Central European University (CEU)

Mathematics and Its Applications, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15000
    Tuition (Year)
    15000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
The Mathematics and Its Applications program at Central European University (CEU) offers an innovative curriculum encompassing both traditional mathematics and cuttingedge contemporary applications. It is designed to ensure that students acquire rigorous and state-ofthe-art knowledge and to offer research opportunities under expert supervision.

About

The Central European University (CEU) Mathematics Department offers a PhD program in Mathematics and its Applications, accredited in the US, in cooperation with the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, home of Abel Prize laureate Endre Szemerédi. In order to broaden the perspectives for students, the department collaborates closely with other Departments (Network Science, Economics) at CEU, and universities in Budapest. Upon graduation, the PhD program enables students to become mature scientists or high profile professionals.

As a community of students, faculty and staff, the Department of Mathematics and its Applications is committed to academic freedom, equal access to education and collegial self-governance. Our ultimate aim is to enable our diverse student body to become successful and influential professional scientists in the future social and academic life of their home countries and abroad.

The doctoral program combines traditional mathematics and contemporary applications in matters related to modern society. It fosters critical and creative thinking and offers doctoral candidates a unique academic experience and research opportunities in an international environment.

Career path

Graduates pursue successful careers at universities, research institutes, corporations, banks, and governmental and EU institutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    108 ECTS 54 CEU credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Combinatorial Number Theory I
  • Groups And Graph Limits Research Seminar
  • Research Seminar On Graph Theory
  • Algebraic Curves
  • Algebraic Groups
  • Analytic Number Theory
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Complex Manifolds
  • Differential Geometry
  • Extremal Set Theory Research Seminar
For more information, please visit program website.

                  English Language Requirements

                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

                  • Minimum required score:

                    7

                    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                  • Minimum required score (Grade A):

                    200

                    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

                    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

                  • Minimum required score:

                    600

                    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

                  • Minimum required score:

                    100

                    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

                  Academic Requirements

                  Admission requirements:

                  • Completed CEU Application Form 
                  • Letters of Recommendation
                  • Academic Records
                  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
                  • Program-Specific Requirements
                  • Proof of English Proficiency
                  • Application Fee
                  For more information, please visit program website.

                            Tuition Fee Per Year

                            • EUR 15000 International
                            • EUR 15000 EU/EEA

                            Funding

                            CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world and provides a variety of merit-based scholarships and tuition awards available to students from any country.

                            StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.