About the Project

In 2011 the Faculty of Social Studies started a unique educational project called “Innovation of Education at the Department of International Relations and European Studies(CZ 1.07/2.2.00/15.0221). The project aims at complex student preparedness for employment in fields related to energy and energy security in order to increase competitiveness of the graduates and offer the missing experts to labor market.

Take advantage of the possibility to gain practically applicable knowledge, profit from cooperation with the most progressive companies and get orientation in the field, which moves with the Czech economy.

  • 9 new and innovated courses dealing with relevant aspects of energy and energy security
  • practically oriented internships, excursions and “round tables” in cooperation with the project partners ČEPS, a.s., ČEZ, a.s., Jihomoravská plynárenská, a.s., Museum of Oil Mining and Geology and other companies
  • long term and complex education focusing on practice and subsequent employment in labor market
  • cooperation with foreign experts and institutions, both from European and non-European countries (USA, United Kingdom, Poland, Israel and others)

In the project both members are involved of the Department of International Relations and European Studies and the International Institute of Political Science of Masaryk University (IIPS MU), whose researchers work closely with several internationally recognized institutions.