International Relations

EU Council Presidency of the Czech Republic in 2022

Jan Kovář coauthored a peer-reviewed article in the Czech Journal of International Relations in which the authors focus on the performance of the Czech Republic during its second EU Council presidency in the second half of 2022. This was the first presidency the country held under the Lisbon rules. The second EU Council presidency was […]

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Women’s right for education targeted

Women’s right for education oftentimes is one of the first targets of anti-democratic regimes and elements of societies. Political extremists view women primarily through the lenses of their roles as mothers that bring life to future generation of nations, but along with that, as transmitters of cultural values as well. In their view, educated women […]

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Exploring International Law: Insights from the 10th Annual ICC Simulation Competition

The tenth edition of the competition, organized by the International Bar Association and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden University, simulated the operation of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The competition was held between June 2 and 9. After two years of COVID lockdowns that necessitated online participation from students and judges, […]

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Why should you care about human rights?

When was the last time you thought about human rights? Usually, human rights are “more honored in the breach than in the observance” – in other words, we mainly think about human rights when they are violated. Unfortunately, the violation of human rights is not a issue that can be safely left in the past. […]

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UNYP allocates 10.7 million Czech crowns to financial aid and scholarships

The University of New York in Prague understands that financing higher education is often challenging for students, and is committed to making academic opportunities more accessible to all. UNYP offers a range of scholarships and financial aid tools to help students achieve their educational goals, regardless of their financial background. In the academic year 2022/2023 […]

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Once a sociologist, always a sociologist: cultural diversity at UNYP

We all are shaped by our professional training and experience. Dentists observe your smile, language teachers have the urge to correct your non-standard ways of speech, and designers judge every detail of your home. And sociologists? Whatever we do, wherever we go, we use our sociological imagination. More than sixty years ago, the great American […]

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Seven Ways to Stand Out Without Showing Off

Some of us want to stay in the background and go through life without being noticed – flying under the radar, taking credit for little, and being satisfied with the bliss of obscurity. These people are satisfied to live without acknowledgment and to be a simple footnote to life. However, some of us (maybe most […]

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​Professor Spotlight: Charles Webel

Today we continue our UNYP Professor Spotlight series by interviewing Charles Webel. Dr. Webel is a Distinguished University Scholar Emeritus, Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley, and a Professor of International Economic Relations at the University of New York in Prague. Dr. Webel first taught at the age of 19 as a student at the University […]

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Professor Spotlight: Óscar Hidalgo-Redondo

The first thing that comes to mind when students are asked why they like studying at UNYP is national diversity and the opportunity to meet different cultures in one place. Nevertheless not only students of UNYP are diverse. We recruit our academic staff from all over the world to pass on best practices and knowledge […]

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Bachelor in International Relations: Concentration in Global Governance

Transform our globalizing world with a Bachelor in International Relations with a Concentration in Global Governance Global Governance refers to the collective action by diverse transnational actors to tackle complex problems and provide global public goods, such as peace and security, justice and conflict resolution, unified international standards, international trade, or catastrophic risk management. Global […]

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