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 2019/2020 Academic Year

Payment deadlines for citizens from countries outside the EU/EEA area

Due to recent changes in the Hungarian immigration law, students 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.

Payment deadlines for citizens of EU/EEA countries

Tuition and fees are payable in two installments:

  • August 15, 2019 - 50% of tuition and fees, first installment for all students
  • January 9, 2020 - 50% of tuition and fees, second installment for all students

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

Methods of Payment


Initiate online payment of the General Deposit, Enrollment fee and Tuition fee via CEU's payment gateway here:

2. Wire transfers in EUR

Bank name: CIB Bank Zrt.
Bank address: 1027 Budapest, Medve utca 4-14. Hungary
Account name: Central European University
IBAN: HU07 11100104-18118463-12000007

Indicate your name and the type of fee/fees in the notice field before you start the transfer.

Please find the list of correspondent banks of CIB for transactions in foreign currency: 

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

Contact: Tamara Bobor, Financial Assistant - Student Financial Issues


Conversion of Fees

For wire transfers or for online payments you can find the daily exchange rates below in the excel attachment (Hungarian National Bank Exchange Rates). Please note: you can change the data only in the blue cells. Enter that amount and currency you would like to convert next to the cell entitled "Osszeg". Go to the blue cell in row 6 (cell E) and choose the desired currency you would like to convert to. You may use this table if you want to make payments in a currency different from the one indicated in your Enrollment Confirmation Form. Always use the most current exchange rate.