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Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute (CERGE-EI)

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CERGE-EI is a joint workplace of Charles University and the Economics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, a unique partnership designed to promote modern education and research in economics located in a beautiful Central European metropolis – Prague. CERGE-EI currently offers following programs: MA in Economic Research (2-year program) and PhD in Economics

History

The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education (CERGE) was established in 1991 as the first modern doctoral program in economics in the post-communist transition. CERGE is a higher education institute of Charles University, which was founded in 1348 as the first university in Central Europe and is among the oldest universities in Europe.

Education

We currently offer 2 programs:

  • MA in Economic Research: a 2-year program designed for students interested in applied economic research and public policy. The aim of this program is to prepare students for careers in public policy institutions, international organizations, and private sector companies. Graduates receive a Czech degree fully accredited by Charles University.

  • PhD in Economics: a program designed for students who desire a rigorous graduate education in Economics at a prestigious international institution. 2 years of MA-level coursework followed by 2+ years of dissertation research. After 2 years, students receive a US MA in Economics degree. Graduates receive both US and Czech doctoral degrees.

Research

  • CERGE-EI IS ranked in the top 5% research institutions worldwide by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) and Research Papers in Economics (RePEc).

  • CERGE-EI faculty and researchers have established a remarkable record of professional careers and publications in top economics and policy-oriented journals.

  • CERGE-EI researchers have been active as recognized experts in areas including labor market functioning, taxation, social policies and poverty reduction, R&D policies, stock market regulation, macroeconomics analysis including forecasting, public budgeting, pension schemes and reforms, health economics, and economics of public regulations.

Career

CERGE-EI graduates pursue academic careers in prestigious university departments around the world, such as Max Planck Institute, Tilburg University or New York University, hold high-level positions in international organizations, including the World Bank, IMF, government ministries, central banks, think tanks, and private sector organizations. Many find jobs in international business sectors, including major banks and consulting firms such as Moody’s Analytics, EY, or Erste Group.

Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute (CERGE-EI) Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute (CERGE-EI). Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
Various benefits
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Anytime
Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Program for University Studies)
Merit-based Need-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
9000 CZK
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarship Awards Under Bilateral International Agreements
Merit-based Need-based

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Government of the Czech Republic
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
2400 EUR
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Literary Residency Program
Merit-based Need-based

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International Visegrad Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300 EUR
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Program for University Studies)
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Program for University Studies)
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
9000 CZK
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarship Awards Under Bilateral International Agreements
Merit-based Need-based

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Government of the Czech Republic
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2400 EUR
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Literary Residency Program
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

International Visegrad Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300 EUR
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Program for University Studies)
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

IvyPanda
Location not available

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Student services

Students office are available according to internal rules.

Housing services

CERGE-EI students can apply for accommodation in Charles University dormitories, which are generally located in the suburbs, about 30 minutes from CERGE-EI by public transport.

Library services

Established in 1992, the Jan Kmenta CERGE-EI Library has grown into a rich resource of modern economics literature, housing an extensive international collection of books, journals and databases. Today it is considered the best library of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe and, as such, is an important center for library services in Economics.

ICT services

Digital Media Center incorporates a 80-seat lecture theater and studio, both equipped with the latest audiovisual technology. The facility is available for live-streaming lectures and seminars to multiple partner institutions across the region and enables CERGE-EI faculty and students to hold virtual meetings with overseas supervisors, research partners and colleagues around the world.

Medical services

CERGE-EI covers the Comprehensive Medical Insurance for full-time 1st-4th year students (MA/PhD). Comprehensive Medical Insurance meets the Czech residence permit requirements.

CERGE grants MA and PhD degrees in Economics accredited by the Czech Ministry of Education, and produces frontier economic research as part of the CERGE-EI joint workplace.

Prague, Hlavní Mesto Praha, Czech Republic

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