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  • Locations: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Program Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2021 01-APR-2021 ** Rolling Admission 04-SEP-2021 21-DEC-2021

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2nd year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: none Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-UVa Students: No
Housing: Apartment, Homestay, University dormitory Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: Czech, English Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct Enrollment at foreign institution, Internship, Island Click here for a definition of this term Tuition Payments Made To: Program Provider
Click here for a definition of this term Education Abroad Advisor: Annia Dowell-Wiltshire Click here for a definition of this term Application Fee: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Administrative Fee: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Subject Area: Communications, Cultural Studies, Czech, European Studies, Film Studies, Internship, Media Studies, Political Science, Urban Studies
Program Description:

Communications, New Media + Journalism

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

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Program Overview

With a rapidly evolving start-up scene and multiple well-established corporations, advertising agencies, NGOs, and English-speaking media outlets, Prague is the ideal place to explore global communication trends while learning about the city's rich culture and complex history. Combine your classes at CIEE with studying at Prague's most prestigious university and CIEE’s partner schools, Charles University and the Academy of the Performing Arts (FAMU). Is this not enough? Sign up for a tuition-free optional internship, gain hands-on work experience in a local organization and create a truly rich learning experience.

Unique Experiences

SATISFY YOUR CURIOSITY

with a guest lecture series featuring local artists, filmmakers, political figures, and philosophers discussing contemporary, issues, art, and media topics.

TAKE CLASSES

at the Charles University Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism, and/or the Film and Television School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU), in addition to media classes at CIEE Prague.

PUT YOUR SKILLS

and knowledge to work with a three-credit internship placement and earn 7 to 10 hours of experience per week.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Go behind the scenes at radio stations and media companies to see communications and journalism in action.
  • Travel overnight to explore Czech media and culture beyond Prague.
  • Participate in excursions, and weekly cultural and social activities to immerse yourself in Czech culture, and get to know other students.
  • Explore Prague Castle, Old Town, historic halls of Charles University, the theater, and opera.
  • Join a language exchange program.
  • Meet a Czech family.
  • Live in Prague like a Czech student, with a Czech flat buddy to show you around and explain local customs.
  • Volunteer at a children’s home or school, or put your communication skills to work on CIEE blogs.

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 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
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

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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

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