Program Details

The program offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary curriculum in theory and research methods of contemporary political science. Specializations include a variety of fields such as: politics and economics of democratization in a comparative pers

Location:
Vienna, Austria
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Political Science

Program Overview

Program Description:

The program offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary curriculum in theory and research methods of contemporary political science. Specializations include a variety of fields such as: politics and economics of democratization in a comparative perspective; political culture; international development; comparative and European politics; current issues in the theory and practice of constitutional democracy; political theory; political sociology and political economy. US standards in research and teaching are harmonized with the diverse needs of an international student body.

Specializations
The department offers MA students a variety of courses by means of which certificates can be obtained:
• Certificate in Social and Political Theory
• Certificate in Comparative Politics
• Certificate in Political Economy
• Certificate in Political Communication
• Certificate in Electoral Politics
• Certificate in Political Research Methodology and Social Analysis
• Certificate in Comparative European Politics
• Certificate in Post-communist Politics

Sample Courses for the Master’s Programs
Comparative European Politics (Anton Pelinka); Revolution and the State (Andras Bozoki); Political Economy of Post-communist Transformation (Dorothee Bohle); Political Communication (Gabor Toka); Topics and Methods in Comparative Politics (Maurizio Cotta); Parties and Party Systems (Zsolt Enyedi); Biotechnology and Social Policy (Judit Sandor); Politics of Central Asia (Matteo Fumagalli)

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
United States Accreditation CEU holds an absolute charter from the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York, for and on behalf of the New York State Education Department. Austrian Accreditation In Austria, CEU is recognized as a private higher education institution, pursuant to section 7 of the Decree on Accreditation of Private Universities (PU-AkkVO). Hungarian Accreditation In Hungary, CEU is recognized as a private higher education institution. KEE is accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Committee.
Financial Aid:
Yes
FinancialAid Info:
In pursuit of our mission, we strive to attract world-class graduate talent from all over the world. This is why we offer generous scholarships available to students from any country.
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
In pursuit of our mission, we strive to attract world-class graduate talent from all over the world. This is why we offer generous scholarships available to students from any country.

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