Society, Communication and Media (SCM)

Society, Communication and Media (SCM)

The programme is designed to offer in-depth knowledge of the field of mass media and sociology. It is taught by members of the Institute of Sociological Studies (ISS) and the Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism (ICSJ). The programme focuses on the study of society and its representation in the sphere of the media. It develops the methodological and analytical skills of students in a wide range of modern applications within sociology and media studies. On the one hand, the curriculum is oriented on sociological and media theory and on the other hand, more profound knowledge and skills in the field of empirical research methodology are provided. Both quantitative and qualitative analytical research methods are presented.

Application submission deadlines

The applications deadline for the academic year 2020/2021 has now been extended!

Early-bird term for the application: 30. 06. 2020
The early-bird term is strongly recommended for visa-seeking students. Please be aware that it is the student's responsibility to obtain a visa before enrolling in the program.

Application submission deadline: 31. 08. 2020

Basic Information

Programme Duration: 2 years

Language of Instruction: English

Academic Supervisor: prof. PhDr. Hynek Jeřábek, CSc. (

Programme Coordinator: Tomáš Zálešák (

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.

Documents for Application: see the instruction via online application above

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.