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Central European University (CEU)

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Austria

City Campus - The campus is easily accessible from across the city, with tram stops and metro stations nearby.

Small Institution <5000

130

Undergraduate Students

Average First Year Class Size

25

Education Model

Interdisciplinary, Multidisciplinary, Liberal Arts

Selectivity

Selective (25-50% admitted) All finalists are required to complete an academic interview with faculty.

Internships within degree

Yes - In the CPS course internships are part of the curriculum. In the other courses they are encouraged.

Study Abroad Available

Yes at LSE, Sciences Po, The Stockholm School of Economics and Bard College

IB Grade Requirements

35+ considered competitive. QSS: Math HL 5+

UFP Requirements

UFP is considered

 

Cost of Tuition

EUR 7,000/ ca GBP 6,000 per academic year.

Financial Aid Available?

Partial, merit-based tuition fee awards are available

Based in Vienna, Austria, CEU offers U.S.-accredited degrees in the social sciences and humanities and is listed among the top 100 universities worldwide in a variety of subjects.

CEU brings together students and professors from over 100 countries, with no dominant nationalities within its 1,500-strong student body. The university nurtures a student-oriented academic culture, drawing on the wealth of knowledge and perspectives that its multicultural community provides. An 8:1 student/faculty ratio ensures a dynamic environment for collaboration and debate. Professors work closely with students to help them explore their individual academic paths.

These undergraduate courses are tailored for students who seek an international experience in small classroom settings and appreciate having the choice to tailor their studies to meet their own interests.

CEU offers three multidisciplinary undergraduate courses:
• BA in Quantitative Social Sciences (QSS)
• BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE)
• BA in Culture, Politics, and Society (CPS)

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Subjects

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# 2 in Austria for Political Sciences and Public Administration

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Economics & Econometrics
World Top 200
History
World Top 100
Law and Legal Studies
World Top 200
Philosophy
World Top 50
Politics
World Top 50
Social Policy & Administration
World Top 100
Sociology
World Top 100
Subject Name
Degree Area
Anthropology
Society & Social Sciences
Computer Science
Computing & ICT
Data Science
Computing & ICT
Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Environmental Science
Sciences
History
Society & Social Sciences
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts Only
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics
Philosophy
Society & Social Sciences
Philosophy Politics and Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Politics
Society & Social Sciences
Sociology
Society & Social Sciences
Statistics
Mathematics

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Study abroad

CEU is part of The Open Society University Network (OSUN). OSUN is a new global network that integrates learning and the advancement of knowledge across geographic and demographic boundaries, promotes civic engagement on behalf of open societies, and expands the access of underserved communities to higher education.

CEU is also part of CIVICA, an alliance of eight leading European higher education institutions in the social sciences.

In their third year of studies, BA students have the option of studying abroad at one of our partner universities. Study abroad options include amongst others:

Sciences Po in Paris
Università Bocconi in Milan
The London School of Economics and Political Science in London
The Stockholm School of Economics in Stockholm
Bard College in New York State
Bard College Berlin