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

Program level: 
Degree awarded: 
Country of accreditation: 
United States
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)
Standard Program duration: 
4 years
Type of degree: 
US degree credits: 
Austrian degree ECTS credits: 
Start of the program : 

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":