This program is designed for applicants with a strong research agenda who already have an academic background in medieval history or related disciplines such as philology/literature, philosophy, art history, or archaeology with a focus on medieval Latin, Slavonic, Byzantine, or early modern Ottoman culture. Students in the program pursue an intensive, multidisciplinary study of Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Early Modern period, including an emphasis on modern research methodologies and the languages of medieval source materials.
Department of Medieval Studies
The department provides intellectually challenging comparative and multidisciplinary postgraduate education on all aspects of the history and culture of the period between 300 and 1600 C.E. International faculty members cover Central and Western Europe as well as the Byzantine, Slavic, Jewish, Arab and Ottoman worlds.
Graduates find employment in education and research, cultural institutions including museums and archives, as well as business and international organizations. Master’s students often continue their studies on the doctoral level at CEU and other international universities.
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. Learn more about available funding options at: http://www.ceu.edu/financialaid
Scholarships and tuition awards
No. of awards TBC
CEU Master’s Excellence Scholarships include full tuition and health insurance as well as stipends of up to €3,200 per year. Single or shared housing in CEU’s Residence Center is offered to most candidates.CEU Master’s Scholarships include full tuition and health insurance as well as stipends of up to €1,600 per year. Single or shared housing in CEU’s Residence Center is offered to most candidates.CEU Tuition Awards cover 50-100% of tuition expenses up to €14,500 per year, as well as health insurance.CEU Doctoral Scholarships include a full tuition waiver and a generous stipend for housing and living expenses.CEU Alumni Scholarships are funded by alumni and awarded to master’s degree students with financial need who have a proven record of leadership in extracurricular activities, community service, and civic engagement.External Scholarships administered through CEU include Erasmus Mundus scholarships, Erasmus research grants, and other private and public fellowships and scholarships.
Value of Scholarship(s)
€13 M in tuition scholarships, €2 M external research funds, €390 T in research and travel grants
CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world. In 2014-2015, we provided generous funding to 80% of master’s and 92% of doctoral students, for which applicants from any country are eligible to apply.
To be considered for scholarships, complete the Financial Aid section of our online application form and indicate the type of aid you would like to receive.
General CEU admissions requirements Minimum three-year BA degree in history, art history, archaeology, philosophy, philology or a language relevant to the fields of study. Research proposal. Proof of English proficiency. Letters of recommendation. Curriculum vitae. Complete online application: View Website
19 January 2017
Recipient: Central European University
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