Deadline: February 1, 2023
Open to: Prospective doctoral students from all countries
Scholarship: Full tuition fee reduction, a monthly stipend and health insurance
Would you like to earn a Doctoral degree with Austrian and U.S. recognition at one of the most international universities in Europe?
Based in Vienna, Central European University (CEU) brings together students and faculty from over 100 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic community in the heart of Europe. Listed among the top 100 universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings in a variety of subjects, CEU offers American-style English-language bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs accredited in the U.S. and Austria. Our purpose at CEU goes beyond delivering undergraduate and graduate programs in humanities, social sciences and business in an international environment. We are committed to nurturing your curiosity, advancing your research skills and providing you with the critical thinking, personalized mentorship and confidence that will advance your career.
- Cutting-edge curriculum
- Dual accreditation in Austria and the U.S.
- Instruction in English
- Small class size & 7:1 student to faculty ratio
- Dedicated mentorship of our faculty who are leading researchers in their field
- World-class and affordable education
- Study in Vienna, the capital of music, a new business hub of Europe and, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, the world’s most livable city.
Find a Program Tailored to Your Ambition
Our innovative Doctoral programs integrate sophisticated research and sought-after skills into our cutting-edge curriculum across 12 disciplines, with an explicit commitment to equip you with the prowess to tackle the complex challenges of today’s society and accelerate your career.
- Cognitive Science
- Economics and Business
- Environmental Sciences and Policy
- Gender Studies
- Legal Studies
- Medieval Studies
- Network and Data Science
- Political Science
- Public Policy
- Sociology and Social Anthropology
Elevate Your Research with Affordable American-style Programs
CEU is known worldwide for its exceptional graduate education focusing on research. Our teaching and learning foster critical intellectual exchange and attract the best candidates from around the world who benefit from CEU’s scholarships and external grants.
Fund Your Studies
Access to education is one of CEU’s core values. It guides us in setting as affordable tuition fees as possible – without impacting the quality of the education we provide. Each year CEU offers talented doctoral candidates generous financial aid to help you focus on your studies. Candidates who apply by February 1, 2023 are automatically considered for the CEU Doctoral Scholarship that includes a full tuition waiver and a monthly stipend to assist with housing and living costs as well as health insurance. Learn more about Doctoral scholarships at https://www.ceu.edu/admissions/funding-fees/finaid-applicants/phd.
After the February 1 deadline, the applicants can apply as follows:
GR and PhD until March 15, 2023 if they are from non-EU country: until August 15,2023 if they are from EU country
UG: Until April 15, 2023.