• The Gold Medal of Charles University was awarded to prof. Lenka Rovná, IMS member

    Prof. Lenka Rovná was awarded the Gold Medal of Charles University for the development of the internationalization of Charles University and the development of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University. Congratulations!

    More info (in Czech only)
  • IMS mourns the loss of its founder Jan Křen

    IMS regrets the unfortunate news that Professor Jan Křen, founder of the Institute of International Studies, died on 7 April. Electronic condolence book here.


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  • Have a nice holiday and in September at a new address!

    IMS wishes all its students and employees a wonderful holiday and looks forward to seeing you in September at the new address: Pekařská 695/10, Prague 5, 155 00 - Jinonice. The building is accessible from the metro station B Nové Butovice, Come and visit us from July 20.

  • Three successfully defended dissertations at IMS!

    IMS finished the summer semester before the holidays very successfully! We have three new Ph.D. On June 24, Kateřina Šimová defended her dissertation, and on June 29, Václav Lídl and Mikuláš Zvánovec also successfully completed their doctoral studies. Congratulations!

  • Bachelor's state exams

    State exams in the fields of HVK, MTS and MTSK will take place on 15.6 and 16.6.
    Here you will find the division into commissions, the schedule including the introduction of the room will follow.
    If, for serious reasons, you are unable to attend the exam in person, please email me at: marketa.mrzenova@fsv.cuni.cz.
    The serious reason is if you have stayed abroad or are quarantined for a medically verifiable reason for your physical absence. Thank you

  • New project at Department of European Studies

    As part of a new project under the Erasmus+ programme, academics from the Department of European Studies will join forces with members of the Czech Mountaineering Association and other climbers and alpinists from all over Europe.

  • Decree of the director for submitting projects for bachelor's and master's theses

    The Decree regulates the submission and submission of bachelor's thesis projects within
    bachelor's degree programs in International Territorial Studies (MTS), Contemporary
    history (HVK), Territorial studies (TS), master's degree program
    Territorial Studies (NP_TS) and the master 's degree program German and
    Central European Studies (NP_NSS). Bachelor's study program Czech-German
    studies (BP_CNS) is regulated by a separate decree.

  • Possibility to use the IMS study room for students

    IMS offers the opportunity to use its classroom as a study room for students who do not have sufficient facilities for study.

Life at InstituteAbout institute


    PRAREAS (Prague Area Studies) is a platform at the Institute of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, which brings together four English-language study programs: BECES, CECS, EPS, LAG. In collaboration with the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), IMS also offers a double-degree program taught in English.

  • SIMS

    SIMS is an informal association of the IIS students. Its task is to solve students' problems, so as to bridge the imaginary gap between them and the instructors. Another activity of the SIMS is to organize traditional social and educational events for (not only) the IIS students. These events include, for example, the Welcome Party, the Christmas Party, the year competitions, the Karaoke Party, the IIS Steamboat, competitions with the Institute of Sociological Studies (ISS), lectures on current topics or an Orientation Week for the first years of the Bachelor's degree studies.

  • Why Study at our Institute?

    High-quality education, young and creative academic team, an immense number of student activities, modern lecture rooms...these are just a few reasons why you should apply for one of our English language degree programmes and study at Faculty of Social Sciences in the very heart of historical city of Prague!