The Department of Political Science's excellence has been recognized by professional global awards. CEU's global ranking equates to a top place among Universities in continental Europe.
According to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings for 2015, the Department of Political Science is the 29th best globally, and 7th in Europe. For the detailed rankings in this subject, see http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2015/politics#sorting=rank+region=+country=+faculty=+stars=false+search=
The political science program was also ranked in the top (“excellence”) group of European universities in the survey by the prestigious German Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) in 2009, receiving six stars in the 2010 survey.
For more information see: http://www.excellenceranking.org/eusid/EUSID?module=Fachbereich&do=show&id=166.