Central European University Press, in partnership with COPIM, is pleased to announce that our Opening the Future platform is now fully live, and member access to the programme’s curated backlist of books is available from Tuesday 19th January, through Project MUSE.

CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff, announced today that Emily Poznanski, current Director of Strategy at the highly respected academic publishing house, De Gruyter in Berlin, will join CEU Press as its new director on February 15th 2021.

The Anatomy of Post-Communist Regimes will be launched on Thursday, November 26, 2020, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm CET

Speakers: Bálint Magyar (author) and Bálint Madlovics (author)


Our 2021 Spring & Summer catalog is available for download.

Based on the criteria of novelty, contribution to theory and practice, impact and readability, Robert Braun's Corporate Stakeholder Democracy: Politicizing Corporate Social Responsibility has been selected as one of the three finalists of the EURAM 2019 Best Book of the Year Award.

Congratulations to Jessie Labov for her honorable mention for the Kulczycki Book Prize for her book "Transatlantic Central Europe: Contesting Geography and Redefining Culture".

CEU Press attends the ASEEES 2020 Virtual Convention, Nov 5-8 & 14-15.

In line with international movements towards making academic content Open Access (OA), both for journals and books, and in keeping with our mission to disseminate quality scholarship widely, CEU Press is launching a new partnership programme with research libraries worldwide. The Opening the Future project is a membership scheme for libraries who can participate either from their OA funds or their acquisitions budgets.

Bálint Magyar's innovative work, Post-Communist Mafia State: The Case of Hungary features among the ‘Thirty books to help us understand the world in 2020’ recommended by The Guardian. As they say: "Authoritarian populism is usually associated with a rise in corruption.

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Project Muse has launched a new read-for-free curated selection of its content, MUSE in Focus: Charting the Digital Humanities from a variety of publishers. The aim of this collection is to bring together pieces from the earliest days of digital publishing through to the present that explore the evolution of digital humanities and their place in scholarly communications.