My CEU enquiry

Who we are

We offer an intensive, cross-disciplinary course of study on all aspects of history and culture between 300 and 1600 CE. Renowned faculty help you uncover and understand the past of Central and Western Europe, as well as the Byzantine, Slavic, Jewish, Arab and Ottoman worlds, in a global context.

What you will study

  • Political and legal history of the Middle Ages
  • Eastern Mediterranean history from Constantine the Great to Suleiman the Magnificent
  • History of religion, philosophy and science
  • Archeology, environmental and landscape history
  • Cultural anthropology and material culture
  • Art history, visual culture and manuscript studies
  • Urban history

Apply by

  • February 1, 2023 – for master's and PhD studies with CEU financial aid
  • March 15, 2023 – for self-financing master's candidates who are citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA area and require a study visa
  • August 15, 2023 – for self-financing master's candidates who are citizens of EU/EEA countries (or who hold a valid permanent residency permit in an EU/EEA country)

NIRVANA SILNOVIC / CROATIA / Department of Medieval Studies

“Studying at the department is one of the best things that has happened to me, both personally and professionally. This interdisciplinary community brings together people from the most varied backgrounds in an extremely encouraging and friendly atmosphere. The diversity of topics, methodologies and approaches has influenced and enriched my research. CEU also organizes workshops, seminars and special lectures throughout the academic year, bringing in renowned scholars and allowing students to be active in the academic community.”