EMOS/ MOS – European Master in Official Statistics
Newly 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.
The graduates of this programme will obtain two diplomas in parallel: the diploma issued by the University of Economics, Prague and the EMOS diploma supported by Eurostat.
The European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS/ MOS) provides students with an advanced training in specific themes of statistics in general or official statistics.
Graduates who have successfully completed EMOS will be able to demonstrate knowledge about: the system of official statistics, data production models and methods, statistical, econometrical and demographic methods and basic IT tools.
The main objective of EMOS is to enhance the abilities of students to understand national and European official data (quality, production process, dissemination) and to analyse them in a national, European and international context using statistical, demographic and econometrical methods.
- study degree – Graduate/ Master
- diplomas – VŠE diploma + EMOS label
- 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
- Official Statistics
- Economic Statistics
- Survey Methodology
- National Accounts
- Compulsory Internship in State Statistical Service
|Compulsory/ core courses||54 ECTS|
|Elective/ optional courses||21 ECTS|
|Internship in State Statistical Service + Master Thesis Project||30 ECTS – compulsory in the 2nd semester|
|STUDY ABROAD PERIOD||optional in 3rd semester|
|State Exams + Defend of the Master Thesis||15 ECTS|
EMOS graduates will be qualified especially for positions in:
- national and international statistical institutes,
- central banks,
- at statistical, analytical and research departments of other central government institutions,
- analysts at consulting companies, firms, banks and other financial institutions.
Project of the European Master in Official Statistics
The European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS) is awarded by 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.
Degree/ Academic Title
MOS/ EMOS 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/EMOS 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.
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
Mgr. Ing. Martin Zelený, Ph.D.
Head of the Demography Section of the Czech Statistical Office
course: Survey Methodology
prof. Ing. Jakub Fischer, Ph.D.
Dean of the Faculty Informatics and Statistics,
Academic Guarantor of the MOS programme