Master of Economics of Globalization and European Integration – EGEI
The full-time Master of Arts (M. A.) in Economics of Globalization and European Integration is an academic program developing competence for European economists with career aspirations in research at universities, government and international organizations, and in research departments of large banks and industrial and commercial corporations.
This Joint European Studies Program was established in academic year 1994/95 in the form of a European consortium of seven partners, which jointly award the EGEI degree. Since academic year 2011/2012, Chinese and Brazilian universities have become new partners in the consortium. And university from New Zealand joined the consortium in 2017/18.
EGEI gives scientifically well-founded education in the field of economics of globalization, international trade and integration. It takes place in the form of intensive studies, 60 credits (45 credits for passing compulsory and optional subjects, 15 credits for the thesis) from September 2018 – January 2020. The graduates receive two academic degrees, Master of Arts (M.A.) and inženýr (Ing.).
With regard to the EGEI admission procedure, students have to prove completion of their studies, at least at the bachelor’s level, in an area of economic or socio-economic sciences. They have to pass the entrance exam in English, which consists of the oral part and the appraisal of study results. The applicants have to submit language certificate that proves the knowledge of English, certificates specified at http://egei.vse.cz/english/admission/admission-information/ . Further, the applicants have to submit the following documents: the transcript of completed courses, motivation letter, structured CV, and references.
During the entrance exam the candidate must prove:
- the ability to formulate answers to the laid questions in the field of economics, international trade and integration at the level of completed bachelor´s degree
- the knowledge of the current issues in international trade, integration and the position of the Czech Republic and EU in the economic areas
The EGEI tuition fee is 3 600 EUR for the whole programme.
Programme will be organized in the academic year 2018/2019 at the following universities:
- Trimester: Université Lille 1, Sciences et Technologies, Lille, France
- Trimester: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
- Trimester: Università degli Studi di Bari ‘Aldo Moro’, Bari, Italy
- Trimester: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, Prague, Czech Republic
- Deadline for applications: 30 April 2018
- Entrance exam takes place: from 8 May till 19 May 2018 according to exam time schedule, specific date is based on agreement; interview is either personal or over Skype
- Results of admissions by: 16 June 2018
Students of academic year 2016-2017 celebrated their M.A. graduation ceremony in Atomium in Brussels where the first Award of Anna Klosová, one of the program founders and the Academic Director, was given to the best student of the year.