Central European University (CEU) continues its tradition of academic innovation with the introduction of its latest Master’s programme: the MA in Economics, Data, and Policy. Accredited by both the US and Austria, this programme offers unprecedented flexibility and practical relevance to students, aiming to meet the demands of today's dynamic job market.
Flexible and Forward-Thinking Curriculum
The Department of Economics and Business at CEU recognized the need for a more versatile master’s programme and responded with the MA in Economics, Data, and Policy. Associate Professor Adam Zawadowski, an alumnus of CEU himself, emphasizes the program's focus on applied data analysis and societal impact through policy. The curriculum integrates insights from CEU’s existing MS programmes in Business Analytics and Finance, providing students with a comprehensive skill set to thrive in diverse career paths.
Diverse Career Opportunities
With four distinct tracks—Data Science, Global Economic Policy, Research, and Finance—the MA programme prepares students for various professional roles. Graduates can pursue careers in the private sector, international organizations, government agencies, or academic research, equipped with practical skills and in-depth knowledge tailored to their interests.
Hands-On Learning and Research Opportunities
CEU’s Department of Economics and Business actively engages students in research activities, offering opportunities to participate in research seminars, serve as research assistants, and gain practical experience in presenting research ideas. The department's intimate class sizes foster interactive learning environments, allowing students to benefit from personalized attention and mentorship from experienced faculty members.
Vienna: An Ideal Academic Setting
Located in the heart of Vienna, CEU provides students with a vibrant and accessible environment for learning and exploration. The city's rich cultural heritage, manageable size, and abundance of outdoor activities make it an attractive destination for international students. Moreover, CEU's partnerships with other universities in Vienna create opportunities for collaboration and academic networking, enhancing the overall educational experience.
Empowering Students for Success
CEU prioritizes student support and career development, offering workshops, seminars, and one-to-one coaching through its Career Advising Centre. With a focus on practical skills, industry insights, and academic excellence, CEU equips students with the tools they need to succeed in their academic and professional endeavors.
Source: Central European University