English-Language Graduate Studies in Prague
Several Prague universities offer master's and doctorate programs suitable for expatriates working in the city
Charles University (Univerzita Karlova) and its related faculties -- the law faculty, philosophy faculty, etc. -- offer a multitude of master's and doctoral programs. For more information on English-language courses, see the Charles University website.
The University of Economics, Prague (Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze), meanwhile, offers many programs in conjunction with international universities, at both the master's and doctoral level. For more information, see the VŠE website.
Although these two schools cover a wide range of graduate programs, their courses are mostly full-time, multiple-year study programs -- bad news for anyone who has to work.
Many of the graduate programs presented here are more flexible, business-related courses, such as MBAs and human resources qualifications, geared towards professionals with exacting schedules.
Issues such as visa requirements, accreditation, scholarships and financial aid differ from school to school. For more information, see the Ryan Scott article Studying in the Czech Republic.
The table below provides information on the universities, colleges and institutes in Prague catering for international students and to professionals who want to study in English.
Please note that the information presented here is subject to (often ridiculous) changes. Remember my motto: "When dealing with [insert expletive + word] in the Czech Republic, it's never the same story twice."
But because the schools listed below frequently work with international institutions, you may have better luck finding someone capable of providing you with accurate information.
|CMC Graduate School of Business||EMBA, 15 months, full-time||Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona, USA||39,500 USD |
|MBA, 20 months, full-time||DePaul University, Illinois, USA|
|MS/MSc in Human Resources Management, 14 months, full-time||DePaul University, Illinois, USA||13,000 USD|
|University of Public Administration and International Relations, Prague (Vysoká škola veřejné správy a mezinárodních vztahů)||MA in International Relations and European Studies, two years, full-time||55,000 CZK per year |
|Czech Technical University - Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies (České vysoké učení technické - Masarykův ústav vyšších studií)||MBA, combination of five-day blocks and one-day workshops||Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK||321,000 CZK + VAT|
|MS/MSc in Human Resources Management, combination of five-day blocks and one-day workshops||Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK|
450,000 + VAT
|Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague (Česká zemědělská univerzita v Praze)||MSc/MS in Agriculture Economics and Management; Informatics; Natural Resources and Environment; Forestry, Water and Landscape Management; or Technology and Environmental Engineering, two years each, full-time||Various EU partner universities||Contact for information|
|Institute of Finance and Administration (Vysoké školy finanční a správní)||MBA, 15 months, weekends and online||City University of Seattle - Bratislava, Slovakia||231,000 CZK + VAT/books|
|The New Anglo-American College in Prague (Anglo-americká vysoká škola)||MBA, 18 months, weekends||Chapman University, California, USA||231,000 CZK + VAT/books|
|MA in Quantitative Asset and Risk Management (begins Fall 2009), two years, full-time||Various international universities||Contact for information|
|MA in Public Policy, two years, full-time||Contact for information|
|MA in Humanities, two years, full-time||Contact for information|
|MA in International Relations and Diplomacy, two years, full-time||Contact for information|
|University of New York in Prague||MBA, 18 months, 1) online and 2) weekends|
1) National American University, South Dakota, USA2) Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch, Valais, Switzerland
|299,000 CZK |
|EMBA in Tourism Management, one year|
Contact for information
|MA in Professional Communication and PR, 15 months, weekends||La Salle University, Pennsylvania, USA||207,000 CZK|
|University of Northern Virginia Prague||MBA Finance/MBA General Management/MBA Marketing/MBA Project Management, 18 months, weekends||University of Northern Virginia, USA||224,000 CZK + VAT|
|University of Pittsburgh||EMBA, 15 months, one Wednesday-to-Sunday session per month||Contact for information |
|US Business School Praha||MBA, one year (full-time) or two-to-four years (part-time)||Contact for information|
• All the above information is subject to change
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