Study Philosophy at CEU!

Doctoral and Masters Opportunities

Central European University

The interdisciplinary programs of the Department of Philosophy at Central European University (CEU) uniquely combine historical and analytic approaches to major areas of philosophical study, allowing for a fruitful dialogue between contemporary philosophy and its history. The department works in close collaboration with the Departments of Cognitive Science, Medieval Studies and Political Science.

Program offered

• Master of Arts in Philosophy / 1 year
• Master of Arts in Philosophy / 2 years
• Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy

Research areas

• Ancient and Early Modern philosophy
• Philosophy of language and logic
• Philosophy of mind and cognition
• Perception and consciousness
• Causation and free will
• Ethics and meta-ethics
• Philosophy of religion
• Political philosophy
• Theory of democracy

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, the heart of Europe

Scholarships available

CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world, and provides generous scholarships available to accepted students from any country. In 2016-2017, 84% of CEU students received financial aid, ranging from tuition awards to scholarships with stipends and housing.

Funding information

Funding applies to:
Open to applicants from a range of countries

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply:

Apply by:

• February 1, 2018 for master’s and PhD studies with financial aid
• June 1, 2018 for self-financing master’s studies

Find out more about CEU programs, admissions requirements and available funding options here