International Relations

April 08 2020
I lecture at several universities in the Czech Republic and abroad, and teach multiple courses that are related to Africa in one way or another (for instance, at UNYP I teach African Politics and Society). People frequently ask me “why Africa?” and this complex question requires a complex response. I believe that as human beings, we should be interested in what is going on in the world... Read more >
November 22 2019
Most of us think we know what peace is, but people often have very different definitions of this apparently simple word. And although almost everyone would agree that some form of peace—however it is defined—is desir­able, there are often forceful, even violent, disagreements over how to obtain it. Frequently, there is an unstated assumption in peace discourses that peace is universal and... Read more >
November 06 2019
On Friday, November 1st, a group of the University of New York in Prague students visited the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic. This field trip was organized by the Dean of School of International Relations, professor Oscar Hidalgo.  "As an educator, I find field trips an essential part of the university experience. Studying International Relations in Prague provides UNYP... Read more >
October 31 2019
The University of New York in Prague is dedicated to promoting economic and cultural exchanges between nations. Earlier this month, we had the pleasure of hosting the first Czech Turkic Business Forum, organized by KITAP (Tatar and Turkic Association in Prague). UNYP opened its campus doors to representatives of both the Chambers of Commerce and the embassies of the Turkic states... Read more >
June 18 2019
The 2018-2019 academic year has been a very important landmark for UNYP. In 2016, new standards for accreditation in tertiary education were approved in the Czech Republic. As a result, all universities operating in the Czech Republic were obligated to re-accredit their programs under the new norms. Over the previous two years, the university administration has worked hard to make all of the... Read more >


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