Economic Data Analysis
The former Master’s programmes Quantitative Economic Analysis (QEA) and Master in Official Statistics (MOS) have been merged in one: Economic Data Analysis (EDA).
The aim of this master programme is to provide students with knowledge and abilities in the area of economic data analysis. This covers many topics related to data acquisition, data processing, data dissemination and communication, data analysis including advanced statistical and econometric modelling and working with specialised statistical and econometric software as well.
- EDA combines the best of both programmes.
- EDA has still two specializations: Master in Official Statistics (MOS) and Data Analysis and Modelling (DAM, former QEA).
- EDA students choose their specialization during their first semester.
- EDA students can either take part in an intership (MOS) or in an exchange semester (DAM, optional).
- EDA’s specialization MOS has been internationally accredited with the EMOS label, awarded by the European Statistical Commmittee.
- study degree – Graduate/ Master
- language – English
- credits/ study durations – 120 ECTS/ two years study programme
- form of study – full-time programme
- start of studies – in September
- application deadline – 28 February/ 30 April
- tuition fee – 3.800 EUR per academic year
Key fields of study:Curriculum and structure
- Economic Statistics
- Decision Analysis
- Operational Research
- Official Statistics
- National Accounts
Two major specializations (students choose their specialization during the first semester): Master in Official Statistics (MOS) and Data Analysis and Modelling (DAM).
|Compulsory/ core courses||63 ECTS (MOS)/ 90 ECTS (DAM)|
|Elective/ optional courses||15 ECTS (MOS)/ 18 ECTS (DAM)|
|Internship in State Statistical Service (only MOS)||30 ECTS – compulsory in the 3rd semester|
|STUDY ABROAD PERIOD (only DAM)||optional in 3rd semester|
|State Exams + Defend of the Master Thesis||12 ECTS|
EDA graduates will be qualified especially for positions in:
- research departments
of commercial and central banks, national and international statistical insitutes, consulting companies, financial or government institutions, marketing agencies and large industrial firms.
Degree/ Academic Title
EDA Master Programme is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic as a second-cycle higher education qualification.
According to the Czech legislation, graduates of the programme will be awarded the academic degree Ing. inženýr (engineer), which is the academic title awarded to graduates of master’s programmes in specific fields including economics, technical sciences and technologies.
The degree’s abbreviation Ing. is to be used before the name of the graduate (e.g. Ing. Jan NOVAK).
MOS specialization is also accredited with EMOS label (European Master in Official Statistics), awarded by the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC) only to programs which fulfil strict requirements and offer high-quality education.
Project of the European Master in Official Statistics
The European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS) is awarded by the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC) upon fullment of strict requirements. This label was launched by Eurostat and European Statistical System (ESS) in 2014.
It´s based on active cooperation between universities and national statistical institutes, in aim to connect academic community with the official statistics producers. The cooperation includes preparing of course curriculums, the lectures should be supported by the statistical offices etc.
Learn more about the EMOS at the official website of Eurostat.
Ing. Jan Fischer, CSc.
Former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic,
Former President of the Czech Statistical Office
course: Official Statistics
doc. Ing. Jaroslav Sixta, Ph.D.
Vice-President of the Czech Statistical Office
courses: National Accounting, Understanding Economic and Social Indicators
doc. RNDr. Ivana Malá, CSc.
Deputy Head of the Department of Statistics and Probability,
Academic Guarantor of the DAM specialization
courses:Probability and Mathematical Statistics I, II
prof. Ing. Jakub Fischer, Ph.D.
Dean of the Faculty Informatics and Statistics,
Academic Guarantor of the EDA programme and MOS specialization
Ing. Kristýna Vltavská, Ph.D.
Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs
course: Economic Statistics
Mgr. Ing. Martin Zelený, Ph.D.
Head of the Demography Section of the Czech Statistical Office
course: Survey Methodology