About DPP

The Department of Public Policy is CEU’s vibrant hub for public policy research and teaching. A growing department, the DPP currently attracts students from 29 countries and is home to faculty from a dozen nations.The department offers US-accredited graduate programs in public policy at the Master’s and the doctoral levels.


DPP In The Spotlight

DPP student Christina Herrmann was chosen to represent the department at a round table discussion with Chancellor Angela Merkel on the occasion of her visit to Budapest on February 2. The discussion took place at the Andrassy University.



CEU earned the best rankings in its history in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject ranking, published April 29. CEU's programs related to politics and international studies jumped to 29th in the world, and 7th in Europe. The University's programs in history, law and economics were listed for the first time, and CEU's sociology and philosophy programs retained or improved on their rankings. 


Maha Eskandar, DPP alumna

Year of graduation: 2005

Current position: Advisor on public policy and reform, Iraq, USAID Tarabot, MSI

Read about Maha's career after CEU by clicking here

'...DPP is my most favorite environment. It is very interdisciplinary, with faculty coming from fairly different backgrounds, which makes the seminars very lively and interesting to attend. And it is very informal too, which makes it a fun place to work at...'

Dr. Youngmi KimAssistant Professor, DPP




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