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

  2. Key goals • offer a comprehensive and interdisciplinary curriculum • support a broad range of specializations • develop analytical, academic and professional writing as well as presentation skills (both in English and in general) • improve computer literacy and time management

  3. Some of the good reasons to study Political Science at CEU • State of the art curriculum; development of skills with relevance in a wide range of professions • Work with recognized international scholars • Access outstanding library and other facilities • Gain research experience • Very good chance to obtain partial or full tuition waiver and stipend from CEU

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

  5. Some of the good reasons to study Political Science at CEU • Live in an exciting and beautiful city

  6. The academic offering 10-month MA program (about 50 students admitted a year) PhD program (5-8 students admitted a year) Both the Masters and the PhD program in Political Science are registered by the Board of Regents of the New York State Education Department Two-year MA program planned For details and updates about the faculty, admissions requirements, courses on offer, supported specializations, accreditation and syllabi please refer to

  7. Advanced Issues in Comparative Research Alternative Media American Politics Anti Discrimination Policy and Law Central European Politics Comparative European Politics Comparative Political Research Constitutionalism and Democracy Constitutionalism and Democratic Politics Dissertation Seminar in Comparative Politics/Political Theory Dissertation Seminar in Political Economy/Public Policy Discourse and Contemporary Political Analysis European Publics and the Media European Union Politics Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century Media and War Multivariate Statistical Analysis Nationalism and the Media Political Data Analysis Political Philosophy and Political Economy Political Theory Positive and Negative Liberty Public Choice Public Opinion and Voting Behavior Rational ChoiceSurvey Methodology The New Political Economy of Development The Political Economy of Advanced Capitalism The Political Economy of Post-Communist Transformation The Political Economy of Scarcity The Political Theory of Plato The Politics of Food The Politics of Labor in Europe Theories of Political Economy Transitional Justice Courses running in 2005/2006

  8. Aida Hozic Attila Folsz Bela Greskovits Carol Harrington Carsten Schneider Colin Sparks Dorothee Bohle Gabor Toka George Klosko Gianpietro Mazzoleni Greg Bognar Herbert Kitschelt Janos Kis Judit Sandor Karen Henderson Miklos Sukosd Nenad Dimitrijevic Nick Jankowski Philippe Schmitter Richard Scher Sonja Amadae Sorina Soare Tamas Rudas On temporary leave: Andras Bozoki, Zsolt Enyedi, Nicole Lindstrom, Tamas Meszerics Permanent and visiting faculty in 2005/2006

  9. Background of students

  10. Alumni profile

  11. Alumni careers in public service Michael Canham: first secretary at the Embassy of South Africa in Washington Bogdan Chiritoiu: deputy chief advisor in the Presidential Office in Bucharest, Romania Margit Sarv: deputy ombudsperson for minority rights in Estonia Peter Vagi: department head for strategic research in the Office of the Prime Minister in Budapest, Hungary Darius Zeruolis: one of the senior civil servants who was in charge of Lithuania’s European accession

  12. Alumni careers in NGOs Yulia Ghazaryan: monitoring and evaluation officer of USAID in Armenia Catherine Hudon: former OSCE officer in Vukovar, currently head of the East European section of the World Hemophilia Organization in Montreal, Canada Jibek Iskakova: program manager at OSI Budapest, Scholarship Programs Joerg Forbrig: program officer at the Transatlantic Center for Central and Eastern Europe, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, in Bratislava, Slovakia Sanja Pesek: deputy director of Freedom House, Belgrade, Serbia-Montenegro

  13. Alumni careers in political science Grigorii Golosov: Associate Professor of Political Science at the European University at St. Petersburg Sorin Ionita: director of SAR (Romanian Academic Society), leading political commentator on Romanian television Barnabas Malnay: PhD student at Stanford University, US Alan Renwick: lecturer in New College, Oxford, specialist in East Central European politics Artur Wolek: Chair, Department of Political Theory at National-Louis University in Poland Sabina Avdagic: Postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) in Cologne

  14. Alumni careers in other fields Galina Andronova: consultant for the World Bank in Washington Maria Danilova: associated press news correspondent in Moscow Arar Guliyev: account executive at McCann Erickson in Baku, Azerbaijan Roxana Lesovici: consultant at Eamonn Bates Europe in Brussels, Belgium Matthew Utterback: Director of Business Development at Digital Divide Data in Philadelphia Kinga Szuly: political reporter, Representation of the European Commission to Hungary Rustam Yuldashev: coordinator in the Economic Cooperation Section of Japanese Embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

  15. New developments in the program • Hungarian accreditation of the MA program done • Certificate programs introduced as part of the MA program • Hungarian accreditation of PhD program and introduction of two-year MA program is planned and may start as early as next year • Erasmus exchange programs with leading universities within the EU (in addition to the existing PhD semester abroad program with Oxford and US universities)

  16. Certificate programs in 2005/06 • Comparative Politics • Social and Political Theory • Political Economy • Public Policy • Constitutional Politcs • Electoral Politics • Political Communication • Political Research Methodolgy and Social Analysis • Post-Communist Politics • Comparative European Politics

  17. Example: certificate in Political Communication Students wishing to earn this certificate need to complete our MA degree and, as part of that, earn 12 credits and a B+ or better average grade in the following courses: • Discourse and Contemporary Political Analysis with Carol Harrington • European Publics and the Media with Nick Jankowski, Gianpietro Mazzoleni, Colin Sparks • Alternative Media with Miklos Sukosd • Nationalism and the Media with Miklos Sukosd • Media and War with Aida Hozic

  18. Other opportunities for students • Research assistantships in cross-national research projects funded primarily by the European Commission • Internships with the European Political Science Network (headquarters just moved from Science Po in Paris to CEU) • Conference participation with travel support from CEU (e.g. paper presentations at the annual conferences of the European Consortium for Political Research) • Semester abroad program for PhD students • Publication opportunities: departmental working paper series, electronic publications

  19. Recent public events at the department Public lecture by James Fishkin (Stanford) and Robert Luskin (UT Austin) on ‘Deliberative Polling: An Overview’, in September 2005 European Election Study conference in May 2005 `Responsible Party Government? Explaining Party Stances on European Integration in Post-Communist Eastern Europe.` public lecture by Robert Rohrschneider (Indiana University), May 2005 Society for Comparative Research retreat (graduate student workshop involving Ivy League universities from the US and four of the top PhD programs from Europe), coorganized with Princeton University in July 2005

  20. Please send any further questions regarding the Department of Political Science to: