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.
The Department’s reputation for excellence in teaching and research has also been acknowledged by professional world university rankings and is currently ranked as one of the top 25 programs — and among the best 100 universities in the world for eight years consecutively — by Quacquarelli Symonds.
The 2021 edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) prepared by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy ranked our program at 76-100 globally.
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.