How to apply

Application deadlines


Information on self-financing and financial aid

How to apply?
Who can apply?
You need to have a minimum three-year BA degree in any field related to cultural heritage, such as history, art history and management, archaeology, ethnography, anthropology, architecture, landscape design, monument protection, environmental science, and management studies.


  • Prepare your academic records to submit with your application.
  • Make sure you have your required proof of English proficiency.
  • Find two recommenders (your former professors, supervisors, employers, etc.). Ask them to write a letter of recommendation for you. You will provide their contact in the online application form and the system will send them a request to upload the letters.
  • Fill in the Language Skill Form.
  • Prepare your professional CV in any standard format.
  • Write a 1500-word project proposal (with an additional brief bibliography). Before that, read the guidelines we have prepared for you.
  • Check the CEU Application Information Site, to make sure that everything is clear.
  • Complete the online application form, upload all the documents you have prepared.
  • Students who are interested in applying for CEU Financial Aid must complete the Financial Aid section of the CEU online application form, indicating the type of Financial Aid desired. 
  • You can apply for five degree programs in one admission cycle, which can be in five different departments. Cultural Heritage Studies and Policy is also open as a research focus group for students of the 1 year and 2 year MA programs in Medieval Studies.

In all circumstances, you can apply to CEU with confidence and look forward to studying for a master's or doctoral degree in a welcoming and world-class academic community!