Szilvia Kardos has worked at CEU since 1999. Since 2014 she has served as Executive Assistant to the Provost and Pro-Rector, Professor Liviu Matei. Between 1999 and 2009 Szilvia was Executive Assistant to Professor Yehuda Elkana, CEU President and Rector. From 2010 to 2013 she worked with Peter Johnson as Executive Assistant to the Vice-President for Student Services. Szilvia holds an MA in Human Rights from the CEU Legal Studies Department and an MA in English from the University of Constantine the Philosopher in Nitra, Slovakia. She is married to Zoltan Hajdu. They have two sons, Vid (2009) and Vince (2012).