"After gaining international experience in the investment field, I wanted to lift my skills so that I can cope with the technological transformation of financial services. The MS in Finance is equipped with cutting-edge courses and knowing professors, and offers hands-on experience that suits my career trajectory. Courses include simulations and guest speaker sessions offering valuable insights. Working with such professionally and internationally diverse classmates has boosted my thinking process from various perspectives. CEU has extensive resources, ample databases, and visionary guidance and career services."
Alumni Profiles & Careers
Our graduates are equipped with strong analytical and quantitative skills, enabling them to pursue successful careers. Our alumni have obtained, and advanced to, top positions in commercial and investment banks, consulting and advisory firms, corporates, government, central banks as well as supranationals.
Our MA in Economics graduates are well-prepared to undertake doctoral studies in economics and finance. Year after year, they enter PhDs at some of the world's top universities including Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Berkeley, the LSE and Duke. Many of our alumni have since accepted prestigious academic and non-academic positions.
Our PhD in Economics graduates have obtained high-level research positions at universities, banks, central banks and government.
Our students have been hired by employers such as: Accenture • Bank of China • BCG • BlackRock • Citi • EPAM • Ericsson • GE • Goldman Sachs • KPMG • IBM • McKinsey • Moody’s • MSCI • MOL Group • Morgan Stanley • Nokia • Procter & Gamble • PwC • Tata • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development • European Central Bank • European Commission • International Monetary Fund • United Nations Development Fund • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees • World Bank.