Form of Study: Full-time Study
Length of Study: 2 years (4 semesters)
Entrance Exams: written form of test from Economics and Management and Social Sciences in English only. Sample of tests for the admission are placed below.
The master´s degree study branch European Agrarian Diplomacy that is being taught in English has been established based on a request by the CR Ministry of Agriculture aimed at the education of specialists for the EU Common Agricultural Policy able to occupy the relevant positions both in the national and European institutions. Taking into account width of the problems and the significance of agriculture within the bounds of the European Union policies, the study branch has not been concentrated upon adaptation of the Czech Republic into the EU structures only, but it has been preparing specialists oriented in the current trends, be it within the boundaries of the agrarian sector development of European Union itself (Europe 2020 Strategy), or in the global questions and Europe´s position in global agriculture.
The aim of study here is to prepare specialists for both national and European levels of agrarian diplomacy and agrarian administration with a corresponding theoretical background and managerial capabilities.The European Agrarian Diplomacy study branch graduate is prepared to occupy administrative, diplomatic and managerial positions, mostly in the domain of public administration at both the national and European levels, aimed at the problems of the agrarian sector.
The graduates obtain knowledge on diplomacy functioning, on international negotiations and on preparat ion and processing of documents. The fundamental courses profile the graduates towards deeper knowledge of the European integration process, agricultural and regional policies, as well as global economics and the agricultural commodities commerce. The graduates also obtain managerial capabilities and they are capable of solving concrete problems at the levels of public administration managers, and of managing and controlling activities in a changing environment, managing complicated projects and activities inclusive of strategic planning. They are capable of leading many-headed, complex and heterogeneous teams, or work actively under leadership of, or in a partner-type relationship with qualified specialists. They can formulate and present their own views reflecting also the approach of other members of the team, they can compre-hensibly express informations, ideas, problems and solutions to specialists as well as to laymen, using multi- media techniques. They are capable to communicate in two foreign languages. They rule English at the level of a native speaker. The elementary ICT capability of theirs corresponds to the ECDL Certificate, at least.
The study branch is organized in co-operation with the CR Ministry of Agriculture. The qualification obtained enables the graduates to work in the Ministry bodies and offices as well as in the EU international institutions. Examples of companies where the graduates have found employment: CR Ministry of Agriculture, CR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, CR Permanent Mission at the EU.
Administration study fee:
MSc European Agrarian Diplomacy: 20 000 CZK per academic year.