Admission

Bachelor's degree in Political Science and European Studies (single-subject and two-subject)

The admission exam consists of two parts:

  • The University Entrance Qualification test (SPF in Czech) represents a common general knowledge test in respect of qualification for university studies whilst putting the accent on history and social sciences. The test consists of 50 multiple choice questions and just one answer is correct. The maximum duration for this exam is excatly 50 minutes. Detailed information about the test may be found here.
  • The major field test (OT in Czech) examines knowledge related to domestic and external politics, political and social science basics, i.e. Czech and world history from the 18th century, sociology, political philosophy, jurisprudence, and economy. The general knowledge, abilities to text analysing and logic reasoning are being tested, too. A fraction of questions is also in English. 

Detailed information about the admission procedure at the Faculty of Arts may be found here. 

Master's Degree in Political Science

Any applicant for admission must be a graduate of a bachelor or master's degree in social sciences, humanities, or law. An active level of English is required since a part of DPES Master tuition is held in English as well.

Applicants must prove the bachelor's level knowledge in the following areas:

 

  • Modern political theories
  • Comparison of Political Systems (Western and Eastern European countries, USA)
  • Development of the Czechoslovak and Czech political system
  • Current Czech politics
  • Basic methods of political science research.

 

 

Admissions

The admission exam is conducted in the form of an oral interview. The candidate answers the questions from the above mentioned. A part of the exam is a discussion of the current and future professional direction of the applicant.

In case the applicant has applied for this course from different courses, i.e. he or she applies for studies from a different faculty or university, it is mandatory to bring along his / her thesis or any kind of this qualification written paper in the length at least 20 pages. Moreover, another document to have during the oral exam is the diploma supplement from previous bachelor studies. The diploma supplement may be substituted by a list of attestations from the bachelor studies. It must be, however, in both cases certified by the department or by the counsellor's office from previous studies.

Detailed information about the admission procedure at Faculty of Arts may be found here.

Master's degree in European Studies and International Relations

Any applicant for admission must be a graduate of a bachelor or master's degree in social sciences, humanities, or law. An active level of English is required since a part of DPES Master tuition is held in English as well. 

Applicants must prove the bachelor's level knowledge in the following areas:

 

  • The foundations of international relations.
  • The history of the European integration process after the Second World War.
  • Institutions and functioning of the EU.
  • Basic methods of political science research.

 

 

Admissions

The entrance exam is conducted in the form of an oral interview. The candidate answers the questions from the above mentioned. A part of the exam is a discussion of the current and future professional direction of the applicant. Subsequently, a discussion of motivation follows which is always in English only.

In case the applicant has applied for this course from different courses, i.e. he or she applies for studies from a different faculty or university, it is mandatory to bring along his / her thesis or any kind of this qualification written paper in the length at least 20 pages. Moreover, another document to have during the oral exam is the diploma supplement from previous bachelor studies. The diploma supplement may be substituted by a list of attestations from the bachelor studies. It must be, however, in both cases certified by the department or by the counsellor's office from previous studies.

Detailed information about the admission procedure at Faculty of Arts may be found here.