Public and Social Policy Studies (PASP)

Public and Social Policy Studies (PASP)

The programme aims to provide students with current relevant knowledge of the policy-making process and cultivate their analytical skills. Further, the programme offers in-depth expertise in specific domains such as social policy, health policy, educational policy, employment policy and others. The special attention is paid to policy research methodology, both qualitative and quantitative. The graduates will acquire the knowledge and skills that enable them to effectively and efficiently perform analytical, conceptual, organizational, interactive and managing tasks in creating and implementing public and social policies within the international context. The programme is taught by members of the Institute of Sociological Studies (ISS).

Application submission deadlines

Early-bird application deadline: 30. 06. 2023
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: 31. 08. 2023

Basic information

Programme Duration: 2 years

Language of Instruction: English

Academic Supervisor: doc. PhDr. Pavol Frič, Ph.D. (

Programme Coordinator: Mgr. Mirna Jusić, M.A. (

Admission Administration:

Tuition Fee: 6 000 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.

Study Prerequisites: The programme is open to students who have completed a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a related programme study.

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

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