Corporate Strategy and Finance (CSF)

Corporate Strategy and Finance (CSF)

CSF is a two-year English-language Master's double-degree programme (DDP) with the University of Strasbourg aimimg at providing the students with a broad knowledge and understanding of economic theory with a focus on financial and international economics corresponding to the present state-of-the-art.

The CSF programme is based on the Bologna Process, and is intended to facilitate the collaboration between the Institute of Economic Studies at FSV UK, and Sciences Po Strasbourg, University of Strasbourg in teaching and academic research in the field of Economics. The Degree Programme covers two academic years. Each student of CSF is requested  to spend one academic year at each of the Partner Universities in line with the Curriculum. Upon the completion of the studies, each student will receive the Diploma Master in “Corporate Strategy and Finance” from University of Strasbourg and the Master’s degree Diploma with the academic title “Magistr” from Charles University.

Programme’s graduates will have the expertise to independently define and creatively solve complex theoretical or  practical problems in the field of financial and international economics using selected theories, concepts and methods. The graduates will be eligible to undertake decisions in changing conditions on the financial markets and will posses the insight of the broader social and societal  implications of financial and international economics.

Detailed information

Programme Duration: 2 years

Language of Instruction: English 

Academic Supervisor: Prof. Ing. Michal Mejstřík, CSc.(mejstrik@fsv.cuni.cz)

Academic Coordinator:  PhDr. Lenka Šťastná, Ph.D. (lenka.stastna@fsv.cuni.cz)

Admission Administration: admissions@fsv.cuni.cz

 

Double-degree graduates will be able to find position on the global market, both in  the financial sector and multinational companies, as well as in the public sector, not only in the Czech Republic or France, but also throughout the European Union. Graduates of both Partner universities are in demand by leading private companies, but also major economic and political organisations and typically assume challenging positions in banking, consulting, investment funds, and public administration.

To complete the programme the students must collect 120 ECTS credits, defend their Master's Thesis and pass the final comprehensive examination. Students need to take core courses and seminars at Charles University in Prague and University of Strasbourg with a total value of 87 credits in total. In addition, the students should collect 21 credits from elective courses offered and 12 credits from courses offered by both Partner universities.

 

Study prerequisites

It is assumed that CSF applicants will have a sufficient background in mathematics and  statistics to be built upon in this programme. Applicants will be  required to present either syllabi and grades from their undergraduate  studies showing the extent of their knowledge in these fields or the  results of some standardised test with a mathematical component (e.g. GMAT or GRE - for GRE only please use our institutional code1649 if you  wish your results to be sent directly to us).

 

Courses structure

  • core courses (3-9 ECTS credits each) 87 credits  
  • elective courses (5-6 ECTS credits each) 21 credits  
  • optional courses (ECTS credits each) 12 credits  
  • Master's Thesis  
  • Final Exam

 

Tuition fees

  • 6 000 EUR per the first year of study 

At the University of Strasbourg students are required to pay administration fee 300 EUR only. Please note that these fees cover only the cost of instruction and examinations, and that students are responsible for paying their own living expenses (food, lodging, etc.).