Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for the PhD in Economics


General CEU Admission Requirements:


Program specific requirements:  

  • 500-word research proposal/motivation letter
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • GRE General Test score

For official enrollment, CEU must receive official score reports in hard copies to be sent to CEU directly from the testing institutions. (GRE institutional code: 0069)

Successful applicants are expected to hold an MA in Economics or in related fields (i.e. Mathematics, Statistics, etc.) or equivalent degrees with a GPA of 3.33 or higher.

The PhD Admissions Committee will also examine the applicants’ transcript to gauge his/her mathematics proficiency, familiarity with relevant economic theory and with research methodology. Please submit relevant graduate and undergraduate transcripts.