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Gain new skills and broaden your global perspective with courses at the CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute) a joint workplace of Charles University and the Economics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences.


IEF Curriculum

A semester with IEF includes FIVE courses (for up to 16 U.S. credits total). All IEF courses are intended for undergraduate students at the Junior and Senior levels. All courses are taught in English and include international students.

Each course includes a downloadable syllabus. The final course list for any given semester may slightly change based on course enrollment and faculty availability.

All courses require prerequisites. Guidance in course choices assures that students are placed at the correct course level. Students should always check with the IEF staff to be certain they qualify for specific courses.

Courses at CERGE-EI

IEF students select three IEF courses and one UPCES course.

Students should choose courses according to their academic interests and background. The courses aim to deepen understanding in critical areas of finance and economics. They are taught by leading academics at CERGE-EI and are designed to provide a thorough grounding in various areas of finance, economics, policy, and strategy.

View the Spring and Fall Semester Course List.

Courses with UPCES

IEF students also select one course with UPCES. UPCES courses are listed under the Charles University Faculty of Humanities. IEF students specifically select:

Please note that the final list of UPCES courses is based on student preferences. Courses without sufficient enrollment will not be offered.