Tuition fees for academic year 2018/19 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.
|Master's Degree Programs/Coursework||Per Academic Year
|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|
|Doctoral Programs||Per Academic Year||Per Installment|
|Doctoral programs first year||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 for Non-degree students
- 300 EUR per credit or audit for all credited masters courses
- 400 EUR per credit or audit for all credited doctoral courses
- 200 EUR per course for all 0 credit masters and doctoral courses
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||EUR 200 per academic year|
|Doctoral students I-III||EUR 250 per academic year|
|Doctoral student years IV-VI||EUR 230 per academic year|
The General Deposit is due upon your confirmation of acceptance of a place of study at CEU. The deposit can be paid online via the Applicant Portal. For students receiving financial aid from CEU, the general deposit is EUR 200. 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 EUR 500. From this amount CEU will apply EUR 300 towards the first installment of tuition and fees due, and will retain the remaining EUR 200 as a damage deposit, which will be refunded upon completion of studies.