International Masters in Economy, State and Society (IMESS)

Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)

Program Description

International Masters in Economy, State and Society (IMESS)

Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)

The International Masters in Economy, State and Society (IMESS) is a leading two-year double degree Master's programme in comparative area studies, which focuses on developing in-depth knowledge and understanding of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, the Baltics, Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia. IMESS offers three discipline-based tracks – Economics and Business; Politics and Security; and Nation, History and Society and includes a spine of interdisciplinary training and language tuition, leading to an extended research-based dissertation. The first year of the programme is spent at the coordinating university, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College of London (UCL) – one of the top twenty global universities – with the second year spent at one of the leading universities from Eastern Europe - Charles University (Czech Republic), Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary), Helsinki University (Finland), Jagiellonian University (Poland), University of Tartu (Estonia) and Higher School of Economics (Russia).

Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria

Applications for admission to the IMESS study programme need to be filed with the UCL.

Conditions for admission

Applications for admission to the IMESS study programme need to be filed with the UCL.

Information on the exercise of graduates

Successful graduates will be given a double degree (UCL and one selected university) and a diploma supplement issued by the IMESS consortium. Graduates of the programme have taken leadership positions in distinguished private and public sector organisations (including in the IMF, EBRD, Risk Control, banks and financial institutions, diplomacy and media, civil service, self-employment) and many have also continued on into doctoral studies.

Tuition fee

Tuition fee 8.900 EUR per year is valid for the second academic year spent at FSV UK.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 27, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 1, 2018
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
9,000 EUR
- EU students; 15500 EUR - Non-EU students
Information
Deadline
Request Info
/ early bird deadline: Feb. 28, 2018
Locations
Czech Republic - Prague, Prague
Start date : Oct. 1, 2018
Application deadline Request Info
/ early bird deadline: Feb. 28, 2018
End date June 30, 2020
Dates
Oct. 1, 2018
Czech Republic - Prague, Prague
Application deadline Request Info
/ early bird deadline: Feb. 28, 2018
End date June 30, 2020