Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science PhD

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: 24
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 structure of the PhD program in Political Science is based on a system of ‘tracks’ (areas of specialization, or ‘majors’). The tracks represent academic fields/sub-fields or research areas that reflect the major strengths and interests of our faculty.

The doctoral school offers five specializations based on a system of  ‘tracks’: