Fellowships (MA / PhD) "History / Religious Studies / Jewish Studies" (CEU Budapest)

CEU Department of History, the Religious Studies Program and the Jewish Studies Program offer fellowships for graduate students.

The History Department at CEU Budapest offers competitive fellowships for MA and PhD programs.

Central European University in Budapest, Hungary is the only international English-language graduate school in Europe that is accredited in both Europe (Hungary) and in the United States. The History Department focuses on early modern and modern history, with a number of regional concentrations, including Central and Eastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, as well the former territories of the Ottoman and Russian Empires.

Comparative perspectives on Western Europe and the Middle East are encouraged in both teaching and research. The curriculum is comparative, interdisciplinary, and relates to current theoretical discussions in the field and beyond. The department offers courses in the following fields:

- Historical Studies: Historiography, Theories, Methods, Skills
- Social and Political History
- Religious, Cultural, and Intellectual History
- Ethnicity, Nations, Nationalism and Empires
- Gender and History

Furthermore, it is possible to concentrate on a number of special subjects such as Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Jewish Studies, Ottoman Studies, History of Science, and Religious Studies. Additionally, the affiliated Source Language Teaching unit offers courses in Arabic, Armenian, Ancient Greek, Latin, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Russian, Ottoman Turkish and Turkish.

In addition to the 2-year MA and 1-year MA program offered by the Department of History, students may earn additional certificates in Jewish Studies and Religious Studies. For more information see religion.ceu.hu/ and web.ceu.hu/jewishstudies/. The department is also one of the host institutions for the MATILDA program, which allows students to focus on European women’s and gender history. Please see the CEU’s MATILDA webpage for more information: gender.ceu.hu/node/18307.

In addition to coursework, conferences, workshops, and guest lectures are held throughout the year to enrich the curriculum and the academic life in the department.

The History Department at CEU is a cosmopolitan place of learning, a site of transnational academic socialization where sophisticated scholarship is combined with a relaxed, collegial atmosphere. Faculty members come from a variety of countries, including Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United States. For more information on faculty research interests and contact information see history.ceu.hu/faculty-areas-of-specialization.

In recent years the department has admitted students from over thirty countries in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Central Asia. The majority receive grants, fellowships, and other forms of need- and merit-based financial assistance. Many of our MA graduates have been accepted into high-ranking American and European PhD programs, and our alumni teach in universities around the world or have taken leading positions in government, business, and international organizations. See: history.ceu.hu/alumni-profiles

The department invites applications for the 1) one-year MA program, designed for students who have completed at least a four-year Bachelor’s degree; 2) two-year MA program, designed for those who have completed a three-year Bachelor’s degree; and 3) PhD program. All academic programs start in September 2013. The application deadline is January 24, 2013. Apply at www.ceu.hu/admissions. Early applications are encouraged.

Financial Assistance Available:

For MA Students:
Full CEU Scholarship: tuition, 96,000HUF and Accommodation in the CEU Residence Center and Health Insurance
Partial CEU Scholarship: tuition, 50,000HUF and Accommodation in the CEU Residence Center and Health Insurance
Full and Partial Tuition Scholarships (covers from 100% to 50% of tuition costs)

For Doctoral Students:
Full CEU Doctoral Fellowship: tuition, 200,000HUF and Health Insurance
Full and Partial Tuition Scholarships (Covers from 100% to 50% of tuition costs

For inquiries about the department, the programs, the funding schemes, and the admission process, or for any other questions related to our department, please contact Ms. Agnes Bendik: BendikAg@ceu.hu

History Department
Central European University
c/o Agnes Bendik
Nador u. 9
H-1051 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: +36 1 327-3022
Fax: +36 1 327-3191

CEU History Department is on Facebook: www.facebook.com/home.php#/group.php?gid=37739447124

Agnes Bendik
Department of History
Central European University
Phone: +36 1 327-3022
Fax: +36 1 327-3191

URL: http://www.history.ceu.hu