Master's program

Historical Sociology

The study of Historical Sociology concerns itself with long-term social processes and trends that have a significant impact on contemporary societies and phenomena. Learn about how society changes throughout history and focus on complex topics such as modernisation, collective mentalities, globalisation, religious and cultural pluralism, social memory, and much more.

The full-time study program is taught in person at the Faculty in Prague. This means that your classes will be scheduled throughout the week at the Faculty building.

The language of tuition is English. The standard length of study is 2 years.

The application deadline is February 28, 2023. Make sure you officially submit your online application by midnight (Central European time). No late submissions are accepted.

Do not forget to pay the application fee by the application deadline otherwise, your application cannot be processed by the Student Administration Office. 

To find out how to correctly fill out the application and pay the fee, visit our "Application Payment" section.

The tuition fee is 2000 euros per academic year. The fee is generated at the beginning of each academic year - you do not have to pay anything before enrollment.

The tuition fee is the same for both our EU and non-EU applicants.

There are two admission requirements: 

 submit the relevant documents

 submit your BA diploma

We ask you to submit these documents: a structured CV, a motivation letter, and an academic paper of min. 15 pages.

After the department assesses your documents and accepts you, you will be asked to provide proof of your previous education - learn more about the process here.

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1. Submit Relevant Documents

Submit a motivation letter, your CV, and an academic paper in English before the application deadline. You have until March 15 to submit these documents - however, make sure that your application is submitted by the application deadline, February 28!

  • Motivation Letter (500 - 700 words)

  • Structured CV

  • Academic Paper: The paper should be no less than 15 pages in length and prove your knowledge, skills, and talent for study in the programme for which you are applying. The paper can be your defended bachelor’s thesis or its summary, an article published in an academic journal, or any new essay that you choose to represent you and your academic knowledge.

Admission Requirements

2. Proof of Previous Education

After you have been admitted by the department you will be asked to complete the second admission requirement - submitting proof of your previous education. In the case of our MA programs, we ask you to submit proof of completed undergraduate education which can be proven by a Bachelor's diploma.

 

Do not worry if you have not yet received your diploma at the time when you are submitting your online application - you have until September 30 to complete this requirement.

Diploma Recognition

If you graduated outside of the Czech Republic, your diploma needs to go through a process of recognition or nostrification. This process validates that the diploma you are submitting is equivalent to a diploma you would receive after finishing school in the Czech Republic.

 

You can choose from two options:

  • Recognition by the Faculty

  • Nostrifcation

01

Start your online application

The online application is available here.

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Fill out and submit the application by February 28

Check out our application tutorial here.

03

Pay the application fee by February 28

Details on application payment are available here.

04

Submit the documents to your online application until March 15

You need to submit your CV, motivation letter, and academic paper.

05

Wait for the assessment of the admission commitee

You will get your results approximately 30 days after submitting your application.

06

Start the process of submitting proof of previous education

More information is available here.

07

Complete the recognition / nostrification process

More information is available here.

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Enroll

We will keep in touch via e-mail!

Contact Us

Reach out to study@fhs.cuni.cz with any questions you may have regarding the admission process

Meet Us

You can schedule an online consultation in case you have some admission questions.

Write us at study@fhs.cuni.cz with your preferred date and we'll get back to you!