Apply to RGPP

The call for applications for the Roma Graduate Preparation Program 2021/22 academic year

is open!

The application deadline is  30th of April, 2021.


For information about the application process, please consult the following pages:

1. Who can apply to RGPP?

2. Online Application Form and  Checklist 

4. Important Deadlines

5. Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

We are committed to ensuring equal access to higher education for Roma, and we seek to attract Roma students with an interest in the social sciences and humanities.

RGPP is funded by the Roma Education Fund (REF), the Open Society Foundations Roma Initiatives Office (OSF RIO), THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS and the Sigrid Rausing Trust (SRT).

Program dates

RGPP's academic year runs from the end of August/September 2021 until the middle/end of June 2022. This is a full-time, non-degree program and students  are expected to be at school for the duration of all the terms; in Budapest ( Fall and Spring terms) and in Vienna ( Winter term) .

Full scholarships

Successful applicants will be awarded full merit-based scholarships for the whole duration of the program. The scholarship covers travel to and from CEU Budapest and CEU Vienna Campuses, visa costs, tuition fee, accommodation in the CEU Residence Center and student housing in Vienna, health insurance, study materials. It also includes a monthly stipend for living expenses (in accordance with the standard of living in different cities).

If you have any questions please send us an email at or write a message to Romani Studies Program Facebook Page.