Program Overview

Through direct enrollment at the most prestigious university of Prague, and internships with local media organizations and firms, this program will allow you to develop a deeper literacy about global communication trends, while analyzing and articulating the complexities of contemporary life in the Czech Republic. Prague’s fast-paced and ever-evolving media landscape makes it an ideal place to learn about global communication trends.

Students are required to participate in a CIEE internship that includes a seminar and 7-10 hours of weekly on-site work in an internship placement. Of the remaining four courses, two must be core courses focusing on media, communication, or journalism (chosen from CIEE CNMJ-focused courses, FAMU, and/or Charles University courses, and two courses consist of elective courses chosen from CIEE, FAMU, and/or Charles University course offerings. Please keep in mind that courses taught at the local university will look and feel different to courses taught on the UO campus.

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

Additional requirements

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

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.

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.

Dates and Deadlines

To confirm the exact program dates, please consult CIEE.
TermYearDeadlineArrival DateDeparture Date
Spring Semester20199/1/2018Late JanuaryMid-May
Fall Semester20193/1/2019Early SeptemberLate December
Academic Year2019-203/1/2019Early SeptemberMid-May
Spring Semester20209/1/2019Mid-JanuaryEarly May

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