CEU Master's Scholarships

CEU awards an extensive range of financial aid packages to support students in most of its master's degree programs.

CEU scholarships for master's students are awarded at two levels: CEU Master's Excellence Scholarship and CEU Master's Scholarship. All students should budget additionally for travel, recreation, and incidentals, which can vary with the individual.
Please note that in two-year programs, stipends are not provided during the summer break months (July and August) of the first year.

The MA in Global Economic Relations  and the MSc in Business Analytics programs do not offer financial aid, accepted students have to cover the full tuition fee and living expenses.
The CEU Business School offers self-funded programs and study tracks, with only few exceptions. For further details check the program descriptions on their website

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The CEU Master's Excellence Scholarship

Covers the full cost of tuition and medical insurance. In addition, excellence scholarship recipients are awarded a monthly stipend of 96,000 HUF, designed to assist with the cost of meals and miscellaneous expenses. Single or shared housing in the CEU Residence Center is offered to a number of scholarship recipients based on academic merit. Students who permanently reside in Budapest are not eligible for CEU housing.

Scholarship recipients who were awarded housing in the CEU's Residence Center have the option to decline it. In such cases, however, CEU does not cover the costs of alternative accommodation.

The CEU Master's Scholarship

Covers the full cost of tuition and medical insurance. In addition, scholarship recipients are awarded a monthly stipend of 50,000 HUF, designed to assist with the cost of meals and miscellaneous expenses. Single or shared housing in the CEU Residence Center is offered to a number of scholarship recipients based on academic merit. Students who permanently reside in Budapest are not eligible for CEU housing.

Scholarship recipients who were awarded housing in the CEU's Residence Center have the option to decline it. In such cases, however, CEU does not cover the costs of alternative accommodation.