Economics and Public Policy

Bachelor's degree in full-time form. The language of instruction is English.

The programme can be studied only as a single subject. Tuition fee is 95,000 CZK per academic year.

What will you learn?

Governments across the world carry out many tasks that are fundamental to well-functioning and developing societies. Public services can be delivered by government employees or through a range of partnerships with the private or not-for-profit sectors. Related expenditures may exceed 40 % of GDP and in some countries the number of government employees may account for more than 30% of the workforce.

Is this study programme suitable for you?

  • Do you want to better understand the complexity of the government and the public sector which influence your life from the day you are born?
  • Do you want to know more about related decision-making and alternatives of public service delivery, and to become familiar with the most recent developments which you can use to think more systematically and critically about the current developments in the public sector of your home country?

If your answer is yes, this program is for you and we would be very happy if you apply for it and we can welcome you to our team.

Practical training

Practical training or internship are not an obligatory part of the study plan in this program. However, you may attend an optional course of practical training or internship. Even if you do not opt for an optional course, practical training will be included in the courses through a combination of various practice-oriented methods and teaching methods such as case studies, joint-projects, inviting experts with hands-on experience, etc.

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Career opportunities

As a graduate of the program you will obtain competences that will help you pursue a future career in the public sector. You will be qualified to apply for economic and administrative positions in public administration and public sector organizations (including international organizations) where employees are required to understand the complexity of the public sector and the necessity to approach it critically also from the economic perspective. This program can also help you if you intend to pursue your career in the private sector, especially in organizations that are connected to the public sector (such as NGOs or consulting organizations).

Admission requirements

Data from the previous admission procedure (15 Dec 2023 – 15 Apr 2024)

Our Bachelor's degree programmes are open to students who successfully finished secondary school education. Applicants must have a good command of the English language. Please see our website for complete information on how to apply or contact

For the application process, the applicant needs to attach the following documents to the e-application:

  1. Complete e-application form - online in Masaryk University Information System
  2. Personal data form
  3. Certified copy of a Secondary School-Leaving Certificate and final transcripts of records
  4. Statement of purpose
  5. English Language Certification
  6. Essay on a chosen topic

All application materials must be in English or in Czech.

The tuition fee is 3500 EUR for the academic year.

Criteria for evaluation

Information available at our website.

Application guide

Follow-up studies

Successful completion of the program may help you apply for our continuous Master Degree Programs offered in English (Public Finance, Economics) or for similarly oriented Master Degree Programs in the Czech Republic or abroad.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Economics and Administration
Type of studies Bachelor'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 3 years
Language of instruction English
Tuition fees
The studies are subject to tuition, fees are paid per academic year
95,000 CZK
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