FIR in brief
The Faculty of International Relations (FIR) is one of the largest faculties at the University of Economics, Prague. There are two main directions in both teaching and research: International Business and International Politics and Diplomacy. Other programs, focusing on Business and Law, International Politics and Diplomacy or Tourism also play an inevitable role. The key distinctive feature of FIR is high level of internationalization at all stages with strong emphasis on language knowledge of students. FIR is the first faculty in the Czech Republic that has achieved accreditation of a study program by EFMD. Two master programs in International Business have been awarded with the EPAS accreditation for the period of 5 years.
Mission of the Faculty of International Relations is to develop education and knowledge in the field of international economic and political relations and to provide internationally recognized study programs based on critical thinking and openness, personal and societal responsibility and commitment to lifelong learning.
Vision of the Faculty of International Relations – it is the best education and research institution in the field of international economic and political relations in the Czech Republic and through its strategy of internalization and internationally verified process of quality assurance and enhancement it is an internationally recognized institution, which belongs among top three best ranked schools within the region of Central and Eastern Europe.
FIR successfully defended international accreditation EPAS for two master’s degree programs International Trade and International Business, this time for the period of 5 years. This exceptional success invites FIR into the elite club of only eight universities worldwide, which have gained the longest possible period of accreditation for more than one program. Accreditation itself means for the faculty not only an appreciation of its sucessess and a confirmation of right strategic and managerial decision in key area of development, but it is also an important commitment and challenge for an enduring perfection of established direction.