Palacký University Olomouc
Faculty of Science
Department of Development and Environmental Studies
program Development Studies and Foresight
Our goal is to educate and prepare future leaders and innovators
We are open, progressive and dynamically growing academic department within the Faculty of Science. We provide education opportunities and conduct research in the areas of development studies, environmental studies and foresight. We strive to inspire our students, professionals and the public and thus contribute to the sustainable development of society.
15+ YEARS OF EXCELLENCE
With more than 15 years of experience focusing on development, environment and foresight the department offers an English taught master program Development Studies and Foresight.
440+ YEARS OF TRADITION
Palacký University Olomouc, established in 1573, is one of the leading centres of teaching and research in the Czech Republic. It compasses of 8 faculties and offers degrees in a wide range of disciplines. Yearly, more than 4000 international students study at Palacký University
Master in Development Studies and Foresight offers:
·unique and attractive program taught by experienced lecturers
·great opportunities to spend part of your studies in another country with scholarship support (we cooperate with more than 40 universities all around the world)
·opportunity to be involved in an international community of active students
·inspiring environment of Olomouc, one of the most beautiful and historical cities in Europe with UNESCO world heritage site
·living costs approximately 400 - 500 €/month.
·Financial support possibilities: Erasmus+ scholarship; university accommodation scholarship; Vavroušek scholarship; UPOL scholarship program; etc.
·Extracurricular activities - field trips, orientation week, simulation games, intensive courses with lecturers from international partner institutions, etc.
Fcb: Department of Development & Environmental Studies
Fcb: Glodep International Development Studies
About the School
It is the university, together with a number of other educational institutions that makes Olomouc the top student city in the Czech Republic – where every fifth person in the city is a student!