“The CERGE-EI MAE program combines practical hard skills, useful soft skills, and tailored personal development.”

Robert Johnson, MAE Graduate

Why Choose Master in Applied Economics

Practical focus on data science

Curriculum focused on data analysis and real-life applications

US degree in 1 year in Prague

3 intensive semesters in an international community in Prague

Individual approach

Small group setting with an individual approach and tailored career services

Fast track to employment

100% of alumni are employed in the field within 6 months of graduation

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People

“The MAE program by itself is very unique in combining economics, data science, and personal development. I have always wanted to combine a technical and economic background to become a person with something like street skills in everything, which I think is appreciated nowadays.”

 Martin Pecha MAE Student

“The MAE program was the most challenging year of my life, but also the most rewarding experience I've ever had.”

 Thuy Linh Do, Graduate

“The MAE program solidly prepares students for work in central banks or international organizations.”

 Branislav Saxa, Faculty; Senior Economist, Czech National Bank

Master in Applied Economics

The MA in Applied Economics is a one-year tuition-based program with curriculum focused on data science and real-life applications.

Program Details

Learn how to crunch numbers and solve real-business problems in one intensive year

Admissions

Early bird applications by November 30, regular application deadline March 31

Tuition

The MA in Applied Economics is a tuition-based program

Fellowships

Substantial discounts are offered through different fellowships

Careers and Placements

Career Counseling

Tailored personal development and career services

Employment Opportunities

Graduates work as data analysts, management consultants, and policy advisors

Alumni Community

Alumni employed in private companies, public sector or run their own business