- Prague, Czech Republic
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Gap Year
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
- Program Description:
Since 1992, Prague has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and for good reason: The city is an unaltered, hands-on museum seemingly frozen in time and filled with quaint cobblestone streets, austere church towers, Neo Gothic bridges, and gargantuan castles. The landscape of the Czech Republic is as diverse as the country's history as it was often under siege and thus constantly under new rule for many centuries. The galling years of communist rule linger in the minds of Czechs, and striking up conversation on the subject brings out a history and culture lesson that could only be learned from the source itself. These days Prague is known for its' fantastic music scene, happening nightlife and beautiful green parks that dot the city, all of which mix nicely with the history and incredible architecture that can be found around every corner. While studying abroad in Prague indulge in the hearty Czech cuisine, take an classical concert in a historic cathedral, visit one of the many museums throughout the city or explore the beautiful and peaceful Czech countryside. Whether you're a history buff, architect geek or eclectic music hound, there's a piece of Prague waiting for you.
ISA offers programs at two universities in Prague: Charles University and the University of Economics Prague. At Charles University students will enjoy small class sizes with fellow ISA students as classmates. Classes are taught by Charles University professors in university facilities located in Prague 6. Subject areas include European Culture, History, Political Science and Liberal Arts. At the University of Economics Prague, ISA students will study in the Central and East European Studies (CESP) division of the university alongside with other international students. Subject areas include International Business, Economics, Marketing, Finance and more. At both universities all courses are instructed in English, with the exception of the Czech language courses. Gap Year Opportunities also available at Charles University.
Program Price Includes: • Comprehensive Advising and Support • Tuition at the Host University • Official Transcript from Host University with ISA Cover Letter • Housing • Meals and Laundry Services • Bridging Cultures Program • Full-Time Resident Staff • On-Site ISA Offices • Computer and Internet Access • Excursions • The ISA Discovery Model • Cultural Activities • Medical Insurance • Comprehensive Health, Safety and Security Support • Airport Reception • Visa Support • Tutoring • The Professional Development Toolbox • Scholarship Opportunities
- Setting Description:
- The ISA office is located in Prague 3, a quick tram ride to the city center. Its central location makes it easily accessible to host universities and housing. The office is a "home base" where students visit with staff, learn about local happenings and use the computer lab. Our staff assists students with ISA housing, Czech tutoring and enrollment at the host universities.
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