This program aims to broaden students’ knowledge of theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of social structures and processes in a historical-comparative framework. Course work includes social theory, migration, religion, ethnicity, cultural policies, social movements, globalization, modernity, urban development and state research.
Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
The program in sociology and social anthropology emphasizes interdisciplinary and critical approaches to social issues. The integrated study of two disciplines fosters an environment that is conscious of the historicity of social science categories and theories, their meaning in different cultures and engagement in the practical world.
The majority of the department’s alumni find employment in academia, NGOs or the private sector. Many master’s degree graduates pursue doctoral degrees.
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.