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About

The Area Studies (MAS) interdisciplinary programme by Charles University in Prague offers expert knowledge and analytical-synthetic skills focused on modern history and current developments of Europe, Eurasia, and North America.

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Overview

The Area Studies (MAS) programme at Charles University   provides students with a background in social science methodology. It allows them to build their thematic and territorial profile according to their individual needs and future career plans. 

They will cultivate a multidisciplinary point of view in terms of social sciences (sociology, economics, political science, and international relations) and modern history. Programme graduates will be able to understand current issues in their historical, societal, political, and economic context. Thanks to mastering several foreign languages, they will be capable of reflecting local debate and local perspectives on transnational issues. The programme graduates will become highly-skilled employees in the civil service and diplomacy, NGOs and international institutions as well as in private companies and mass-media.

Key facts:

Graduates of MAS programme will be endowed with internationally recognizable multi-disciplinary training in the study of international affairs. They will be able to analyze individual topics arising within the region of their interest from a multidisciplinary point of view in terms of social sciences (sociology, economics, political science, and international relations) and modern history. Programme graduates will be able to understand current issues in their historical, societal, political, and economic context. 

Mastering several foreign languages, they will be capable of reflecting local debate and local perspectives on transnational issues. Thanks to a systematic focus on academic writing, graduates will be capable of producing texts of a high professional and formal quality. They will be able to deliver qualified comments on the developments of states and societies of the studied regions.

The programme graduates will become highly-skilled employees in the civil service and diplomacy, NGOs and international institutions as well as in private companies and mass-media. They will be well prepared for a variety of academic pursuits and will possess a wide range of knowledge and skills required in various social science fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communism in Central and Eastern Europe. Idea, rule and aftermath
  • Constitutional Transformation of the Central and East European Countries
  • Democracy Promotion: history, theories, practice
  • Economic transformation in East Central and Southeastern Europe
  • Economic transformation in the post-Soviet area
  • Ethnic Conflicts in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Ethno-Political Conflicts in the Caucasus
  • Modernizing the Balkans
  • Oil and Gas in the Post Soviet Area
  • Parties and Party Systems in Southeastern Europe after 1989

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 28 February 2023 - early bird deadline 
    • 30 April 2023 - regular deadline

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
83
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110
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
83
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
Take A Free Practice Test!

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

MAS programme is open to students who have already completed a Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in a related programme of study (social sciences, political sciences, international relations, history), or combinations of these programmes with other study tracks (economics, law, cultural studies, languages).

In addition to the application form, every applicant needs to provide the following documents:

a) Copy of a diploma to show completed Bachelor (or higher) studies or confirmation that ongoing Bachelor studies will be completed in the current academic year;

b) Transcript of records and academic results from previous studies;

c) Structured CV;

d) Motivation letter;

e) Document showing the level of English proficiency

f) Two references (at least one academic)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Prague

15441 - 26241 CZK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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