Prague

CIEE Czech Republic: Central European Studies in Prague

Language of Instruction: English, Czech
Location:
Prague,
Czech Republic
Term: Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Explore the Czech Republic through a Central European lens

The next application deadline is Oct 1, 2022
See other program dates

Overview

The CIEE Czech Republic: Central European Studies program in Prague offers a combination of courses taught by CIEE and Charles University. You will explore the history and culture of this dynamic Central European nation, the Czech Republic, through a wide array of courses.

Academic Program

You will have the ability to choose from classes at CIEE Prague and Charles University alongside local Czech students. Charles University, founded in 1348, is the oldest and largest university in the Czech Republic. You can take courses on various subjects such as Economics, History, Philosophy, Religion, Psychology, Literature, and more.

You will begin the program with an onsite orientation that will introduce you to various aspects of life in Prague and useful Czech language basics to help facilitate cultural immersion.

Program Features

You have the option of living in a homestay, shared apartment with other CIEE students, or in a dormitory-style residence hall with a mix of CIEE, local, and international students.

You will participate in a wide variety of cultural excursions and day trips around the Czech Republic organized by CIEE.

ELIGIBILITY

Review eligibility to ensure that you meet all Columbia requirements to study abroad.

Review the external program webpage to understand any additional program prerequisites.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, you must complete the two steps below. Deadlines vary, and some applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore, you should complete the steps below simultaneously:

  • To apply for Columbia clearance (approval) to study abroad, click on "Start Your Application" on this webpage. Clearance applications are approved on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.
  • To apply for program admission, complete an external application directly on the program webpage. This program is selective and requires the submission of a portfolio. Note that this deadline may be in advance of the Columbia clearance deadline.

Fact Sheet

Advisers:
Discipline:
Arts and Architecture, Humanities, Social Sciences
Eligibility:
Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies
Language of Instruction:
Location:
Prague,
Czech Republic
Term:
Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
Fall
2022
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Spring
2023
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Admissions Decision Date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022