Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Prague, Czech Republic
- Program Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Homepage: Click to visit
- Program Sponsor: CIEE
A nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, CIEE is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization. Since 1947, CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available.
There are two options in the residence: one-bedroom apartments for two CIEE students and two/three-bedroom apartments that house three to five CIEE students as well as FAMU/Charles University student (Flat buddy arranged by CIEE). Singles are typically very limited and available for an additional fee. The commute for residence hall students to CIEE is a maximum of 35 minutes; the downtown area can be reached in 10-20 minutes. Internet and bedding is provided by CIEE.
The cost of housing will be included in the invoice that CIEE sends to Appalachian and students will be billed through their Appalachian term bill.
|1CIEE Program Fee||See CIEE Page|
|2OIED Program Development Fee||$200|
|CIEE Application Fee||$30|
|Airfare||$1200 - $1800|
|Meals||$1200 - $1800|
|1Essential Living Expenses||$800 - $1500|
|Books and Materials||$100|
|Local Transportation||$100 - $200|
|Visa (for US Citizens)||$125|
|2Appalachian Student Health Insurance||$1110|
|Estimated Total Additional Expenses|
|3Personal Travel and Spending||$1000 - $2000|
Students are encouraged to start planning for their study abroad program costs well in advance. Please use the Student Financial Planning Worksheet to help estimate your anticipated expenses and your anticipated financial resources. When planning for estimated additional costs students are encouraged to research currency conversion rates.
The majority of financial aid and scholarships can apply to semester and year-long study abroad programs. For more information please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid web page.
CIEE offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $2500.
CIEE Gilman Go Global
Gilman Go Global Grant is guaranteed to all qualified Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship applicants who apply for the Gilman scholarship (regardless of whether they are awarded a Gilman). To qualify, students must select a CIEE program, then submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application through the CIEE website. It provides $2,500 toward semester program costs, or $1,000 toward summer program costs. Plus, Go Global Grant recipients are guaranteed a Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grant to cover travel costs up to $2,000. (GAIN Grant amounts are based on program location and awards average over $1,500.)
Each semester OIED offers a variety of different scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarship awards range from $250 to $2000.
Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program application is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.
Fund for Education Abroad
Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad and those destined for non-traditional locations are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of U.S. undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the U.S. population.
For information about additional scholarships please visit our External Scholarships web page.
The CIEE Film Studies Program operating at FAMU since 2008 is designed for students who have prior experience in film production, screenwriting, or film studies. It offers qualified students the opportunity to engage firsthand in film production and screenwriting work alongside faculty, staff, and students at one of Europe’s top film schools. Through a combination of specially designed CIEE film courses and FAMU elective offerings, students hone their production and writing skills and develop and produce their own short films in teams of two on the production track, or write their own screenplays on the screenwriting track. Please note that CIEE reserves the right to combine the two tracks should there be insufficient enrollment in one of the tracks.
For more information about the courses and structure of the program please visit the CIEE Czech Film website.
All students are expected to maintain at least the equivalent of a full time course load according to Appalachian State and the host university while abroad (whichever is greater). Students participating on the Botswana program will take a total of 17-18 credits. For more information about study abroad enrollment policies, credit approval, and credit and grade conversions please visit the Academics section of our website.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||OIED Approval Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring Semester||2019||09/15/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.