About the Department

Department of Development and Environmental Studies

Our Mission

We are an open, progressive and dynamically growing academic department within the Faculty of Science. We provide education opportunities and conduct research in the areas of development studies, environmental studies and foresight.

We strive to inspire our students, professionals and the public and thus contribute to the sustainable development of civil society. We support the personal growth and future employability of our students by focusing on their individuality and strengths as well as on international cooperation opportunities.


About us

With more than 10 years of experience in the field of development studies, the Department offers wide range of development and environment-related programs.

Programs taught in English in 2019/2020:

Programs taught in English in 2020/2021:

  • Development Studies and Foresight

Programs taught in Czech:

  • International Development and Environmental Studies Bachelor’s Program
  • International Development Studies Master’s Program
  • International Development Studies Ph.D. Program