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Program Type: Partner Areas of Study: Architecture, Art, Art History, Communications, European Studies, Film, History, Politics, Psychology, Sociology
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Shared Apartment
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Internship Available: No
Program Advisor: Robert Dowden On-Site Language Course Required: Yes
Credits: 3, 6 Language Prerequisite: 000 - No language prerequisite
Academic Level: 2. Sophomore
Program Description:
Prague

Central European Studies in Prague, Czech Republic

Staggering architecture, rich cultural history, a turbulent past and exciting future – Prague is as fascinating a city as it is beautiful. Spend your summer exploring the rich cultural and social heritage of Prague, the Czech Republic, and Central Europe through the exploration of its art and architectural roots, local societies, and dynamic history.

Study abroad in Prague and you'll have access to coursework, cultural excursions, activities, and flat buddies that give you the opportunity to make the city your own.

In Prague you will:

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  • Spend your summer in one of Europe's most exciting cities, and learn about a variety of Central European issues and Czech perspectives
  • Participate in experiential activities linked with coursework
  • Explore the city and study in one, two or three four-week sessions
  • Live with local students in an apartment in one of Prague's authentic neighborhoods; get help acclimating to the city through CIEE Flat Buddies--local Charles University or FAMU students; partake in cultural activities and day/weekend excursions that augment class material



Academics & Curriculum

The study abroad program is offered in three, four-week sessions; students may participate in one, two, or three. Students choose one of the English-taught courses offered in each session. A minimum number of students is required in order to offer a course, and therefore students are advised to seek pre-approval for more than one course option from their home school advisor prior to the start of the program.
 

Accommodation & Meals

While in Prague, students reside in apartments in popular neighborhoods with fellow CIEE participants and a CIEE Flat Buddy—a Charles University student who helps CIEE students adjust to student life in Prague. Students share double rooms and kitchen and bathroom facilities. Meals and internet service are not included and are the responsibility of the student. Students can purchase food supplies and prepare meals in the apartment kitchens. They may also be able to arrange internet service for an additional fee in cooperation with their Flat Buddy.

Apartments are located throughout Prague, with commuting times and distances varying. It’s important for students to be aware that commuting is part of daily life in Prague, and the location of most apartments requires daily use of public transportation. It is common for the student commute, including public transportation and walking, to take up to 35 minutes one way. A transportation pass is included in the program fee.



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.