History and Area Studies (HAS)

History and Area Studies (HAS)

The programme focuses on modern history, culture, and politics with respect to Czechia in Central European and global context. It combines education in history and area studies with active training of the Czech language. It is organized and executed by the Institute of International Studies (IMS) in cooperation with the Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies of the Charles University. 

The programme is designed to equip students with Czech language fluency, cultural competence, historical knowledge and social understanding of Central Europe. It greatly enhances the student’s ability to consider issues from an interdisciplinary perspective and to conduct research and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


Application submission deadlines

Early-bird application deadline: 29. 02. 2024
The early-bird deadline is strongly recommended for students from visa-seeking countries. Please, be aware that it is the student's responsibility to obtain a visa before enrolling in the programme.

Regular application deadline: 30. 04. 2024

Basic Information

Programme Duration: 3 years

Language of Instruction: English

Programme Director: doc. PhDr. Jiri Vykoukal, CSc. (jiri.vykoukal@fsv.cuni.cz)

Programme Coordinator: Mgr. Klára Kosová (has.ims@fsv.cuni.cz; study.ims@fsv.cuni.cz)

Admission Administration: admissions@fsv.cuni.cz

Tuition Fee: 5 000 EUR per year

Reduction or Waiving the Fee: The Faculty of Social Sciences offers a set of scholarships and fee reductions. Conditions and terms can be found here.

Requirements for application: See the full list here

Programme Structure: For the preliminary course structure of the programme, please see the detailed information above or see the programme guidebook Karolinka

Other materials: HAS leaflet.

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