February 29, 2024

early bird application deadline

The early-bird term is strongly recommended for students from visa-seeking countries.

April 30, 2024 

regular application deadline


How to apply

Scholarships and funding

If you are a prospective student and you are considering further studies at our faculty, do not hesitate to contact us for more information! Our International Office is here to help.


  1. You will get a high quality education which means certain competitive advantages in the job market.
  2. You will join a young and creative academic team.
  3. You will have opportunities to meet important well-known people from academic and public life.
  4. You will be able to choose from a wide range of optional lectures and seminars taught in Czech, English, German, French, Spanish and also Russian.
  5. You will have the opportunity to participate in various academic, scientific, sporting and cultural activities.
  6. You will have access to the university libraries and to the extensive selection of electronic databases.
  7. You will study in modern lecture rooms.
  8. You will have the opportunity to spend part of your studies abroad at our partner universities or you can enrol in one of our double degree programmes; the CSF programme cooperates with the University of Strasbourg and the IMESS programme is in partnership with University College London.
  9. You will gain professional experience during your studies. The partners of FSV UK are, for example, Czech Centres, the Václav Havel Library and People in Need.

Study programmes

The Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism implements Czech study programmes of all available levels of university education - bachelor's, master's and doctoral and courses of the university of the third age. Those interested can also undergo a rigorous procedure at our institute. However, you can also study English study programmes.

Master studies

Programme Duration: 2 years
Language of Instruction: English
Academic Supervisor: Dr. Jakub Končelík, PhD. (
Programme Coordinator: Jan Miessler (
Admission Administration:


MARS is ideal for students who want to gain better knowledge about the societal role of media and politics, and who want to understand how different contexts interact with each other.

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PhD Studies

The Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism offers an English-language PhD programme in Media and Communication Studies. 

It takes the form of full-time or part-time study. The standard length of study is four years, and the doctoral programme must be completed within a maximum of eight years.

Media and Communication Studies

Various types of media play an important role in today's advanced societies. The PhD programme is intended for all those who are more deeply interested in the study of mass media, historical and current development of the media, methodology of study of communication and media and basic and applied research of media and media communication.

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Exchange students

Our faculty has one of the highest international mobility participation rates of all the faculties of Charles University. Each year we welcome around 500 exchange students from all over the world.

Find more information about Erasmus and other international student exchange programmes here.

Courses in English

Every semester, ISCJ offers several courses in English for students interested in media studies, journalism or marketing. The courses cover many different areas and their instructors are usually leading experts in their fields. Majority of the courses are intended for more advanced (MA level) students, although there are also courses offered to undergraduate (BA level) students.

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