Information on study programmes offered for academic year 2022/2023

Bachelor study programme Economic Policy and Public Administration

The aim of the study is to develop competencies for qualified work performance of an independent worker in state and local authorities, in EU institutions and bodies, in the monetary area, in banking and insurance, or in the management of companies in the private sector. The study programme provides theoretical knowledge in the field of economic theory, as well as in the area of ​​economic policy objectives, tools and authorities, both at general level and in specialized areas such as fiscal policy, monetary policy, social policy or employment policy. The programme also provides theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of public sector functioning, including its management and financing. Part of the study is the development of language skills so that graduates can apply them both in the follow-up study and in practice. Part of the study is also the completion of professional practice, but the study programme is designed primarily as an academically focused programme, which forms the basis for the follow-up master’s degree in programmes focusing on economic policy and administration.

Graduates of the bachelor’s study programme Economic Policy and Administration are particularly employed as professionals

  • in central state administration bodies,
  • in bodies of self-governing units,
  • in commercial banks or insurance companies,
  • in the bodies of EU institutions and other international organizations,
  • in labor offices, social security administration, tax offices,
  • in lower and middle management of private sector enterprises.

Master’s degree programme Economic Policy and Public Administration

The graduate is prepared to work as an independent economic expert and analyst, able to carry out national economic analyzes using advanced statistical and econometric methods, taking into account the broader macroeconomic context and patterns of socio-economic development of society. Other positions of graduates of the study programme are positions at the level of middle and top management both in public administration institutions and in the private sector, where they are able to lead a team, including a team with an international composition. The graduate can also work as a project manager in both the private and public sectors, where he / she is able to process and evaluate grant applications. In all positions, the graduates will use the language skills acquired during their studies through lectures by foreign teachers, work with foreign language literature or through a foreign internship.

The employment of graduates as professional analysts or managers can be found in the following types of institutions and organizations:

  • public administration and non-profit sector (central government and self-government bodies, bodies of EU institutions and other international organizations, labor offices, social security administration, tax authorities, statistical offices, etc., non-governmental non-profit organizations),
  • banking and insurance (central bank, commercial banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions),
  • private-sector firms (enterprises operating in all sectors where graduates find work both as professional economic analysts and in middle and top management).

Admissions

For the 2022/2023 academic year, the PRIGO University admits applicants for the following full-time study programmes realized in English:

  • Follow-up Master’s degree programme Economic Policy and Public Administration,
  • Bachelor’s degree programme Economic Policy and Public Administration.

The standard length of Bachelor study programme is 3 years. Upon successful completion of the Bachelor programme, the graduates are conferred the title of “bakalář” (Bachelor) abbreviated as “Bc.” before the name. The standard length of follow-up Master’s degree programme is 2 years, and upon successful completion of the study, the graduates are conferred the title of “inženýr” (Master of Science) abbreviated as “Ing.” before the name. Both programmes are accredited and realized as full-time studies. In the Bachelor study programmes, we offer applicants the opportunity to participate in the unique Competencies for Master‘s Degree programme (CMD).

Admission conditions for Bachelor’s degree programme

  • Completed secondary education with Czech maturita exam or IB (it is possible to be documented during enrolment)
  • Registration to studies via International Office, including sending motivation letter
  • Passing successfully the entrance examination

Admission conditions for follow up Master’s degree programme

  • Completed college or university programme (it is possible to be documented during enrolment)
  • Registration to studies via International Office, including sending motivation letter
  • Passing successfully the entrance examination

Entrance examination

A condition for being admitted to studies in any of study programmes at the PRIGO University is to successfully pass the entrance examination which is composed of the following graded parts:

  1. Motivation letter proving the candidate’s previous successes
  2. Results from previous study
  3. Written test
  4. Motivational interview

The applicant will meet the conditions for admission if he / she obtains a total of at least 40 points out of a maximum of 100. The applicant will receive details and schedule of the admission procedure from the International Office.

Application for studies

Foreign students may apply for studies in English with the beginning of the winter semester of the academic year 2022/2023 via email to International Office until February 28, 2022.

The International Office will contact you and inform you about the next admission and payment process, and possibilities of exchange programmes.

Standard fees associated with study

The amount of tuition fees for the study programmes provided in English is listed below. The amount of tuition applies to study in one academic year. As we are aware that our students may find themselves in different social situations, we also offer the possibility of individual social and merit scholarships. Contact the  International Office for more information on the scholarship programme.

Tuition fee for students admitted to study in the academic year 2022/2023

(programmes realized in English)

Bachelor’s degree programme Economic Policy and Public Administration

Full-time studies

In case of payment for the whole academic year: EUR 4,000
In case of 12 monthly installments: EUR 400 / month

Studies including Competencies for Master’s Degree programme

In case of payment for the whole academic year: EUR 7,200
In case of 12 monthly installments: EUR 720 / month

Individual social or merit scholarship according to the Study Contract.

Master’s degree programme Economic Policy and Public Administration

Full-time studies

In case of payment for the whole academic year: EUR 6,000
In case of 12 monthly installments: EUR 600 / month

Individual social or merit scholarship according to the Study Contract