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American Bachelor in International and Economic Relations

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(Degrees awarded by Empire State College, State University of New York)

Programme information:

Title Bc.
Length of study 4 years
Form of study Full time
Language English
Credits 128
Student Body Fee 4,000 CZK per semester
Telecommunication Fee 2,500 CZK per semester
Admissions Fee (one-time fee) 7,500 CZK
Tuition fees 89,250 CZK per semester*

*Students can choose to sit State exams and if successful they will be awarded a dual American (awarded by ESC) and European degree (awarded by UNYP)


The world has changed, borders have lost their original meaning: we live in a globalized world. Only those who adapt to the new environment are the ones that succeed in getting the most of it. If you are interested in traveling the world, working in a business or government environment and learning about other cultures, then a degree in International Economic Relations is your field of study. This degree is awarded by Empire State College, State University of New York


Students on the American program that choose to major in International Economic Relations have the option of sitting for the Czech State Exams on completion of their program. Successful candidates are then awarded a DOUBLE degree, an American degree from Empire State College and a Czech degree from UNYP.


For these reasons, the department of International Economic Relations at UNYP offers a modern curriculum that combines the study of economics and international politics. The program focuses on providing students with a strong foundation in political, economic and international relations theory. The goal of the program is to prepare students to think theoretically and analytically about politics and economics in today's world, while using modern technology and ethical thinking in a multicultural environment to solve problems.

Graduates of the IER program at UNYP will leave with the following skills, among others:

  • A solid theoretical foundation in economics, including the micro foundations of economic thought and macro issues facing nation states, comparative politics and international relations
  • A thorough understanding of the politics, history and diplomacy that preceded the 21st century
  • An ability to think theoretically and analytically about contemporary issues in international affairs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in using software applications and information technology for research
  • An ability to work collaboratively in teams and in a multicultural setting

Admission requirements

  • An application form
  • Certified copy of student’s High School Diploma and Transcripts
  • English language proficiency
  • Interview with the relevant Head of the Department (after submitting the required documents)
  • English language certificate – submit one of the following scores, OR alternatively sit the UNYP English Entrance Exam (TOEFL internet based test (ibt) 72 or above,IELTS Academic 5.5 or above)
  • Motivation letter (max. 400 words)
  • Official Copy of ID or Passport
  • 2 recent passport size photographs
  • Recommendation Letter (teacher, manager)
  • Application Fee

All documents must be submitted in English. Documents originally in another language must be accompanied with a certified translation in English.

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Additional Info

  • FACULTY: Economics & Business
  • STUDY PROGRAM: Bachelor`s studies
  • UNIVERSITY: University of New York in Prague
  • TYPE OF UNIVERSITY: Private university
  • CITY: Prague
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