Tag: Central European University (CEU)

$18bn boost for Open Society – but CEU held in ‘legal limbo’


George Soros, who built one of the world’s largest fortunes through a famous series of trades, has turned over nearly $18 billion to Open Society Foundations, according to foundation officials,… Read more »

Will Hungary get away with attack on academic freedom?


Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban has pushed a law through the Hungarian parliament which could shut down the Central European University, a graduate college founded more than a quarter-century ago by… Read more »

Hungary’s ‘political vandalism’ threatens CEU, civil society


Hungary said it will not withdraw new legislation to regulate foreign universities that a Budapest college founded by American financier and philanthropist George Soros says could force it out of… Read more »