Central European University (CEU) Admission Guide for Students

Many Pakistani students aim to study on international grounds. Getting admission to international universities is not an easy task. The admission guide and procedure for most international universities is time-consuming and demands a lot of hard work. European countries are preferable by the students to pursue their undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees.

Some universities offer fully-funded scholarships for talented students; some of the scholarships offer partial funding. CEU offers both types of scholarships for its international and national students. The chances of getting a scholarship at CEU depend on the applicant’s academic career and record and the applicant’s other relevant documents.

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In this article, we will get a complete idea of how to successfully get admission at CEU and learn the eligibility criteria to apply.

What is CEU?

CEU stands for a central European university. It is one of the top-ranked universities in Europe, offering multi-level programs. Its campuses are located in Vienna and Budapest. Yearly, hundreds of applicants apply to get admission, and only the brilliant and high achievers get the chance to study there. Around 100 or more counties are on the CEU eligibility list.

CEU offers multiple programs for its undergraduate and master’s or doctoral degree students. Below is the list of fields offered by CEU.

  • Arts and humanities
  • Management
  • Law
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Social sciences
  • Technology management
  • History
  • Economics

You can also visit the CEU website and go to the CEU program list page for further course details.

How to apply for Central European University (CEU)?

The application procedure for CEU is similar to other university application procedures. You will require your university or educational records along with proof of English language proficiency. Many students find it difficult to apply for admission because of the admission procedures. Such students can hire study consultants in Islamabad to process their admission procedures and ensure their admission at CEU.

Go to the official website of CEU and search for the eligibility criteria’s and apply online through the online application form.

Eligibility criteria

It is necessary to check the eligibility criteria before applying online. Your application will be rejected if you do not meet the eligibility criteria. Below is a brief detail on the eligibility of students applying at CEU.

1. Eligibility for masters students

  • The applicants applying for a master’s degree must hold a four years bachelor’s or equivalent degree.
  • Their degree must be complete before the application and have the academic records of their bachelor’s degree.

2. Eligibility for a doctoral degree

  • Having a bachelor’s or master’s degree is compulsory.
  • Applicants must provide proof of their degree completion
  • They must ensure that they will complete their master’s degree before enrolling at CEU

Language requirements

CEU offers its programs in the English language. For applicants to get admission at CEU, they must be proficient in English. Some countries exempt from the English language requirement as their mode of study is English.  Pakistani students and other Asian countries must provide their English language certificates.

Applicants can submit their IELTS, GRE, TOEFL, Pearson Test of English (PTE) depending upon their course requirements.

Documents required for CEU

An online application is incomplete if it has no documents attached to it. You will not be able to submit your application form if you do not have the required documents. Below is the document list that you must provide to the CEU administration online.

1. Academic certificates

If you are applying for a master’s degree, you must provide all your academic records and undergraduate certificates and transcripts. And if you are applying for an undergraduate degree, attach your high school and intermediate education results. Make sure you have the certified documents; otherwise, the university admission will not consider your application.

2. Recommendation letters

Provide at least two recommendation letters. If you do not have work experience, then you can get a recommendation letter from your professors that you have worked with. If you have work experience, add one recommendation letter with your boss’s reference and one from your previous educational institution.

3. Statement of purpose

It is one of the important documents for any international university application. Write a two-page letter explaining why you are the best fit for CEU and your future goals and objectives. You can link your experience and studies with your current work experience and skill set.

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4. English language certificate/ test results

Attach your English test results with the online application form. There are different test results a student can submit. But make sure that your result scores meet the requirement.

Below is the list of different tests and minimum scores for eligibility.

  • IELTS minimum score of 6.5 in all parts
  • TOEFL minimum score of 88
  • Pearson Test of English minimum score 59

5. Resume or curriculum vitae

Choose a template and make a professional curriculum vitae or resume, including your educational details and work experience. Make sure what you mention in these two documents is not fake. Include what you are familiar with, not the things you do not have any idea about.

6. Online application form

Once all your documents are complete, go to the online application to fill out all the compulsory options and attach your documents. Students who find it difficult to fill the form can consult study consultants in Islamabad for complete application submission.

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When to apply?

The CEU University accepts applications in multiple months from February to April and in the summers also. Keep checking the last submission deadlines for your course and programs as each program has a different deadline. Keep in touch with the study consultants; they will help you apply and other necessary international application information.