The Department of Legal Studies welcomes applications from individuals with outstanding academic achievements, professional experience, strong recommendations, and English language proficiency. We receive applications from more than 70 countries from all over the globe, and enroll 65-70 LL.M. and M.A. students, and 7 Doctoral students annually on our programs.

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Admissions Process and Timeline

Admission requirements

Applications must be submitted through the online application system.

All applicants must fulfill the general requirements of CEU.

Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting standardized English language test scores, e.g., the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or other substitute tests listed at the language requirements section of the CEU website.

In addition to meeting the general CEU requirements, applicants must fulfill the program-specific conditions (including the structure of testing) listed under the respective degrees below: (updating is in progress)

LL.M. in Comparative Constitutional Law

M.A. in Human Rights

LL.M.  in Human Rights

LL.M. in International Business Law

S.J.D. in Comparative Constitutional Law

S.J.D. in International Business Law



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