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Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science – Track: Comparative and International Political Economy
Program Description

Please note that from academic year 2022-23 the "Political Economy" track is replaced with the "Comparative and International Political Economy" track. The change does not apply to students enrolled before September 2022.

Doctoral programs at CEU are fully funded study programs with a standard duration of 4 years that award a US and an Austrian degree.

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":

Program level
Degree awarded
Program accreditation/registration
Program approved and registered by the New York State Education Department
Program accredited by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ-Austria)
Country of accreditation
United States
Type of degree
Standard Program duration
4 years
Start of the program
US degree credits
Austrian degree ECTS credits