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Master's Scholarships in Sociology and Social Anthropology

Central European University - Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology


MA in Sociology and Social Anthropology / 1 YEAR / This intensive program uses a historical comparative framework, grounded in empirical research, to broaden your knowledge of social structures and processes, including social theory, migration, religion and secularism, ethnicity, cultural policies, gender, class, globalization, modernity, urban development and state research. 

MA in Sociology and Social Anthropology / 2 YEARS / With a strong, extensive research component, this program is recommended as a stepping stone for PhD studies to candidates interested in global and urban issues, particularly on how political, economic and social structures interact on urban, local and global scales. 


  • Ethnography
  • Interview design and conduct
  • Content analysis
  • Historical-comparative research
  • Social and critical theory
  • Visual methods
  • Quantitative methods 

Study in Vienna 

Apply now and study in Vienna, consistently ranked among the world’s most livable cities by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Located in the heart of Europe, the Austrian capital has much to offer, from a wide range of academic opportunities to vibrant student life. 

Fund your studies 

In pursuit of our mission, we strive to attract world-class graduate talent from all over the world. This is why we offer generous financial aid, based on a combination of merit and need, including tuition awards and scholarships with stipends, available to students from any country. Learn more about how to fund your studies. ➜

Why CEU?  

  • World-ranked master's and doctoral programs in the humanities and social sciences
  • Valuable degree accredited in the U.S. and Austria
  • 81% of our graduate students receive financial aid
  • 7:1 student/faculty ratio
  • Close supervision and faculty contact with top researchers
  • Students and faculty from 100+ countries
  • Committed to academic freedom and open debate
  • Based in Vienna, ranked among the world’s most livable cities by the Economist Intelligence Unit 

Apply by 

  • February 1, 2022 for master's studies with financial aid
  • March 15, 2022 for self-financing master's candidates who will require a study visa
  • August 15, 2022 for self-financing master's candidates who will not require a study visa 


For further enquiries, please contact:

Student Recruitment Office


Location: Vienna - Austria
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 25th December 2021
Expires: 1st February 2022
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