Central European University (CEU)

Economics, PhD

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    17000
    Tuition (Year)
    17000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

During the research period, students will develop into independent researchers, with the ability to contribute to the analysis of fundamental economic questions facing transition and market economies.

Doctoral enrollment may continue up to a maximum of six years. Students admitted into CEU doctoral programs are eligible to receive a generous CEU Doctoral Fellowship and full tuition waiver for up to three years; the tuition waiver is provided for the whole duration of the program. Numerous additional funding opportunities exist, such as the Doctoral Research Support Grant Program, the Erasmus Mobility Scheme, and various research and travel funds. The Economics programme is offered by Central European University (CEU).

Career Path

Our graduates are in high demand from both the private and public sectors in banking, business, and at governmental and international organizations. Many of our alumni pursue careers in academia

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Applications will open in fall 2017.
  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 72 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS 90 CEU credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Project Type Open
  • Educational Form Academic, Professional
  • More information Go To The Course Website

Programme Structure

Sample Courses for the Doctoral Program
Core courses
  • Advanced Macroeconomics; Advanced Microeconomics; Advanced Econometrics
Optional courses
  • Advanced Labor Economics; Financial Economics; Pension Systems and Reforms; International Trade; Game Theory and Applications; Network Science; Behavioral Economics

Academic Requirements

Entry Requirements for the Doctoral Program
  • General CEU admissions requirements
  • Statement of purpose
  • General GRE test scores
  • MA or equivalent degree in economics or a related field

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 17000 International
  • EUR 17000 EU/EEA

Full fellowships available

Funding

CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world and provides generous merit-based scholarships available to students from any country. In 2015-2016, 85% of CEU students received financial aid, ranging from tuition awards to full scholarships with stipends and housing.

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