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 2017/2018 Academic Year

Tuition and fees are payable in two installments, no later than:

  • August 15, 2017 - 50% of tuition and fees, first installment for all students
  • January 9, 2018 - 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

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

http://www.cib.hu/maganszemelyek/aktualis/levelezo_bankok

1. Wire transfers in HUF

Bank name: CIB Bank Zrt.
Bank address: 1027 Budapest, Medve utca 4-14. Hungary
Account name: Central European University
GIRO number: 11100104-18118463-10000001
IBAN number: HU75 11100104-18118463-10000001
SWIFT code: CIBHHUHB

2. Wire transfers in EUR

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

3. Wire transfers in USD

Bank name: CIB Bank Zrt.
Bank address: 1027 Budapest, Medve utca 4-14. Hungary
SWIFT code: CIBHHUHB
Account name: Central European University
IBAN number: HU41 11100104-18118463-11000004

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

4. Payment in cash

Pay in EUR, USD or Hungarian Forints at the Budget and Finance Office Cash Desk. The cashier will apply the MNB daily exchange rate.

Location of the CEU Cash Desk: Nador 9, Monument Building, basement, next to the café.

Official opening hours of CEU Cash Desk on business days:

Monday - Friday:  10:00 AM  - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM         

Opening hours of the Cash Desk during the Summer Schedule:

Monday - Thursday:  10:00 AM  - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Friday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM.

5. Online payment of the General Deposit, Enrollment fee and Tuition fee

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

6. Payment by card

This service is available at Budget and Finance Office Nador 9 Cash Desk (Nador 9, Monument Building, basement, next to the café) during its general opening hours (see point 4).

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

Contact: Tamara Bobor, Student Financial Issues
E-mail: bobort@ceu.edu

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.