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European Politics and Society: Vaclav Havel Joint Master Programme

Multidisciplinary two-year Joint Master Degree Programme

This programme is linking the fields of European politics, contemporary history and culture, economy, international relations and policymaking. The key role of the programme is to identify and analyse challenges Europe faces today (migration, security, populism). The first semester of the EPS Programme is based on Master level introductory courses (in Prague), the second semester focuses on EU related courses (Krakow, Leiden). In the third and fourth semesters, the programme offers four different study tracks reflecting the diverse expertise of the Consortium members (Prague, Krakow, Barcelona, and Leiden). Each track combines various elective courses, research methods training, an internship and language tuition with an advanced research dissertation supervised by key staff from each Partner University.

The application process for the academic year 2017/2018 is open! The early admissions deadline for academic year 2017/18 is 28th February 2017. The early admissions deadline is strongly recommended for students from non-EU or non-EFTA countries who will need a student visa in order to study in the Czech Republic. The regular deadline for academic year 2017/18 is 30th April 2017. 

Tuition fees are 8000 EUR per year. This programme has applied for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree. Full EMJMD Scholarships are expected for 20 students from autumn 2017.  

Excellence Scholarship Award: Two best self-funded students from the first year per each intake will be awarded by the ‘Excellence Scholarship Award’ (covers 50% of the Tuition Fee for the second year of their study).

Fee waiver of 20% will be available for students from the European Economic Area (EEA) countries.