Agnes Leyrer

Academic Cooperations Officer

Contact information

Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51 | C416
+36 1 327-3000 x 2076

Agnes Leyrer is Academic Cooperation’s Officer at Central European University, focusing on the development of strategic international partnerships in Europe and the USA. Her main areas of work include:

  • Establishing academic cooperation with higher education institutions internationally
  • Setting up student exchange agreements with renown international universities
  • Managing Erasmus Bi-lateral Agreements in Europe and neighboring countries
  • Organizing study trips for students of partner institutions at CEU
  • Co-managing the CEU Global Teaching Fellowship Program, which provides the possibility for advanced CEU doctoral candidates and recent graduates to teach at partner institutions in Hungary and abroad
  • Representing CEU at International Higher Education Conferences, advocating for academic freedom
  • Guest lecturer at CEU School of Public Policy

Agnes serves the European international higher education community as a volunteer member of the Professional Development Committee of the European Association for International Education (EAIE)

Prior to working at CEU Agnes Leyrer held positions which gave her a diverse insight into European Higher Education: As private partner through ETS Global – Educational Testing Service in The Netherlands and France (2009-2014); as Student representative through the Board of AEGEE – European Students’ Forum in Belgium (2013-2014); as MA Programme Coordinator at ISES-Corvinus University in Kőszeg (2011-2013)

Language proficiency

  • English (fluent)
  • German (fluent)
  • Hungarian (native)


MA in International Relations and European Studies from the University of West Hungary (2005)
MA in International Economic Relations from Corvinus University at ISES in Kőszeg, Hungary(2007)
MA in European Education Management and Counselling in a joint programme of the University of Munster and the University of Zagreb (2014)