Program-Specific Exams

In some cases, academic programs have additional entry requirements (tests, exams, interviews, etc.) for admission in addition to the general CEU requirements. Please see the website of the relevant unit for details.

Individual Interviews

Some CEU units may interview some of their pre-selected candidates as part of the selection process. Individual interviews commence shortly after the first review of the application files, and continue until the relevant notification date. Each unit will contact eligible applicants to make the necessary arrangements. In the case of Skype or telephone interviews, arrangements may be made to invite candidates to a location where their identity can be verified.

MA in Economics: Mathematics Exam or GRE

If you are applying to the M.A. in Economics, you must pass an examination in mathematics. The mathematics exam is designed to test candidates on basic calculus, probability theory and linear algebra and is organized by CEU on March 2, 2018.

PhD in Economics: gre

Candidates to the PhD program in Economics need to submit GRE test scores along with their application.

PHD IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: gmat or gre

For official enrollment, CEU must receive official score reports in hard copies to be sent to CEU directly from the testing institutions. (GRE institutional code: 0069)

MS in business analytics/MS in finance: gre/gmat or mathematics exam

The GMAT or GRE General Test can be replaced by the CEU Mathematics test: The format, length and difficulty of the test is comparable to the quantitative section of the GMAT. If you are well prepared for the GMAT, you will also succeed in the CEU Math test. Please see a sample test here. The CEU Math test can be taken online, after submission of the online application.

We do not waive this requirement for applicants with work experience.

ms in technology management and innovation: GRE/GMAT OR MATHEMATICS EXAM

The GMAT or GRE General Test can be replaced by the CEU Mathematics test: The format, length and difficulty of the test is comparable to the quantitative section of the GMAT. If you are well prepared for the GMAT, you will also succeed in the CEU Math test. Please see a sample test here. The CEU Math test can be taken online, after submission of the online application.

Applicants who have at least 5 years of work experience, and are at least 30 years of age, may be considered for an exemption from the GMAT/GRE/Math test requirement.

MS and PhD in Mathematics: Mathematics Entrance Exam or GRE

In order to give evidence of proficiency in mathematics, applicants should take the CEU mathematics entrance exam. It is a written examination covering the basic material in algebra and analysis.
The exam will be held online on March 2, 2018. For details of the math exam, please visit the admissions section of the Mathematics Department website.
Instead of taking the CEU Mathematics Entrance Examination, candidates may choose to take the GRE Subject Test in Mathematics (a scanned copy of the test score sheet needs to be submitted with the online application).
Alternatively, in exceptional cases, candidates will be interviewed.

1-year MA in Medieval Studies, 2-year MA in Comparative History - Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies: Source Language Examination

In some cases, candidates may be required to take a source language examination. The Department of Medieval Studies will provide relevant information to candidates over email.