• 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!

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  • 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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  • The presentetion of Internationales Parlaments-Stipendium

    On November 21st, the delegation of the Bundestag visited and presented the IPS (Internationales Parlaments-Scholarship) to our students of the Institute. This year we were visited by MP Ralph Lenkert (Die Linke Party, Federal Assembly Committee for Umwelt, Naturschutz) and Reinhild Schornack (Leiterin des Referats Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, Verwaltung des Deutschen Bundestages) and Britta Piel (Freie Universität Berlin, Stellvertretende Leiterin Center for International Co-operation).

  • Professor Simon Bulmer at IMS

    British Professor of European Studies Simon Bulmer came to Prague to give lectures at the Institute of International Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University. Read interview with him for HN. Foto Archiv.ihned.cz.

  • Another contribution by Jakub Eberle to the discussion of coronavirus

    In another contribution to the discussion of coronavirus, Jakub Eberle draws attention to the burden of a prolonged crisis and long-lasting insecurity for society: "difficult grasping anxiety could quickly turn into a very tangible hatred." On the contrary, he hopes that "the experience of belonging could be the basis for a more empathetic solution to the major political tests that we will not avoid in the near future.

  • Interview with Karel Svoboda

    An interview with Karel Svoboda - the author of the publication of Autocrat and his Era: Russia and the Revolution of 1830-1831, awarded in the framework of competition of high-quality monographs of…

  • Scholarship program SYLFF

    Sylff is a scholarship program launched in 1987 to support students studying in the humanities and social sciences. Since the beginning of the program, $ 1 million has been paid out to 69 universities and consortia in 44 countries. Sylff aims to identify and educate leaders who can overcome differences in nationality, language of ethnic origin, religion and political systems in solving global problems.

  • IMS recommends the conference 1989 Democratic Revolution: Thirty Years After

    The conference Democratic Revolution 1989: Thirty years later, organized by the Institute for Contemporary History in cooperation with the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes and the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic. The conference will take place on 6-8. November in Wallenstein Palace.

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    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!