Prague is a city unlike any other. Past Review

By (Communication and Media Studies., Western Washington University) - abroad from 06/10/2012 to 07/27/2012 with

CEA: Prague, Czech Republic

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Grew as a person - being away from home for that long is an eye-opening experience. It pushed me to be a better, more well-rounded, experienced person.

Personal Information

If you took classes at multiple universities, list those universities here: Anglo American University
How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

* Was housing included in your program cost? Yes
* Was food included in your program cost? No
Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? around $100 a week
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Food wise, Prague is cheap as dirt. You don't have to do much in order to save money.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Place
  • Food
  • Culture
* What could be improved?
  • Clarity from CEA staff - Czechs are fairly laize-faire with 'deadlines', etc.
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? N?A