Central European University

Eine Gruppe von Studierenden, wobei die Dame in der Mitte gelb eingefärbt wurde. © CEU/Tamas Kovacs

Based in Vienna, Central European University brings together students and faculty from over 100 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic community in the heart of Europe. CEU is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary, and offers English-language degree programs in the social sciences, humanities, business, economics, law, environmental sciences and policy, network science and cognitive science. Listed among the top 100 universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings in a variety of subjects, CEU is known for excellence in teaching and research. In addition to coursework at the Vienna campus, students may also take advantage of academic activities and resources available on our Budapest campus as well as program-specific exchange opportunities around the world.

Faculties and programmes

Faculties. Department of Economics and Business | Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy| Department of Gender Studies | Department of History | Department of International Relations | Department of Legal Studies | Department of Medieval Studies | Nationalism Studies Program | Department of Philosophy | Department of Political Science | Department of Public Policy | Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology | Department of Cognitive Science | Department of Network and Data Science | Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations

Study fields. BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics | BA in Culture, Politics and Society | BA in Quantitative Social Sciences | MA in Cultural Heritage Studies | MA in Economics | MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets | MS in Business Analytics | MS in Finance | MBA in Global Executive Management | MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy | MS in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM) | MA in Gender Studies | MA in Critical Gender Studies | MA in Women’s and Gender Studies (GEMMA — Erasmus Mundus) | MA in European Women’s and Gender History (MATILDA — Erasmus) | MA in Comparative History | MA in Comparative History — From 1500 till Present Time | MA in History in the Public Sphere (HIPS) | MA in International Relations (1 year) | MA in International Relations (2 years) | LLM in Comparative Constitutional Law | LLM in Human Rights | MA in Human Rights | LLM in International Business Law | MA in Late Antique, Medieval and Early Modern Studies | MA in Comparative History — Late Antique, Medieval and Renaissance Studies | MA in Nationalism Studies (1 year) | MA in Nationalism Studies (2 years) | MA in Philosophy (1 year) | MA in Philosophy (2 years)  | MA in Political Science (1 year) | MA in Political Science (2 years) | MA in Public Policy | Master of Public Administration| MA in International Public Affairs | Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP) | MA in Sociology and Social Anthropology (1 year) | MA in Sociology and Social Anthropology (2 years) | PhD in Economics | PhD in Business Administration | PhD in Cognitive Science | PhD in Environmental Sciences and Policy | PhD in Comparative Gender Studies | PhD in Comparative History | Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) | PhD in Late Antique, Medieval and Early Modern Studies | PhD in Network Science | PhD in Philosophy | PhD in Sociology and Social Anthropology | PhD in Political Science — Comparative Politics Track, Political Economy Track, Political Theory Track, International Relations Track, Public Policy Track

For further information see www.ceu.edu.


Students and faculty from 100+ countries
At CEU, our diverse student body is our most important asset. We nurture a student-oriented academic culture, drawing on the wealth of knowledge and perspectives that our multicultural, multinational community provides.

7:1 student/faculty ratio
A 7:1 student/faculty ratio ensures a dynamic environment for collaboration and debate. Our faculty work closely with every student to help develop their critical thinking skills and explore their individual research interests.

World-class English-language degree programs
CEU has earned global recognition for a range of social sciences, humanities and business programs. Our top performing programs include political science and international relations, philosophy, history, sociology and public policy. Our work in emerging fields such as cognitive science and network and data science is also renowned internationally.

18,000+ alumni across 6 continents
CEU’s alumni community consists of over 18,000 graduates living and working across 6 continents. Our graduates include EU and national parliamentarians, ambassadors, UN officers, international affairs experts, heads of NGOs, economists, policymakers, business leaders, academics, international law scholars and human rights advocates.

A community committed to academic freedom and open debate
CEU’s mission is to prepare future leaders to build and support open and democratic societies that respect human rights and the rule of law. Distinctive for the integrated approach it brings to teaching, research and public service, CEU emphasizes interdisciplinary coursework and collaborative research to create new knowledge and tackle complex societal problems.