Spend a summer, semester or academic year in Prague and transfer college credit to your major!
Study Abroad Czech Republic invites you to study in the enchanting city of Prague. This program takes place at the University of New York in Prague/Empire State College (UNYP/ESC). Many of your classes will transfer directly to your major at your home university.
The University of New York in Prague (UNYP) is a fully accredited university that offers American BA and MA degrees. Its BA degrees are awarded by the State University of New York, Empire State College (SUNY/ESC), which is part of the State University of New York system (the largest public university system in the US) and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education. UNYP is one of the top ranking English-language higher education institutions in Central Europe. At UNYP you can take courses in psychology, business administration, communications & mass media, international economic relations, English language and literature, IT and others. Many of your classes will transfer directly to your major at your home university. The university offers both semester and summer programs.
Prague is the perfect place to study abroad! It has been often described as one of the jewels of Europe due to its beauty, charm, and rich history. Every visitor falls in love with the city. With over 1.3 million inhabitants it’s is the Czech Republic’s largest city and also its capital. The heart of the city is the Old Town, which once served as the medieval marketplace and now hosts a variety of shops and outdoor cafes. The city is overflowing with culture and history. When you’re enjoying a cappuccino on the Old Town Square you can see a unique blend of Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance and Art Nouveau architecture. From the Charles Bridge on the Vltava River, you can admire the Prague skyline with Hradcany Castle, whose 100 spires sparkle like stars at night. In addition to the breathtaking sights, Prague also offers a variety of cultural attractions such as concerts, museums, theatres, clubs, and restaurants. Since it is home to many of the Czech Republic’s best universities, there will be lots of students for you to meet and socialize with. Prague is a safe, affordable and friendly city, so you’re sure to have the time of your life!
Courses & Descriptions:
UNYP/ESC offers a wide variety of courses, which are all taught in English. All courses follow the American model of education, so you can be sure that you’re getting the highest level of teaching while abroad. The structure and teaching style will be very similar to your courses in the US or Canada. Most courses are worth 3 credits each.
Semester/academic year students take 4-5 classes per semester. You can earn between 12 and 15 credits each semester. For the whole academic year you can earn between 24 and 30 credits!
Summer students generally take 1 class for 3 credits. You can take another 3-credit course for an additional fee. Please contact us for prices.
The University of New York in Prague is a fully accredited university, whose BA degrees and classes are validated by the State University of New York, Empire State College (SUNY/ESC). With prior approval of your advisor, the courses should seamlessly transfer back to your home university. Before applying it’s important to speak with the study abroad advisor at your home institution to obtain pre-approval for your courses and determine how many credits you’ll receive. Every educational institution has different policies about transferring credit, so we encourage you to follow your institution’s regulations.
After completing the program, we’ll send your registrar or study abroad advisor an official transcript with the course titles, credit hours, and grades. Your university will need this transcript to transfer credit.
It is possible to transfer your financial aid to pay for some or all of the program costs. The first step is to check with your home institution’s financial aid advisor before applying. Since every home institution has different rules, only your advisor can tell you what kind of aid can transfer. Study Abroad Czech Republic is happy to provide you with a certificate of enrollment or any other documents that your university might require.
There are also many scholarship opportunities available. Learn more on our scholarships page.
November 30, 2018 - Spring
June 17, 2019 - Fall
June 12, 2018 - Academic Year
April 10, 2019 - Summer
June 10, 2019 - Summer 2
Late applications will be considered on an individual basis.
Applying for our programs is simple! Fill out the on-line application form and wait for more information from us.