Welcome to CEU’s Department of Medieval Studies

Study the medieval world from Late Antiquity to the Early Modern period, Byzantium, or the Ottoman empire from various angles in a multidisciplinary department with a highly spirited and international student body! Learn Greek, Latin, Syriac or Ottoman Turkish on a stipend.

The Department currently offers four internationally recognized degree programs:

The Department provides an inspiring and dynamic research environment and a culturally diverse, friendly and close-knit social community. The faculty/student ratio is 4:1.

An MA in Medieval Studies from CEU will prepare you for the best doctoral schools in the world, where some of our alumni are currently pursuing their postgraduate careers. At the same time, our PhD graduates have gone on to assume leading positions in regional academia, or win highly competitive postdoctoral fellowships in international research centres in preparation for an international career. 

Here are some reasons why one should study with us.

Find out more about studying at and applying to our department here.