Payment Information and Financial Regulations

This page contains important information on how and when to pay tuition and other fees.

Schedule of Payment of Tuition and Enrollment Fees for 2020/2021 Academic Year

Tuition and fees are payable in two installments:

FALL term 2020:

Incoming students (starting their program in AY 2020/21):

  • August 15, 2020 - 50% of tuition and fees, first installment 

Continuing students (starting their program in or before AY 2019/20):

  • November 1, 2020 - 50% of tuition and fees, first installment 

SPRING term 2021:

All students:

  • January 9, 2021 - 50% of tuition and fees, second installment

Important note! In case of late payment, a late fee of 20 EUR will be charged per item.

Please note: Students who join one of the programs offered at the Budapest campus and who are citizens of a country outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) are required to pay the tuition fee and enrollment fee prior to submitting their visa application.
Students who join a program offered at the Vienna campus  and who are citizens of a country outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) are encouraged to make the fee payments for the first academic year prior to the visa interview.

Schedule of Payment of the Austrian Student Union (OeH) Fee for 2020/2021 Academic Year

  • 1st installment: payable during the onboarding process  
  • 2nd installment: payable by January 9th, 2021

Method of Payment

1. REGISTRATION FEE

Online payment via SITS portal here: https://sits.ceu.edu/urd/sits.urd/run/siw_lgn

2. ENROLLMENT FEE AND TUITION FEE - INCOMING STUDENTS (starting their program in AY 2020/21)

  • Citizens from countries outside the EU/EEA area: Online payment via CEU's payment gateway here: https://payments.ceu.edu 

3. ENROLLMENT FEE AND TUITION FEE - 2nd year CONTINUING STUDENTS (started their program in AY 2019/20)

Online payment via SITS portal here: https://sits.ceu.edu/urd/sits.urd/run/siw_lgn

4. ENROLLMENT FEE AND TUITION FEE - CONTINUING STUDENTS (started their program before AY 2019/20)

Online payment via CEU's payment gateway here: https://payments.ceu.edu 

Any other methods of payment must be approved by the CEU Budget and Finance Office.

Contact: Tamara Bobor, Financial Assistant - Student Financial Issues

E-mail: bobort@ceu.edu

Conversion of Fees

You can find the daily exchange rates (ECB - European Central Bank) below in the excel attachment. Always use the most current exchange rate.

https://www.ecb.europa.eu/stats/policy_and_exchange_rates/euro_reference_exchange_rates/html/index.en.html