Recipients of the European Award for Excellence in Teaching

European Teaching Award: Academic Year 2018-2019: Georgina Blakeley

Dr. Georgina Blakeley, formerly Director of Teaching and Deputy Head of School at the Open University (OU) in the United Kingdom, is the winner of the 2019 European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The award is given by Central European University (CEU) and accompanied by the €5,000 Diener Prize.

Dr. Blakeley was presented with the award at CEU's Opening Ceremony for academic year 2019-2020 on 13 September, 2019.

European Teaching Award: Academic Year 2017-2018: Katharine Sarikakis

CEU honors Professor Katharine Sarikakis, Professor of Communication Science, Director of the Media Governance and Industries Research Lab, and Jean Monnet Chair of European Media Governance and Integration at the University of Vienna, with the seventh annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

European Teaching Award: Academic Year 2016-2017: Petra Aczél

CEU honors Prof. Dr. Petra Aczel, University Professor and Head of the Institute of Behavioural Science and Communication Theory, Corvinus University of Budapest, with the sixth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities

European Teaching Award: Academic Year 2016-2017: Maurizio Pirro

CEU honors Professor Maurizio Pirro, Department of Literature, Language and Arts, University of Bari, Italy, with the sixth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

A distinguished scholar of German Literature at University of Bari, Professor Maurizio Pirro, who has been recognized for pioneering interactive teaching, was a recipient of the sixth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities, awarded at CEU's Opening Ceremony on September 15, 2017.

European Teaching Award: Academic Year 2015 -2016: Jim Murdoch

CEU honors Professor Jim Murdoch, Professor of Public Law, University of Glasgow, with the fifth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities