Summer schools


The Faculty of Social Sciences is also devoted to organization of the summer schools. These are organised either by the Faculty institutes or in cooperation with foreign partners. Among those with longstanding tradition is The TFAS Prague (former The American Institute for Economic and Political Systems) organised by the American foundation The Fund for American Studies (TFAS). In cooperation with Charles university this summer event has been held each year since 1993. Several dozens of international students participate the Prague program which is traditionally concluded with a remarkable ceremony in the university historical Carolinum hall with participation of a leading figure from politics or international relations.

Another longstanding summer activity organised in cooperation with the American foundation Leadership exChange is the summer school Global Leadership Program, aimed at development of leadership, intercultural and social skills.

You can find more information below.


In cooperation with the Faculty of Social Sciences the American foundation Leadership exChange has been organising Global Leadership Program for 21 years. Its main aim is providing young people with the skills and opportunities they need to become active and responsible citizens in this global community. Programs run throughout the year in Prague and Raleigh, North Carolina. The summer program offers wide range of other activities for its participants in areas of culture, gastronomy, discovering Czech sights and history. We welcome dozens of participants from all over the world each year.

The summer school will take place in Prague from 1 to 15 August 2022 and will offer the following courses:

  • F2701: Philosophies of Leadership
  • F2719: Women and Leadership
  • F2710 Leadership & Community
  • F2719 Women and Leadership
  • F2721 Comparative Study of Peace Conflict & Religion
  • F2716 Internship

You can find more information here.

Faculty coordinator is Ing. Radek Kovács, email:; phone: +420 222 112 235

Summer School TFAS PRAGUE 2023


In cooperation with the Faculty of Social Sciences Charles University the TFAS organisation regularly organizes a Summer School TFAS Prague.

Come to TFAS Prague to join young leaders from North America, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia and explore fundamental issues related to political philosophy, political economy, and conflict management. Accredited through Charles University, one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious universities, the three-week long academic program challenges participants to engage in dialogue with a diverse group of peers, faculty, and guest lecturers in the classroom and as they experience Prague together.

The program’s academic goal is to engage students in a thorough and philosophical examination of government, economics, society and culture, and conflict management. The interdisciplinary course is divided into four components and taught by a team of professors from prestigious universities in the United States who will give daily reading assignments which students are expected to complete.  Classes are scheduled in the mornings and afternoons, and students will receive 9 ECTS credit hours (equivalent to 4.5 U.S. credit hours) from Charles University upon successful completion of the program.

More detailed information including dates of the event and admission process could be found here.

Faculty coordinator Marie Stanovská, email:, phone +420 222 112 221

Geopolitical summer school 2022

Europe in troubled times: the future of the European geopolitics

The Institute of Political Studies organizes traditional Geopolitical Summer School with highly interactive character and focus on the various geopolitical traditions. The module offers lectures, workshops and final student presentations. It also involves an individual and a group assignment and is aimed at students currently enrolled in Bachelor´s, Master’s or PhD´s degree programs in Geopolitics, Area Studies, Political Science, International Relations and Economics.

Period: 26 June-1 July 2022

Number of participants: 15 - 25


Course fee: 290 EUR

Language: English

Deadline: 5th June 2022. Please fill in the application form and send it, along with your CV to by 5th June 2022.

More details can be found here.

GLOCAL Summer School in Prague

The Institute of Economic Studies together with the GLOCAL Consortium organises the GLOCAL Summer School in Prague. The objective of the programme is to provide students enrolled in the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Global Markets, Local Creativities (“GLOCAL”) with an opportunity to participate in a summer school Programme relevant to their studies, thus gaining further valuable international experience.

For more information see here.

The Summer School of Czech Language

What: Socio-cultural competences, to help foreign students with adaptation to life in the Czech republic

For whom: Applicants with a basic level of Czech (complete and false beginners, Slavs)

When: 5 - 16th September 2022, Monday to Friday, 9:30 - 11:50

How: group of 14 students

Price: 125 EUR

Credits: 2 ECTS

See more information on registration here.

Partner Summer Schools

If you are interested in summer schools organized by external partners please have a look here

Previous years of summer schools

The list of previous summer schools you can find here.