Founded by Ernest Gellner, this is one of the few programs in the world solely dedicated to the study of nationalism, including migration, ethnic conflict, prejudice, self-determination, populism, minority protection, and language and citizenship rights. Fostering critical and cross-discipline approaches, our international faculty brings together a wide spectrum of expertise, such as political science, history, sociology, international relations, anthropology, social theory, and legal studies. You will receive advanced methodological training in applied social sciences, and benefit from research opportunities, conferences and lectures, as well as field trips and study visits. 

Programs

• Master of Arts in Nationalism Studies / 1 year
• Master of Arts in Nationalism Studies / 2 years
• PhD in Political Science — Nationalism Studies Minor 

What you will study 

  • The global challenge of migration
  • Populism and right-wing politics
  • The sociology and social psychology of ethnic prejudice
  • Transnational citizenship and diasporas
  • Nationalist politics and democracy
  • Anthropological approaches to race and ethnicity
  • Religious nationalism
  • Self-determination and international minority protection
  • Jews and Roma in comparative perspective
  • Nationalism in Southeastern Europe 

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

Funding

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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