International Relations and European Politics

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What will you learn?

Post-graduate studies of the program International Relations and European politics aim at training of the highly qualified specialists in the field of international relations, international politics, European integration, and European politics. The study programs is offered to the alumni of master programs in International Relations, European studies, or related graduate programs of social sciences and humanities. The study focuses on advanced analysis and research of the theory of international relations, development and changes of international security, strategic studies, international conflicts, foreign and security policy of the Czech Republic and other relevant international actors, theories of European integration, European politics, interest groups and other actors in the multi-level politics of European Union.

Practical training

Post-graduate study program does not require any specific practical training.

Further information

Career opportunities

The graduates from the post-graduate program in International Relations and European Politics will get the qualification to apply for the wide range of positions such as researchers in the areas of basic as well as applied research, university teachers in all types of academic institutions, experts and analysts in European institutions, international organisations, institutions of state and public administration as well as in the private sector and NGOs.

Admission requirements

Dates for submitting an e-application: 1 August 2020 – 30 November 2020
Dates for inserting supporting documents to the e-application: 1 August 2020 – 15 January 2021
Date of Entrance examination: 18 February 2021
Minimum score for being accepted: 60 points (out of 100)
Supporting documents:

  • Outline of the proposed dissertation project
  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Copy of master's degree certificate or proof of current studies
  • List of publications and papers (if available)
  • Proof of English - minimum B2 level (optional; compulsory only for those who cannot participate personally in the entrance exam)

Those who cannot participate in the entrance exam in person have to provide additionally 2 Letters of Recommendation. They must be sent by the referees themselves to our e-mail or mail contacts.

For being accepted, it is necessary to obtain the formal recognition of prior education in the Czech Republic. See the PhD admission website for further information.
Important information:

Application guide

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Social Studies
Type of studies Doctoral
Mode full-time Yes
combined Yes
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 4 years
Language of instruction English
Doctoral board and doctoral committees
Tuition fees
The studies are subject to tuition, fees are paid per academic year
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