Central European University or Централноевропейски университет (CEU) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Hungary. CEU began its history in 1991. The main building of the university is located in Budapest inside an urban campus. Central European University is among top 20 universities of Hungary.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The enrollment is based on the exam results. A year of master’s studies will cost you less than 1000 USD. Despite the fact that the university is privately funded, students still have the opportunity to apply for scholarships. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(http://www.ceu.hu).

The composition of the university. 1600 students attend Central European University which puts it in the group of small universities in the classification. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. At CEU the academic staff counts 305 various specialists. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of CEU. The students have access to the university’s library. Students can apply for a dormitory. The university is a part of the European University Association (EUA).
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1991
Abbreviation CEU
Teachers 305
Students 1,600
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Magyar Felsooktatási Akkreditációs Bizottság
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking 5444
Country ranking 15
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 5444
Cost of living in Budapest
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 147 213
Food 119 218
Transportation 27 88
Communications and utilities 58 91
Clothing 21 79
Sports and leisure 21 70
Total 393 760
Accommodation in Budapest USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 149
Shared room in city centre 215
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 235
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 338
Alternative title
hu Közép-európai Egyetem
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