University of New York in Prague/Empire State College

Description:

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 … more →

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.

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:

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 t… more →

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.

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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Why Study in Warsaw

Meet a Diverse Student Body

At UNYP there are over 700 students from over 60 different countries along with over 90 instructors from 16 countries.

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.