How to Apply

  1. Online application 
    Submit an e-application and pay the application fee (50 EUR or 1.300 CZK) by April 30, 2020.

  2. Send us required documents
    Submit proof of proficiency in English and send us your bachelor’s diploma and transcript of records along with a motivation letter.

  3. Submit your essay
    Write an essay on a given economic topic and send it till April 30, 2020, and talk to us for a while within a brief interview in Prague or on Skype.

  4. Committee decision
    The admission results will be announced on May 15, 2020, at the latest.

  5. Tuition fee
    Pay the tuition fee (1900 EUR/semester), get your visa documents (if needed) and you are ready to go.

  6. Enrolment
    Congratulations! Right now, you are a student.

 

Please note the admissions for the academic year 2019/2020 are over. Access to the e-application form for the academic year 2020/2021 will open again on November 1, 2019, with the deadline on April 30, 2020.

If you wish to receive a notification once the e-application is open, please, fill in this form.

1. Submit an on-line application form

By clicking APPLY, you will be redirected to the study information system (InSIS). Please note applications will be accepted from November 1, 2019, to April 30, 2020.
Before the application can be dealt with, applicants must pay the application fee of 50 EUR or 1300 CZK at latest on April 30, 2020, to the bank account as indicated in ISIS in the application form. This fee will not be reimbursed under any circumstances.

2. Deliver your personal documents

Students are required to send copies of their English certificates (see below), Bachelor’s diplomas (see below) and optionally GMAT certificates along with a motivation letter by April 30, 2020. For the admission purposes, all can be sent either electronically to petra.bouckova@vse.cz (please, ALWAYS state your full name in the email subject) or by mail to the following address:

University of Economics, Prague
Faculty of Business Administration
Petra Boučková

W. Churchill sq. 4
130 67 Prague 3
Czech Republic

Students can also deliver the printed application form with all the required documents to MIMG office RB 326 (Rajská Building), office hours Mo and Thu 10:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 15:00.

How to prove the bachelor’s degree:

In case a student does not have their recognition ready they are allowed to present it by the beginning of winter semester, i.e. before September 14, 2020, or exceptionally by the end of the first semester (i.e. by February 2021). By the law, a student without recognition cannot be enrolled as a full-time student however they may attend all the classes as a life-study student.

In case you still study and you’re about to finish the bachelor studies in the current academic year, you have to send us the Confirmation of Study from the University and the actual, temporary Academic Transcript/Report.

The Academic Transcript/Report must include:

  • A list of all courses completed during the bachelor’s study
  • ECTS credits or allocated number of class hours per week for all courses on the list
  • Grades in all courses on the list
  • The grading scale
  • The transcript has to be in a form of original letter on university letterhead paper, with the signature of a responsible person and a stamp
  • English version of the transcript is required

The application for the recognition must be submitted immediately the final documents (Diploma and  Diploma Supplement/Transcript) are issued and prepared in the required conditions, see information on this page above. The documents must be submitted not later than the Winter semester starts!

English proficiency (if not your mother tongue) may be proved by:

  • TOEFL ibT ≥ 90, IELTS ≥ 6,5, CPE A, B or C, CAE A, B or C BEC Higher A, B or C, OR
  • Bachelor degree from an English speaking country or taught fully in English at any CEMS university or EQUIS/AACSB accredited university.

Optional: Candidates who may present their GMAT certificate may be granted extra points. However, GMAT is not a required prerequisite. Please note that in the e-application in InSIS (information system) is stated, that it is a required course, however, it is not true.

3. Submit an Essay

The admission procedure is a long-distance one. Students must submit an essay on the given economic topic at latest on April 30, 2020. The essay must be sent by e-mail to petra.bouckova@vse.cz, preferably with all the required personal documents (please, ALWAYS state your full name in the email subject).

  • Instructions:
      1. The essay must be written in English and solely by the applicant without any assistance from others!
      2. Students must choose only one from below mentioned topics.
      3. The scope of an essay must be between 2500 and 3000 words.
      4. The applicant must strictly avoid any form of plagiarism including translations. If an essay or any part of it is copied or translated, the author of it will be excluded from the admission procedure.
      5. The essay should be saved in MS WORD format and sent by e-mail to petra.bouckova@vse.cz at latest by April 30, 2020.
  • Available essay topics:
    • Business plan executive summary. You may use your own idea what kind of business you would like to start-up in future.
    • Strategic analysis of a company of your choice.
    • Marketing plan for a product of your choice.
    • Shipping Industry and Logistics – Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Digitization and Digitalization.
    • Shipping Industry and Green Logistics – Environment and Sustainability.

Note: Please, do not forget to indicate all used sources of information.

Part of the admission procedure is also a brief motivational interview not longer than 10-15 minutes. We will mainly discuss the motivations of your study at the university and the topic of the essay you submit. Both on-site interviews, as well as Skype interviews, will be held at the beginning of May 2020. Applicants will be provided with a link to register for the interview after April 30.

4. Committee decision

On May 15, 2020: The admission results will be announced (by e-mail or in the information system InSIS).

5. Pay the tuition fee and reserve your place

Students who have been accepted and want to reserve their place must pay the tuition for the first academic year at latest by July 31, 2020.

6. ENROL!

Students, who meet all the admission requirements, i.e. passed the admission procedure, delivered all the required documents and paid the tuition for the first academic year will be immediately enrolled as full-time students.

Those who require any documents for a long-term study visa will be issued these documents straight after enrollment.