Master of Arts in Economic Policy in Global Markets

This two-year program focuses on economic policy in the context of global markets. The main goal of this program is to provide students with an understanding of economic policy process and to provide them with analytical ability to evaluate policy making issues.

During the first year, students will focus on core courses in macroeconomics, microeconomics, quantitative analysis, and applied economic policy analysis as well as some optional courses. In the second year, students will be able to choose from a wide range of optional courses as for example Investments; Competition Policy; Health Policy; Labor Economics, Economics of Underdevelopment and Fiscal Policy.

MA 1st year students in 2019/20 will spend the Fall and Spring in Budapest, and the Winter in Vienna.

Class of 2021

  • Students: 27
  • Countries: 13 in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa
  • Age: 24 years on average, ranging from 20 to 39
  • Female-to-male: 15:12

Entry Requirements for the Program

In addition to meeting the General CEU Admissions Requirements, applicants to the MA in Economic Policy program must submit the Statement of Purpose that should express the applicant’s reasons for applying to the program (max. 500 words). Applicants should indicate how further studies at CEU would help them achieve their future career goals.

Entry is open for students with undergraduate degree in economics or related fields, and also for students with undergraduate or master degrees from areas not directly related to economics. More information about the program will be announced in due course on the department’s website.

Program Head: Prof. Robert Lieli (room: N13 508)

Program Coordinator: Ms. Kriszta Fogarasi (room: QS 51, C324 Contact person by email)