We bring together students and professors from around the world to explore complex constitutional, legal and human rights problems in their broader context, across continents and disciplines. We have more than 20 visiting professors from top universities as well as the legal and the human rights professions. Accredited in the U.S., our advanced degree programs offer hands-on experience inside and outside the classroom, including clinical courses, study trips, moot courts and internship opportunities. 

Programs offered

• Master of Laws in Comparative Constitutional Law (LLM) / 1 year
• Master of Laws in Human Rights (HR LLM) / 1 year
• Master of Arts in Human Rights (HR MA) / 1 year
• Master of Laws in International Business Law (LLM) / 1 year
• Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) 

What you will study

  • Constitutional transformations to and from democracy  
  • Constitutionalism and the rule of law – classic, modern, sham  
  • Migration of constitutional ideas around the world 
  • European and international protection of human rights  
  • Equality and nondiscrimination  
  • Advocacy and litigation strategies  
  • Civil and political rights in established and emerging democracies 
  • Investment law  
  • Commercial arbitration and mediation  
  • Intellectual property and data protection law   
  • Corporate social responsibility  
  • Bankruptcy and secured transactions law  
  • Corporate governance, capital markets and securities regulation

Why CEU?

• Students and faculty from 115 countries
• Alumni on 6 continents in top positions
• Accredited in the U.S. and Hungary
• 8:1 student/faculty ratio
• Based in Budapest and Vienna


In pursuit of our mission, we strive to attract world-class graduate talent from all over the world. This is why we offer generous and accessible scholarships, available to students from any country.

In 2017-2018, 82% of CEU students received financial aid, ranging from tuition awards to scholarships with stipends and housing.

Learn more about how to fund your studies at www.ceu.edu/financialaid

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

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