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  • Locations: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/06/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 04/01/2020 08/24/2020 12/19/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Program Provider Area of Study: Architecture, Art, Culture, Design, Engineering
Program Description:

Global Architecture + Design

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

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Program Overview

Welcome to our cutting-edge studio in the heart of Prague, where you’ll experiment integrating methods of simulation, computational design, and programming as well as social sciences to push current technological advancements further. Challenge yourself to make the most of natural and built resources, reduce the environmental footprints of our buildings, and provide healthy environments. All the while, you’ll be inspired by 1,000 years of remarkable design in every style – everywhere you look.

Unique Experiences

STUDY

at the Architectural Institute (ARCHIP) in Prague. The first international school of its kind, ARCHIP is located in a building at Prague 7, which is also a part of the Center for Contemporary Art. ARCHIP offers an opportunity to take classes with students from more than 35 countries around the world!

EXPLORE

Prague’s impressive range of architectural styles that include Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Cubism, and more.

PARTICIPATE

in a ground-breaking design project intended to improve city living.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Explore Prague Castle, Old Town, the modern Villa Winternitz, the theater, and opera.
  • Investigate interesting phenomena - like a gentrification pattern that stretches to the suburbs and a natural corridor that includes old port structures.
  • Visitthe city’s largest Asian market.
  • Take an overnight trip to a city outside Prague and get a sense of how the architecture and culture is different from Prague.

Projects

  • Collaborate on design projects in small groups with people from diverse backgrounds, including Czech and international students and architects.
  • Meet and learn from visiting faculty and professionals via lectures and critiques.
  • Practice your language skills with weekly activities organized by CIEE around the neighborhood, including cooking events, film nights, museum visits, and more. 

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Czech culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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