International and Diplomatic Studies (IDS) are full-time Bachelor (three-year; coming in 2019), Master (two-year), and PhD (three-year) programs taught in English at the University of Economics, Prague (VŠE), Czech Republic.

They cover the fields of international politics and foreign policy, international economy, international and diplomatic law, comparative politics, as well as diplomatic history, theory and practice.

Accreditations and Awards

IDS through the Jan Masaryk Centre for International Studies is an Affiliate Member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs. The member schools of APSIA are the primary sources of education for international affairs professionals in their respective countries. These schools prepare students for the global workplace of the 21st century by combining multidisciplinary, policy-oriented, intercultural studies with career development. The APSIA schools are proud of their reputations for producing diverse, well-educated and sophisticated international affairs professionals, many of whom hold leadership positions in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors throughout the world.

The University of Economics, Prague has been certified with the ECTS and DS Labels by the European Commission for the correct implementation of the European credit system. It has been awarded repeatedly as one of the best business schools in Central and Eastern Europe by the Eduniversal Ranking agency.

  • Accreditations and Awards

Our Alumni

Hugo from Canada, IDS alumnus of 2015,
talks about the program and the city of Prague