The programme is run by a consortium composed of four universities from countries of the Visegrad Group: Jagiellonian University in Kraków (Poland), Masaryk University (Czech Republic), University of Pecs (Hungary) and Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica (Slovakia).
This joint master’s programme offers a unique opportunity to study international relations, European politics, economy, society & culture from the perspective of the Visegrad region. The programme is run by a consortium composed of four universities from countries of the Visegrad Group: Jagiellonian University in Kraków (Poland), Masaryk University (Czech Republic), University of Pecs (Hungary) and Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica (Slovakia). Experienced faculty of the leading universities from the Visegrad region as well as visiting professors and guest lecturers from renowned international academic and diplomatic institutions provide insightful and inspiring instruction about major developments in contemporary international law, economics, politics and culture in light of the European integration processes seen from the standpoint of the Visegrad region.
AGATA MAZEPUS (Poland): The idea of the programme itself is great. How otherwise to learn about the politics, societies, culture, and economy of the countries you study than experience it there? The opportunity to learn about the Central European region from the perspective of each country is uncanny. It is always better to hear the different sides of the story.
JEYHUN ASHIROV (Azerbaijan): I have enjoyed warm and friendly environment at CES where high quality of education is being taught with innovative methods at historical Jagiellonian University.
DANIELA IVANKOVA (Slovakia): I consider Visegrad MA Programme as a great enrichment of my student life. I appreciate that we can study under experienced and qualified experts and they use different educational methods. This program is made for people who are not afraid of changes and they can adapt quickly to new environment and new people. The biggest advantage for me is the international environment, which helps to get rid of different prejudices. I am deeply interested in what I study and this programme gives me the opportunity to obtain internationally recognized education, which will be hopefully helpful for my future career.
Upon the completion of this programme graduates will demonstrate high competence in both history and culture of the Visegrad and the wider Central Europe region as background for better understanding of contemporary international relations as exemplified in the impact of European integration. More specifically they will acquire knowledge necessary to better understand the complex nature of the interplay between global and regional phenomena affecting the functioning of international organisations, business and civil society. Graduates will be prepared to work in international organisations, diplomatic service, public administration, mass media and civil society organisations, or to pursue an academic career.
Final result is calculated on the basis of evaluation of documents submitted by the candidate as follows:
- Application content—maximum of 70 points—including:
- grades in transcript—50 points;
- academic and non-academic experience, other achievements, foreign language proficiency—20 points;
- Motivation—maximum of 30 points—motivation for undertaking the programme, relevance and originality of academic interests presented in the application (maximum of 6000 characters).
The application fee is 22 USD (or 85 PLN, or 20 EUR). The fee is paid separately for each registration and each registration has its own bank account number assigned for the payment.
Tuition fee for EU citizens:
- tuition for the first year: 4 000 EUR (approx. 4 550 USD)
- tuition for the second year: 4 000 EUR (approx. 4 550 USD)
Tuition fee for non-EU citizens:
- tuition for the first year: 5 750 EUR (approx. 6 550 USD)
- tuition for the second year: 5 750 EUR (approx. 6 550 USD)
Phone: +48 12 429 61 95; +48 12 429 62 07