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Study in Vienna on a Scholarship at a World-Class University That is Recognized in Europe and the U.S.

Deadline: February 1, 2023
Open to: bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral applicants from all countries
Benefits: partial tuition awards, health insurance, a monthly stipend and full tuition award for PhD applicants

Have you always dreamed of studying abroad but you’re concerned about the cost of higher education and its impact on your future career? Would you like to obtain an American-style degree and accelerate your career prospects but you’re not sure where to start?

Apply to Central European University’s world-class bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral programs and obtain your American-style education in Vienna, the heart of Europe. At CEU we offer top-ranked study programs that are designed to provide a world-class education at an affordable price. Our programs enjoy dual recognition in the EU and the U.S., giving our students the best of both worlds.


  • 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 study programs integrate sophisticated research and sought-after skills into our cutting-edge curriculum across 15 disciplines, with an explicit commitment to equip you with the prowess to tackle the complex challenges of today’s society and accelerate your career.

Elevate Your Research

CEU is known worldwide for its exceptional 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.

Fall for Vienna

Consistently ranked among the world’s most livable cities, Vienna offers an intriguing blend of modern urban life and Central European tradition. It is a place where quirky student hangouts sit alongside opulent coffee houses, and modern art fills centuries-old palaces.  Immerse yourself in the capital of music, a new business hub of Europe and, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, the world’s most livable city.

Shape Your Future, Apply Now!

We’re looking for talented, passionate, and dedicated students from all backgrounds who want to bring about the change this world needs. If you feel strongly about democracy, open societies, inclusion, and diversity, and you wish to make the most of Vienna, we are looking forward to receiving your application.

Start shaping your future and submit your application before February 1, 2023 to be considered for financial aid!

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.