Wednesday, January 17, 2018

CFA: Scholarships in Political Science at Central European University

Deadline: February 1, 2018

If you are considering to pursue postgraduate studies in Political Science in a truly international environment, you might be interested in our programs at the Central European University (CEU).

The Department of Political Science at CEU invites you to apply for its one- and two-year MA program, as well as of a PhD program, taught in English, in a highly international environment. The one-year MA and the PhD program are accredited in the U.S., the two-year MA has double, U.S. and Hungarian accreditation.


Our department offers a wide range of financial assistance for prospective students. About 90% of the students at the Political Science Department are granted some kind of financial aid, ranging from tuition waivers to full stipends. All PhD students are fully funded. Our outstanding 7:1 student/faculty ratio ensures the opportunity for professional development for each and every student and we aim to foster critical thinking and analytical skills through debates, workshops, seminars, and conferences.

The Political Science Department’s reputation for excellence in teaching and research has also been acknowledged by professional world university rankings. The department was placed in 2017 at the 42nd place in the world, 10th in Europe by Quacquarelli Symonds. Our department was recognized as one of the best political science departments in Europe, receiving six stars from the CHE – Centre for Higher Education Development in 2010. The Department is proud to be the host to the prestigious ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research) Summer School in Methods and Techniques.

Located in the lively and fascinating city of Budapest, the Central European University offers not only a unique experience of postgraduate studies in a dynamic and highly international graduate school environment, but it also enables students to achieve a successful international career. Our program has an excellent placement record and targets both future academics and students who wish to pursue professions in non-academic jobs such as civil service positions, the news media, NGOs, political and cultural organizations, and private businesses.

Attached you can find our brochure and a call for the current application season. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2018 so if you think you may be interested in our MA or PhD program, or have further questions, do not hesitate to contact us. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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