Apply now for our PhD program and see you at CEU in Vienna in fall 2020!

January 13, 2020

CEU-funded scholarships with generous stipends are offered by the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations each year. Over a dozen PhD applicants are eligible for the Full CEU Doctoral Scholarship.

Admission to the Doctoral Program in Political Science for Academic Year  2020-2021:

JANUARY 30, 2020 (23:59 CET)

You can learn more about admission deadlines here.

15th Annual Doctoral Conference 2020

December 17, 2019

Annual Doctoral Conference
26-27 March 2020

CEU’s Annual Doctoral Conference (ADC) has been organized every year since 2006, providing opportunity to PhD students from CEU and partner institutions to present and discuss their research papers, test their ideas, while gaining valuable feedback from first class discussants. 

Date and Time: The ADC 2020 is held on Thursday- Friday, 26-27 March 2020
Venue: Popper and Gellner rooms

Call for Applications: Yehuda Elkana Doctoral Fellowship in Higher Education Policy

December 10, 2019


Yehuda Elkana Doctoral Fellowship in Higher Education Policy

JANUARY 30, 2020 

Central European University’s (CEU) Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations invites outstanding young scholars interested in pursuing a doctoral degree with a specialization in higher education policy to apply for the Yehuda Elkana Fellowship.


September 13, 2019


20-21 September 2019

Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Location: Gellner room, Budapest, Nádor u. 9, 1051

CEU mourns death of PhD candidate Artak Galyan

August 9, 2019

We are deeply saddened to report the passing of our student Artak Galyan, who died on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 35 years old.

In addition to earning his MA, Artak was a PhD candidate at our program and teaching assistant with the CEU Department of Political Studies, where he forged many strong friendships with classmates and faculty. His career achievements included stints as a Fieldwork Coordinator with the Institute for Political and Sociological Consulting, and as an intern with the United Nations Development Program in Pristina, Kosovo, among others.