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  • Locations: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CEA Study Abroad 
  • Restrictions: AppState applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Type of Program:
Affiliate, Internship
Housing:
Apartments
Language of Instruction:
English
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Prerequisite(s): 3-4 courses related to internship field College: College of Arts & Science, College of Fine & Applied Arts, Walker College of Business
Credits: 3-6 credits Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:

Call: 1-800-266-4441

Text: 480-448-6013

Study Abroad in Prague

Why choose when you can have both?  Gain valuable hands-on skills in an international internship in one of Central Europe's economic and cultural capitals. Internships in Prague encourage you to immerse into local culture while developing practical skills in fields such as marketing, management, journalism, communication, international relations, and more. Build the foundations of your professional network while gaining the international experience you’ve been seeking with an Internship in Prague.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Summer Part-Time  2.75 Min GPA; Completed one year of college prior to application  3
 Summer Full-Time  2.75 Min GPA; Completed one year of college prior to application  6


EXPLORE THIS PROGRAM APPLY WITH CEA

Where You'll Study

 

Our partner, Anglo-American University (AAU), is Prague’s oldest private university. With a strong focus on international students, AAU offers more than 100 courses across its five schools. Courses are taught in English; you’ll attend class alongside local Czech and other international students from more than 50 countries.  AAU’s stunning campus is located in the 17th century Thurn-Taxis Palace in the central Mala Strana neighborhood, adjacent to the CEA Prague Office and within walking distance of the Charles Bridge and other notable historic sites. Students will receive a transcript from the Anglo-American University upon completion of their program.

 

What's Included

  • Pre-Departure Advising
  • Airport Pickup
  • Housing
  • 24/7 Onsite Emergency Assistance
  • Excursions & Cultural Activities
  • and more

Excursions

  • Ceský Krumlov
  • Karlovy Vary
  • Kutná Hora
  • and more.

Funding Options

CEA has several ways to help you fund your program, including scholarships, grants, and vouchers. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding



Intern in Prague!

Institution

Since 1997, CEA has maintained one simple philosophy: To provide high-quality international academic programs and services. For you, that means support through each step of your study abroad experience, from the moment you apply to the day you return home again. Along the way, you’ll learn to adapt and communicate across cultures. You’ll earn credits toward graduation while gaining skills that enhance your employability. And you’ll discover more about yourself than you ever thought possible.    

Locations

Build marketable skills while gaining résumé-boosting experience in one of Central Europe’s economic and cultural capitals. Internships in Prague encourage you to immerse into local culture while developing practical skills in fields such as marketing, management, journalism, communication, international relations, and more. Summer students can choose either a full-time or a part-time internship. Our strong academic focus and personalized placements dedicated to meaningful experiences that make a real impact, allow you to give your career a boost while gaining the international experience you’ve been seeking. 
 

Academic Calendar

  • Summer Semester: Late May to Mid July
For more information about the Academic Calendar please visit the CEA Prague Internship webpage
 

Housing

CEA Prague students enjoy city-living apartments as a standard housing option. Apartments are a perfect fit for the student who wants to experience Prague like a local. Fully furnished with modern amenities, apartments are conveniently located near local shops and services. Apartments are close to the city center and offer easy access to Anglo-American University and the CEA Prague Center.

Financial

Program Costs

Students participating on CEA programs will be billed through Appalachian the CEA program cost.  This will replace the Appalachian tuition & fees for the term they are abroad.  In addition to the CEA costs students will also be responsible for submitting a $100 OIED Program Development Fee upon acceptance by the Education Abroad Office.  The fee payment confirms your spot and is non-refundable. Appalachian students participating on a CEA summer program will receive a $100 credit on their invoice.

Paid to Appalachian State
Summer 2020 Part-time Full-time
1CEA Program Fee $5,795 $6,295
2OIED Program Development Fee $100 $100
Intl Health Dev Fee $60 $60
1CEA Program Fee includes tuition, housing, program excursions, and insurance.
2The OIED Program Development Fee will be placed on students’ accounts upon acceptance by the Education Abroad Office. The fee payment confirms your spot and is non-refundable.


Estimated Additional Costs
   
CEA Application Fee $95
1CEA Confirmation Deposit $500
CEA Housing Security Deposit $300
Airfare $900 - $1600 
Meals $730 - $1500
2Personal Expenses $600 - $800
Books and Materials $0 - $150
Local Transportation $100 - $300
3Visa (for US Citizens) $145
Passport $150
4Personal Travel and Spending $300 - $1000
1Students will submit the non-refundable confirmation fee payment directly to CEA and it will be subtracted from the total program cost. 
2Personal expenses includes but is not limited to: toiletries, cell phone, emergency funds, laundry, basic travel and spending, etc. 
3Estimate for US citizens.
4Personal Travel and Spending amounts will vary by student and will be affected by how often a student goes out, travels, and the items they purchase.

Please note that non-billable costs are estimates only and will be affected by personal spending habits, currency fluctuations, etc. Prices listed in USD unless otherwise noted.

 

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.  

Financial Aid

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.

Scholarships

CEA Scholarships
CEA offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for students.  Scholarship awards range from $250 to $3000.

OIED Scholarships
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.  

Academics

CEA’s summer internship program includes an academic seminar and an internship placement. Your internship work schedule may vary depending on industry standards for your career field and will be determined after you arrive. The part-time internship option includes a weekly seminar that meets for 22 contact hours and 120 hours at your internship placement over 8 weeks. Together, your seminar and internship placement are worth 3 credits. The full-time internship option includes a 32-hour academic component and 240 hours at your internship placement over 8 weeks. The academic component is comprised of a weekly seminar and career development portfolio project. Together, the academic component and internship placement are worth 6 credits.

Students must receive approval from their academic department for the internship and are encouraged to discuss the internship with their department before applying.

For more information about the courses and structure of the program please visit the CEA Prague Internship webpage.  

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 in the Summer Internship program will take a total of 3-6 credits. For more information about study abroad enrollment policies, credit approval, and credit and grade conversions please visit the Academics section of our website.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and some programs may fill up before the listed deadline. Each year applications for Fall, Spring, and Summer will open up on August 1st. Once open the deadline will be listed below and an Apply Now button will be available at the top and bottom of this page. Most applications will have a 2 part application process so students are encouraged to complete their OIED application well before the listed deadline.

Students applying to a CEA program should complete the CEA application while also completing the Appalachian application.

For more information about deadlines and how to apply please visit our Guide Me web page.
 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline OIED Approval Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 03/15/2021 04/15/2021 TBA TBA