Superbly Run Program; Excellent Place to Study Past Review

By (quantitative economics, history, Tufts University) for

New York University: Prague - NYU in Prague

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?

Personal Information

The term and year this program took place: Spring 2009

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Excellent professors, incredibly involved and eager to teach American students about their speciality and about their home country.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Always available and quick to respond, especially when in the host country, but US-based administration was also very helpful.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Beautiful building in a superb location.

* Food:

cheap to experience local restaurants and easy to find groceries, although the shared kitchen was difficult to cook in.

* 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? 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)


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
Language acquisition improvement?

It was a worthwhile and satisfying challenge to develop a passable czech vocabulary

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Definitely do it. It was a superbly run program and an excellent place to study.