Anglo-American University offers a selection of prestigious graduate degrees. You can enter AAU as a graduate student if you are either in your last year of undergraduate studies or have completed your bachelor’s degree.
For information regarding the admissions process, please see the AAU Admissions Policy.
Decide which program suits you best
The first step is to decide on the program you would like to study. Currently, we offer an M.A. in Humanities, M.A. in International Relations & Diplomacy and two LLM programs.
Prepare and collect required documents
Once you decide on the program of your choice it is time to prepare the documents. You will be able to upload them directly via the AAU Application Portal once you start your application.
Please submit your bachelor diploma. If you are still in process of obtaining the diploma, you can proceed with the application process, and once you receive it, you are required to submit it. If the documents you are submitting are written in a language other than English or Czech, please also submit official English or Czech translations together with the original-language records.
Please submit your bachelor transcript documenting all the coursework undertaken during your undergraduate studies, including your GPA. If the documents you are submitting are written in a language other than English or Czech, please also submit official English or Czech translations together with the original-language records.
Please provide contact information, specifically e-mail of two referees. AAU will directly contact asking for the recommendation letters.
All non-native English-speaking applicants are required to submit proof of English proficiency at C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). AAU recognizes multiple tests as evidence of the C1 level proficiency:
TOEFL (iBT min. 87, PBT min. 567)
IELTS (min. 7)
CAE (min. C)
CPE (min. C1)
BULATS (min. 75)
City & Guilds – IESOL (expert)
Pearson PTE (min. 76)
You may be eligible for an English proficiency waiver if you meet one of the following criteria:
– complete a minimum of twelve months academic education leading to an awarded qualification, in a “majority English speaking” country (Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America), no more than two years prior to the proposed date of enrollment, or
– complete high school education in an institution accredited by an officially recognized authority in a “majority English speaking” country ( Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America), or
– EU* students who achieve a score equivalent to level B2 or higher in the school leaving examination (maturita or equivalent) English language exam
– complete or have completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) Programme and will be able to submit your official IB Diploma before the start of the semester.
* Including students from: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia.
The applicants must demonstrate their English proficiency within an AAU admissions interview. AAU reserves the right to request an English Proficiency exam score if deemed necessary.
CV or Resumé Include details regarding your previous education, languages which you speak, hobbies and any other information which you feel is important.
For your personal statement, please prepare an 800 – 1000 word essay based on one of the questions below. (Please indicate which question you are answering.)
– Describe your bachelor’s thesis or major undergraduate area of study. Why did you choose it? Do you plan to continue with this topic/area during your master’s studies, or will you shift your focus? Explain your choice and how your previous studies will impact your future studies at AAU.
– Describe the most significant challenge you faced during your undergraduate studies and the steps you took to overcome this challenge. What have you learned from the experience, and how you will apply that knowledge in your master’s studies?
– What are your two greatest talents and/or qualities? How have you demonstrated and developed these talents/qualities over time? How will you continue to draw upon and develop these during your graduate studies at AAU?
– Describe relevant work, internship, or volunteer experiences, and the contributions you made in these contexts. Provide examples of your leadership, how you positively influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to a common goal.
– Do you see yourself pursuing a career as an academic researcher or as a professional practitioner? Explain your choice, and describe the career you see for yourself after graduation, as well as how your studies at AAU will contribute to meeting these future goals.
– What historical event or person, or creative object (movie, art, literature or music) has significantly influenced your life, the way that you view the world, and your academic and intellectual pursuits, and how?
– Every person has a creative side which can be expressed in many ways: problem solving, original and innovative thinking, and artistically, to name a few. Describe how you will draw on your creative side during your graduate studies at AAU.
– If you were to have the chance to have a 30-minute conversation with any person in human history (either living or deceased), who would be the person of your choice? Why? What topics would you discuss with this person?
– What is your research interest?/What are you hoping to research?
Please scan your passport to PDF format in high resolution and in color. Make sure that 4 corners are included in your scan.
This photo will be used for your AAU student ID card, please submit a photo you like. It must a headshot with a white background.
Please note that the transcript must be sent directly from your university in a sealed envelope or via an official electronic portal of your university.
In order to apply please register and submit an online application via the AAU Application Portal. There is a non-refundable CZK 1,000 application fee which can be submitted online through the portal. You will also be able to submit all required documents directly through the portal.
Please note: If you are applying for an undergraduate program with the John H. Carey II School of Law, please follow the requirements here.
Prepare for an Interview
Once your application is reviewed by an Admissions Counselor, an interview with the Dean’s Office of the school you are applying to will be conducted. This is an opportunity for you to learn more about Anglo-American University and for the Dean’s Office to learn more about you. The interview can be scheduled either online via Skype or in person.
Wait for Final Decision
The Admissions Office will notify you through e-mail on the outcome of your application one week from the date of your interview.
While a scan of the documents listed above is sufficient for application, acceptance, and registration to the first semester of studies within the US accreditation, you will be matriculated and able to attend courses only after submitting verified documents.
Anglo-American University requires all students to submit verified copies of documents (Bachelor Diploma and Bachelor Transcript) prior to the first day of classes. Detailed information on the type of verification required can be found in the Admissions Policy. Please make sure you read the Admissions Policy in detail.
Students planning to study the degree program also within the Czech accreditation must also provide a certificate of recognition of their university education completed abroad. The recognition is the process of having previous education recognized by Czech authorities and is part of the process required for studying in a Czech-accredited program. Detailed information on how to obtain the recognition certificate can be found here.