How much does a CEU bachelor’s degree cost?
Tuition for each of CEU’s bachelor’s degree programs is €7,000 per year. This doesn’t include the application fee, student enrollment fee, accommodation, or other living expenses. But CEU does cover the cost of health insurance for you! Here’s a breakdown of the estimated annual cost of attendance for a student in one of CEU's bachelor's degree programs.
Reccuring fees and costs per academic year (September - June)
|Per semester||Per academic year||Payment details|
Payable in one or two installments
Non-refundable Initial Tuition Fee Installment (€500 EUR) is paid to confirm your acceptance of our offer of admission and is credited towards the 1st Tuition Fee Installment in year 1.
This fee is not refundable in case of withdrawal.
|Austrian Student Union Fee||€21.20||€42.40||Payable in one installment for the given academic year|
|Student Enrollment Fee||€100||€200||Payable in one installment for the given academic year|
Accommodation* at CEU-contracted student residence
Payable in monthly installments
€459 per month
*It is strongly recommended for the first-year undergraduate students to be housed through CEU. Please find out more about housing here.
Accommodation related one-time fees
Two months room deposit
Payable prior to contract and arrival to secure a booking
Payable upon arrival
Additional estimated costs of living per academic year (September-June)
|Per academic year||Payment details|
|Student health insurance||-||covered by CEU|
|Food||€4,000||€400 per month|
€75 per semester
For students under 27
|Books and supplies||-||
Your own laptop
No books to be purchased
|Personal expenses||€2,500||€250 per month|
*These costs do not include your return travel (and visa, if applicable) related costs and expenses from and to your home country.
Please consult the following website for further details.
Student Enrollment Fee
All students are required to pay the student enrollment fee – €200 per academic year – for the duration of their studies.
It covers institutional costs related to maintaining the student status in the universities’ database systems, reporting requirements, information technology services and financial services. The Student Enrollment Fee entitles students to use computer labs, email and Internet access, and contributes to university residential life programs, student activities, and the activities of the Student Union.
Initial Tuition Fee Installment
When you accept the offer of admission, confirming you will attend CEU, you’re required to pay a non-refundable Initial Tuition Fee Installment of €500. This fee can be paid online via the Applicant Portal and is credited towards the 1st Tuition Fee Installment in year 1.
The Initial Tuition Fee Installment is not refundable in case of withdrawal.
Austrian Student Union Fee
As per the Austrian Student Union Act (HSG for short; section 38, paragraph 3), every student in Austria is automatically a member of the student union and required to pay a membership fee every semester (€21.20). At CEU you’re required to pay this Austrian National Student Union (OeH) fee of €42.40 in one sum online prior to the start of the Academic Year. For newly admitted students it is a prerequisite to be enrolled in the Fall.
Read more about CEU’s Payment Regulations
Read more about Late Fees and Refunds