The program comprises a comprehensive and interdisciplinary curriculum in political issues of high contemporary relevance. The focus is on the study of democracy from different angles – comparative politics, political economy, normative political theory – all based on the rigorous application of sound social science methods.
Department of Political Science
The department focuses on several areas of political science, with a particular emphasis on comparative politics and political economy. Talented young people from all over the world have the opportunity to study in small classes in close collaboration with internationally renowned scholars, and receive top-notch training in research methods and data analysis techniques.
Graduates of the department find employment in government and business, international organizations and NGOs, politics, research organizations, political analysis, the news media and civil service; and pursue doctoral and postdoctoral studies at leading European and U.S. 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