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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Central Ecu College showed Monday that it is going to transfer its U.S.-accredited level methods from Budapest to Vienna from subsequent September, as Hungary’s executive is refusing to signal an settlement permitting it to stick.
CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff stated Monday that the college “has been pressured out.”
Ignatieff referred to as it an “unparalleled” act in opposition to an American college by way of a NATO best friend and in opposition to a Ecu college by way of a member of the Ecu Union.
CEU’s ouster is a part of populist, anti-immigration High Minister Viktor Orban’s ideological combat in opposition to Hungarian-American financier and CEU founder George Soros and his “open society” fashion.
The college stated it will retain “accreditation as a Hungarian college and … proceed instructing and analysis task in Budapest so long as imaginable.”