Balkan, Eurasian and Central European StudiesCharles University Prague


Important dates

The early admissions deadline for the academic year 2016/17 is 26th February 2016. The early admissions deadline is strongly recommended for students from non-EU or non-EFTA countries who will need a student visa in order to study in the Czech Republic.

The regular deadline for the academic year 2016/17 is 29th April 2016.



Mgr. Karel Svoboda, Ph.D.Karel Svoboda

Karel Svoboda graduated from the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, in East-European Studies. He successfully completed his doctoral thesis at Charles University's Institute of International Studies in 2010. He also attended Visegrad summer school held in 2004 in Krakow in Poland. In 2004 and 2005 he studied at the Faculty of History, at Moscow State University. In 2007/8 he worked for the Czech Ministry of Finance where he was responsible for bilateral relations with non-EU countries and relations with International Organizations. His main areas of interest are Russian politics (esp. foreign affairs and economic issues) and transformation processes in Eastern and Central Europe. During the academic year 2012/2013, he was a Fulbright Foundation Teaching fellow at the University of Rochester, New York, US.