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  • Locations: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA Required: 2.5 Program Type: Affiliate
Language: English Program Advisor: Theresa (Tess) Thrower, theresa.thrower@sru.edu
Program Description:
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Program Information:
Semester in Business and Economics, Prague is a perfect blend of academics, social activities, and rich cultural opportunities. Spend your semester studying Central and East European economies, societies, and culture while living in one of Europe’s most beautiful, historic cities. Here are just a few of the key highlights that make this program unique:
  • A program designed to give you a solid understanding of economics in Central Europe
  • Live and study in Prague- one of Europe’s most beautiful capital cities
  • Vibrant campus community with weekly activities for local and international students
  • Robust, weeklong orientation program
  • Easy access to other European countries, especially Hungary, Germany, Austria, and Poland
  • Live with other international students in University-run residence halls
Academics:
Semester in Business and Economics, Prague takes place at the University of Economics. The University has developed a unique program specifically for international visitors. It lets you experience the dynamic conditions in Central Europe through the professional insights and instruction of native Czech professors and business professionals. Courses are available in the Czech language, management, law, history, culture, politics, trade practices, and the economies of the vanguard countries, mainly the Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary.

Semester in Business and Economics, Prague focuses on Central and East European economies, societies, and cultures. Courses are taught completely in English. You’ll review the past and explore the present and future of the developing economies, societies, politics, and languages of Central and East European countries. You will also have the opportunity to take some Czech language courses in order to help you immerse into the wonderful culture of Prague!

Student Life:
During the semester, you’ll have extensive opportunities to participate in activities with Czech and international students. You’ll have access to the campus gym and get 1 free pass to the Aqua Palace, the largest water park in Western Europe. The Buddy System plans lots of trips within the Czech Republic, plus international trips, language-exchange activities, parties, and sports activities. Also, Prague is a very vibrant city, with many places to grab a coffee and a delicious pastry (famous in Prague) with your new friends.


 
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SRU Program Requirements
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to study abroad, however, some SRU international partner institutions may require a higher GPA
  • There is no class level requirement for study abroad at SRU
  • Disciplinary files will be requested from the Office of Student Conduct, for each applicant, and will be taken into consideration during the review process.
  • Please make sure to check with the Financial Aid (if applicable) for academic and other requirements that pertain to potentially receiving aid during your study abroad experience. 
To apply for this program use the green 'Apply Now' button at the top or bottom of the page.  You will be prompted to log in after which you will be directed to the SRU study abroad application forms and other requirements. Once you have completed all required items, and your application has been reviewed and approved, you will be instructed to begin an application directly in the CISabroad application portal. Please do not begin an application with CISabroad until you have been first approved by SRU.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2020 11/22/2019 11/22/2019 TBA TBA