How to apply

Entry Requirements

The Energy Security Studies Program is open to students holding a Bachelor's or equivalent degree in the social sciences (political science, International Relations, European studies, and related disciplines, including history, law, economics, etc.) or the humanities from a recognized institution of higher education. Applicants must have a good command of the English language.

Application Procedure

1. Complete application form

Online in the Masaryk University information system (online form is active from 1 Feb-30 April for fall semester admission, and 1 Sept-30 Nov for spring semester admission: select Energy Security Programme) and fill in the application form in text file: ….

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Academic records of the applicant

A copy of the applicant's Bachelor's diploma, or documentation indicating that the applicant will receive such a diploma by the time of enrolling in the program, in the original language, stamped and signed by the authorized university office or by a notary public official. Diplomas whose original language is not English or Czech should be accompanied by an official English language translation, stamped and signed by a translating company or an authorized university office.

A copy of the final transcript (the record of courses and grades) in the original language, stamped and signed by the authorized university office or by a notary public official. Transcripts whose original language is not English or Czech should be accompanied by an official English language translation, stamped and signed by a translating company or an authorized university office.

In order to enroll in the Energy Security Studies program, applicants holding degrees issued by universities outside the Czech Republic will need to obtain an official document confirming that their degree can be recognized in the Czech Republic. Consult Prior Degrees section for details.

4. Statement of purpose

Statement should be approximately 500 words long and should outline the applicant's intellectual history and present his/her motivation in applying to this program.

5. Proof of English language knowledge

6. Recommendation letter by a former university or college teacher.

Unless otherwise indicated, all application materials should be in English.

Deadlines

Fall semester

Applicants who wish to enroll in the Fall semester, the deadline for applications is April 30th.

For the applicants who wish to enroll in the Fall semester and do not need to arrange visa or residence permit for the Czech Republic and have already completed the Degree Recognition procedure. applications can be accepted by September 1st of the same year.

Spring semester

Applicants who wish to enroll in the Spring semester, the deadline for applications is November 30th.

For non-visa applicants, the deadline for applications is February 1st.

The Masaryk University online forms are active between February 1st - April 30th for fall semester admissions, and between September 1st - November 30th for spring semester admissions. However, your documents can be reviewed and evaluated throughout the year; whenever the online application form is open, we will ask you to submit it.

Applicants who want to get a preliminary acceptance letter for IVF grant support, should send all or most of the above mentioned materials (except the online form) by November deadline, even if they are applying for the next September intake. Later on, regular admission procedure can be completed.