Summer ethics research opportunities / Funded MA and PhD places at Central European University

Central European University is accepting applications for the following programmes:


1) Funded MA and PhD places in Philosophy


2) Funded MPA places at the CEU School of Public Policy


3) Research courses/workshops for pre- and post-doctoral researchers in ethics and other areas at the CEU Summer University




1) Funded MA and PhD places in Philosophy


CEU is an English speaking post-graduate university accredited in both the US and in Hungary. The university has a low student-faculty ratio and a highly international faculty and student body. The Philosophy Department combines different approaches to philosophy, allowing for a unique and fruitful dialogue between contemporary philosophy and its history, as well as between analytic and continental approaches.

Our one-year and two-year MA programs may be of particular interest to your undergraduate students. MA students are eligible for competitive full or partial CEU fellowships, which may include of a tuition waiver, free accommodation in the CEU student dormitory, and an additional stipend up to 330 euros/month, which covers essential expenses in Budapest. The MA program is an excellent preparation for a PhD course in an English-speaking university, or for any career which requires the deployment of analytic and critical thinking. So far the majority of our MA students have received fellowships. All our PhD students are fully funded with a stipend that allows comfortable living in Budapest.

The application deadline for the program is 23 January 2014. Late applications are also considered on a case by case basis.

More information is available here:



2) Funded MPA places at the CEU School of Public Policy


Are you interested in:

  • · Pursuing a Master's degree in public policy at a U.S. accredited university in Europe?
  • · Studying in a diverse, innovative learning environment with peers and faculty from all parts of the world?
  • · Gaining the knowledge, skills, and practical experiences that will help prepare you to be a changemaker for the public good?

The School of Public Policy at Central European University is seeking to recruit exceptional students from all parts of the globe to enroll in its two-year Master of Public Administration (MPA) program to begin in September 2014. Financial aid is available. Read the MPA brochure to learn more. 


The application deadline is January 23, 2014Apply here


3) Ethics research at the CEU Summer University

Do you have research interests in moral disagreement, moral intuitions, moral testimony and moral expertise; or in the nature of applied philosophy and topics like abortion, war, punishment, animals, and medical ethics; or in the mental and social mechanisms that produce moral judgments?

This summer, Central European University in Budapest will bring in leading international experts and offer the opportunity to examine questions of morality from an amazing variety of angles. CEU will run Summer University courses in 2014 on Moral Epistemology, on Applied Philosophy and on the Evolutionary Origins and Cognitive Mechanisms of Morality.

Applications from pre- and post-doctoral students and researchers are welcomed. The application deadline is February 14.



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