Central European University call for Application | Priority deadline 1 Feb 2022


Are you a pioneer, a dreamer, a problem solver, a leader? Then CEU is for you. Join a diverse and close-knit community in Vienna, study with top professors who want to hear your perspective, tailor your studies to your interests and make friends for life.


Gain a global perspective


Made up of students and faculty from over 100 countries, we work together in the spirit of supporting open and democratic societies that respect human rights and the rule of law. Our English-language bachelor’s programs, accredited in the U.S. and Austria, nurture critical, analytical and creative thinkers who seek solutions to the complex problems of our world.


Take a deep dive into data

Designed for the age of data and interconnectivity, our BA in Quantitative Social Sciences blends the study of human societies with thorough training in mathematics, statistics, programming and data science. It will help you use masses of data to understand and predict attitudes and opinions, social media and communication, political and economic behavior.


Manage the flood of information

Our interdisciplinary BA in Culture, Politics and Society offers a broad liberal arts education, including sociology, political science, international relations, environmental sciences, gender studies and history. You’ll learn to separate fact from fabrication, understand classical texts, data and social media algorithms, produce knowledge and convey it effectively using various media.


Develop new ways to explore the issues of our time

Our multidisciplinary BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics program invites you to examine political and social structures, fundamental questions about reality and our place in it as well as the principles that govern the production and allocation of resources. You’ll look at pressing issues from many angles, which will help you find and propose innovative solutions.



Apply by

  • February 1, 2022 - Priority deadline for all applicants. Final deadline for students who will require a study visa in Austria, and for those who wish to be considered for any financial support.

  • April 15, 2022 - Final application deadline, for self-financing applicants from the EU/EEA only. Subject to space availability.

Why CEU?

  • Pioneering undergraduate programs for the modern world

  • Close supervision and faculty contact with world-class researchers

  • Valuable degree accredited in the U.S. and Austria

  • International faculty and student body

  • Small class size and exceptionally low student/faculty ratio (7:1)

  • Individual attention from leading scholars and academics in the field

  • Exchange opportunities at top universities

  • Committed to academic freedom and open debate

  • Based in Vienna, ranked among the world’s most livable cities by the Economist Intelligence Unit

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