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 Study plan

  • 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.


Applications  for the academic year 2024/25 open in mid December 2023.

There are two application rounds:

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

Applicants are asked to:

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

  2. Submit a CV on a given template

  3. Submit link to motivation statement video

  4. Add proof of English proficiency

  5. Add study documents  –  (ask for recognition of previous studies)

  6. Pass admission exam

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.

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.

prof. Ing. Jakub Fischer, Ph.D.

Dean of the Faculty Informatics and Statistics
course: Economic Statistics

doc. RNDr. Ivana Malá, CSc.

doc. RNDr. Ivana Malá, CSc.

Deputy Head of the Department of Statistics and Probability,
courses: Probability and Mathematical Statistics  

Ing. Adam Čabla, Ph.D.

Ing. Adam Čabla, Ph.D.

Department of Statistics and Probability
courses: Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Exploratory Data Analysis

Ing. Kristýna Vltavská, Ph.D.

Ing. Kristýna Vltavská, Ph.D.

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

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