We bring together talented people from across the globe and help them become successful professionals, who shape social, political and academic life wherever they go. Consistently ranked among the 100 best politics programs in the world, our department offers thorough, small-class training in both qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis techniques and other substantive areas.

Programs offered

• Master of Arts in Political Science / 1 year
• Master of Arts in Political Science / 2 years

What you can study

  • Comparative politics 
  • Comparative European politics 
  • Constitutional politics
  • Electoral politics 
  • Political communication
  • Political economy 
  • Political research methodology and social analysis 
  • Post-communist politics 
  • Public policy
  • Social and political theory

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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