Matyas Szabo

Senior Program Manager

Contact information

Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51
+36 1 327-3223

Matyas Szabo is Senior Program Manager at the Yehuda Elkana Center for Teaching, Learning and Higher Education Research.

He received his MA from CEU’s Sociology department in 1994. He has worked as a junior research fellow and teaching assistant at CEU’s Center for the Study of Nationalism, and as an analyst intern at the Radio Free Europe/Open Media Research Institute in Prague. Since 1996 he has been employed by CEU. Between 2000-2012 he was heading the CEU Curriculum Resource Center (CRC), while between 2012-2015 he was the managing director of the Roma Access Programs (RAP).

Since 2001 he has regularly offered capacity building workshops for university professors and staff in more than 20 countries, and has been involved in several international projects targeting curriculum reform, course design and faculty development in higher education. Matyas conducted higher education workshops for a number of organizations and projects, such as the Open Society Foundations’ Higher Education Support Program, the Civic Education Project, the Palestinian Faculty Development Program, as well as in a number of Tempus and Erasmus+ European projects.

In the area of higher education, Matyas’ interests are student-centered learning, curriculum development, course design, students’ assessment, quality of teaching and learning and the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL).


1994, MA Sociology Central European University