Doctor of Philosophy in Economics
The Doctoral School in Economics at CEU was launched in 2000/2001. The program has been accredited in the US since the beginning; its Hungarian accreditation took place in 2005. Each year 6-7 students are admitted into the program. The language of teaching is English, its structure and the content follow the US standards. The Doctoral School provides up-to-date knowledge in economic theory, quantitative methods and several applied fields. Quality education is assured by internationally recognized Faculty with research interests in many areas in economics. The program prepares the students for careers in education, research and the public sector.
The program is designed to ensure that students acquire rigorous and state of the art knowledge of core areas of economic theory and research methodology and to offer research opportunity under close supervision of excellent international and local faculty.
Program Head: Prof. Botond Kőszegi (room: N13 401)
Program Administrator: Ms. Veronika Orosz (room: N13 413, Contact person by email)
Entry Requirements for the Doctoral Program
In addition to meeting the General CEU Admissions Requirements, applicants must submit:
• a 500-word research proposal
• three letters of recommendation
• general GRE
Successful applicants usually possess an MA (or equivalent) in economics (or a related field).