Tuition And Other Fees

Tuition fees are listed in the table below. These do not include the Student Enrollment Fee, room and board, or other living expenses. Many CEU programs offer significant scholarship funding or other types of financial aid.

Joint programs charge different fees established in cooperation with partner universities. Consult the websites of these programs for detailed fee information at Mundus MAPP, MESPOM, or Gemma.

Master's Degree Programs/Coursework Per Academic Year
Per Installment Per Credit/Audit
Master's degree programs* 12,000 EUR 6,000 EUR 400 EUR
Master's degree programs in Legal Studies 13,000 EUR 6,500 EUR 500 EUR
Master of Public Administration 14,500 EUR 7,250 EUR 500 EUR
Katalyst Executive MBA 16,000 EUR (per program 8,000 EUR 333 EUR
Accelerated 1-year MBA 15,500 EUR 7,750 EUR 258 EUR
IMM Executive MBA 58,000 EUR (per program) 29,000 EUR N/A
MSc in Business Analytics 12,000 EUR 6,000 EUR 333 EUR
MSc in Technology Management and Innovation 9,100 EUR 4,550 EUR 303 EUR
MSc in Finance 10,000 EUR 5,000 EUR

333 EUR

Doctoral Programs
Doctoral programs first year 15,000 EUR 7,500 EUR 714 EUR
Doctoral programs after comprehensive examination (year 2 and 3)  7,500 EUR 3,750 EUR N/A
Doctoral program in Economics (first 18 months) 17,000 EUR 8,500 EUR 680 EUR
Doctoral program in Economics after comprehensive examination 8,500 EUR 4,250 EUR N/A
Doctoral program in Legal Studies (SJD) 16,000 EUR 8,000 EUR 533 EUR
Doctoral program in Legal Studies after comprehensive exam 8,000 EUR 4,000 EUR N/A
Doctoral program in Business Administration 20,000 EUR 10,000 EUR 323 EUR
Doctoral program in Business Administration after comprehensive exam 10,000 EUR 5,000 EUR N/A

*Except Erasmus Mundus programs, Legal Studies, School of Public Policy, CEU Business School

Student Enrollment Fee

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's status in the university database systems, reporting required by Hungarian government regulations, IT, and financial services. The Student Enrollment Fee entitles students to use computer labs, access email and the internet, and contributes to the university residential life programs, student activities.

Type Student Enrollment Fee
Master's students 62,700 HUF per academic year
Doctoral students I-III 75,240 HUF per academic year
Doctoral student years IV-VI 68,400 HUF per academic year

General Deposit

The General Deposit is due upon your confirmation of acceptance of a place of study at CEU. The deposit can be paid online or in other ways listed under Methods of Payment. For students who have confirmed their place of study but do not enroll, the General Deposit is not refundable. 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.

CEU Business School 1st Tuition Installment

Students accepted to degree programs in the CEU Business School must pay a first tuition installment of 1000 EUR, which will be applied toward tuition during enrollment. For students of the CEU Business School who have confirmed their place of study but do not enroll at the university, the first tuition installment is not refundable, except in cases whose student visa applications are not approved.