“The Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy bestowed on me the gift of lifelong curiosity, and the desire to do more and do better. The friends I have made here are simply incredible. I’m constantly inspired by the diversity of their experience and their passion for learning, so sharing this journey with them has been truly special.”

The Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at Central European University (CEU) builds and strengthens knowledge and environmental leadership as a critical foundation for the advancement of open and environmentally sustainable societies.

Programs offered

  • Master of Science in Environmental Sciences and Policy / 1 year
  • Master of Science in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM) / 2 years

Select areas of research

  • Energy transitions and climate change
  • Environmental and resource governance
  • Environmental justice, politics and humanities
  • Sustainable management of socio-ecological systems

Why CEU? 

  • Students and faculty from 115 countries
  • Alumni on 6 continents in top positions
  • Accredited in the U.S. and Hungary
  • 8:1 student/faculty ratio
  • Based in Budapest, the heart of Europe 

Scholarships available
CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world, and provides generous scholarships available to accepted students from any country. In 2016-2017, 84% of CEU students received financial aid, ranging from tuition fee awards to scholarships with stipends and housing.

Apply by: 

  • February 1, 2018 for master’s studies with financial aid
  • June 1, 2018 for self-financing master’s studies 

Find out more about CEU programs, admissions requirements and available funding options here