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Prague: Central European Studies

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Sponsor: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

Location: Prague, Czech Republic


This program is designed for students interested in exploring a wide variety of subjects on Czech culture and society including history, media, art, religion, literature, and politics. Participants have the option of directly enrolling in classes at Charles University or FAMU, Central Europe's preeminate film school.  For-credit internships are also available with local NGOs.

Program Type: Affiliated


  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


Read Internships and Service Learning for specific information about earning credit for internships.

Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must:

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete a CIEE application by the program's deadline

Languages: English, Czech


Homestay, Charles University dormitory, or a CIEE-Administered apartment. Meal plans vary by housing selection.

Program Costs: 

Fall 2015: $25,632

Billed by Northwestern: $19,810

  • Tuition: $14,122
  • Housing/services: $3,015
  • CIEE insurance: $113
  • SAAF: $2,560

Estimated additional costs: $5,822

  • Meals: $1,850
  • Airfare: $1,200
  • Local transportation: $50
  • Books & supplies: $100
  • Personal expenses: $2,200
  • Czech visa & insurance: $270
  • HTH: $152

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