Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Sciences and Policy

Universität: Central European University



Program level: Doctoral
Degree awarded: PhD
Country of accreditation: United States, Austria
Program accreditation/registration: Program approved and registered by the New York State Education Department, Program registered as a non-degree post-graduate specialization program by the Hungarian Educational Authority (HEA), Program accredited by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ-Austria)
Program length: 3-6 years
Type of degree: CEU
US degree credits: 72
Austrian degree ECTS credits: 240
Start of the program: September


Please note that from September 2020, this program’s teaching for incoming and continuing students will take place at our Vienna campus.

The Environmental Sciences and Policy Department is a center of excellence in environment-related scholarship and teaching in Europe, our program is a unique opportunity to:

  • Pursue meaningful research that addresses some of the most urgent environmental challenges facing the world today.
  • Earn a Ph.D. in 3 + years (min. 3 years; maximum 6 years).
  • Receive full scholarship support for up to 36 months of study.
  • Join a truly global network and become a member of the CEU international community.
  • Live in an exciting European city and make new life-long friends.

We welcome ALL applications demonstrating strong academic standing and qualified English language skills that fit within the department’s research profile, including:

We are looking forward to your application; and the opportunity to welcome you to our program.