ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE OF OPEN SOCIETY VALUES, ALL IN A DEGREE YOU CAN AFFORD
APPLY NOW to earn a dual US & Austrian-accredited degree at one of the most international, competitive, and practice-oriented Public Policy programs in Europe!
HOW TO APPLY? Please visit https://dpp.ceu.edu/admissions for detailed instructions.
WHO WE ARE:
Based in Vienna, and awarding dual U.S and Austrian accredited degrees, the Department of Public Policy (DPP) at Central European University (CEU) is a global institution, dedicated to preparing the change-makers of the future to take on public policy challenges at the local, national and international levels. Blending rigorous academic learning and practice-oriented training, our multidisciplinary curriculum will help you develop the skills needed to make a lasting social and policy change. Our diverse student body, our faculty of top researchers, policymakers, and practitioners, and our dynamic degrees provide a launching pad for your future career back home or abroad.
CEU RANKS AMONG WORLD’S ELITE SCHOOLS IN THE 2021 QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS
CEU is both a US and Austrian institution, with programs accredited in the U.S., Austria and Hungary, that ranks among the best in the world according to the prestigious 2020 QS World University Rankings. The CEU Department of Public Policy contributes to the subject areas of “Politics and International Studies” and “Social Policy and Administration”, in which CEU ranks 25th and 51-100th in the world, respectively. CEU faculty represent global thought leaders on issues such as the open society, rule of law, and democracy.
HIGH EMPLOYABILITY AND GRADUATE SATISFACTION
CEU students have outstanding post-degree prospects. 89% of CEU graduating students (2018) were in employment (78%) or continuing studies (11%) within 6-9 months of completion of their degree. Our graduate students report an exceptionally high satisfaction rate with how CEU prepared them for their future. DPP alumni have gone on to work for e.g. the European Commission, U.S. Department of State, World Bank, Transparency International, Global Policy Forum, and for many leading intergovernmental organizations, private sector firms, purposeful non-profit and advocacy organizations, national agencies, governments, and top universities.
CEU DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC POLICY PROGRAMS
- Master of Public Administration (MPA) / 2 YEARS /
- MA in Public Policy (MAPP) / 1 YEAR /
- Erasmus Mundus Master's Program in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP) / 2 YEARS/ https://www.mundusmapp.org/
- MA in International Public Affairs (MAIPA) / 2 YEARS /
We also invite applications to the Public Policy track of our PhD Program in Political Science program within the CEU’s Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations - one of the largest, most international and most competitive doctoral programs in Europe.
MPA and MAPP:
- Higher Education Policy
- Social Justice and Human Rights
- Quantitative Policy Analysis
DPP Mundus MAPP tracks:
- Global Public Policy (with the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals)
- European Public Policy (with the University of York)
- Democracy and Rule of Law
- Policy and Governance
APPLY NOW https://dpp.ceu.edu/admissions
We are looking forward to receiving your application!
February 1, 2022: Applicants to master’s or doctoral studies who wish to be considered for financial aid.
March 15, 2022: Self-financing Master’s applicants who are citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA area and require a study visa.
August 15, 2022: Self-financing master’s applicants from EU/EEA countries (or who hold a valid permanent residence permit in an EU/EEA country).
MORE INFORMATION: dpp.ceu.edu/admissions