IFSA Reimagining Europe in Prague

Prague, Czech Republic

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Term
Fall, Spring
Language of Instruction

English

Language Prerequisite

None

Finance Options
Scholarships, grants, financial aid, monthly payment plan, credit card payments and more!
Application Deadlines:
  • Fall: April 15
  • Spring: October 15
Min. GPA for Consideration:
2.5
Typical Credit Load:
17

About Reimagining Europe in Prague

Examine a Europe in transition to understand the future of business, computer science, technology, media, and Fine arts in Europe and in the world. Diversify your resume with IFSA's unique Professional Development Project research opportunity. Maximize your experience by connecting with IFSA's local network of academics, entrepreneurs, legal experts, Czech- and foreign-owned businesses, hacker spaces, and NGOs.

Reimagining Europe in Prague Benefits

  • A cutting-edge curriculum offers electives in business, graphic design, information technology, fine arts, communications and media, and a core course that explores Europe in transition 
  • Live and study in the lively city of Prague, a compelling vantage point to explore issues relevant to the Czech Republic, Europe and the world
  • Robust local network of academics, entrepreneurs, legal experts, Czech- and foreign-owned businesses, hacker spaces and NGOs 
  • Join a unique academic community of highly-qualified faculty and students from over 90 countries
  • Take part in a Professional Development Project, where you'll engage with local businesses and expand your industry knowledge 
  • Small class sizes offer the opportunity to engage directly with Prague College's experienced international lecturers
  • Students interested in studying abroad in the spring semester are strongly encouraged to apply by October 1st, to allow for additional visa processing time, please note that you will need your passport to apply for this program, as the visa documentation requires a copy of your passport

The IFSA Difference

Your success is our success! Whatever your goals, our approach is carefully designed to help you achieve them.
You will experience challenging, rewarding coursework in the highest quality classes, while receiving the academic support you need.
More than a tourist in a foreign country, you will engage in the community, build competencies, and develop yourself as a citizen of the world.
Our programs and practices reflect the value we place on diverse perspectives and are designed to support a variety of learners.
Round out your classroom experience with hands-on opportunities like internships, directed research, student teaching, community-based learning or volunteering, and cultural excursions.
You will have academic and personal mentors to assist with program choice, application, travel, cultural acclimation, language acquisition, class registration, academic issues, health and safety, and everything in between.

Academics at Reimagining Europe in Prague

Courses
Looking for specific classes? Explore CHART, our exclusive class database — if the Reimagining  Europe in Prague Program is pre-approved at your institution, you’ll find classes recently taken by other IFSA students.

You will take Essential Czech. This exclusive IFSA opportunity is a required, 1 U.S Semester Credit Hour language and culture course taught intensively during the first weeks of the program. Right from the start, you'll gain essential skills to communicate effectively and navigate in a new culture.  Introduction to Czech Language is also available as a for-credit elective during the semester.

You will also take the Reimagining Europe core course and three additional electives of your choice:
 
Available Fall
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Interdisciplinary
Professional Development Project
 
Communications and Film
Film Practices
Film Studies
Journalism and Society
Film Practices
Magazine and Feature Production
 
Computer Science and Information Technology
3D Computer Graphics
Advanced Networks
Cryptography
Digital Forensics
Mathematics for Computing
Network and System Administration
Network Architecture and Security
Programming Fundamentals
Relational and NoSQL Databases
Symbolic Computation
 
Global Business, Innovation and Leadership
Business Fin-Tech Systems
Business Law and Ethics
Business Project Management
Contemporary Marketing Practices
Economics and International Business Strategy
Employee Management
Entrepreneurship
Financial Accounting and Reporting
Financial Crime
Issues in the Contemporary Business Environment
Management Accounting
Statistics for Business Decision Making
 
Graphic Design
Branding and Identity
Individual Project: Graphic Design
Moving Image
Packaging Design
Screen-Based Practices
Techniques and Processes
Typography
 
Visual and Performing Arts
Art and Culture Since Modernity
Art Movements and Visual Culture
Drama
Fine Art Drawing
Fine Art Painting
 
 
Available Spring
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Interdisciplinary
Professional Development Project
 
Communications and Film
Advanced Film and Television Studies
Cinematography-Camera
Editing for Film and Television
Individual Project
Interactive Media Design and Prototyping
Making it in the Media 3
 
Computer Science and Information Technology
Algorithms and Data Structures
Cryptography
Digital Forensics
Java Programming
Systems Design and Databases
Web Design and Development
 
Global Business, Innovation and Leadership
Advanced Management Accounting
Digital Marketing and New Technologies
Financial Management
Global Business Environment
Making it in the Media 3
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Understanding and Leading Change
 
Graphic Design
2D Animation
3D Animation
Branding and Identity
Individual Project: Graphic Design
Moving Image
Packaging Design
Screen-Based Practices
Techniques and Processes
Typography
 
Visual and Performing Arts
2D Animation
3D Animation
Art and Culture Since Modernity
Art Movements and Visual Culture
Cinematography-Camera
Fine Art Drawing
Fine Art Painting
Fine Art Sound Production
Fine Art Video Production
Individual Project

 
 
 Exploring Community & Culture in a Global Context (3 U.S. semester credit hours)  Through a creative asynchronous online format, this course facilitates active engagement with your host community, exploration of cultural identity and examination of diversity in the context of political, economic and sociocultural structures. This course is ideal for students seeking transferable skills and specific competencies for success in the global marketplace. Depending on your chosen IFSA program, this course may be taken as a part of or in addition to your full credit load. Home institution approval is required for enrollment.
 
Experiential Learning
Professional Development Project
Learn more about your professional area of interest in this field-based learning experience. Through a combination of visits and experiences that will occur as a group, you will actively survey an industry of your choosing. The accompanying project allows you to gain experience writing a whitepaper, business plan, or research paper. 
Transcripts
After you return to the U.S., IFSA will send a Butler University transcript to your home university and to your permanent address. The transcript reflects the courses taken, credits attempted, and grades earned during your term abroad. This service is included in your study abroad program at no additional cost
Subjects offered at Reimagining Europe in Prague
Accounting Animation Art History Arts Administration/Management Business Computer Science Computer/Software Engineering Criminal Justice/Criminology Cultural Studies Cybersecurity Czech Economics Entrepreneurship and Innovation European Studies Film/Cinema Studies Finance Fine Arts Game Design Graphic Design History Illustration/Drawing Information Technology Intelligence/Security Studies International Business Management Marketing Mathematics Media/Multimedia Studies Organizational Leadership Organizational Management Sociology Studio Art

Housing & Meals

Housing Type
Apartment/Flat
Meals
Self-catered
Details
All students live in centrally located, fully furnished flats in Prague. Students have single bedrooms but will share a bathroom. Apartments are located in beautiful historic buildings and include a common dining area and kitchen with a microwave, refrigerator, oven and stovetop. There is no meal plan; students purchase their meals or cook for themselves.

The IFSA Team

IFSA has a dedicated team who are here to help you prepare to achieve your goals. Feel free to reach out. We are happy to answer your questions!

Finance Advisor

Resident Director

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Jana Žalská

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Dates and Fees

Fall 2019

Program Dates

Program Start Date
September 4, 2019
Program End Date
December 14, 2019

Program Fees

Tuition
$12,375
Housing
$2,600
Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
$14,975
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the tuition portion of the program fee.

Estimated Costs

Airfare
$1,000
Meals
$1,700
Books & Supplies
$50
Local Transportation
$90
Visa
$120
Personal Expenses
$725
(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
Total Estimated Costs
$3,685

Spring 2020

Program Dates

Program Start Date
February 3, 2020
Program End Date
June 6, 2020

Program Fees

Tuition
$12,375
Housing
$2,600
Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
$14,975
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the tuition portion of the program fee.

Estimated Costs

(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)