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The Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) is one of the newest faculties of Charles University in Prague. The Faculty was founded in 1990, shortly after the Velvet Revolution. It soon became a regional center of teaching and research in area studies, economics, international relations, journalism, media studies, sociology, and political science. The Faculty offers a full range of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in the key fields of social sciences. While the language of instruction is Czech and English, students can choose from classes in a wide range of other languages, namely French, German, Russian, and Spanish. Currently, the Faculty has around 5,000 full-time students. Approximately 200 of them are enrolled in one of the English language degree programs.

Furthermore, the Faculty has one of the highest international mobility participation rates of all the faculties of Charles University. Each year it welcomes around 500 exchange students from all over the world.


Study Programs:

Bachelor’s degrees:

  • B.Sc. in Economics and Finance 

Master’s degrees:

  • Master in Economics and Finance
  • International Economic and Political Studies
  • Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe
  • Balkan, Eurasian and Central European Studies
  • Central European Comparative Studies
  • Master in Area Studies
  • International Masters in Economy, State and Society
  • European Politics and Society
  • Master in International Security Studies
  • Master in International Relations
  • Geopolitical Studies
  • Public and Social Policy 
  • Sociology in European Context

PhD Programs:

  • Economics
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
  • Public and Social Policy
  • Sociology