Master’s Programmes Applications for 2012/2013
The University of Economics, Prague – the leading university in the fields of management and economics in the Czech Republic – offers a range of Master’s programmes taught in English for 2012/2013 academic year. International and Czech students willing to study in a multicultural environment can apply for five Master’s degrees.
International Business – Central European Business Realities
IB is a two-year (or four-semester) full-time Master’s degree taught in English. The programme addresses the specificities of the Central European business environment. It provides students with a comprehensive business education in the fields of economics, international management, finance, marketing, and business negotiations. Students have an opportunity to fulfil part of their study obligations at one of the four partner universities: IAE Lyon (France), FH Mainz (Germany), the Management Center Innsbruck (Austria), and the International University in Geneva (Switzerland). Thus, they obtain degrees from both the Czech and host universities (double degree). In February 2012 the programme received a prestigious international accreditation EPAS, provided by the EFMD foundation.
Economics of Globalisation and European Integration
EGEI (formerly known as Economics of International Trade and European Integration) is a one- year full-time Master’s degree offered by the Faculty of International Relations. The programme’s curriculum includes economic theory, economic mathematics and econometrics, European economic integration, foreign language courses, and was extended by a new obligatory course “Macroeconomics of Globalization”, as well as a wider range of optional courses. The consortium of seven European universities organizing the programme was extended by Xiamen University (China) and Universidade de Brasília (Brazil). Informative meeting for applicants is held on 16 April 2012, at 2 p.m., in room RB 546.
International and Diplomatic Studies
IDS is a two-year full-time Master’s degree offered as well by the Faculty of International Relations. The programme covers the fields of international politics, economics, law, comparative politics, diplomatic history, as well as diplomatic theory and practice. A strong emphasis is placed on issues regarding the European Union, yet the program includes a variety of optional courses on comparative politics and international relations in other parts of the world, too. As part of the program, students are sent abroad for a semester to be hosted by a partner university located in France, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, etc.
Finance and Accounting for Common Europe
The two-year full-time Master’s degree FINAC provides students with an understanding of how financial decisions in Europe can affect a firm’s value. The programme is built on three pillars: the educational programme, the research, and the personal development programme. The educational programme provides a profound knowledge of the necessary theories and frameworks and learns how to apply theory to practice. The research programme prepares students for academic research. In the personal development programme, students reflect on themselves and the programme in order to gain an understanding of their personal growth during the study. Part of the degree are two semesters at foreign partner universities – Rotterdam Business School (the Netherlands), Mate(j Bél University (Slovakia), and University of Ljubljana (Slovenia).
Economic and Regional Studies of Latin America
The two-year full-time Master’s degree CLAS is offered by the Faculty of Economics and covers the fields of economic and social systems of Latin-American countries. It provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary for business and economic co-operation among the EU, the Czech Republic, and Latin-American countries. Students have an opportunity to complete their second year at one of partner Latin-American universities in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Mexico, and Uruguay. In this case students obtain a double degree, one from the Czech university and the other from a Latin-American partner school.