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Summer Study Abroad Program in Prague, 4 weeks
(June - July)

Our Summer Program in Prague is ideal for those who would like to study abroad in a beautiful historical European city while earning university credit at Charles University.  Charles University was founded in 1348 and is accredited by the Czech ministry of education. Students experience a new culture while taking courses in a wide range of academic fields.  In addition to their studies, students will have the opportunity to participate in faculty-led excursions, cultural events, and activities.

SUMMER 2017 CALENDAR:

  • Tues., May 23 - Course Registration Begins 
  • Wed., June 21 - Official Arrival Day  
  • Thurs., June 22 -  Welcome and Orientation meeting, Czech Survival Class Part 1
  • Fri., June 23 - Survival Czech Class Part 2, Vltava River Cruise   
  • Sat., June 24 - Kutna Hora Trip
  • Mon., June 26  - Semester Begins, Add and Drop Period Begins
  • Wed., June 28  - Add and Drop Period Ends (by midnight)  
  • Sat. & Sun. July 8 and 9 Vienna Trip
  • Thurs., July 20 -  Farewell Party
  • Fri., July 21  - Summer Program Ends  
  • Sat., July 22 - Official Departure Day

SUMMER COURSES 2017:

Students may enroll in up to four courses.

Courses that will be offered in Summer 2017 (Click for Syllabi)

To check the course descriptions please click on the link below:

LINK: COURSE DESCRIPTIONS, SUMMER 2017 

Pre-departure Assistance & Visa:   

Program provides remote pre-departure assistance. All students will receive a pre-departure guide before their arrival. The majority of students (e.g. U.S. and Canada passport holders) do not need to apply for a short stay visa. 

Official arrival day:   

Students will receive complimentary airport pick-up on the official arrival day. Program's staff member will provide on-site check-in assistance.

Orientation day:   

Orientation is designed to equip students with the necessary tools for studying abroad. Each activity is carefully planned to ensure that students will have a comfortable and enriching stay abroad. 

Survival Czech: 

In order to better prepare students for their stay in Prague, all students will participate in an eight-hour survival Czech course taught by a Charles University professor. This eight-hour course with small class sizes is meant to equip students with the necessary language skills in order to “survive” in Prague. Students will not only learn the basics, but also go on a field trip with the professor to learn more about the city. A textbook is included.  

Excursion to UNESCO TOWN, Kutna Hora: 

As a part of the experience, students will go on a faculty-led excursion to Kutna Hora, a beautiful UNESCO Heritage town located one hour from Prague. Students will visit the famous “bone church,” the silver mines, and St. Barbara’s Cathedral, a historical cathedral constructed in 1388. 

International Excursion to Vienna, Austria:

Enhancing their studies of Central Europe, students will go on a weekend excursion to Vienna, Austria; which is four hours from Prague. Vienna is a beautiful historical city and was the seat of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire. Students will explore the historical center of the city including Stephansdom and the Hofburg.  A tour inside the Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence tops off the excursion.

All INCLUSIVE PROGRAM COST: $3,999 USD

There is a $95 non-refundable application fee to apply for the program. 
Fees can be paid in USD or by credit card in any currency upon request.

Admission Requirements:

  • Application deadline: April 14th (Contact us for late applications)
  • Must be at least a university sophomore (2nd year student)   
  • G.P.A. (grade point average) must be at least a 3.0 (students with a 2.70 -2.99 may still apply, but must submit a grade explanation along with the application materials)   
  • Must be fluent in English (Non-native English speakers are required to submit a recent (not more than two years old) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score. A minimum score of 550 PBT / 213 CBT / 79-80 IBT is required for admission. Other certifications may be accepted upon review 

Program Details:

  • Application Deadline: April 15, 2017 
  • Students may enroll in up to four courses 
  • All courses are worth three U.S. credits and meet three times per week. Courses are offered in the following fields: history, politics, language, art and culture, film, and literature
  • Courses are taught in English

The program cost includes:

  • Application & accommodation fee
  • Tuition for up to four courses (earn up to 12 credits)   
  • Survival Czech language eight-hour course   
  • Airport assistance and transport on the official arrival day   
  • Accommodation in an apartment residence (double rooms)
  • Excursion to beautiful UNESCO town Kutna Hora  
  • International excursion to Vienna, Austria
  • 24-hour telephone emergency assistance  
  • 30-day public transportation pass   
  • Welcome meeting   
  • Guided city tour   
  • Vltava River cruise   
  • University orientation   
  • Field trips and museum visits included in the class syllabi   
  • Farewell Party   
  • Residence assistance   
  • University student ID card with access to university facilities and local discounts   
  • Access to computer labs   
  • Access to the university library   
  • One official transcript sent by priority mail 
Not included in the program cost:   
  • Airfare or other transportation to and from Prague, food, insurance and outside travel. The program does not provide assistance to students arranging their own accommodation.
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Apartment Residence Details

The building was totally reconstructed in 2016!

The residence has a capacity of housing approximately 50 students at a time. There are 5 floors with an elevator going to all levels. Every room is completely furnished with modern IKEA furniture and a refrigerator and kitchenette. There is bathroom in each apartment shared by two rooms.  

There is a common lounge, big kitchen and laundry facility in the basement. You can meet other students in our common room which is equipped with a large TV, sitting area and also use the common kitchen with all necessary equipment. The backyard has an open sitting area for relaxing where smoking is permitted. 

Amenities :

  • Internet- wifi & Ethernet 
  • LCD TV (common room) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Changing of bed linen- cleanup 
  • Central heating 
  • Security system (CCTV) 
  • Extra storage space 
  • Reception- help, information 

 Services for an additional charge:

  • Single room option 
  • Laundry facility- iron, ironing board, washing machines 
  • Printing facility- copy, scan, print 

Housing: 
High Quality and Modern Apartments in a Historical Residence in the Heart of Prague!

The program cost includes a double room in an apartment. A single room is available for an extra fee. 

The high quality and modern apartment residence opens its doors to students seeking comfort and convenience in the heart of the city! It is a home away from home experience for all students with amenities designed specifically to facilitate and support their educational endeavour.

Great Location:

Location, location, location! We are confident that we offer our students the most centrally located accommodation of the highest quality of any program in Prague! The central location of our facility is ideal and will prove very beneficial to all students. Students are within minutes of the IP Pavlova transportation hub. There is a subway stop and the biggest tram stop in Prague, where all the trams come together. There are restaurants, mini markets, bars and clubs and ATM's all around. There is a post office and pharmacy nearby.   

The student residence has a reception providing helpful assistance and a printing facility to copy, scan, and print. There is WiFi and cable ethernet throughout the building. There is also a laundry facility including an iron, ironing board and washing machines. There is a small fee for printing and for laundry detergent. There is extra storage space for luggage or bikes in the basement.  

In our high quality apartments, students will have an unforgettable experience in a comfortable and friendly environment with everything you need in the center of Prague!

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Minikitchen

We look forward to seeing you in Prague!

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