Tuition, Fees and Living

Economics Master's • PhD Programs

/ Year
MA in Economics 2 years €12,000
MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets 2 years €12,000
PhD in Economics First 18 months €15,000
After comprehensive exam €8,500
PhD in Business Administration Year 1 and 2  €20,000

Year 3,4,5,6

or full payment due prior to awarding degree



MS in Business Analytics | 10 months | full-time or part-time €15,000
MS in Finance | 10 months | full-time or part-time €12,000
CEU Executive MBA | 28 months | modular €24,200

Registration Fee

You are required to pay a one-time registration fee of €100 when you confirm that you accept your place of study at CEU.

The registration fee can be paid online via the Applicant Portal. It is non-refundable.

Enrollment Fee

/ Year
Master's €200
PhD, years 1-3 €250
PhD, years 4-6 €230

All students are required to pay the student enrollment fee for the duration of their studies. It is a contribution to the institutional costs of the university.

Non-degree students

Audit courses for free as a
▶ student at a Hungarian higher education institution
Szakkollégium (College for Advanced Studies) member

Otherwise, you may audit for

  • €300 per credit or audit for all credited master's courses
  • €400 per credit or audit for all credited doctoral courses
  • €200 per course for all 0-credit master's and doctoral courses.