Non-profit-making Organization Economy and Management

Programme specification

General information

This study programme provides the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to work in organizations in which the primary objective is not profit. In order for the public sector to function well, it is essential to manage even non-governmental non-profit organizations efficiently and rationally. Such organizations help raise the quality of the civil society and they assist significantly in each citizen’s self-fulfilment for the benefit of the public and mutually beneficial activities. Therefore, the Faculty of Economics and Administration has offered a specific study programme focused on the economy and management of non-governmental non-profit organizations since 2001. The study is designed for all applicants who have already been working in such organizations, who are interested in their activities, or who have been in contact with the activities of these organizations.

A successful graduate is able to

  • understand public policies towards nonprofit sector (regulations, resource provision, policy networks)
  • grasp the effectiveness and efficiency of civil society organizations in particular fields
  • comprehend volunteering and volunteers
  • discern various principles of civil society organization financing
  • understand the co-existence of public service providers and non-profit service providers
  • management of volunteers and volunteer motivations

Work experience

Je pro vás důležitý nejen kvalitní teoretický základ, ale také zkušenosti z praxe? Zapojíme vás do řešení konkrétních problémů a budete mít možnost diskutovat a konzultovat se zajímavými odborníky z praxe.

Additional information

http://www.econ.muni.cz/katedra-verejne-ekonomie

Graduate destination

Graduates of this field are qualified to work in the management of non-profit organizations where they work as directors, fundraisers, PR and communication specialists, project managers, or economists. Some graduates can use their knowledge of the non-profit sector in public administration institutions or in the financial world when making decisions concerning the support of non-profit organizations or concerning cooperation with them on securing community projects.

Field of study combinations

Field combinations with Non-profit-making Organization Economy and Management


This field of study is only offered in single-subject study mode

Further studies

After completing the Bachelor’s degree study programme, it is possible to continue further studies in the Master’s degree study programme in Economic Policy and Administration or Public Economics and Administration.

Study field data

Faculty Faculty of Economics and Administration
Type of study Bachelor's
Mode full-time No
combined Yes
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction Czech

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