Master’s Program

The admission process is closed. The next round of applications will be towards the end of the year 2020 with enrollment in February 2021.

Select “C-ID International and Diplomatic Studies” in the e-Application, fill in all required information and upload documents by TBA. The application is complete only once all sections of the e-Application are fulfilled (Personal information; Applicant’s addresses; Payment; Additional information; Documents). When unsure, please email the coordinator – Eva Grebe at eva.grebe@vse.cz.

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

Additionally, the Faculty of International Relations decided to offer online courses in the upcoming semester for those admitted students that will face severe issues with obtaining a visa or entering the country. The situation will be handled individually.

Questions about our IDS Master’s program? You may want to view our Online Webinar video.

We look forward to having you as our student!

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. CV in English (with a photo)
  6. 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)
  7. Attested copy of Diploma Supplement
  8. Certificate of graduation from previous level of study
  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) – TBA, Prague time, we will email you a topic for the essay, which you will need to email us by TBA

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).

Aptitude for study:

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

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

Application fee

Once the application has been filled in, the applicant will receive (to their e-mail address they provide) instructions about the account number and variable symbol that they need to use to pay the fee for the admission procedure; the 50 EUR fee can be paid according to these instructions, or directly in the e-application system via a credit card. An application is considered as filed when it is filled in properly and the application fee in the required amount, according to the emailed instructions, is paid and properly received at the university’s respective account.

Bachelor’s degree

The programme is designed for students from all over the world who have completed their bachelor’s education (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 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.

Tuition Fee

1.900 EUR/semester (3.800 EUR/academic year)