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About

Late Antique, Medieval and Early Modern Studies at Central European University (CEU) encourage transdisciplinary medievalist research, open new perspectives, and develop new approaches.

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Overview

Key Features

The research conducted by Late Antique, Medieval and Early Modern Studies at Central European University (CEU) candidates often acts as a bridge between the scholarly worlds of their home intellectual communities and Anglo-American scholarly discourse, a fact in which the department takes pride. High-level knowledge of the source language(s) their research requires is an entry requirement for PhD applicants. Students admitted to CEU doctoral programs are eligible to receive the CEU Doctoral Fellowship for up to three years. Doctoral enrollment may continue up to a maximum of six years.

Numerous additional funding opportunities exist, such as the Doctoral Research Support Grant Program, the Erasmus Mobility Scheme, and various research and travel funds.

Accreditation

  • Program approved and registered by the New York State Education Department
  • Program accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Committee (HAC)
  • Program accredited by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ-Austria)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Byzantine Writers on the Lives of Saints and Emperors: Between Fact and Fiction

  •  Baukje van den Berg; Reading Medieval Latin Charters (Palaeography)

  • Katalin Szende; Servus Servorum Dei: The Papacy from Its Origins to the Cadaver Synod 

  • Daniel Ziemann and Volker Menze; Monastic Culture: Buildings, Community, Landscape

  •  Historiography, Political Discourse and Politics in Late Medieval Europe (13th–15th centuries)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Feb. 1: financial aid
  • March 15: self-financing candidates requiring a study visa
  • Aug. 15: self-financing candidates not requiring a study visa

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
76
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
76
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a summary of their Master’s thesis of no more than 1,000 words evidencing, if possible and/or necessary, the interdisciplinary character of the previous studies of the late antique, medieval or early modern periods;
  • a detailed PhD dissertation proposal of no more than 3,000 words (excluding bibliography);
  • a PhD dissertation outline and timeline of no more than 1,000 words.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • All PhD students are eligible to apply for full tuition waivers and full stipends from CEU. 
  • Doctoral programs (year 1): 15,000 EUR
  • Doctoral programs after comprehensive examination (year 2 and 3): 7,500 EUR

Living costs for Vienna

861 - 1331 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

In pursuit of its mission, CEU strives to attract world-class graduate talent from all over the world, offering generous scholarships available to students from any country. Doctoral scholarships include a full tuition waiver and a monthly stipend for living expenses. Learn more at www.ceu.edu/financialaid.

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.

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