IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Nador u. 9


Post Code:1051


Other Sites

Also Joint Programme With Bard College, USA: Study Abroad In Budapest. 19 Research Centres: see http://www.ceu.hu/researchcenters

Institution Funding



Founded as Central European University Foundation in 1991. Acquired present title in 1995. National accreditation acquired in 2005. CEU is also accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges (MSCHE), USA

Academic Year

August to July

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate; Certificate of English Proficiency for non-native backgrounds; Curriculum Vitæ; Application Essay; Letters of Recommendation



Accrediting Agency

Hungarian Educational Authority (Oktatási Hivatal)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Michael Ignatieff

Job title:Rector and President

Senior Administrative Officer : Julia Iwinska

Job title:Academic Secretary

International Relations Officer : Alexander Astrov

Job title:Head of Department of International Relations

top Divisions

Course/Programme : Nationalism Studies

Fields of study:Central European Studies, Government, Political Sciences

Department/Division : Cognitive Science

Fields of study:Cognitive Sciences

Department/Division : Economics

Fields of study:Commercial Law, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics

Department/Division : Environmental Sciences and Policy

Fields of study:Environmental Management, Environmental Studies

Department/Division : Gender Studies

Fields of study:Gender Studies, Women's Studies

Department/Division : History

Fields of study:Central European Studies, Eastern European Studies, European Studies, History, Medieval Studies

Department/Division : International Relations and European Studies

Fields of study:European Studies, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Political Sciences, Public Administration

Department/Division : Legal Studies

Fields of study:Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Economics, European Studies, Human Rights, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Political Sciences

Department/Division : Mathematics and its Applications

Fields of study:Applied Mathematics, Mathematics

Department/Division : Medieval Studies

Fields of study:History, Medieval Studies

Department/Division : Philosophy

Fields of study:Philosophy

Department/Division : Political Science

Fields of study:European Studies, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Political Sciences

Department/Division : Sociology and Social Anthropology

Fields of study:Anthropology, Sociology, Urban Studies

Graduate School : Business

Fields of study:Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Information Management, International Business, Management

Graduate School : Public Policy

Fields of study:European Studies, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Political Sciences

top Degrees


Szakirányú továbbképzési oklevél

Fields of study:Business Administration, Central European Studies, Comparative Law, Economics, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Gender Studies, History, History, Human Rights, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Management, Medieval Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology


Doktori oklevél

Fields of study:Economics, History


Also Joint International Master of Business Administration (MBA)

top Academic Periodicals


East European Constitutional Review

Main Press

Central European University Press

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2012-2013

Full Time Total:308


Statistics Year:2012-2013


Updated on 29-09-2020