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Application deadline for the master programme “Economic and Regional studies of Latin America” has been extended until 10.06.2013!

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The application deadline for the new Master´s program “Economic and Regional studies of Latin America” has been extended until 10.06.2013. The program is managed by CLAS, a research center of the Faculty of Economics and Public Administration. The next semester of the Master Programme will begin in September 2013.

The main focus of the center concentrates on economic and regional research of Latin America. The Economic and Regional Studies of Latin America program offers an opportunity to acquire substantial international experience and for selected students to obtain a double degree. Degrees are both from the University of Economics, Prague and one of the multiple prestigious partner universities in Latin America.

Compulsory courses total 62 ECTS ECTS Credits
Intermediate Economics II 9
Regional structures of Europe and Latin America 5
Regional Theories 6
Comparative Economic Systems 6
Regional policy, development assistance, economic and social cohesion in the EU. 5
International Trade: Theory and Policy 3
Economic policy and social systems in Latin America 5
Comparison of socio-cultural environment of the EU and Latin America. 4
The Political Economy of Integration 5
Relations between European Union and Latin America 5
Diploma Thesis Seminar on Regional Studies 4
Seminar “International trade and Latin America” 2
History of Latin America after 1945 3
Optional courses Total 19 ECTS ECTS Credits
Latin American policy – challenges and opportunities 3
Seminar in Spanish 3
Environmental Economics and Policy 5
The Americas 5
History of Economic Doctrines 3
MINOR SPECIALIZATION Total 30 ECTS ECTS Credits
30 ECTS 30 ECTS
STATE EXAMS Total 15 ECTS ECTS Credits
Major Specialization 6
Minor SpecializationState Exam in Economics 66
Master´s thesis 3


The program is designed for students from all over the World who have completed their bachelor’s education. Previous education in international relations, political science, history, law, economics, sociology, public policy, public administration, or other social science or humanities is an advantage. Students from other programs may be candidates as well.

More information:  http://clas.vse.cz/master-degree/