CIEE: Communications, New Media, and Journalism in Prague

Language Requirement: None
Academic Standing by Program Start: Sophomore or Above
Location: Europe, Czech Republic
GPA: 3.0
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

Dates and Deadlines
Term Year Deadline Arrival Date Departure Date
Academic Year 2024/2025 3/1/2024 Mid Sept. Early May
Fall Semester 2024 3/1/2024 9/10/2024 12/21/2024
Spring Semester 2025 9/1/2024 Late Jan. Early May

Discount for Pell Recipients

To expand access to study abroad, GEO is offering a $400 discount for this program (Summer 2024 and beyond) to UO students who currently have the Pell Grant as part of their federal financial aid (FAFSA).

Course Equivalencies

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

Non-UO students: 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.

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