Economics and
Public Policy

Programme Overview

Governments across the world carry out many tasks that are fundamental to well-functioning and developing societies. Public services can be delivered by government employees or through a range of partnerships with the private or not-for-profit sectors. Related expenditures may exceed 40 % of GDP and in some countries the number of government employees may account for more than 30% of the workforce.

Is this study programme suitable for you?

  • Do you want to better understand the complexity of the government and the public sector which influence your life from the day you are born?
  • Do you want to know more about related decision-making and alternatives of public service delivery, and to become familiar with the most recent developments which you can use to think more systematically and critically about the current developments in the public sector of your home country?

If your answer is yes, this program is for you and we would be very happy if you apply for it and we can welcome you to our team.

Practical training

Practical training or internship are not an obligatory part of the study plan in this program. However, you may attend an optional course of practical training or internship. Even if you do not opt for an optional course, practical training will be included in the courses through a combination of various practice-oriented methods and teaching methods such as case studies, joint-projects, inviting experts with hands-on experience, etc.

✓ European Association for Public Administration Accreditation (EAPAA)

✓ Study programmes in cooperation with other European Universities

University of Tampere (Finland), Université de Rennes 1 (France), University of Piemonte Orientale (Italy), University of Minho (Portugal)

Graduate Employment

As a graduate of the program you will obtain competences that will help you pursue a future career in the public sector. You will be qualified to apply for economic and administrative positions in public administration and public sector organizations (including international organizations) where employees are required to understand the complexity of the public sector and the necessity to approach it critically also from the economic perspective. This program can also help you if you intend to pursue your career in the private sector, especially in organizations that are connected to the public sector (such as NGOs or consulting organizations).


Courses taught in English language can be found at the link below. Just select semester (autumn, spring) and find out what we offer.

Recommended plan of study All Courses in English

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees: 95000 CZK (cca 3700 EUR) per year.

Tuition fee for the first year of studies (3,700 EUR) is payable at the beginning of the semester. Students will obtain detailed information on the method of payment along with the decision on admission to studies.

Follow-up Studies

Successful completion of the program may help you apply for our continuous Master Degree Programs offered in English (Economics, Public Finance and Economics) or for similarly oriented Master Degree Programs in the Czech Republic or abroad.

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