Institute of Economic Studies (IES)

"The Institute of Economic Studies is an excellent place for education in economics. It combines remarkable researchers and high-skilled students, making it one of the best institutions to learn economics in Central Europe ..."

Lauren Weill, Director of the Corporate Strategy and Finance double degree program in partnership with the University of Strasbourg

The Institute of Economic Studies (IES) is a highly respected undergraduate economics and finance center and the top ranking undergraduate economics institute in the Czech Republic.

The institute's reputation for educational dynamism and professionalism is widely known. IES has earned the distinguished Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Recognition, which indicates that the IES curriculum is closely tied to professional practices and prepares students to sit the CFA exams.

With dedication to internationalization, IES has attracted students from all over the world who seek valuable skills in economics, finance, policy, management, and business strategy. The exceptional education at IES leads many graduates to challenging careers at leading financial and consulting companies such as McKinsey, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, KPMG, Erste Bank, Citibank, Raiffeisen Bank, and HSBC Bank.

The Institute of Economic Studies building is located one block from the CERGE-EI building (Schebek Palace) which houses the UPCES program including its IEF office. The IES facilities include modern classrooms, comfortable study spaces, and state-of-the-art educational resources.

You can view the website for the Institute of Economic Studies here.