The doctoral school offers five specializations based on a system of tracks:
Every spring the Doctoral School hosts its Annual Doctoral Conference where PhD candidates present their research to the CEU community and engage with distinguished external discussants.
The Doctoral School also participates in the European Graduate Network, a vibrant platform for sharing research among eight leading institutions and foster early-career scholarly cooperation in political science.
This highly competitive doctoral program prepares students primarily for careers in research and teaching at top universities worldwide.
In 2016, CEU’s programs related to politics and international studies were ranked 40th, while programs in the field of social policy and administration were among the top 100 in the world according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject ranking
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. Doctoral scholarships include a full tuition waiver and a generous stipend for housing and living expenses.
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