How to apply?

CEU TOEFL registration for the applications for the Academic Year 2018-19 is already open! Please register for it if you are interested as soon as possible! The Institutional TOEFL test will be administered at Central European University (1051 Budapest, Nador Street 9) on Friday, November 17, between 1 pm and 3.30 pm. The deadline for registration is November 10. You will receive specific information regarding the venue after your registration. You can read more here.

Admission requirements

Minimum three-year BA degree in any field of humanities, in management studies, architecture, natural or cultural heritage related subjects.

For general information on the Admissions please visit here.

Additional documents:

You may apply to two departments simultaneously and to any number of degree programs within each department.

Financial aid:

CEU offers a range of Financial Aid packages supporting the majority of our students during their studies. The main types of CEU Financial Aid include:

Students who are interested in applying for CEU Financial Aid must complete the Financial Aid section of the CEU online application form, indicating the type of Financial Aid desired.

Application for admission with financial aid to our master's programs is made in two stages. First, an application for admission to the MA program must be completed before the deadline for master's students seeking financial aid. Based on an assessment of academic merit, applicants are then either accepted to a program, placed on the waiting list, or rejected. Second, those applicants who are either accepted or placed on the waiting list can then apply for financial aid. Applications for financial aid will be considered on the basis of a combination of academic merit and financial need. Applications for admission to our master's programs by self-funding students continue to be accepted after the deadline for master's students seeking financial aid.

For additional information, please check CEU’s Admissions pages, including the pages Funding and FeesFinancial Aid for Admitted StudentsCEU Master’s Scholarships and CEU Master’s Tuition Awards.

Who can apply?

The program expects graduates from a variety of fields related to cultural heritage, such as history, art history and management, archaeology, ethnography, anthropology, architecture, landscape design, monument protection, environmental science, and management studies.

Educational objectives and career perspectives

Cultural Heritage Studies and Policy is also open as a research focus group for students of the 1 year and 2 year MA programs in Medieval Studies.

In April 2017, Hungary introduced legislation that requires CEU to operate according to a new bilateral agreement between the Hungarian government and the State of New York, where CEU is accredited. Recently, the deadline for compliance with the law was extended to January 1, 2019. It means that CEU can admit a full class for Academic Year 2018-19 and can guarantee that all admitted students who successfully complete their academic requirements will be able to graduate with a CEU degree. Students can apply with confidence and if offered a place they can plan on pursuing a degree to a successful conclusion. For more information, click here.