- Fall: April 15
- Spring: October 1 Students are strongly encouraged to apply with a valid passport by October 1 to allow for additional visa processing time
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 an internship in a local or international company or NGO. Maximize your experience by connecting with IFSA's local network of academics, entrepreneurs, legal experts, Czech- and foreign-owned businesses, hacker spaces, and foreign-owned businesses.
Reimagining Europe in Prague Benefits
- 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
- A cutting-edge curriculum offers electives in business, graphic design, information technology, fine arts, communications and media
- Tap into a robust local network of academics, entrepreneurs, legal experts, Czech- and foreign-owned businesses, hacker spaces and NGOs
- Jump start your career journey with an internship in the heart of Central Europe
- No language study is required, but we'll make sure you're ready with essential Czech skills during your first weeks onsite
- Engage directly with Prague College's experienced international lecturers through small class sizes shared with students from over 90 countries
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Academics at Reimagining Europe in Prague
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Build your own curriculum with a combination of IFSA and Prague classes. IFSA's program classes allow you to better understand your surroundings, while three electives of your choice provide an opportunity to dive deep into your academic area of interest.
Essential Czech (1 U.S. semester credit hour)This 15-hour course takes place intensively during the first weeks of your program. By introducing key words and phrases in the classroom — and venturing out into the city to practice them — this class also provides insights into local customs and daily life. Right from the start, you'll gain essential skills to communicate effectively and navigate in a new culture.
Reimagining Europe (4 U.S. semester credit hours) This course introduce the historical, socio-cultural and political context of Prague as a European city before moving on to explore how current issues and the changing dynamics of European itnegration are challenging the notion of solidarity within the European Union. Through case studies, in-class discussions, guest lectures, site visits, and e-portfolios, students will consider the question: "What are the possible options available for reimagining Europe?" and ultimately demonstrate an increasingly nuanced awareness of Europe and themselves
Introduction to Czech Language (4 U.S. semester credit hours)
This course is aimed at students who wish to develop a level of competence in contemporary Czech language sufficient for basic communication and comprehension
Internship and Methodology Seminar (3 U.S. semester credit hours) Individually tailored internships are supported by a group seminar that prepares students to understand expectations, set personal objectives, identify and strengthen specific skills, critically reflect on their progress, share experiences, and learn from one another throughout the summer. A focus on the application of theory to practice supports students as they develop a deeper understanding of themselves and their goals, their professional areas, as well as Czech work culture. In this seminar, students gain real work experience while developing intercultural agility-skills and experiences which are critically important to personal, academic and professional success.
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.
Boost your resume through an individually tailored internship in Prague. An elective class, your internship is paired with a seminar that helps you reflect on your workplace experiences in a way that deepens your intercultural savvy. We identify placements with local and international small- to mid-size companies, and NGOs in areas such as social media, communications, photography, graphic design, event organization and software development based on your
personal background and goals.
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The IFSA Team
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