Master’s Program

The 2-year master’s degree program offers courses in international politics and foreign policy, emphasizing external economic relations. Our students graduate with advanced knowledge of international relations and diplomatic law. We also place importance on ethical and environmental dimensions of decision-making.

Questions about our IDS program? We will be happy to answer any questions you might have either in-person or online via MS Teams. Book a specific date and time for a consultation.

For the start of the study in September 2023, please submit the e-Application by selecting “C-ID International and Diplomatic Studies. The deadline for the documents in the e-Application, including the essay, is 30.04.2023.

What we will assess

  1. Paper (2.200 words) -> topic of the paper is “The role of international organizations in securing peace“. -> (max. 100 points, min. 50). [what does a paper look like]

  2. Aptitude for study -> statement of current study results of tertiary education (transcript of records) -> (max. 50 points, min. 25).

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 2022/2023 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 – upload everything with your e-Application

  1. e-Application  (“C-ID International and Diplomatic Studies”)
  2. Passport (copy)
  3. Essay (“The role of international organizations in securing peace“.) [what does a paper look like]
  4. Temporary transcript of records (or the final one)
  5. 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)
  6. Certificate of graduation from previous level of study – if already available, or a confirmation of current study. If your study was outside of CZ or SK, please see recognition of previous education abroad
  7. pay the application fee, based on instructions received upon filling in an online e-Application.
  8. you’re done! 🙂 Our admissions committee will review everything and after that we will let you know the results. Good luck!

What you will study

Course Credits
Global Power Politics 6
International Economic Relations 9
International Law in International
Relations
6
2 Elective Courses (hV1) 10
Course Credits
Foreign Policy Making and Analysis 6
Theories of International Relations 6
Globalization in International Relations 6
Minor Specialization Courses 3
Optional Courses 9
Course Credits
Diploma Thesis Seminar 3
Minor Specialization Courses 27
Course Credits
Elective Course (hV1) 5
Optional Courses 9
Defence of the Master’s Thesis 6
Minor Field Comprehensive Exam 3
Final State Exam 6

Master’s IDS Key Facts

  • 2-year master’s degree program
  • international politics and foreign policy with emphasis on external economic relations
  • advanced knowledge of international relations and diplomatic law
  • importance of ethical and environmental dimensions of decision-making
Master’s Program