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 MDDP with ​University of Economics, Prague

 

The agreement on the establishment of Master Double Degree Programme between SGH Warsaw School of Economics and ​University of Economics, Prague (VSE) has been signed on 28th of August 2015. 

VSE and SGH will grant a Master’s degree to students registered in the respective Master’s programs, respectively:

Within the programme students of each university will be studying 1 year at partner university; 1st year will be done at student's home university and the 2nd at student's partner university.
 

 Partner of the MDDP

 

 
University of Economics, Prague (VSE) was established in 1919. It is a leading economics and business-oriented public university located in Prague, Czech Republic. VSE is the largest and most selective university in the field of economics, business and information technologies in the Czech Republic with almost 20,000 students in its bachelor, masters and doctoral programmes, and a top business school in Central Europe.
 
VSE is a long-standing partner of SGH Warsaw School of Econonomics within Erasmus programme. It is also, as well as SGH, a member of the CEMS (The Global Alliance in Management Education) and Partnership in International Management (PIM) networks.
 

 Programme structure

 

The intended period of study for the MDDP is two years (4 semesters).

The double degree graduation requires that participating students study one academic year (two semesters) at each institution in order to complete part of the curriculum according to the study plan in Annex I and II. Student’s performance will be recognized and graded on the basis of Transcript of Records using the grading scales’ conversion tables presented in Annex III.

The terms and conditions of the agreement applied to participating students:

  • Students from VSE will complete at SGH the 3rd and 4th semesters of their second year of Master’s study, to obtain a Master’s Degree of International Business at the Warsaw School of Economics.

  • Students from SGH will complete at VSE the 3rd and 4th semesters of their Master’s study, to obtain a Master’s Degree of International Business – Central European Business Realities at the University of Economics, Prague.

 

 Study Programme

 
 

 Master Thesis

 

In addition to the mandatory coursework at both institutions, as set forth in the agreement, the double degree VSE and SGH student is required to write a Master Thesis at VSE. The Master Thesis at VSE is worth 10 ECTS composed of 2 ECTS of Diploma Seminar and 8 ECTS of the Master Thesis itself. The partner institutions assure the legal and organisational pre-conditions required for enabling the double degree students to start with the Master Thesis in their 2nd study year.

The Master Thesis shall be supervised by supervisor from VSE and reviewed by reviewer from SGH. The language of the Master Thesis is English.

 

 Selection criteria

 

Participating students in the exchange program will be selected by their home University on the general basis of previous academic merits. The students should fulfill the admission requirements of the host University and the respective program.

The double-degree candidates must satisfy all admission requirements of the host institution, including good knowledge at Bachelor level of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics and language proficiency requirements (native speakers of English, any previous degree accomplished in English or English B2 according to the requirements of the Common European Framework CEF).

 
 
 

 Key dates

 

Selection dates for 2019:

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS – 16 September 2019 [Monday]

Applications (printed on both sides) should be sent by registered mail to:

Małgorzata Chromy
International Centre
SGH Warsaw School of Economics
Al. Niepodległości 162
02-554 Warsaw, Poland

Please note, that we don't accept originals of the certificates.

It will be also possible to hand in the applications during office hours in September (on 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 9th, 10th, 12th & 16th). Office hours will be held from 11.00 to 13.00 in room no. 7, build. A (ul. Rakowiecka 24)

 

 Selection process

 

Application documents [printed on both sides] required from the SGH candidates to double diploma include:

  • Application form (filled in on computer) – please choose from drop-down lists relevant options concerning: Partner University, majors at each university, language proficiency, and additional certificates [if applicable]
  • Motivation letter addressed to Selection Commission to double degree programme between University of Economics, Prague and Warsaw School of Economics (in English, max. 1 page)

  • CV of the Applicant in the Europass format

  • Copy of the BA diploma

  • Official course transcript or diploma supplement with grades received (in English)

  • Document certifying fluency in English

  • First draft of the study programme (preferred field of study/study path, list of academic interests, etc.)

 

 Contacts

 

VSE

Ing. Ivana KREJČÍ
International Business Program Coordinator
University of Economics, Prague
Nam. W. Churchilla 4130
67 Praha 3
Czech Republic
Phone: + 420 224 098 524
Fax:       + 420 224 098 597
Web: http://ib.vse.cz

SGH – Academic tutor

Andżelika KUŹNAR Phd
Institute of International Economics
Collegium of World Economy

 

 Attention

 
​According to the Rules and Regulations of selection for international programmes and exchanges at SGH, all students accepted for double diploma programmes are not allowed to apply for any other exchange or programme that involves mobility abroad in the given academic year. It especially refers to Erasmus+, PIM and bilateral exchanges and and international  programmes like CEMS MIM.