This Master’s program, taught jointly by the Department of International Relations and European Studies and the Department of Political Science, offers you a comprehensive course of study in the fields of comparative politics and European integration that together constitute a perfect match for anybody who wants to launch excellent research and/or professional career.
In addition to the core courses, the students of European Politics program can choose from a variety of optional courses that allow them to embark upon specialized professional career. Moreover, they can also spend some time at an exchange study stay abroad, either through the programs and offers of Masaryk University, or through other programs or foundations.
Jobs for European Politics graduates are often found in professional spheres ranging from research, teaching, consulting, and advising to work in state administration and diplomatic services or the institutions of the European Union and other international organizations. As a highly specialized expert, you can work as a journalist, analyst, political advisor and lobbyist, or seek a career in the private sector using your analytical skills and excellent knowledge of the European political environment.
The curriculum includes studies of international relations, research methodology, empirical analysis, and comparative studies of political developments and the party systems in European countries. Your expertise is enhanced by the theoretical and empirical analysis of different international organizations and their interactions, or the study of the European Union and its enlargement. You can focus specifically on the region of Central and Eastern Europe and explore the experiences of post-communist societies, or centre your attention on other regions and problems.
The tuition fees for the Master’s programs at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University are 1,500 euro per semester (3,000 euro per year or 6,000 euro for a whole degree program).
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Applications & Admissions
You apply via MU e-application linked below and submit the following materials: short CV (resume), academic records (Bachelor diploma and full transcripts), statement of purpose (motivation), proof of English language and one recommendation. The admission committee reviews the materials and evaluates them up to the maximum of 100 points.
The online application form is active between February 1–April 30 for fall semester admissions, and between September 1–November 30 for spring semester admissions.
Formally, you find the program in the e-application system under: Faculty of Social Studies – Master's programs (following Bachelor) – Political Science – European Politics.
You can follow the program website below or MU link to the program (both can direct you to the concrete e-application).
Application deadlines: 30 April and 30 November
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