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Kent State Prague
Prague, Czech Republic (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring,
Summer
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Restrictions: KSU applicants only
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/15/2020 ** 05/30/2020 08/02/2020
Spring 2020 10/15/2020 ** 02/04/2020 05/26/2020

** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
Program Description:
Program Description:

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In partnership with Anglo-American University, Kent State is proud to offer a study abroad program at one of the premier Czech institutions of higher education. Accredited by both the U.S. and Czech Republic, AAU is the country's oldest private university and offers an excellent academic and cultural experience.


KENT STATE PRAGUE | PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

Program Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Primary Instruction Language: English
Eligibility: 2.5 GPA; Student with lower GPA may apply and must submit a personal statement and two letters of recommendation to edabroad@kent.edu
Program Type: KSU Sponsored Program


PROGRAM INTRODUCTION                                        

Prague

Anglo American University is the country's oldest private university. Students may study for either a Fall, Spring, or Summer term. Housed in the 17th Century Thurn-Taxis Palace, AAU offers a unique academic learning environment. The Palace has since been renovated and now serves a student population of over 700 students at AAU. Students can expect to be in an average class size of 15 students with Czech and international students from the US, Europe and other parts of the world, with over 50 different nationalities represented.


ACADEMIC OVERVIEW

Students will enroll in the equivalent of Kent State full-time coursework, 12.0 credit hour minimum for semester students. Summer students, depending on the summer term they select, will enroll in 1-3 courses (3.0-9.0 credits). Participants may choose from a number of major-related and general education course offerings, all of which are conducted in English. Some of the disciplines include but are not limited to:

  • Business
  • Communications
  • History
  • Humanities
  • International Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Journalism
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Visual Art Studies
*Click here for more AAU course info.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

  • FALL SEMESTER: August 24 - December 14*
  • SPRING SEMESTER: January 30 - May 22*
  • SUMMER TERM: Session 1: May 30 - June 19 | Session 2: June 21 - August 2 | Combined Session: May 30 - August 2*
*all academic term dates are tentative and should be verified prior to flight booking.
 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum cumulative GPA 2.5; Student with lower GPA may apply and must submit a personal statement and two letters of recommendation to edabroad@kent.edu
  • Full-time degree-seeking university student
  • Earned a minimum of 12.0 credits
  • No language requirement

HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS

Located at Plzeňská 846/66, 150 00, Praha-Smíchov, AAU housing is brand new (completed in May 2019). Housing consists of 36 rooms located within the same building. Housing options range from single to double and triple rooms. The building is staffed 24 hours a day with a security guard and a receptionist. Accommodation is only offered for Fall and Spring semester. If capacity allows, students could be housing during the summer semester. Housing costs range from $2,900 (single); $2,400 (double); $1,900 (triple). Student must pay a reservation deposit of $470 (estimate) and a security deposit of $512 (estimate). The security deposit is refundable, provided no damage is done to the room.
  • Please reference the Campus Life page of the AAU website for more information on Accommodations
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TUITION & FEES*

  • Tuition: $3,760 (15 credit hours)
  • KSU Administrative Fee: $250
  • AAU Processing Fee: $210
  • Housing: $2,900 (single); $2,400 (double); $1,900 (triple)
  • Insurance: $201.60  for the full semester (health/accident insurance; not travel insurance)
    • Excludes meals, personal living expenses, personal travel, passport/visa fees, transportation from airport to campus
    • Financial Aid applicable!
  • *all fees are estimated and subject to change.

FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS

Financial aid and scholarships are applicable toward this program!
Financial Aid does apply to this program. Please speak with  the Student Financial Aid Office for more information:
http://www.kent.edu/financialaid/education-abroad-financial-aid 

PROGRAM COORDINATOR:

Sara Morato
Assistant Director, Education Abroad | Office of Global Education
smoratoq@kent.edu | 330-672-7984
Prague Prague Prague


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