Welcome Class of 2015!

On behalf of the Department of Legal Studies, I would like to congratulate to all students admitted to the Comparative Constitutional Law, the Human Rights, the International Business Law, and the Doctoral programs.

Two-week SUN course on Constitution-building in Africa successfully concludes

The Department of Legal Studies hosted for the second time a summer course on Constitution-building in Africa (link: between June 30 and July 11, 2014 in the framework of CEU's SUN program, in cooperation with International IDEA and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. The course directors were Markus Böckenförde, Gedion Hessebon and Renata Uitz

Farewell to LEGS generation '13-14

The Department of Legal Studies wishes well to its

graduating LLM and MA class of 13-14!


In this generation outstanding academic achievement awards went to the following students:

Marcin Jozef Szwed - Comparative Constitutional Law LLM

Iringó Balázs - Human Rigths LLM 

Legal Studies alumnus Marek Antos (LEGS 2012-13) interviewed on Radio Praha

Marek Antos, gradute of the comparative constitutional law program and recipient of an academic achievement award in AY 2012-13 was interviewed in the English language broadcast of Radio Praha on a high profile constitutional case in which the Green Party and the Pirate Party challenged the 5 per cent electoral threshold.

Legal Studies alumni present papers at the World Congress on Constitutional Law

The Department of Legal Studies is proud to announce that several of our alumni were selected to presented paper at the IXth World Congress of the International Association of Constitutional Law on "Constitutional Challenges: Global and Local" in Oslo, Norway, between 16 and 20 June, 2014.

Papers by recent CEU Legal Studies alumni are available at the following links:

Ada Paprocka (LEGS 2008-2009):

OSA and Legal Studies Hosts Book Launch on Milosevic Trial

May 30, 2014

Parmar speaks on “Protecting Journalists Through International Law” at Council of Europe seminar in Kyiv

Sejal Parmar, assistant professor in the Department of Legal Studies and affiliated faculty in the Center for Media and Communications Studies at the School of Public Policy, spoke on “Protecting Journalists Through International Law” at a two-day seminar on the saf

Blitzconference with Hungarian experts on ECtHR finding Hungary's church (re)registration regime in violation of the Convention

On April 16, 2014 the Department of Legal Studies together with OSA Archivum convened a Blitzconference entitled "Who is a Church and Who is Not?" What's Next After Strasbourg on the most recent judgment of the European Court of Human Rights finding Hungary's new church (re)registration regime to be in violation of the freedom to manifest one's rel

Legal Studies hosts 12th General Assembly Meeting of China-Europe School of Law

On April 11-12, 2014, the China-Europe School of Law (CESL) held its 12th General Assembly Meeting in Budapest, at the two partner institutions located in Hungary. CEU hosted the first day, while Eötvös Lorand University's (ELTE) Faculty of Law hosted the second day. Representatives of all members of the CESL consortium were in attendance.