Prague, Czech Republic "Fantastic Experience" Past Review

By (Animal Science, University of Missouri - Columbia) for

Czech University of Life Sciences: Czech Republic - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Yes it was worthwhile. It gave me a better perception of the rest of the world. It made me really appreciate the United States.

Personal Information

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.

There was a good balance between work load and recreation activities. I learned a great deal of information in the classroom as well as out of the classroom. A fantastic program!

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The university was very kind and they met all of our needs. They taught us sufficient material and took us on a lot of excursions through the country while still learning.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Overall it was good.

* Food:

We had a girl on our trip who was a vegetarian and they met her dietary restrictions.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

We did a lot of activities and excursions.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I felt safe at all times. Just becareful and keep an eye on your surroundings.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? No


* 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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Language acquisition improvement?

We practiced language with one of the Czech professors. A lot of people spoke English but we would use the simple terms: Hello, Goodbye, how are you?

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Have fun and be active in all of the activities!