The Doctoral School in Economics at CEU was launched in 2000/2001. The program has been accredited in the US since the beginning; its Hungarian accreditation took place in 2005. Each year 7-8 students are admitted into the program. The language of teaching is English, its structure and the content follow the US standards. The Doctoral School provides up-to-date knowledge in economic theory, quantitative methods and several applied fields. Quality education is assured by internationally recognized Faculty with research interests in many areas in economics. The program prepares the students for careers in education, research and the public sector.