University of Oregon

CIEE: Communications, New Media, and Journalism in Prague

Program Overview

Through language study, direct enrollment at the most prestigious university of Prague, and internships with local media organizations and firms, in this program you will develop a deeper literacy about global communication trends, while analyzing and articulating the complexities of contemporary life in the Czech Republic.

All students enroll in a Czech language course, an internship, and three elective courses taken from amongst CIEE, FAMU, and Charles University (FSV) course offerings. At least two of the three courses must focus on media and communications.

For further information about the program, including dates and course information, please visit: CIEE: Communications, New Media, and Journalism in Prague


Application Process

If you are interested in applying to a CIEE program, we strongly advise you to meet with an advisor prior to applying.


Selection for the program is based on a review of your written application, recommendation, transcript(s), and completion of the interview process. Qualified applicants are recommended by a GEO Study Abroad Program Advisor. The final selection of participants is made by CIEE.

IMPORTANT: Application for a CIEE program involves two parts:

1.    Completion of the GEO application process.
2.    Completion of the CIEE application process.

Please note that the GEO deadline supersedes the CIEE deadline. An application fee is due at the time of application and is non-refundable under any circumstances.

Additional Requirements

  • Minimum of two courses beyond the introductory level (200 level or above) in communications, journalism, media, or international affairs.

Dates and Deadlines

TermYearDeadlineArrival DateDeparture Date
Fall Semester20173/15/2017early Septemberlate December
Academic Year2017-20183/15/2017early Septembermid-May
Spring Semester 20189/01/2017late Januarymid-May

Additional Date Information

To confirm the exact program dates, please consult CIEE.

Priority Discounts

If your program has a Priority Deadline, complete all pre-decision application materials by this date to receive a $100 credit toward your program fee. Please note, students participating in multiple summer programs are only eligible to receive the $100 credit once.

Note: this $100 discount does not apply to priority deadlines for SIT programs.

Course Equivalencies

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

UO students, please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.