Deadline: 24 January 2013
Open to: MA/PhD applicants at Central European University
Fellowship: full and partial fellowships covering tuition, accommodation and living stipends
The Central European University Department of History, the Religious Studies Program and the Jewish Studies Program is offering fellowships for graduate students, while the History Department at CEU Budapest offers competitive fellowships for MA and PhD programs.
Central European University in Budapest, Hungary is the only international English-language graduate school in Europe that is accredited in both Europe (Hungary) and in the United States. The History Department focuses on early modern and modern history, with a number of regional concentrations, including Central and Eastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, as well the former territories of the Ottoman and Russian Empires.
Comparative perspectives on Western Europe and the Middle East are encouraged in both teaching and research. The curriculum is comparative, interdisciplinary, and relates to current theoretical discussions in the field and beyond. The department offers courses in the following fields:
- Historical Studies: Historiography, Theories,Methods, Skills
- Social and Political History
- Religious, Cultural, and Intellectual History
- Ethnicity, Nations, Nationalism and Empires
- Gender and History
Furthermore, it is possible to concentrate on a number of special subjects such as Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Jewish Studies, Ottoman Studies, History of Science, and Religious Studies. Additionally, the affiliated Source Language Teaching unit offers courses in Arabic, Armenian, Ancient Greek, Latin,Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Russian, Ottoman Turkish and Turkish.
In addition to the 2-year MA and 1-year MA program offered by the Department of History, students may earn additional certificates in Jewish Studies and Religious Studies. In addition to coursework, conferences, workshops, and guest lectures areheld throughout the year to enrich the curriculum and the academic life in the department.
The History Department at CEU is a cosmopolitan place of learning, a site of transnational academic socialization where sophisticated scholarship is combined with a relaxed, collegiate atmosphere. Faculty members come from a variety of countries, including Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United States. For more information on faculty research interests and contact information see the website HERE.
In recent years the department has admitted students from more than 30 countries in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Central Asia. The majority receive grants, fellowships, and other forms of need- and merit-based financial assistance. Many of our CEU’s graduates have been accepted into high-ranking American and European PhD programs, and their alumni teach in universities around the world or have taken leading positions in government, business, and international organizations. See more about alumni HERE.
CEU Fellowship Awards for Master’s students come in two packages: Full Fellowship and Partial Fellowship. In both cases, award recipients are eligible for a monthly stipend and accommodation in the CEU Residence Center for the duration of their degree program.
More information about the master’s fellowships is AVAILABLE HERE.
The department invites applications for the
- one-year MA program,designed for students who have completed at least a four-year Bachelor’sdegree;
- two-year MA program, designed for those who have completed a three-yearBachelor’s degree; and
- PhD program.
All academic programs start in September 2013.
The application deadline is January 24, 2013. Find all the information about applying HERE. Candidates interested in applying for CEU Financial Aid should not forget to complete the Financial Aid section of the online application.
For inquiries about the department, the programs, the funding schemes, and the admission process, or for any other questions related to the department, please contact Ms. Agnes Bendik at [email protected]. You may also visit their Facebook profile HERE.