International Relations

Follow-up Master's degree in full-time form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied only as a single subject.

What will you learn?

The Master’s degree programme in the field of International Relations aims to develop deeper understanding of international relations and world politics acquired by the student in prior Bachelor education. Special emphasis is laid on the ability to analyse acquired knowledge, assess, interpret and understand theoretical aspects of examined issues with systematic critical reflection in expert activities. Focus is directed particularly toward modern theories of international relations, security-strategic, economic, energetic, legal, and social dimensions of international relations, and the foreign policy of key actors. A progressive curriculum in research methods and social science data analysis, employing modern formalized statistic, comparative, and interpretational procedures prepares students for high-quality expert analytical work in practice and academia. Structured emphasis on the development of students’ analytical skills throughout the programme prepares students for success on the global labour market or postgraduate study among the global academic competition.


Practical training

Students of the field can electively participate in practical training with all types of potential employers. The department cultivates and continues to expand the existing rich offer of practical training opportunities for applicants.

Further information

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Career opportunities

The graduates can find employment in a number of professional areas. Especially: in public administration and diplomatic services, in research and analytical institutes, in academic-educational work at universities, in the apparatus of political parties, as journalists a and in international organisations. Graduates are very likely to find a job in the corporate sphere, particularly in large multinational organisations.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.

Follow-up studies

The most promising graduates of the Master’s study programme of international relations will be ready to start postgraduate study (after meeting admission requirements) in the field or in related disciplines both at FSS MU and in the international competence. At FSS MU they are eligible to continue in the doctoral programme of International Relations and European Policy.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Social Studies
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech

Do you have any questions?
Send us an e-mail to

Mgr. Vladan Hodulák, Ph.D.



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