CIEE: Prague - Central European Studies

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Explore the history and culture of this dynamic Central European nation through courses taught in English at CIEE Prague, as well as at CIEE Prague partner schools, Charles University and the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU). Choose from a wide a... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.6
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I feel more independent but I would not choose the same program again. - University of Rochester View Entire Review
My study abroad experience was worthwhile and beyond. I not only learned so much about the Czech Republic in my classes, but I really did feel as though experiencing every day life in Prague was a class in itself. I am so much more independent, have a new interest in EU politics and Central European history, and really feel as t... - University of Rochester View Entire Review
YESSSSSSSSS-studying abroad is sooo sooo worth it. College is incredible but I think that if you have the chance, everyone should study abroad-it's such a once in a lifetime experience. I went to Prague because I was not very interested in learning a language, but I definitely learned a lot about the Czech culture, politics, lif... - Hamilton College View Entire Review
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It was a wonderful experience. The Czech Republic is definitely a lot different than studying somewhere like London, and the people are really different. But I loved learning about their history and exploring such a unique place. - Boston College View Entire Review
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It was definitely worthwhile. It was tough being away in a new culture for so long, but it was so worth it. Also, Prague is super cheap and centrally located, so traveling and living were both very possible and affordable. - University of Rochester View Entire Review
It was absolutely worth it! Since 2003 I have worked for a non-profit cultural exchange organization located in New York City. I sponsor J-1 visas to international students looking to come and work in the US during their summer vacations. I've had the opportunity to travel around the world to meet with university students and US... View Entire Review
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very worth while. I wish I went in the fall and spent a full year in Prague. It is an amazing, affordable city. - Providence College View Entire Review
It was very worthwhile. I had a great time, and although I had some disappointments, the traveling experience, the culture shock, really helped me to understand there is more than just a US way of living. This is something I thought I already understood, but I was incorrect, and now I have a better understanding. - University of Arkansas - Fayetteville View Entire Review

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Explore the history and culture of this dynamic Central European nation through courses taught in English at CIEE Prague, as well as at CIEE Prague partner schools, Charles University and the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU). Choose from a wide array of courses in politics, history, media, art, religion and literature that are complemented with co-curricular activities or excursions outside of Prague to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.

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Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Czech
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Architecture
  • European Studies
  • Western European Studies
  • Czech Language, Literature
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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To increase access to study abroad by more students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSI), CIEE will cover 100% of program fees and travel costs for 10 students from 10 different MSIs to participate in an intensive 4-week, 3-credit summer study abroad program. To become a Frederick Douglass Global Fellow, students must be nominated and receive letters of recommendation.

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Qualifying programs: CIEE summer, semester, or year-long programs that offer research opportunities. Please check the home page of your program of interest to see what awards are offered for that program.

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Travel costs to and from study abroad or internship program. Pell-eligible; first-come, first-served.

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$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Students who enroll in more than one four-week session receive a 20% discount off each additional session.

20% discount

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Deduction off of non‑consecutive in‑person terms for CIEE alumni or sibling of alumni.

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Qualifying programs: CIEE summer, semester, or year-long programs in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Please check the home page of your program of interest to see what awards are offered for that program.

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Qualifying programs: CIEE’s Community and Public Health summer, semester or year-long programs.

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Enroll in more than one four-week summer session

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Federal Pell Grant-eligible students can receive a GAIN Travel Grant up to $1,000 when they complete their CIEE Scholarships and Grants application by our published deadlines. Gilman Scholarship applicants can receive a CIEE Go Global Grant AND a GAIN Travel Grant totally up to $4,000!

Up to $1,000 per student

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CIEE offers substantial grants for students who choose our innovative Open Campus Block program. Available at 13 CIEE Global Institutes around the globe, Open Campus invites students across majors to study in up to three international locations in one semester.

Up to $3,000 per student

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Qualified applicants not chosen for a full fellowship are guaranteed a $1,500 program grant and possible university match, $3,000***

$1,500 per student

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