MS in Finance

CEU MS in Finance

Advance your career with the MS in Finance guided by industry. Sharpen your skills, learn new strategies, data tools and technologies. Embrace innovation and fintech. Grow your professional network. Study full-time as a graduate or career changer, or keep your career and study part-time.

Finance at the Cutting Edge Guided by Industry

The MS in Finance offers a professional curriculum designed and taught with industry for immediate impact. Focus in on financial management, investments and banking, or innovation and fintech. Learn data analytics and technology skills to prepare for tomorrow's leadership roles.

The program is deeply networked into industry. Learn from top faculty and industry veterans. Sharpen your applied skills with cases, simulations and a capstone project. The MS in Finance Advisory Committee is a working group of senior executives offering professional guidance.

MS in Finance

U.S. Master of Science
Full-time or Part-time
10 months • May extend
Budapest • Trips to Vienna
36 credits (72 ECTS)
Tuition: 12,000

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APPLY FOR SEPTEMBER 2021February 1 for financial aid • May 1 if you need a study visa • August 16 if you do not need a visa

CEU MS in Finance 2020

The MS in Finance is #89 in QS Masters in Finance Rankings 2019. In Economics, CEU is Top 150 in ARWU ShanghaiRanking, Top 200 in QS World University Rankings.

Study in Budapest with trips to Vienna. The two capital cities are among the EU’s top financial services and technology hubs, and best places for expats.

The Class of 2021 has 40 students from 17 countries, from graduates and career changers to mid-career executives. CEU has 1320 students from 103, alumni in 147 countries.

Full-time non-EU/EEA students hold a Hungarian study visa. The program is accredited in the U.S., registered in Hungary as a post-graduate specialization program.

Join full-time and land a job or internship anytime. In 2019, 100% landed a job within three months of graduation.

Join part-time to continue your career. You may request a second year to take elective courses or to complete your capstone project.

Visit for a semester or a week in the summer. Specialize further, or broaden your skills with MBA courses. Move your career.

Brandeis IBS, Emory Goizueta, NYU Stern* (US) • York Schulich* (CA) • IPADE (MX) • EBS, KLU (DE) • ESSEC (FR, SG) • Hitotsubashi (JP) • Shanghai Jiao Tong (CN)

Applying for full-time? Apply for scholarship/internship programs, offered with a London boutique investment firm, BlackRock and Morgan Stanley.
Applying for part-time? Apply with colleagues for lower tuition.
Fintech Management Parallel Studies? Complete two degrees at a reduced workload and tuition.
Returning CEU student? You are entitled to reduced tuition.

CEU MS in Finance Peter SzilagyiPeter Szilagyi
Associate Professor
Head of MS in Finance

CEU MS in Finance Coordinator Corinne FreiburgerCorinne Freiburger
MS in Finance Coordinatoremail

Bernadett Takacs CEU Business Master's Recruitment OfficerBernadett Takács
Recruitment Officer, email