Praesidium Libertatis Scholarship at Leiden University

The application deadline is February 15, 2019 (Friday).

The scholarships offered for the 2019-2020 AY are open for currently enrolled CEU students for the following (Post) Graduate- degree-programs:

Master of Arts Programme

  • International Relations, duration 1 year

Master of Science Programmes

  • Public Administration, duration 1 year
  • Political Sciences, duration 1 year

(Adv) LL.M. Programmes

  • Air and Space Law, duration 1 year
  • European and International Business Law, duration 1 year
  • European International Human Rights Law, duration 1 year
  • European Tax Law
  • International Children's Rights, duration 1 year
  • International Civil and Commercial Law, duration 1 year
  • International Tax Law, duration 1 year
  • Law and Digital Technologies, duration 1 year
  • Law & Finance
  • Public International Law, duration 1 year

The scholarship includes the following:

  • full waiver of the tuition fee
  • a monthly stipend of € 1,164 (for a period of 10 months)
  • Reimbursement of health insurance policy costs (max. € 720)
  • Reimbursement of residence permit fee (max. € 350)
  • A studio apartment is available for scholarship recipients in the Praesidium Libertatis house, a historical residence in the centre of Leiden.

More information about these master's programs can be found on Leiden University's website:


Interested students have to apply on-line through Leiden University's on-line application form. For more information please go to:

On the scholarship page, please explain why you opt for this scholarship.
Please note that only complete application forms with all enclosures will be processed. Once your on-line application to Leiden University is complete, you must submit the following documents in 4 separate compiled packets to the CEU Financial Aid Office (located Nador 9, Ground Floor) by no later than February 15, 2019 (Friday).

  1. A motivation letter
  2. Your printed completed Leiden University on-line application form.
  3. Your CEU transcript. Note: an unofficial transcript is acceptable. For this document please contact the Student Records Office at indicating that you need the transcript for the Praesidium Libertatis Scholarship application.
  4. A confidential reference letter from your supervisor (only one original).

Should you have any questions, please contact Ildiko Torok - Financial Aid Coordinator at