In 2013, Central European University was named among the world’s top 50 universities for political science and international relations in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings, and number 12 in Europe. The political science program was also ranked in the top (“excellence”) group of European universities in the survey by the German Center for Higher Education Development (CHE). The department focuses on several areas of political science with a special emphasis on comparative politics. The curriculum examines questions of political theory, democratization, constitutional politics, political economy, mass media, electoral behavior, party politics, research methodology, and European politics.
Central European University is an English-language, graduate university located in Budapest, Hungary. CEU offers programs in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy, business management, economics, environmental sciences and policy, and mathematics.
CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world. The University provides a variety of scholarships and research grants for which applicants from any country are eligible to apply. CEU is accredited in the United States and Hungary.
- Master of Arts in Political Science (One Year)
- Master of Arts in Political Science (Two Years)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science
Applications for Academic Year 2015-2016 will open in fall 2014.
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