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Deadline: February 1, 2023
Open to: Prospective master’s students from all countries
Scholarship: Merit-based tuition fee reduction, stipend for living costs

Would you like to earn a Master’s 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-styleEnglish-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 master’s programs integrate sophisticated research and sought-after skills into our cutting-edge curriculum across 14 disciplines, with an explicit commitment to equip you with the prowess to tackle the complex challenges of today’s society and accelerate your career.

Transform Your Career

We pride ourselves in providing practical experience and remarkable networks to transform your career. 73% of 2021 master’s graduates* who entered the workforce directly after completing their studies accepted employment offers within three months of graduation and work with more than 200 organizations across various sectors in over 60 countries worldwide.
* Based on Careers Outcomes Report for Master Graduates 2021.

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 master’s students generous, merit-based, partial tuition awards and scholarships to help you focus on your studies. Our merit-based financial aid is available to prospective master’s students from all countries. Learn more about how to fund your studies at

To benefit from one of our financial aid opportunities and scholarships, submit your application by February 1, 2023!

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.