Economic Data Analysis

The aim of this master program 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.

  • two-year/four-semester study program
  • 120 ECTS credits / 30 credits per semester
  • full-time Master’s program
  • taught in English language
  • tuition fee – 5,000 EUR/academic year   (2,500 EUR/semester)
  • application deadlines: 28 February and 30 April
  • starts every September
  • Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Official Statistics
  • Operational Research
  • Data Modeling
  • Prognosis

EDA programme has 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 72 ECTS (MOS)/ 87 ECTS (DAM)
Elective/ optional courses 15 ECTS (MOS)/ 21 ECTS (DAM)
Internship in State Statistical Service (only MOS) 21 ECTS – compulsory in the 3rd semester
STUDY ABROAD PERIOD (only DAM) optional in 3rd semester
State Exams + Defence of the Master’s  Thesis 12 ECTS

EDA MOS recommended study plan

EDA DAM recommended study plan

EDA study plan – detailed information

EDA graduates will be qualified especially for positions in strategic, analytical and research departments of commercial and central banks, national and international statistical institutes, consulting companies, financial or government institutions, marketing agencies and large industrial firms.

  • Strategy Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Specialist in Project Management
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Financial Markets Analyst
  • Researcher

Applications for the academic year 2024/25 (start of studies in September 2024) are CLOSED.  Applications for the academic year 2025/26 will be open in November.

There are two application rounds:

  • February 28 (recommended for Visa-required students)
  • April 30

Admission requirements:

Applicants are asked to:

  1. Complete the online application form, pay the application fee

  2. Submit a CV on a given template ( EDA, ISM)

  3. Add study documents  –  (ask for recognition of previous education at VŠE,  YT video)

  4. Pass admission exam ( EDA, ISM)


EDA Master program 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 program 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 the EMOS label (European  Master in Official Statistics), awarded by the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC) only to programs that fulfill strict requirements and offer high-quality education.

Learn more about the EMOS at the official website of Eurostat.

Interview with Fahad Fayaz, the EDA student

Keynote Teachers

Ing. Jan Fischer, CSc.

Ing. Jan Fischer, CSc.

Former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic,
Former President of the Czech Statistical Office
course: Official Statistics

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  II

doc. Ing. Tomáš Formánek, Ph.D.

Department of Econometrics
course: Advanced Econometrics

doc. Ing. Jaroslav Sixta, Ph.D.

Vice-President of the Czech Statistical Office
courses: National Accounting, Understanding Economic and Social Indicators

Ing. Kristýna Vltavská, Ph.D.

Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs, Department of the Economic Statistics
course: Economic Statistics

prof. Ing. Jakub Fischer, Ph.D.

Dean of the Faculty Informatics and Statistics,
Academic Guarantor of the EDA programme and MOS specialization

Mgr. Ing. Martin Zelený, Ph.D.

Head of the Demography Section of the Czech Statistical Office
course: Survey Methodology

doc. Ing. Mgr. Petr Mazouch, Ph.D.

Head of the Department of Economic Statistics, Academic Director of FIS Masters
course: Economic Statistics

Ing. Adam Čabla, Ph.D.

Department of Statistics and Probability
courses: Probability and Mathematical Statistics I and II

CONTACTS:  Veronika Brunerová

CONTACTS: Veronika Brunerová

FIS Masters Coordinator-
Information Systems Management, Economic Data Analysis
NB 408 (New Building, 4th floor)
+420 224 09 5418
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