Tuition And Other Fees

The tuition fees for the academic year 2020/21 are listed in the table below. These do not include the Student Enrollment Fee, accommodation, and other living expenses

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, and Gemma.

Master's Degree Programs/Coursework Per Academic Year
Per Installment
Master's degree programs (with the exception of those listed below as well as Mundus MAPP and MESPOM) 12,000 EUR 6,000 EUR
Master's degree programs in Legal Studies 13,000 EUR 6,500 EUR
Master of Public Administration 14,500 EUR 7,250 EUR
MS in Business Analytics 15,000 EUR 7,500 EUR
MS in Technology Management and Innovation 10,000 EUR 5,000 EUR
MS in Finance 12,000 EUR 6,000 EUR
MBA in Global Executive Management                                                                                 24,200 EUR 12,200 EUR
Doctoral Programs Per Academic Year Per Installment
Doctoral programs (year 1) 15,000 EUR 7,500 EUR
Doctoral programs after comprehensive examination (year 2 and 3)  7,500 EUR 3,750 EUR
Doctoral program in Economics (first 18 months) 17,000 EUR 8,500 EUR
Doctoral program in Economics after comprehensive examination 8,500 EUR 4,250 EUR
Doctoral program in Legal Studies (SJD) 16,000 EUR 8,000 EUR
Doctoral program in Legal Studies after comprehensive exam 8,000 EUR 4,000 EUR
Doctoral program in Business Administration 20,000 EUR 10,000 EUR
Doctoral program in Business Administration after comprehensive exam 10,000 EUR 5,000 EUR

Tuition Fees for Non-Degree Students

  • 300 EUR per credit or audit for all credited master's courses
  • 400 EUR per credit or audit for all credited doctoral courses
  • 200 EUR per course for all 0-credit master's and doctoral courses

Student Enrollment Fee

All students are required to pay the student enrollment fee for the duration of their studies.  The fee is a contribution to the institutional costs of the university.

Type Student Enrollment Fee
Master's students EUR 200 per academic year
Doctoral students 1-3 EUR 250 per academic year
Doctoral student years 4-6 EUR 230 per academic year

Registration Fee

You are required to pay a one-time registration fee of EUR 100 when you confirm that you accept your place of study at CEU.  The registration fee can be paid online via the Applicant Portal.

The registration fee is non-refundable.

Student Union Fee

As per the Austrian Student Union Law (HSG 2014 § 1 (1) lit. 4), every student in Austria is automatically a member of the student union and required to pay a membership fee every semester. You are required to pay this Austrian National Student Union (OeH) fee of EUR 20.20 per semester.  New students will be requested to pay the first installment online within the On-boarding process. It is a prerequisite to be enrolled in the Fall.