Central European University is a supported enrollment program sponsored by Bard College offered during the fall and spring semesters to students with at least 1 semester of Hungarian. A wide range of courses are offered to accommodate the needs of most majors.
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CEU is an internationally recognized institution of higher education, serving as an advanced center of research and policy analysis and facilitating academic dialogue while preparing its graduates as the next generation of leaders and scholars. CEU has been seeking to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union by promoting a system of education in which ideas are creatively, critically, and comparatively examined.
Courses are available in a wide variety of departments including:
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All students should consult the OGP eligibility page to ensure that they meet all specific academic requirements for each school (CC, GS, SEAS) to study abroad.
There is a two-part application process for this program: an internal Columbia approval process called 'clearance' and an external admission application submitted directly to this program. Click "Start an Application" above for instructions and to begin.
Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline
Decision Date & Deadline Note
Admissions decisions for Columbia Programs will be sent approximately 3 to 4 weeks after the application deadline.
Columbia students applying to external programs should check with the program itself for an admissions timeline.
** Internal Columbia deadlines may be different from program application deadlines. Be sure to check with your chosen program or school to confirm any external deadlines.