PRAGUE: Charles University
Prague, Czech Republic
- Fall Semester - Early September - Early December
- Spring Semester - Late January - Mid May
- Summer Full - East and Central European Studies (ECES), June 20 - July 21, 2012; Prague Jewish Studies (PJS), June 30 - August 12, 2012
- Fall Semester - March 1, 2011
- Spring Semester - October 1
- Summer Full - March 1
Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (email@example.com)
Students will live and study at Charles University, located in the Old Town, the heart of the city. Students can choose from a structured list of mostly Arts & Sciences courses, taught in English, which focus mainly on Czech and Central European culture and language. Students are encouraged to take an intensive Czech language course to better their understanding of the Czech culture. Several field trips outside the city are also included.
- Semester: Students enroll in four courses and receive 16 NU credits. The primary focus will include history, politics, literature, and culture of Eastern Europe. Courses taken abroad may satisfy college and departmental core requirements. Students should consult with their advisor to discuss the specific requirements that may be satisfied abroad. All courses are taught in English.
- East and Central European Studies (ECES - Summer): Students enroll in 2 courses and receive 8 NU credits. All courses are taught in English. Students may select courses from the following list:
- Czech and European Art and Architecture (art and culture)
- Modern Czech Politics (politics)
- Modern Central European and German History
- Reading Prague (literature)
- Hollywood and Europe (film)
- Prague Jewish Studies (PJS - Summer): Students enroll in 2 courses and receive 8 NU credits. All courses are taught in English. Students may choose from the following courses:
- Holocaust on Film
- Jewish Prague - Architecture, Fine Art and Music
- The Jews and the "Others"
- Modern Hebrew
- Czech Intensive: Language and Culture
If you are interested in enrolling in a course not in our database, please send this course for evaluation.
Charles University, the oldest in Central Europe, was founded in 1348 by Emperor Charles IV. Situated in the Old City, the campus occupies buildings dating back several centuries. The university has a very diverse student body, numbering approximately 30,000.
- 2 completed terms at NU, one of which may be a summer term
- GPA of at least 3.0
- Transfer students and spring admits, please contact OISP for eligibility
- Completed online OISP application
- Charles University application form
- Housing Form
- Personal statement
- 1 passport-sized photo
- Official transcript
- Photocopy of Passport ID Page
- Health form
- Letter of recommendation
Fall 2013 or Spring 2014: $20,490
Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($20,390), and 24/7 worldwide emergency assistance ($100). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.
Full Summer 2013: $9,930- $19,760
Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 8 NU credits ($9,830), 12 NU credits ($14,745), or 16 ($19,660) NU credits, and 24/7 worldwide emergency assistance ($100). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.
All students live in residence hall accommodations provided by Charles University. Students live together in suites and share a common kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom. The suites are fully furnished, complete with bed linens, towels, and blankets. The residence hall provides breakfast; all other meals are self-catered.
The Czech Republic is centrally located in Europe and is a gateway to other major cities, making it an ideal place to study abroad. Prague has been the political, cultural, and economic center of the Czech state for more than 1100 years. It is the capital and also the largest and most populous city in the Czech Republic. Currently, it has more than 1,230,000 inhabitants. Prague is one of the major tourist destinations in Europe and attracts millions of visitors each year.