Dartmore Institute

Description:

The Dartmore Institute for Central European Studies is a non-profit educational institute located in Prague, Czech Republic. Is dedicated to fostering and promoting cross-cultural exchange. The Institute traces its inception to the political upheavals of Central and Ea… more →

The Dartmore Institute for Central European Studies is a non-profit educational institute located in Prague, Czech Republic. Is dedicated to fostering and promoting cross-cultural exchange. The Institute traces its inception to the political upheavals of Central and Eastern Europe that began in the late 1980s. The mission of the Institute is to offer innovative study abroad programs based in Prague to university-age students, hence facilitating and allowing for a deeper understanding of the history, art, culture, and politics of Central Europe.

Academic credit for coursework completed at the Dartmore Institute is awarded by Dartmore’s partner institution, the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. The Jagiellonian University is a fully accredited Polish university which has a long tradition of academic excellence in the region since it is the second oldest university in Central Europe.

City:

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 an… more →

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!

Transfering Credit:

Academic credit from courses taken at the Dartmore Institute is awarded by the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, which is a fully accredited Polish university. With prior approval of your advisor, the courses should seamlessly transfer back to your home univer… more →

Academic credit from courses taken at the Dartmore Institute is awarded by the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, which is a fully accredited Polish university. 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.

Financial Aid:

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 wh… more →

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.

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Courses & Descriptions:

Why Study in Warsaw

Meet a Diverse Student Body

The student body at Dartmore is made up of international students, so you will have a chance to exchange ideas with people from around the world. The program also focuses on meeting local students and scholars. The Institute’s innovative study abroad programs are founded on the belief that students gain their most valuable insights into the social, artistic and cultural realm when interacting with local scholars and students throughout Central Europe and by traveling in small groups to the historical centers and other places of interest that give this part of Europe its unique character.

Enjoy the Cosmopolitan City

Prague is a cosmopolitan capital city – overflowing with cultural and social events. It is a perfect setting for a college campus.

Live, Eat, Breathe History

A little bit of history can be uncovered on every one of Prague’s charming cobblestone streets – the city has been well preserved and remains the same as it was during medieval times.

Get a Bang for Your Buck

Prague is an affordable destination – your dollar still goes a long way!

Be in the Center of It All

Located in the heart of Europe, Prague is the perfect home base for your travels to other European cities such as Paris, Rome, Budapest, Berlin, etc.