Praesidium Libertatis Scholarship at Leiden University

The application deadline is February 12, 2021 (Friday).

The scholarships offered for the 2021-2022 AY are open for currently enrolled CEU students for the following (Post) Graduate- degree 1-year master (MA/MSc) and master of laws in advanced studies (Advanced LL.M.) programs taught at Leiden University:

Master of Arts Programme

  • International Relations, duration 1 year

Master of Science Programmes

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

LL.M. Studies Programmes

  • European Law

LL.M. Advanced Studies Programmes

  • European and International Human Rights Law, duration 1 year
  • International Dispute Settlement and Arbitration, duration 1 year
  • Public International Law, duration 1 year

The scholarship includes the following:

  • full waiver of the tuition fee
  • a monthly stipend of € 970 (for a period of 12 months)
  • reimbursement of health insurance policy costs (max. € 720, based on actual costs)
  • reimbursement of residence permit fee (if applicable, max. € 350, based on actual costs)
  • arranging accommodation in the Praesidium Libertatis house
  • access to a student ID card, an email account, internet, libraries, and other study/research facilities

More information about the eligible master's programs and practical preparations to be made before the start of your studies can be found on Leiden University's website:


Interested students first have to apply for the master program of their choice through Leiden University's online admission and application portal. For more information, please go to: Note, that only complete applications with all required documents will be processed.

  1. A motivation letter
  2. CEU transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable).  You may download the unofficial transcript of records via the SITS e:Vision Portal.
  3. A confidential reference letter from your supervisor (only one original).

Applications must be submitted via email (in 1 attachment only) to Ildiko Torok - Financial Aid Coordinator at in the Financial Aid Office by no later than February 12, 2021 (Friday).

Should you have any questions, please contact her directly.

Thank you!