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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer I & II & III 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer II 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer I 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer III 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer I & II 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer II & III 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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:
Program Manager:
Amanda Whelan
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Minimum G.P.A.:
Class Standing:
Junior, Rising Sophomore, Senior, Sophomore
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Program Description:
The Program
  • In addition to a survival Czech language course, you can choose from a variety of classes on Czech culture and society including history, communications, cinema, and art. You also have the option of taking courses in acting and performance at the prestigious Theater School at the Academy of Performing Arts (DAMU)
  • Each session includes one weekend excursion within the Czech Republic, which provides an opportunity to visit exceptionally interesting and educationally valuable sites. Moreover, class excursions linked to academic themes are organized
  • CIEE arranges for local Charles University students to live with CIEE study abroad students in apartments. These flat buddies share day-to-day issues, help you better understand local cultural norms and standards, and assist you with immersion into the Czech culture and Charles University student life
Your Host City: Prague
Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and the country’s largest city.  Prague has a population of 1.2 million residents.  It is nicknamed the City of One Hundred Spires because of the ample number of towers that define the city’s skyline.  Here you will find some of the most beautiful examples of medieval, gothic, renaissance, baroque, neoclassical, nouveau, and cubist architecture.  Not to mention Prague offers a wide range of riverside parks, museums, clubs and bars. Some of the must-sees in Prague include the Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge.  Once you are in Prague, it will not take you too long to understand why it is considered one of the best cities in Europe.

You will be able to choose one three-credit course per session. Classes are taught by faculty from reputable institutions of higher education or research, including faculty from Charles University, Czech Academy of Sciences, and the Academy of Performing Arts.  Included in the cost is a one credit “survival” Czech language course per session. 

To view the current courses available through the CIEE: Prague Central European Studies program, visit the CIEE website.

For information about study abroad credit transfer, registration, and transcripts please visit the Academics section of our website.

With CIEE and your peers you will visit sites of historical and cultural importance in Prague such as Prague Castle, Old Town, the historical halls of Charles University, theater, and opera. In addition, academically coordinated field trips to locations in Bohemia and Moravia are arranged, allowing you to gain a wider perspective of the region and a greater understanding of studied academic topics and Czech culture. CIEE also arranges optional guided field trips to Berlin, Krakow, and Vienna with CIEE professors at an additional cost.

Program Dates
Summer 2018 Dates 
  • Summer I: 05/21/2018 - 06/18/2018 
  • Summer II: 06/18/2018 - 07/16/2018 
  • Summer III: 07/16/2018 - 08/12/2018  
  • Summer I & II: 05/21/2018 - 07/16/2018 
  • Summer II & III: 06/18/2018 - 08/12/2018 
  • Summer I & II & III: 05/21/2018 - 08/12/2018
*All dates are subject to change.  Do not book your flight until you have been accepted by CIEE and the academic dates have been confirmed.

Accommodations and Meals
Each CIEE apartment houses three CIEE students as well as one Charles University student (CIEE Flat Buddy). Apartments consist of two bedrooms with shared areas including a fully-equipped kitchen and bathroom. Please note that meals and Internet fees are not included with this option. CIEE apartments are located in various neighborhoods and require a maximum 35 minute commute to CIEE.

You are encouraged to bring a wireless-enabled laptop. Internet connections are available for free in the dormitory. You'll have access to wireless Internet and a computer lab at the CIEE Study Center. In addition, Prague offers a good network of Internet cafés for a small fee.

Financial Information
Summer 2018 

For more information about the additional non-billable expenses please click on the Budget Sheet links near the top of this page.

For more information about finances, including information about Financial Aid and tuition remission please visit the Finances section of our website.

As part of your preparation to apply for this study abroad program, please familiarize yourself with the Rutgers Global -- Study Abroad's withdrawal policy.

Students are also encouraged to start researching scholarship opportunities as early as possible.  You may find the following scholarships applicable to this program.

Benjamin A. Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships- Available to all study abroad students (for students participating in both sessions) who receive a Pell Grant.  For more information please visit the Gilman website.

CIEE CIC-Partner Scholarships ($500) - Available to Rutgers students participating on eligible CIEE study abroad programs.  Applications will be released to students upon acceptance.

CIEE Scholarships- Available to students participating in CIEE study abroad programs.  For more information please visit the CIEE website.

Please also visit the Scholarships section of our website for additional information about Rutgers and national scholarships.