The Central European University (CEU) is a privately funded postgraduate university accredited in Hungary (since 2005) and in the United States by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) since 2004. Currently CEU is managing 10 ERC grants and is a partner in 4 Marie Curie Training Networks. The Center for EU Enlargement Studies (CENS) was founded in 2005 within CEU and is dedicated to contributing to the debate on the future of the EU, broadly understood, and by exploring the results and lessons of previous EU enlargements. The Center disseminates its research findings through publications and a wide array of events, such as conferences and public lectures.. The Center plans to provide policy advice addressed to the governments of Europe and its larger neighborhood, as well as to keep decision-makers in the European Parliament, the EU Commission, the Economic and Social Committee, the Committee of the Regions and other EU institutions informed.