Based in Vienna, Central European University brings together students and faculty from over 100 countries in a close-knit community that encourages debate and the open exchange of ideas. Ever since our founding in 1991, we have been seeking solutions to the complex problems of our world, in the spirit of supporting open and democratic societies. Accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary, we offer English-language degree programs in the social sciences, humanities, business, economics, law, environmental sciences and policy, network science and cognitive science.
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, business analytics and finance. The university is listed among the top 100 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings in a variety of subjects, including Politics and International Studies, Philosophy, and History, Sociology, and Social Policy and Administration. Our work in emerging fields such as cognitive science and network and data science is also renowned internationally.
In pursuit of our mission, we strive to attract world-class graduate talent from all over the world. This is why we offer generous scholarships available to students from any country. In 2018-2019, 82% of CEU students received financial aid, ranging from tuition awards to scholarships with stipends and housing. Learn more about how to fund your studies at www.ceu.edu/financialaid.
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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. 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.