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Prague: Film Studies

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Sponsor: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Description: 

This competitive program gives serious film students pursuing either the Production Track or the Screenwriting Track an exceptional international opportunity to study with both U.S. and international film students at The Prague Film and Television School of the Academy of the Performing Arts (FAMU), one of the preeminent film schools in Central Europe. In addition to taking CIEE and FAMU courses, students work directly with film professionals to produce a short 16mm film or develop a feature-length screenplay.  Participants also have the opportunity to visit local film studios and attend guest lectures by European directors, producers, cinematographers, and screenwriters.

Program Type: Affiliated

Terms: 

  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring

Requirements: 

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

Housing: 

CIEE-administered apartments (self-catered)

Program Costs: 

Fall 2015: $27,642

Billed by Northwestern: $21,810

  • Tuition: $16,122
  • Housing/services: $3,015
  • CIEE insurance: $113
  • SAAF: $2,560

Estimated additional costs: $5,832

  • Meals: $1,850
  • Airfare: $1,200
  • Local transportation: $50
  • Books & supplies: $100
  • Personal expenses: $2,200
  • Czech visa & insurance: $270
  • HTH: $162

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