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  1. Department of Political Science Goals and offering Student and alumni profile New developments

  2. Some of the good reasons to study political science at CEU • Comprehensive and interdisciplinary curriculum • Development of research skills • Socialization into (English-language) academia • Work with recognized international scholars • Access outstanding library and other facilities • Good chance to obtain partial or full tuition waiver and stipend from CEU, worth free accommodation and ~350 EUR a month (MA); ~750 EUR (PhD) • One of the best universities of Europe http://www.excellenceranking.org/eusid/EUSID

  3. Some of the good reasons to study political science at CEU • Study as a member of a very international, able and vibrant student body, establishing life-long contact with high-achievers in particular from Eastern and Central Europe

  4. Some of the good reasons to study political science at CEU • Live in an exciting and beautiful city

  5. The academic offering One year MA program: about 45 students each year, requires four years BA degree; registered by the Board of Regents of the New York State Education Department Two-year MA program: about 15–20 new students each year, registered in Hungary, requires a BA PhD program: about 10 new students each year, altogether 35 students at the moment, three years (or more) of scholarship, requires an MA; registered by the Board of Regents of the New York State Education Department Variety of courses to choose from: 35 MA courses, 27 PhD courses

  6. Analyzing Democracy Comparative European Politics Comparative Media Systems Comparative Political Research Comparing Federal Systems: The US, India, and the EU Concepts in Political Economy Constitutionalism and Democracy Cosmopolitanism and Global Justice Crises in Capitalism, Capitalism(s) in Crisis Digital Technologies and Society Foundations of Political Philosophy Gender and Politics Human Rights and Biopolitics Information, Decision Making and Foreign Policy Institutions and Development: State, Market and Community Introduction to Contemporary Political Philosophy Introduction to Political Philosophy Modern Political Thought Multivariate Statistics Nationalism and the Media Parties and Party Systems Political Communication Political Dynamics in Central Europe Political Economy I and II Political Economy of Policy Reforms (in EE) Political Philosophy II: Explanations in Social Sciences Politics of European Integration Politics of Labor in Europe Quantitative Methods: Analyzing Countries Quantitative Methods: Analyzing People Research Design: Scope and Methods Social Movements and Social Contention States, Networks, and Power in post-Soviet Politics The Welfare State in a Comparative Perspective Topics and Methods in Comparative Politics Transitional Justice Values, Attitudes, and Political Behavior Voting Behavior MA Courses offered:

  7. Advanced Comparative Methods: Text analysis Applied Political Theory: Political Theory and Public Policy Comparative Political Economy Comparative Politics and Political Economy Contending Theories of European Integration Democratic Theory Discourse Analysis International Relations Theory IPE: States, Classes, and Industries in the International Political Economy Mathematical Statistics New Institutionalism: Theoretical Approaches to Institutions and Institutional Change Policy Reform and Failure Political Dynamics: Comparative Regime Change Political Institutions in Comparative Perspective Political Philosophy: Theory of Justice Political Sociology Prospectus Seminar Public Administration Qualitative Methods and Research Design Quantitative Data Analysis Reading Seminar: Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals Research in EU Integration and Governance Set-Theoretic Methods in the Social Sciences: Theory and Application Survey Methodology The Political Economy of Development and International Inequality Transnational Social Movement PhD Courses offered:

  8. Andras Bozoki Andres Moles Anil Duman Attila Folsz Anton Pelinka Bela Greskovits Carsten Schneider Dorothee Bohle Gabor Toka Janos Kis Lea Sgier Judit Sandor Levente Littvay Matteo Fumagalli Nenad Dimitrijevic Tamas Meszerics Tamas Rudas Zoltan Miklosi Zsolt Enyedi Permanent faculty

  9. Current visiting professors Kate Coyer (Center for Media and Communication Studies, CEU) Radek Markowski (Warsaw School of Social Psychology) StefaniaMilan (European University Institute) Herbert Kitschelt (Duke University) Kenneth Benoit (Trinity College, University of Dublin) Sidney Tarrow (Cornell University) Philippe Schmitter (European University Institute) Jason Wittenberg (University of California, Berkeley) Julia Szalai (ELTE University)

  10. Background of students

  11. Alumni profile

  12. New developments at the department • Erasmus exchange programs with leading universities within the EU • New research centers and research groups: • Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine, • Center for Media and Communication Studies, • Center for the Study of Imperfections in Democracy, • Political Economy Research Group, • Political Behavior Research Group.

  13. Other opportunities for students • Research assistantships in cross-national research projects funded primarily by the European Commission • Conference participation with travel support from CEU • Many high profile workshops, conferences • Semester abroad program for PhD students • Academic writing and language classes • Publication opportunities: CEU Political Science Journal

  14. Certificate programs • Social and Political Theory • Comparative Politics • Political Economy • Political Communication • Electoral Politics • Research Methodology and Social Analysis • Comparative European Politics • Post-Communist Politics • Public Policy • Constitutional Politics

  15. Example: Certificate in Comparative Politics Requires a thesis on the subject and12 credits and a B+ or better average grade in courses from the list below: • Analyzing Democracy • Comparative European Politics • Comparative Political Research • Comparing Federal Systems: The US, India, and the EU • Topics and Methods in Comparative Politics • Political Dynamics in Central Europe • Values, Attitudes, and Political Behavior • Voting Behavior • Political Institutions in Comparative Perspective • Advanced Topics in Comparative Politics and Political Economy • Political Dynamics: Comparative Regime Change • Advanced Comparative Methods: Text analysis • Advanced Methods: Analysis of Change in Political Science • Advanced Topics in Quantitative Data Analysis • Advanced methods: Set-Theoretic Methods in the Social Sciences - Theory and Application

  16. Please send any further questions to the Department of Political Science: polsci@ceu.hu