best for the upcoming academic year, and we are very excited to meet you on Monday, September 4, 2017.

Please read the information below prior to your arrival.

Arriving to Budapest:

Invitation for job talks at the Department of Legal Studies

June 12, 2017

The Department of Legal Studies cordially invites you to the following job talks taking place on June 14 and June 15. Venue of the job talks: Nador 13, room 302.

June 14, Wednesday, 12:00 pm: job talk by Cindy Wittke: ‘ Making and Implementing Peace Agreements and Post-Conflict Constitutions’

June 14, Wednesday, 2:30 pm: job talk by Oswaldo Ruiz-Chiriboga: ‘You Have No Right to Remain Silent: Self-incrimination in Ecuador’s Indigenous Legal Systems’

Prof. Tibor Várady's new book, Libatoll és Történelem, appears on the Week of Books

June 9, 2017

This week, the second book of documentary prose of Tibor Várady will appear during the "Week of Books" (Ünnepi Könyvhét ) in Budapest. The first book was published in Hungarian, Serbian and German - and some parts were published in English two. The books are piecing together stories of everyday history, focusing mostly on years during and around the two world wars. The basic source of this documentary prose is the family legal archive.

Farewell to Professor Peter Hay

June 7, 2017

The Department of Legal Studies expressed his gratitude to Professor Peter Hay (recurrent visiting professor) for his 22 years-long teaching and support at a small gathering held on 1st of June. As Prof. Tibor Varady, one of the founders of the Department put it, without the input of Prof. Hay and the other visiting scholars, all internationally renowned experts of various areas of law, our Department would not be what it is today.

Departmental Coffee House - May 12, 2017

June 6, 2017

On May 12, 2017 the Department of Legal Studies organized its 3rd annual Departmental Coffee House where students, faculty and alumni met to share their experiences in and after CEU. After the opening remarks of Professor Tibor Varady, Professor Emeritus, Professor Renata Uitz, Chair of the Comparative Constitutional Law program, chaired and moderated the meeting. During the Coffee House three alumni gave retrospection on student life in CEU and presentation on their careers after graduation from CEU.