Media, Democratization and Civil Society
June 16 - 27, 2008

Organized by the COST A30 Action "East of West: Setting a New Media Research Agenda for Central/Eastern Europe";
the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania; and the Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS) at the Central European University (CEU)


Estimated living costs

Estimated living costs are 200 EUR for two weeks including local transportation and meals.

Local Transportation

You can buy 7-day or 14-day passes for local transportation in Budapest, which are valid for all means of public transport (metro, buses, trolley buses and trams). Please make sure you bring a photo (3x4 cm) for the pass. You will not need a photo for the one-week pass.
- 2-week pass for 14 consecutive days - HUF 5,300
- 7-day travel card - HUF 4, 000
- Single ticket - HUF 270

Check out our "Getting Around" pages to find more information about local transportation.


Altogether approximately 70-100 EUR can be budgeted for meals for a week. For more information about meals and recommended places for lunch and snack check our "Eating around CEU" section.