CEU is committed to attracting talented students from around the world. The University offers a range of scholarship, fellowship, and loan options for students studying in the Department of International Relations and encourages students to seek external sources of funding.
Doctoral candidates applying by the relevant application deadline are automatically considered for the CEU Doctoral Scholarship.
Applications for admission to our master's programs by self-funding students continue to be accepted after the deadline for master's students seeking financial aid.
FAQ about Financial Aid.
Types of CEU financial aid:
As of 2022/23:
CEU Master’s Excellence Scholarship - 1,000 EUR/month
CEU Master's Distinction Scholarship - 750 EUR/month
CEU Master's Scholarship - 500 EUR/month
CEU Master's Partial Scholarship - 300 EUR/month
Please note: Students can receive financial aid for a program at the same academic level only once. For example, a student who has received financial aid for master’s studies can pursue a second master's degree at CEU on a self-financing basis only
External scholarships for CEU students: Consultation with CEU's external scholarships officer Bernadett Balint
Alumni Scholarships (funded by CEU alumni)
The following students are ineligible for the Alumni Scholarship:
- Second-year master's students
- Students in part-time programs
- Students that receive the following financial aid:
- Excellence scholarship (EUR 1,000/month)
- Distinction scholarship (EUR 750/month)
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