Master’s Program

Applicants for the study in September 2022 were emailed points. We hope to have the results of the admissions by 18.5.2022.

For a start of the study in September 2023, please submit the e-Application by selecting “C-ID International and Diplomatic Studies. Application process with a start of the study in September 2023 will open in the fall (November/December) of 2022.

 

The admission process is entirely online and doesn’t require physical attendance. 

We look forward to having you as our student!

All graduates of FIR bachelor programs of the Prague University of Economics and Business who complete the program in the academic year 2021/2022 will be admitted to the IDS master program without entrance examination. Such applicants are requested to submit and fulfil requirements of the e-application, deliver/upload the requested documents (except of the essay and motivation letter) and pay an administration fee.

Step-by-Step How to Apply

  1. e-Application  (“C-ID International and Diplomatic Studies”)
  2. Passport (copy)
  3. Temporary transcript of records (or the final one)
  4. Recommendation letter (academic or work reference)
  5. Essay 
  6. CV in English (with a photo)
  7. Certificate of graduation from previous level of study
  8. Proof of English knowledge/Certificate/Proof of English proficiency level (or officially notarized copy of the transcript of records confirming completion of study of at least a bachelor’s study programme taught in English. Proof of language proficiency in English is not required from native speakers of English)
  9. Cover letter (Letter of motivation)
  10. Application fee (paid based on instructions received upon filling in an online e-Application)

What we will assess

  1. Essay (2.200 words; max. 100 points, min. 50)

  2. CV in English (with a photo and a signature)

  3. Temporary Transcript of records (or the final one)

  4. Recommendation letter (academic or work reference)

  5. Cover letter (Letter of motivation)

  6. Aptitude for study, which is CV + Transcript of records + Recommendation letter + Cover letter (max. 50 points, min. 25)

Admission Requirements

Admission exam (long-distance) – We will email you a topic for the essay with instructions on 3.5.2022, which you will need to upload in the e-Application by the end of 4.5.2022.

Written part:

an ESSAY in English given distantly and processed electronically on a given topic related to international relations, which verifies the applicant’s ability to orient themselves in the given subject at the level of bachelor’s degree knowledge, to structure their ideas and to make relevant conclusions. The length of the essay is 2,200 words;

Max. 100 points (min. 50 points).

  • structured CURRICULUM VITAE
  • statement of current study results of tertiary education (TRANSCRIPT OF RECORDS)
  • LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION in the form of an academic or work reference
  • LETTER OF MOTIVATION.

The criteria for assessment are study and personality assumptions based on the curriculum vitae and the recommendation and motivation letters, learning outcomes achieved and the composition of the previous studies with regard to the focus of the specific programme;

Max. 50 points (min. 25 points).

Proficiency in English language can be proved by:

  • TOEFL (at least PBT: 567, CBT: 227, iBT: 87); [4-digit TOEFL institution code is 5959];
  • IELTS 5.5 – 6.5 (Academic);
  • Cambridge English B2 First/FCE;
  • another internationally accepted English certificate corresponding to the “B2” level of the CEFR;
  • officially notarized copy of the transcript of records confirming completion of study of at least a bachelor’s study programme taught in English.

Proof of language proficiency in English is not required from native speakers of English

The programme is designed for students from all over the world who have completed their bachelor’s education in any study field or who will finish it by the end of August before the start of the respective academic year.

How to prove your bachelor’s degree:

Proper completion of a bachelor’s degree programme at least, which is verified immediately prior to the admission exam, or on the day of enrollment at the latest. Candidates shall prove this by submitting an officially notarized copy of the university diploma and, if necessary, its officially certified translation into Czech or English. A document proving general recognition of the equivalence (https://edu.vse.cz/) or validity of a foreign document concerning receiving university-level education in the Czech Republic (nostrification clause) is required only when the Faculty of International Relations expresses doubts about the sufficient level, scope, or content of the previous foreign education of an applicant, and the applicant will be asked to present the nostrification clause.

Master’s IDS Key Facts

The aim of the follow-up master’s programme in International and Diplomatic Studies is to produce highly specialized professionals in the fields of international politics and foreign policy with special emphasis on external economic relations, and to provide them with advanced theoretical knowledge of international relations, advanced knowledge of international and diplomatic law, and strategic decision-making in foreign service or public diplomacy on international level. The core values of the program are: comprehensive understanding of the subject, integrity of theory and practice, emphasis on ethical and environmental dimension of decision-making, and respect for the multicultural aspects of the international environment.

Master’s Program