Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe (CSF)

Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe (CSF)

CSF is a double-degree Master's programme provided jointly by the Institute of Economic Studies at Charles University and Sciences Po Strasbourg, a highly selective grande école at the University of Strasbourg. Each student spends one academic year at each of the partner Universities. A graduate of the program will receive the Diploma Master in "Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe" from the University of Strasbourg and the Master's degree Diploma in "Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe" with the academic title "Magistr" from Charles University. The language of the programme is English.

This programme provides students with an understanding of corporate finance and strategy. To provide in-depth insights into the context in which corporations operate, the program thoroughly introduces core topics in international macroeconomics, financial markets, and banking. In addition to corporate finance and business strategy courses, the program also trains in advanced data analytical skills and applied econometrics and provides a variety of related courses in economics and finance. Graduates of CSF work in analytical, consulting, managerial and other business-related positions in companies and in the financial sector in the EU. In the past 5 years, the graduates have gained jobs in Berlin, Paris, Prague, Luxembourg, and Minneapolis.

Application submission deadlines

Preliminary application deadline: 30. 06. 2024

Extended application deadline: 31. 08. 2024

Applications fully submitted by June 30, 2024 will already be evaluated during July.

Important note for visa-seeking students: Please read about the visa process carefully before applying. You are responsible for organizing your legal stay in Czechia and the visa application process can get quite lengthy. We cannot guarantee that you will be able to obtain the visa in time because the June and August deadlines are fairly close to the start of the academic year on September 30, 2024. The extended deadlines are therefore strongly recommended to students who already possess the legal right to long-term stay in Czechia.

Basic Information

Programme Duration: 2 years

Language of Instruction: English

Programme Director: doc. PhDr. Martin Gregor, Ph.D. (

Programme Coordinator: PhDr. Lenka Šťastná, Ph.D. (

Admission Administration:

Tuition Fee: 7 000 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.

Admission Requirements: See the full list here

Study Prerequisites: The programme is open to students who have completed a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) and have an excellent background in mathematics and statistics.

Programme Structure: For the full course structure of the programme, please see the programme guidebook Karolinka.

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