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Central European University

Location: Vienna, Austria
Website: exchange program website:
Language(s) of instruction: ​English
Academic term dates: ​Term 1: September-December; Term 2: January-March; Term 3: April-June.
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Central European University
  • Central European University is an undergraduate- and graduate-level “crossroads” university where faculty and students from more than 100 countries come to engage in interdisciplinary education, pursue advanced scholarship, and address some of society’s most vexing problems. 
  • CEU is accredited in the United States and Austria and offers English-language bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in the social sciences, the humanities, law, management and public policy. Located in the heart of Central Europe, CEU has a distinct academic and intellectual focus, combining the comparative study of the region's historical, cultural, and social diversity with a global perspective on good governance, sustainable development and social transformation. 
  • CEU is one of the most densely international universities in the world. Its rare mix of nationalities, ethnicities, and cultures creates an ideal environment for examining such “open society” subjects as emerging democracies, transitional economies, media freedom, nationalism, human rights, and the rule of law. It also brings multifaceted perspectives to all aspects of community life.
  • At the core of its mission lies a set of principles: the pursuit of truth wherever it leads, respect for the diversity of cultures and peoples, and commitment to resolve differences through debate not denial.

Area of study

​CEU offers a vast array of courses in social sciences and the humanities for bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in 20 departments and schools:

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