Mission Statement

The IEF studies aims to provide students with tools and experience in economics and finance. It enhances their understanding of today’s global commerce and economic interactions. The IEF studies is organized in cooperation with two successful institutions, providing a powerful educational experience:

UPCES (Undergraduate Program in Central European Studies) is a long-established, successful program with robust enrollment and high satisfaction ratings from students and universities. Launched in 2001, UPCES benefits undergraduate students from a wide variety of majors and interests. Crucially, UPCES offers a personalized approach to study abroad.

IES (Institute of Economic Studies of Charles University) is a distinguished economics and finance center, and is the top-ranked undergraduate economics institute in the Czech Republic. The institute’s reputation for innovation and professionalism is widely known. IES has, for instance, earned the distinguished Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University recognition.