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Department of Politics and European Studies (DPES) in Olomouc ranks among the top research and educational institutions in the field in the Czech Republic. It offers complete academic formation focused on political science, European affairs and international relations.
Currently, there are three programs available to international students: the one-semester Central European Studies Program, the four-semester Master of Arts degree in Political Science and European Studies, and Ph.D. program in Politics.

Thanks to an extensive network of partner universities, connected through the ERASMUS initiative, as well as bilateral agreements, DPES students are given unprecedented opportunities to study abroad and participate in numerous international academic programs. In relation this, DPES also has a history of welcoming many international students in Olomouc to offer them top-quality education while enjoying the stay in one of Czech Republic`s most beautiful historic cities.

DPES alumni are often able to embark on professional careers shortly after completing their studies, finding their posts in a wide variety of job assignments, ranging from governmental institutions through diplomacy to NGOs and media. They are equipped with outstanding language and communication skills, complementing considerable general knowledge and their chosen specialization.

Central European Studies Program

The main aim of the Central European Studies Program is to familiarize students with the history and current situation of Central European countries. It is designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of the history, political systems, economy, culture, political philosophy, sociology and ethnic and minority politics in Central European countries. Special attention is given to current transformation of political, economic and social life in the Central European countries.

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Ph.D. in Politics

This program presents the highest available level of higher education in Political Science in the European Union, available in English for international students at the Department of Politics and European Studies. The three-year doctoral program accepts a limited number of students, selected by means of a more complex admission process, ensuring the best conditions for their future academic and research activities.

A successful completion of the doctoral program entitles its alumni to the Ph.D. academic title.

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