About us

We are the Faculty of Social Sciences, a regional centre of teaching and research in economics, international studies, political studies, sociology, area studies, journalism and media studies.  We are a part of one of the oldest universities in the world, Charles University – founded in 14th century by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV.

FSV UK offers high-quality Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degree programmes in all fields of social sciences. Students from all around the world can also enrol in one of many fully accredited degree programmes taught in English.

From all 17 faculties of Charles University, we have one of the highest international mobility participation rates – each year we welcome more than 500 exchange students!


Where to find us

Faculty of Social Sciences

Charles University
Smetanovo nábřeží 995/6
110 01 Prague

Admission and entrance exams

Now it is possible to register and submit your application for the academic year 2024/2025 for all our degree programmes.

Regular application deadline: April 30, 2024
Application to our study programmes is online only. To apply, you need to fill the application form on our website (see below).

There are no entrance examinations. Applicants' materials are assessed by an admissions committee and successful applicants are informed in 4-6 weeks after the deadline.

The application fee is 880 CZK (approx. 40 EUR). You will find the payment instructions at the end of your online application form.

For any queries related to admission, please contact us at admissions@fsv.cuni.cz.

Please see all the information on how to apply and how to fill the application form at our website.


Additional information

International Vibes

Getting to know different cultures, aca­demic environment and meeting interest­ing people all over the world – that is the essence of international study exchange programmes! FSV UK is an active partici­pant in many of them. In particular:

ERASMUS+: We have more than 340 agree­ments with the best universities all around Europe. Each year we welcome about 500 students, and around 300 of our students go abroad to study or participate in the practical placements (internships).

CEEPUS: A Central European exchange programme aimed at regional cooperation within a network of universities (Albania, Bulgary, Romania, Slovenia, etc.).

Credit mobility: Agreements with universities outside Europe

Faculty and University agreements: Agree­ments with top universities all over the world: University of Queensland (Australia), McGill University (Canada), University of New Orleans (USA), Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Mexico), Kobe University (Japan), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Peking University HSBC Business School (China) and many more.

Diverse and Top-class Research

We fully support the socio-scientific research and integrate and co-ordinate the research plan we have acquired with several departments of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. Within this framework, FSV UK has made a commitment to provide the professional public with a critical and scientifically-based reflection on the development of Czech society from a long-term perspective. The members of individual institutes and faculties develop the theory, methodology and empirical research in all major areas of social sciences. We cooperate with many leading universities across the globe and we are a member of several international organisations: European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), The European Money and Finance Forum (SUERF) and many others.

Student life

Student life is not only studying at a library or your dorm and attending lectures and seminars! There is a whole bunch of stuff students do together in their free time - social, cultural, political or sport events, trips, parties...and much more! There is nothing easier than just join and enjoy the life at FSV UK!



Faculty of Social Sciences

Charles University
Smetanovo nábřeží 995/6
110 01 Prague