The Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) is one of the newest faculties of Charles University in Prague. The Faculty was founded in 1990, shortly after the Velvet Revolution. It soon became a regional centre of teaching and research in area studies, economics,international relations, journalism, media studies, sociology and political science. The Faculty offers a full range of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programmes in the key fields of social sciences. While the language of instruction is Czech and English, students can chose from classes in a wide range of other languages, namely French, German, Russian, and Spanish.
Currently, the Faculty has around 4 000 full-time students. Approximately 150 of them are enrolled in one of the English language degree programmes.