The International Masters in Economy, State and Society (IMESS) is a leading two-year double degree Master's programme in comparative area studies, which focuses on developing in-depth knowledge and understanding of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, the Baltics, Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia. IMESS offers three discipline-based tracks – Economics and Business; Politics and Security; and Nation, History and Society and includes a spine of interdisciplinary training and language tuition, leading to an extended research-based dissertation. The first year of the programme is spent at the coordinating university, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College of London (UCL) – one of the top twenty global universities – with the second year spent at one of the leading universities from Eastern Europe - Charles University (Czech Republic), Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary), Helsinki University (Finland), Jagiellonian University (Poland), University of Tartu (Estonia) and Higher School of Economics (Russia).
a diploma certificate of BA level education, a transcript of grades from the previous study program(s), a short academic CV, a motivation letter
No exam, application package evaluation - internationaly recognized test in Mathematics (SAT, ACT, SCIO…)
The early admissions deadline 29th February, regular deadline 30th April
15 500 EUR / 17 515 USD / 418 500 CZK
The programme is taught by members of the Institute of International Studies.