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.

For special PhD fellowship in Network Science please click here. If you are interested in this fellowship, please indicate it in your research certificate or  motivation letter.