What is FIR?
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.
Who is in the management of FIR?
Strategic decisions are made by a young and ambitious management team led by the Dean, professor Josef Taušer.
Why to study at FIR?
Faculty of International Relations (FIR) offers degree programs at all three levels of higher education. As a very well recognized teaching and research institution we provide all our students only high quality programs with internationally recognized degrees. You will study courses that will combine economic theory with business and management practices. You will add the issues of international relations in case of IDS programs.
Generally, by studying at FIR, you’ll get what business requires. And all this will happen in one of the most beautiful and safest cities of the world, Prague.
What makes FIR special?
FIR is unique in many aspects:
- Total orientation on internationalization, especially in teaching. The aim of the management is to provide an opportunity to study abroad or do internship to every single student.
- High quality study programs. Their level has been confirmed by EPAS Accreditation for the third time in a row.
- Great offer of internships for students.
- Excellent language skills of alumni.
- Support of student clubs and activities.
Who are significant alumni of FIR?
Graduates of FIR easily find jobs in multinational corporations, national or international organizations or they become successful entrepreneurs. Typical is very fast career progress.
Successful alumni can be found on the link below.