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.

Master programs taught in English:

  • Development Studies and Foresight – specialization Foresight – curriculum
  • Development Studies and Foresight – specialization International Development Studies – curriculum
  • Global Development Policy – curriculum

Ph.D. program taught in English

  • Environmental and Development Studies

Programs taught in Czech:

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