Deadline: 24 January 2013
Open to: Students with previous studies in all fields of humanities and social sciences (including philosophy, sociology, anthropology, history, political science, psychology, languages, journalism, public policy)
Scholarship: Full tuition, housing and living stipend
Central European University is an English-language, graduate university located in Budapest, Hungary. An international university with students from some 100 countries and faculty from more than 40, CEU offers small, seminar-style courses and a student/faculty ratio of 7:1. CEU is accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program addresses issues of nationalism, self-determination, state formation, ethnic conflict, minority protection, language and citizenship rights, and constitutional design in modern and contemporary societies. It encourages critical and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of nationalism and provides students with a theoretical and methodological background in applied social sciences. Students may specialize in Jewish studies.
- Master of Arts in Nationalism Studies (One Year)
- Master of Arts in Nationalism Studies (Two Years)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative History of Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe – Nationalism Studies Track
Selected Areas of Research
- Transnational citizenship
- Democracy and transnational politics
- Ethnicity and nationalism
- Nationalism in Southeastern Europe
- Nationalist politics and ethnicity
- Self-determination and international minority protection
Scholarships and Fellowships
CEU is committed to attracting talented students from around the world. The University provides a variety of scholarships and research grants for which applicants from any country are eligible to apply.
- CEU Master’s Degree Fellowships (full or partial) include a full tuition scholarship (with a value of €11,000 to €12,000), housing in the CEU Residence Center, health insurance, and a monthly stipend to cover living expenses.
- CEU Master’s Degree Tuition Scholarships (full or partial) cover between 50 and 100 percent of tuition expenses up to €12,000 per year.
- CEU Doctoral Fellowships cover full tuition, health insurance, and a generous stipend for housing and living expenses. Over 90 percent of PhD students receive the full doctoral fellowship.
- Direct Student Loans and Canada Student Loans are available for eligible U.S. and Canadian students.
- External Scholarships and Financial Aid Programs administered through CEU include Erasmus Mundus scholarships, Erasmus research grants, and other private and public fellowships and scholarships.
Students with previous studies in all fields of humanities and social sciences (including philosophy, sociology, anthropology, history, political science, psychology, languages, journalism, public policy) are welcome to apply.
MA Entry Requirements:
1. Completed online CEU Application Form (If you would like to recieve notification as soon as the online application form becomes avaliable, please send an e-mail to [email protected] )
2. Letters of recommendation
3. Academic records
4. A full curriculum vitae or resume, including a list of publications, if any
5. Proof of English proficiency
All applicants must fulfill the general CEU admissions requirements listed HERE.
Applications must be completed and submitted by 24 January 2013. Applications can be submitted online using the Online Application Form. In order for their application to be considered complete by the admissions committee, applicants need to submit the following:
General CEU Requirements:
- Completed online CEU Application Form
- Letters of recommendation
- Academic records
- A full curriculum vitae or resume, including a list of publications, if any
- Proof of English proficiency
- Application fee of 40 USD
In addition to meeting the general CEU admissions requirements for the Nationalism Studies Program, applicants should submit:
– a 500 word outline of their proposed research topic
– a writing sample, e.g. a term paper of minimum ten pages