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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 12.1k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 12.1k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    Department of Public Policy

    The Department of Public Policy is CEU’s vibrant hub for public policy research and teaching. Its public policy programs focus on analyzing, designing, and implementing policy on local, national, and international levels. They emphasize innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to public policy that enable future policy experts to address key social and economic issues effectively.

    Career Paths

    Graduates of the department find successful careers as policy-makers and consultants, with governmental and non governmental organizations, private firms and universities worldwide.

    Selected Areas of Research

    • EU politics and policy
    • Global governance and international political economy
    • Public governance, public procurement and corruption control
    • Legal systems, constitutions and public policy
    • Economic and fiscal policy
    • Regulation and regulatory agencies

    Examples of policy areas

    • Energy
    • Media and communications
    • Labor and social policy
    • Trade and development
    • Foreign and security policy
    • Higher education policy
    • Cultural policy

    Master of Arts in Public Policy —(Mundus MAPP) (Two Years)

    Mundus MAPP is offered jointly with Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (Spain), the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands), and the University of York (UK). Students experience an integrated curriculum that comprises a uniform core of policy studies as well as modules specific to particular mobility tracks. The program includes a field trip to a relevant public sector organization and an internship. The Mundus MAPP program, funded by the European Commission, provides Erasmus Mundus scholarships to top students.


    University requirements


    Program requirements

    Proof of English proficiencyTwo letters of recommendationCurriculum VitaeBA degreeStatement of purposeComplete online application: www.ceu.hu/apply English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL paper-based test score : 570 TOEFL iBT® test: 88

    Scholarships and Fellowships

    • CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world. The University provides a variety of scholarships and research grants for which applicants from any country are eligible to apply.

    CEU Master’s Degree Fellowships (full or partial)

    • include a full tuition scholarship (with a value of €11,000 to €12,000), health insurance, and a monthly stipend to assist with living expenses.

    CEU Master’s Degree Tuition Scholarships (full or partial)

    • cover from 50 to 100 percent of tuition expenses up to €12,000 per year.

    Direct Student Loans, Canada Student Loans

    • are available for eligible U.S. and Canadian citizens.

    External Scholarships, Financial Aid Programs

    • administered through CEU include Erasmus Mundus scholarships, Erasmus research grants, and other private and public fellowships and scholarships.
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