Introduction to the CEU University Hungary Scholarships 2024

Central European University (CEU) is a Private research university that has its main campus in Budapest, Hungary. Applications are now open for the CEU University Hungary Scholarships 2024. The university offers CEU Masters Scholarships and CEU Doctoral Scholarships for all international students from any country. The Central European University is one of the most popular universities for higher education.

According to the CEU University website, nearly 700 students from around the world enrolled in the 2023–24 academic year. CEU University has a wide range of degree programs. Final-year undergraduate students can also apply for the CEU Master scholarship. All CEU master’s and doctoral programs start in the fall semester. More details about the CEU University Hungary Scholarships 2024 are given below.

Details About the CEU University Hungary Scholarships 2024

CEU Hungary Scholarship Amount

The CEU Master’s Scholarships will provide the following:

  • Tuition Fee and Health Insurance.
  • Monthly Stipend to assist with housing and living costs.
    • CEU Master’s Excellence Scholarship  – 1,000 EUR/month
    • CEU Master’s Distinction Scholarship  – 750 EUR/month
    • CEU Master’s Scholarship  – 500 EUR/month
    • CEU Master’s Partial Scholarship  – 300 EUR/month

The CEU Doctoral Scholarships will provide the following:

  • Covering the full cost of tuition
  • Monthly Stipend to assist with housing and living costs.
  • 1,680 EUR/gross/month

Also, note that CEU Doctoral scholarships are awarded for 48 months.

Required Documents

Below is the list of the documents you need to prepare for applying to CEU’s master’s and doctoral programs.


  • Academic Writing Submission(s)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Academic Records
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Standard Test Scores (GRE, GMAT, etc.) (Just for the Department of Economics and Business)
  • Completed CEU Application Form.

Proof of English Proficiency Exemption

You may request an exemption if:

  • Your first language is English, or
  • You are a current or a former CEU student applying to a CEU doctoral program, or
  • You have obtained a Bachelor’s and/or a Master’s degree taught exclusively in English.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • The scholarship is open to all citizens.
  • You must apply online.
  • No need to contact the professor. The department will automatically assign you a professor after your selection.
  • Upload all the documents online.
  • Final-year Bachelors students can also apply.

CEU University Application Deadline

For PhD Programs: February 1, 2024

For Master Programs: October 18, 2023, February 1, 2024

How to Apply for the CEU University Hungary Scholarships 2024

  • All application materials must be submitted online. You may apply to up to 5 programs (master’s and/or doctoral).
  • CEU charges an application fee of EUR 30. Please submit your application only when it is 100% final and complete
  • CEU does not return application documents, or provide copies.

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