CEU Scholarships Schemes

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Based in Vienna, Central European University (CEU) brings together students and faculty from over 100 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic community in the heart of Europe. Listed among the top 100 universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings in a variety of subjects, CEU offers world-class bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in English to address the key issues of the 21st century. Besides interdisciplinary courses taught by an outstanding faculty, the university boasts a highly research-intensive learning environment and a remarkable student/faculty ratio of 7:1.

We offer one of the most generous and accessible scholarship schemes, available to candidates from any country ranging from tuition awards to stipends.

To master’s candidates, we award financial aid based on a combination of academic merit and financial need. You can apply for financial support for master’s studies in the Funding section of the Online Application Form.

Are you applying for one of our PhD programs? We will automatically consider you for the CEU Doctoral Scholarship.

The CEU Master's Scholarships cover up to 100% of the tuition fee, health insurance and also includes a monthly stipend to assist with housing and living costs. As of 2021/22 the value of dormitory housing benefit is included in the monthly stipend.

  • CEU Master’s Excellence Scholarship  - 1,000 EUR/month
  • CEU Master's Distinction Scholarship  - 750 EUR/month
  • CEU Master's Scholarship  - 500 EUR/month


February 1, 2021 (23:59, Central European Time)

Deadline for applicants to master’s programs who wish to be considered for CEU financial aid (if applicable). Scholarship application deadline for doctoral programs.
Priority deadline for applicants to bachelor’s programs (for more details refer to the undergraduate admissions calendar).

All applications must be complete with relevant standard test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, GRE, etc.).

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