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 in a community that encourages debate and the open exchange of ideas. The university is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary, and offers 50 English-language degree programmes in the social sciences, humanities, business, economics, law, environmental sciences and policy, network science and cognitive science. 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 programme-specific exchange opportunities around the world.

Faculties and programmes

Faculties. Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy | Department of Gender Studies| School of Public Policy

Study fields. BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics | BA in Culture, Politics, and Society
MS in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM) | MA in Women’s and Gender Studies (GEMMA — Erasmus Mundus) |MA in International Public Affairs | Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP)

The programmes listed above are only the ones accredited in Austria, but CEU offers many more programmes accredited in the United States and Hungary.

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.

8:1 student/faculty ratio
An 8:1 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.

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

16,000+ alumni across 6 continents
CEU’s alumni community consists of over 16,000 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.