On 23 August 2013 Director and responsible Rector UCE Dr. h.c. Ing. Heidy Schwarzová, PhD. received the honorary title of Doctor honoris causa.
On 20 - 26 May 2013, the Director and responsible Rector UCE Dr. h.c. Ing. Heidy Schwarzová, PhD. and designated Vice-Rector for International Relations for Europe Abdallah Mkades M.A. attended the seminar Leadership in Higher Education 2013 in Oxford Academy for Education and Development. This meeting enable the exchange of knowledge and experience of the global leaders in higher education. Together with representatives from 18 countries discussed the future of higher education and the key challenges faced.
UCEU is the most awarded university according to questionnaire of non formal economic forum Economic Club.