Tax Benefit Information

Central European University (CEU) is a non-profit higher education institution accredited in the United States, Austria and registered in Hungary, with charitable status in all three countries as well as Canada.

CEU is a registered public charity with 501(c)(3) IRS status in the United States. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. U.S. taxpayers should check with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) publication 526 and publication 1771 and/or their tax advisor for further details.

CEU is on the list of 'prescribed universities' in the Canadian Income Tax Act Schedule VII section 3503. Therefore, all donations to CEU are tax-deductible in Canada subject to any regulations that might otherwise apply.

According to § 4a para 3 no 1 EStG, donations to Central European University in Austria (CEU GmbH – CEU Central European University Private University) are tax-deductible for Austrian taxpayers. CEU is on the list of ‘spendenbegünstigte Einrichtungen’ in Austria.

CEU is eligible to receive tax-efficient donations through Transnational Giving Europe (TGE), a network of prominent grantmaking foundations across Europe that allows for secure and tax-efficient cross-border giving by individual donors across the continent. Click here for more information.

Donors who are taxpayers in other countries should review local tax laws and regulations for details.

Questions? Contact us:

North America
Central European University
PO Box 1215
Herndon, VA 20172
United States
Tel: (+1) 703 888 9235
U.S. Tax ID: 13-3956444
Canada: See CRA Prescribed Universities List

Közép-európai Egyetem
Nádor utca 9
1051 Budapest
Tel: (+36 1) 327 3289
Fax: (+36 1) 328 3411
Hungarian Tax ID: 18118463-2-44

CEU GmbH – CEU Central European University Private University
Quellenstrasse 51-55, 1100 Vienna, Austria 
Tel: (+43) 676 886 49216
Austrian Tax ID Number: 09 339/3288
Company Register Number (FN): 502313 x 
VAT ID Number (UID): ATU 73982639 
Beneficial Organization Registration Number (Tax Authority § 4a EStG): UN-16183