Economic Data Science

The Bachelor’s program in Economic Data Science is designed for students who want to work in important and well-paid positions in companies or the public sector. Their job will be working with data on which fundamental decisions are based. They can not only evaluate the data, but also analyze it more deeply thanks to advanced statistical and econometric methods. And thanks to the connection with the economy, they will be equipped to make decisions at the highest level.


  • three-year/six-semester study program
  • 180 ECTS credits / 30 credits per semester
  • full-time Bachelor’s (undergraduate) 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
  • Data Science
  • Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Data Analysis
  • Critical Thinking
Compulsory/ core courses 141 ECTS
Elective/ optional courses 30 ECTS
STUDY ABROAD PERIOD optional in the 2nd or 3rd academic year
State Exams + Defence of the Bachelor’s  Thesis 9 ECTS

EDS recommended study plan
 
EDS study plan – detailed information

  • Economic Data Scientist
  • Business Analyst
  • Economic Data Manager
  • Economic Data Consultant

EDS graduates will be specially qualified for positions where data analysis and economic indicator interpretation is required. They will also be able to work with various data sources.

Graduates are also entitled to continue their studies at the graduate level.

At FIS they may continue their studies with either the Economic Data Analysis or the Information Systems Management Master’s programs.

 

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

Admissions

EDS Bachelor program is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic as a first-cycle higher education qualification.

According to the Czech legislation,  graduates of the program will be awarded the academic degree Bc. (baccalarius).
The degree’s abbreviation Bc. is to be used before the name of the graduate (e.g. Bc. Jan NOVAK).

Graduates are entitled to continue their studies at the graduate level.

Interview with Petr Mazouch, the Academic Guarantor of the EDS program

Keynote Teachers

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

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

prof. Ing. Jakub Fischer, Ph.D.

Dean of the Faculty Informatics and Statistics
course: Economic Statistics

Ing. Petra Tomanová, Ph.D., MSc

Department of  Econometrics
courses: Case Studies in Data Science, Econometric Modelling

Ing. Adam Čabla, Ph.D.

Department of Statistics and Probability
courses: Probability and Mathematical Statistics

Ing. Kristýna Vltavská, Ph.D.

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

Ing. Tomáš Lichard, M.A., Ph.D.

Department of the Economic Statistics
courses: Development Economics, Quantitative Methods in Economics

PhDr. Klára Kalíšková, M.A., Ph.D.

PhDr. Klára Kalíšková, M.A., Ph.D.

Department of the Economic Statistics
courses: Principles of Economics: Theory and Data I. + II., Data-Driven Policy Analysis

Ing. Zdeněk Šulc, Ph.D.

Ing. Zdeněk Šulc, Ph.D.

Department of Statistics and Probability
course: Real Data Analysis

Mgr. Jana Cibulková, Ph.D.

Department of Statistics and Probability
course: Data Analysis with R and SQL, Exploratory Data Analysis

 

 

CONTACTS:  Tereza Krajíčková

CONTACTS: Tereza Krajíčková

FIS Bachelor coordinator – Economic Data Science

fisbachelor@vse.cz
NB 412 (New Building, 4th floor)
+420 224 095 464
Office hours: Mondays and Wednesdays: 8:30 -11:30 and 13:00-15:00

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