24 months
6000 EUR/year
6000 EUR/year
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Two-year English-language Master’s programme Society, Communication and Media (SCM) from Charles University in Prague is designed to offer in-depth knowledge of the field of mass media and sociology. It is taught by members of the Institute of Sociological Studies (ISS) and the Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism (ICSJ).

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The programme Society, Communication and Media (SCM) from Charles University  focuses on the study of society and its representation in the sphere of the media. It develops the methodological and analytical skills of students in a wide range of modern applications within sociology and media studies. On the one hand, the curriculum is oriented on sociological and media theory and on the other hand, more profound knowledge and skills in the field of empirical research methodology are provided. Both quantitative and qualitative analytical research methods are presented.

Key facts:

The graduates have knowledge of current media and sociological theories as well as qualitative and quantitative methods applicable for empirical research in sociology and media studies. They are also able to prepare, lead and implement sociological or media research. 

The programme prepares them for a wide range of professions in an agency or an applied research environment whether it be in the non-profit, for profit or public sector. They can take on different positions ranging from mass media analysts or public relations representatives. Graduates are also prepared to further pursue studies in sociology or media studies in Czechia or abroad.

Programme Structure


  • Czech Media System in European Comparison
  • Media and Society: An Introduction
  • Media Sociology
  • Applied Social Research
  • Communications Research
  •  Contemporary social theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • 30 June - early bird deadline (visa countries)
  • 2 September - regular deadline (non-visa countries)




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The programme is open to students who have completed a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a related programme study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 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.


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