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 Higher Education.

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 director of the Roma Access Programs (RAP).

Matyas’ main research interests in the area of higher education are the development of social science disciplines in post-socialist countries, and the ways in which international and global trends in knowledge production and the changing role of universities have impacted the content and teaching of social science curricula.


1994, MA Sociology Central European University