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  • Locations: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 04/01/2020 04/01/2020 05/18/2020 08/09/2020
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Apartment
Maximum Credits Available: 03 Prior Language Study: N/A
Click here for a definition of this term Eligibility Requirements: Completed at least 12 college credits, GPA of 2.75 or higher Duration: Summer
Excluded from Open Doors: Include Program Sponsor: University-Sponsored
Program Description:

Summer Central European Studies

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

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Program Overview

Soak up magnificent art and architecture from every period while you learn introductory Czech language, as well as the history and culture of this beautiful city. Eye-opening cultural activities and guided tours add color and context to coursework, making your summer trip to Prague one you’ll treasure forever.

Unique Experiences

GET A NEW PERSPECTIVE

on Central European issues with one, two, or three four-week sessions.

LIVE IN PRAGUE

like a Czech student, with a Czech flat buddy to show you around and explain local customs.

HEAD TO CLASS

amidst a fairy-tale castle and hundreds of church spires.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Explore more of the region with two excursions – one day trip and one overnight trip. Destinations change annually, and have included
    • Terezín, former Jewish ghetto and Nazi labor camp.
    • Sychrov, home of a beautiful neo-Gothic castle and famous gothic fortress built in Roman times.
    • Litomerice, where the Ploskovice castle and historical structures date back to the 13th century.
    • Karlovy Vary, a noted spa town.
    • Plzen, home of Europe’s second largest synagogue, the Victims of Evil monument, and the George Patton Museum.
  • Get an insider’s view of Prague with the help of your Flat Buddy, a Charles University student who will teach you cultural norms and introduce you to Czech culture.
  • Make your visit official by traversing the Charles Bridge, constructed to cross the Vltava River in 1357.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Czech culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.

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Summer Dates- Various Session Dates Throughout Summer

Program Overview

This Madison College sponsored program is run by the Council for International Education Exchange (CIEE). Students will apply to Madison College and to CIEE for acceptance on the program.

Course Information

Courses will vary depending on session. Please see CIEE's website for more information on available courses.

Additional Information

A passport is required for U.S. citizens traveling abroad. If you need to apply for a passport, it is advised to allow at least 6 weeks for standard processing.

All students are required to attend two pre-departure orientations. These orientations provide information on health and safety, packing, trip planning, flight logistics, and other essential information.

Cost
Program fees will be paid directly to CIEE. Please visit the CIEE webpage for specific program costs. http://www.ciee.org/study-abroad/czech-republic/prague/summer-central-european-studies/

There is a $200 required fee to Madison College that covers Madison College orientation, the academic equivalent process, support before, during, and after Study Abroad, and all associated services.

For More Information

If you would like to know more about studying abroad through Madison College, please email us or call 608-246-6201 to schedule an appointment.