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  • Locations: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: W&M applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:
Prague Collage

Program Information | Course Information | W&M Faculty | Dates | Deadlines | Program Fees | Eligibility | Handbooks

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is famous for its exceptional variety of world-class museums, including museums of history, art, decorative arts, technology, natural history, and transportation. As part of our Museums Studies course, we will visit a number of museum sites and analyze the exhibits. 

Program Description:
William and Mary's summer program in Prague will include guided excursions to sites of cultural interest, including Cesky Krumlov. Students will also attend local opera, music festival, and orchestra performances. Other excursions may include overnight trips to Berlin, Vienna, or Brno.

Students will live in dormitories at Charles University while in Prague.

Course Information:
Students will earn 7 credits. There is a mandatory 1 credit conversational Czech language course, and students will also take choose to pick two courses.  Summer 2022 courses will be:
  • Jewish History  (3 credits)
  • ENGL 465: 21st-Century Museum Studies in Context--Prague ( taught by W&M faculty) ( 3 credits)
  • ARTH 252:  Czech & European Art & Architecture ( 3 credits)
  • MDLL 360: Czech Language (1 credit)
There is a required 1 credit course to be taken in the Spring prior to departure, which you will be registered for following program acceptance. This course is designed specifically for students going on the summer program and is intended to enhance your cross-cultural understanding of Prague and to cover a variety of pre-departure information. The scheduling of this course will be dependent on the class times possible for program participants.

Courses are taught by W&M faculty and faculty at Charles University. Grades will appear on W&M transcript and will be included in GPA calculations.

W&M Faculty:
Professor Martha L Alexander

Arrival date: July 10, 2022
Departure date: August 13, 2022

New for Summer 2022, the GEO is announcing an earlier December 1 priority deadline for summer programs and Reves Summer Scholarships.  
Students who apply by December 1 will be given priority on eligibility for programs and scholarships.   

Please note that programs may meet their capacity at the December 1 deadline and may not be accepting new applicants, so to ensure best consideration for your first choice program, we encourage you to apply by December 1.  

Priority Deadlines 
Application Deadline:  December 1, 2021
                With a deposit due deadline:  February 21, 2022  
                And a balance due deadline:   March 11, 2022 
Regular Deadlines   
Application Deadline: February 1, 2022
                With a deposit due deadline:  March 11, 2022 (Friday prior to Spring break)
                And a balance due deadline:  April 1, 2022

Application fee information:
The application fee ($75) is due by the deadline and should be paid online at the GEO Marketplace Store. Whoever is making the payment will need student 93#, email, and phone number. The application fee is refundable in the event that you are not accepted into the program or the program is canceled by W&M. 

Program Fees:
Summer 2022: $6,135

Students are responsible for airfare and some meals.

Reves Summer Scholarships are available for this program.

***Additional scholarship funds for this program are available through the Tepper Scholarships for Study in Russia and Eastern Europe***

Students must be an active W&M undergraduate student in good standing, not on academic or disciplinary probation during time abroad, and eligible to take classes at the W&M Williamsburg campus to study abroad.  Students currently on-campus must successfully complete 1 credit spring course. 

For more information about eligibility, please visit our Policies that Affect You page.

Click to view the 2016 Summer Abroad Handbook.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.