• Virtual Open Day

    Do you want to study one of our programmes in English? Then do not hesitate and accept our invitation to a Virtual Open Day, which will be held online (via ZOOM) on January 24.

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  • IMS wishes you Merry Christmas!

    The Institute wishes all its staff, students, alumni and supporters a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

  • Balkan Express 2021

    The 6th International Conference of the Balkan studies "Balkan Express" took place on 12-13 November 2021. This year the conference focused on study of the Balkans through the concepts and ideas of the neighbourhood.

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  • Covid situation

    Due to the worsening epidemiological situation, our institute is switching to the II (yellow) stage of the IMS Semaphore with effect from October 27. 

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  • Invitation: Virtual open day

    We would like to cordially invite you to the Virtual open day of the study programmes in english, which will take place on Monday 24 January 2022 from 13:00 via the ZOOM platform.

  • Memorandum of Understanding between IMS and the Institute for Contemporary History

    On 3 January, representatives of the Institute of International Studies and the Institute for Contemporary History agreed on closer cooperation between the two institutions in doctoral studies.

  • Conference "On Borders and Boundaries"

    We invite you to the International Doctoral Conference "On Borders and Boundaries: German-Czech Conference for Young Researchers", organized by the IMS in cooperation with the Department of East and Southeast European History of LMU (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich).

  • Looking back at Balkan Express 2021

    The 6th International Conference of Balkan Studies "Balkan Express" took place on 12-13 November 2021. This year the conference focused on the study of the Balkans through the concepts and ideas of neighbourhood and neighbourhood relations. Enjoy our short look back at the event.

  • IMS is looking for a new post-doc Research Fellow

    Institute of International Studies is filling a new position of post-doc Research Fellow in the Department of Russian and East European Studies. Details of the position can be found below.

  • Jsem z FSV UK: our alumni Jan Havlík

    A new part of the "Jsem z FSV UK" series has been published, this time about one of our successful graduates, Jan Havlík. Where his studies at IMS and FSV took him and what doors it opened for him you can find out in the video.

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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!