Tuition and Fees
Tuition fees for CEU degree programs are set by its Board of Trustees. Tuition fees for Academic Year 2013/2014 are listed in the table below. These do not include the Student Enrollment Fee, room and board as well as other cost of living. Tuition fees may change for Academic Year 2014/2015 and beyond. CEU offers a wide range of scholarships, more than 80% of all students (except for Business School) received financial aid and scholarships in 2013/2014. Learn more about financial aid at CEU.
Erasmus Mundus programs charge different fees established jointly by partner universities. Consult the websites of these programs for detailed fee information.
|Program/Coursework||Per Academic Year||Per Installment||Per Credit|
|Master's Programs||11,000 EUR||5,500 EUR||350 EUR|
|Master's Programs Legal Studies||12,000 EUR||6,000 EUR||500 EUR|
|Master's Program in Law and Economics||7,000 EUR||3,500 EUR||270 EUR|
|Doctoral Programs* First Year||11,000 EUR||5,500 EUR||350 EUR|
|Doctoral Programs after Comprehensive Examination||5,500 EUR||2,750 EUR||N/A|
|Doctoral Program Economics
(18 months coursework)
|15,750 EUR||5,250 EUR||500 EUR|
|Doctoral Program Economics
after Comprehensive Examination
|5,250 EUR||2,625 EUR||N/A|
|Doctoral Program Legal Studies First Year||12,000 EUR||6,000 EUR||500 EUR|
|Doctoral Program Legal Studies after Comprehensive Examination||5,750 EUR||2,860 EUR||N/A|
*In the case of doctoral programs, tuition is payable in the first three years of enrollment.
CEU Business School (for 2013/2014)
|Programs||Per Program||Per Installment||Per Credit|
|One-year Full-time MBA||13, 000 EUR (60 credits)||6, 500 EUR||217 EUR|
|Executive MBA (weekend program - Budapest, HU)||16, 000 EUR (48 credits)||8, 000 EUR||333 EUR|
|International Executive MBA||52,500 EUR
(for the whole program)
|MSc in IT Management||8,600 EUR||4,300 EUR||287 EUR|
|Master's in Finance||15,000 EUR||7,500 EUR||500 EUR|
For information about room and board fees of the CEU Business School programs, refer to the School's website.
|Fellowship Students and Students on Partial Financial Aid||200 EUR|
|Self Financing Students||500 EUR|
This General Deposit is due upon your confirmation of acceptance of a place of study at CEU and non-refundable. The deposit can be wire-transferred directly to CEU, paid on-line, or in other ways indicated under "Methods of Payment" (link above: Deadlines, payment methods, conversion). For students who enroll, the General Deposit serves as a damage deposit for the length of study at CEU, and will be refunded shortly before leaving as part of the leaving procedure, less any damage costs assessed or fees outstanding on the student's account.
For students not receiving financial aid from CEU, the general deposit is 500 EUR. From this amount CEU will apply 300 EUR towards the first installment of tuition and fees due, and will retain the remaining 200 EUR as a damage deposit, which will be refunded upon completion of studies.
Initiate online payment of the General Deposit via CEU's payment gateway, here:
General Deposit for the CEU Business School
|Graduate Programs||1,000 EUR|
The General Deposit is due upon the student's confirmation of acceptance of a place of study at the program. The deposit can be wire-transferred directly to the university's bank account or paid in other ways indicated in the "Methods of Payment" section. The General Deposit is deducted from total due tuition fee. For students of the CEU Business School who have confirmed their place of study but do not enroll at the university, the General Deposit is not refundable, except in cases where the visa is rejected.
Financial Regulations and Payment Information of the CEU Business School
Student Enrollment Fee
|Student Enrollment Fee||62,700 HUF per academic year for Master's students|
|75,240 HUF per academic year for doctoral students (I-III years)|
|68,400 HUF per academic year for doctoral students (IV-VI years)|
Initiate online payment of the Enrollment fee via CEU's payment gateway, here:
*The Student Enrollment Fee is payable by all students for the duration of their enrollment at CEU. It covers institutional costs related to: maintaining the student status in the university's database systems, reporting required by Hungarian law, IT and financial services. The Student Enrollment Fee entitles students to use computer labs, email and Internet access, and contributes to university residential life programs, student activities, and the activities of the Student Union.