The International Economic and Political Studies (IEPS) programme at Charles University is based on the Oxford-style "PPE". Although the emphasis in IEPS is placed on economics and political science, students will also be expected to explore their historical, legal and sociological aspects. The nature of the programme is highly flexible and allows specialisation in economics, politics, or humanities.
The programme is taught by members of all five institutes of the faculty, in particular, the Institute of Political Studies (IPS) and the Institute of Economic Studies (IES). IEPS aims to enhance the ways of critical thinking and understanding of social, economic and political phenomena in globalised societies. Students deal with the nature of economic objectives of agents, social organisation, institutions of power, the emergence of conflicts and efforts for cooperation. They are expected to master the principles of modern non-conventional economic thinking and be able to apply it in political decision-making at the level of supra-national institutions, states, regional governments, corporations, firms, political parties and civic societies.
The careers open to IEPS graduates are boundless. Due to the broad foundation of the discipline students often choose a wide range of profession paths including international organisations, financial services, business, politics, information systems, marketing, academia, social work, management consultancy and many branches of public services. Prague is ideally located in the heart of Europe for internships, networking and conferences, since there are many of international corporations and foreign agencies situated right in the city and offering opportunities for students looking to work and study.
Accredited by the Czech Ministry of Education.
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- Public Finance
- International Political Economy
- History and Methodology of Economics
- Geography and Politics in Europe within Global Regionalism
- Theories of International Relations (IEPS)
- Public Policy
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- February - early bird deadline (visa countries)
- April - regular deadline (non-visa countries)
- June - second early bird deadline (visa countries)
- August - second regular deadline (non-visa countries)
- November - the admission process starts for the following year
DisciplinesEconomics Philosophy & Ethics Political Science View 7 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in Czech Republic
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
The programme is open to students who have completed a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent). Prior study of political science or economics is not required. However, excellent background in mathematics and statistics is an advantage.
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International6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Prague
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.