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Central European University
Central European University (CEU) is a higher education institution based in Budapest, Hungary. It was established in 1991 with the aim to promote open societies and intensify the democratization process in the former socialist countries from Central and Eastern Europe. CEU’s teaching program focuses on the social sciences and humanities.
As an accredited institution both in Hungary and the United States, the Central European University has adopted the Bologna Process and participates in and helps the modernization of the higher education across Europe.
Central European University comprises 300 faculty members (130 permanent, 170 visiting) and 1500 students from 96 countries. Most of CEU applicants are from Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, but there is a growing number of students coming from other parts of the world. The language of communication and instruction is English. The Central European University offers 30 Master’s programs, 11 Doctoral programs and 2 Bachelor’s programs. It consists of 13 departments plus the CEU Business School and 13 research centers. It is also possible for students to receive financial aid.
CEU collaborates with the Open Society Institute (OSI), by providing academic and professional support to OSI’s global agenda of democratic governance, human rights, and economic, legal and social reform.
How to apply
Students wishing to continue their education at CEU should submit the following: a completed online CEU application form, letters of recommendation, academic records, curriculum vitae, a list of the applicant’s publications, if he/she has any, proof of English proficiency and all the requirements warranted by specific programs and departments. You can have a look at the application details in the ‘how to apply’ section of the official website.
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Student exchanges and scholarships
Central European University provides first-time students, as well as already enrolled students with the opportunity to receive financial aid. Students have the following financial aid packages at their disposal: full and partial CEU fellowships for Master’s students, full and partial tuition waivers, CEU doctoral fellowships, as well as different types of financial aid provided by the European Commission or by other public or private donors. It is also possible to receive various research grants and achievement awards. For a complete list of scholarships and the requirements applicants need to meet in order to apply for them, visit the Financial Aid section of the official website.
CEU offers a number of opportunities for student exchange. Students can apply within the following programs: the Visiting and Exchange Students Program, the Erasmus/Lifelong Learning Program (LLP), the CEEPUS/Central European Exchange Program for University Studies, the Doctoral Support Program for Non-CEU Students, etc.
Central European University
Nador u. 9
1051 Budapest, Hungary
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