Fees and costs

TUITION FEES

The tuition fees are listed below by courses. Take advantage of the reduced Early Bird fee (see details below for course-specific rates and deadlines).

Fee-refund policy  

GENERAL REFUND POLICY:

Cancellation by participant

In the event of cancellation, CEU will refund the tuition fee as follows:
 
  • Before May 28 CEU - will refund 90% of the tuition fee.
  • Between May 28 and 14 days prior to the course starting - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded.
  • Within 14 days of the course starting - no refund for tuition fees will be given.

COURSE-SPECIFIC REFUND POLICY:

Cancellation by participant 
 
For the courses below, in the event of cancellation, CEU will refund the tuition fee as follows: 
 
  • Global Entrepreneurship and Startup Camp
  • Internationalization of the University at Home 
  • Learning can be fun 
  • Mediation Theory and Skills 
  • Measuring and Building Audience Trust 
  • Music as Heritage: From Tradition to Markets 
     
  • Before April 30 - CEU will refund 90% of the tuition fee. 
  • Between May 1 and 30 days prior to the course starting - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded. 
  • Within 30 days of the course starting - no refund for tuition fees will be given. 
Cancellation by CEU Summer University (SUN) 
 
CEU SUN reserves the right to cancel any of the above courses if they fail to meet the requirement of minimum enrolment. We will inform all applicants on April 30th about the confirmation or cancellation of these courses.  
 
Should a course be cancelled, the summer school will refund 100% of the fee paid. Participants should not purchase tickets or book accommodations before the confirmation date, as the summer school can only reimburse the fee but no other costs. 
 
 
 

LIVING EXPENSES IN BUDAPEST

Estimated living costs

Estimated living costs are 150-200 EUR per week including local transportation and meals.

Local Transportation

You can buy 7-day, 14-day or monthly passes for local transportation in Budapest which are valid for all means of public transport (metro, buses, trolley buses and trams). 

Tickets and passes*

  • single ticket: 350 HUF
  • one-week pass: 4950 HUF
  • two-weeks pass: 7000 HUF
  • monthly pass for adults (with no discount): 10500 HUF
  • monthly student pass: 3850 HUF

*Ticket prices are subject to change

Check out our "Getting Around" pages to find more information about local transportation.

Accommodation in the CEU Residence Center
  • 17 EUR/night in a shared double room
  • 28 EUR/night in a single room
Meals

Altogether approximately 80-100 EUR can be budgeted for meals for a week. For more information about meals and recommended places for lunch and snacks check our "Eating around CEU" section.