Study Abroad in Prague

Study at UNYP, a vibrant international community in Prague, Czech Republic.

Our courses, accredited in Europe and the United States, are taught in English, covering a wide range of subjects including Business Administration, Communication & Media, International Relations, Psychology, and more.

Our faculty of 125 members from 25 countries and a student body of over 1,000 students from 60 countries provide a dynamic and diverse learning environment.

With a 1:9 faculty-to-student ratio, you can expect small class sizes and personalized attention.

Our campus in Vinohrady, a quiet upscale neighborhood in central Prague, offers a unique blend of 19th-century charm and modern facilities. Our dedicated administration supports students to the highest possible standard.

Check out testimonials from our Study Abroad students to learn more about their experiences.

Learn more about the UNYP Study Abroad program below. 

  • Eligibility
    • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 with at least 1 completed semester of college
  • Application Requirements
    • A UNYP Online Application https://application.unyp.cz/
    • A motivation letter (written in English – max. 400 words)
    • High school diploma or provide name of high school
    • Official University Transcript
    • Letter from your home University confirming English language ability (waived for native speakers of English). If students are enrolled in non-English speaking degree program with partner university, they are requested to submit an English language proficiency test: https://www.unyp.cz/admissions-requirements/
    • Copy of ID or passport (plus digital passport photo)
      • Passport must be valid for at least the duration of program +3 months.
    • Course Selection Sheet

Spring 2024

  • ​Dates: January 21 – May 11, 2024
  • Deadline: October 14, 2023

Summer 2024

  • ​Dates: May 22 – June 29, 2024
  • Deadline: April 19, 2024

Fall 2024

  • Dates: September 1 – December 21, 2024
  • Deadline: April 19, 2024

Winter 2024

  • Dates: December 29 – January 15, 2025
  • Deadline: late November

Spring 2025

  • Dates: January 26 – May 17, 2025
  • Deadline: October 18, 2024

Summer 2025

  • Dates: May 21 – June 28, 2025
  • Deadline: April 18, 2025

After being Accepted to study at UNYP you will need to follow with these steps:

  1. Review and sign Study Abroad contract
    1. Once you receive email notification sign via Signi
  2. Complete the Study Abroad program deposit ($500)
    1. Deposit can be made through UNYP’s online payment portal (https://application.unyp.cz/online-payment)
    2. You will need to attach your UNYP Student ID number to your deposit payment.  You can find your UNYP Student ID number on your Study Abroad Contract in the top right corner of the first page.
  3. Submit the Course Selection form to UNYP
    1. Be sure that your home university has approved each of the courses that you list on the Course Selection sheet.  This will ensure that the courses you enroll in at UNYP will transfer back towards your degree at your home university.
  4. Provide UNYP with your preferred mailing address (cge@unyp.cz)
    1. UNYP must ship to you some documents for your visa application.  The address that you provide to UNYP as your preferred mailing address is the address where we will send your visa documents.
  5. Provide UNYP with a passport-style photo of yourself (cge@unyp.cz)
    1. We will use this photo for your UNYP Student ID Card and for your Prague transportation pass.  The photo must be taken according to passport-photo requirements (https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/photos.html)
  6. Prepare the necessary visa documents (see your Czech Embassy’s website for full details on properly submitting these documents) IF YOU ARE NON-EU CITIZEN.
    1. Application Form 
    2. Passport – style photo (3.5cm x 4.5cm)
    3. Passport
    4. Proof of Funds
    5. Criminal History Form
      1. US citizens can submit affidavit instead
    6. Visa application fee
    7. Postage fees (for US citizens only)
    8. Proof of Acceptance (UNYP SENDS THIS TO YOU BY MAIL)
    9. Proof of Accommodation (UNYP SENDS THIS TO YOU BY MAIL)
    10. Proof of Insurance (UNYP SENDS THIS TO YOU BY MAIL)
    11. Consent of parent/legal guardian incase applicant is underage
  7. Complete 25% Program Payment (one month before the program)
  8. Obtain UNYP Login Credentials for: Email, E-Learning, E-GNOMON
  9. Join UNYP Visiting Students Facebook Group and WhatsApp chat
  10. Send to UNYP your flight details for arrival and departure (cge@unyp.cz)
  11. Inform UNYP once visa approced – if applicable (cge@unyp.cz)
  12. Complete 75% Program Payment (one week before the program)
  13. Arrive in Prague on Arrival Day
  14. Check in to orientation at UNYP for Day 1 of orientation week

Course Catalogue

Access the current course catalogue here: https://airtable.com/app4hWCbWWQhroQBd/shrh4px9YFuxm5mqS/tbll1WHZRcfJw53fV

Fall Course Offerings

Please note that the following list is not official list of courses for the following semester. Rather, these are the course offerings from the latest semesters and can serve as a reference for what to expect in future semesters. The official set of course will be published one month before the start of classes.


Business

  • Behavioral Economics
  • Calculus
  • College Algebra
  • Computers and Applications
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Corporate Finance
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • E-Commerce and Marketing Technologies
  • Econometrics
  • Entrepreneurship Essentials
  • Event Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Management
  • Introduction to Python
  • Introduction to University Studies
  • Knowledge Management
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Math Tutoring
  • Microeconomics
  • Network Administration
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Principles of Management
  • Project Management
  • Reason and Argument
  • Sports Management
  • Student Competition
  • Systems Administration
  • Viral and Guerilla Marketing
  • Web Design

Communication and Media, English language and literature

  • Art of the Western World
  • Digital Photography
  • Global Communication
  • History and Theory of New Media
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Media and Society
  • News Writing
  • Public Relations Principles
  • Public Speaking
  • Academic Writing
  • English Composition I
  • English Composition II
  • English Composition Skills
  • Great Books
  • Introduction to Literature

 
International Relations

  • American Government and Politics
  • Classics of Political Theory
  • Czech A1
  • Czech A2
  • European Integration
  • History of Religions
  • International Conflict and Security
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Principles of Ethics
  • Senior Project Defense
  • Spanish A1
  • US History since 1865

 
Psychology

  • Addiction and Dependency: An Introduction
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognition
  • Comparative Psychology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Educational Psychology 
  • Environmental Crisis and Global Sustainability
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Group Work Processes
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Human Biology
  • Introduction to Existential Psychology
  • Personnel and Work Psychology
  • Psychology of Adjustment
  • Psychology of Adolescence and Adulthood
  • Psychology of Infancy and Childhood
  • Social Psychology
  • Statistics I
  • Statistics II
  • Theories of Personality

Spring Course Offerings

Business

  • Algorithms
  • Calculus
  • College Algebra
  • Computers and Applications
  • Corporate Finance
  • Cross Cultural Management Skills
  • E-Commerce and Marketing Technologies
  • Emotions in Marketing
  • Facility Management
  • Final Project Proposal
  • Financial Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Management
  • Information Security Implementation & Processing
  • International Business
  • International Marketing Strategies
  • International Money & Banking
  • Introduction to University Studies
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Math Tutoring
  • Microeconomics
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Pricing Strategies 
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Professional Development
  • Project Management
  • Reason and Argument
  • Strategic Communication Skills for Business Leaders

 
Communication and Media, English language and literature

  • Advanced Public Relations
  • Art of the Western World
  • Digital Photography
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Introduction to Media Writing
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Media History
  • Mediation and Conflict Management
  • Psychology of Technology
  • Public Relations Principles
  • Public Speaking
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Visual Culture and Semiotics
  • Academic Writing
  • English Composition I
  • English Composition II
  • English Composition Skills
  • Foundation II: Grammar
  • Foundation II: Listening and Conversation
  • Foundation II: Reading and Writing
  • The Novel

 
International Relations

  • Classics of Political Theory
  • Czech A1
  • Czech A2
  • Democracy and Democratization
  • European Law
  • External Relations of the EU
  • History of Religions
  • International Organizations
  • International Political Economy
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Principles of Ethics
  • Social and Economic Aspects of Globalization
  • Spanish A1
  • Spanish A2
  • Theories of International Relations
  • US History and Civil Rights
  • US History since 1865
  • World Geography

 
Psychology

  • Animals in Human Society
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognition
  • Comparative Psychology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Educational Psychology 
  • General Psychology
  • Group Work Processes
  • Health Psychology
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Human Biology
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychology of Adjustment
  • Psychology of Adolescence and Adulthood
  • Psychology of Art
  • Psychology of Infancy and Childhood
  • Social Psychology
  • Sports Psychology
  • Statistics I
  • Statistics II
  • Theories of Personality

 

Summer Course Offerings

Business

  • Financial Accounting
  • Statistics I

 Communication and Media, English language and literature

  • Art and Architecture of Prague
  • Cinema and Society
  • Communication for Social Change
  • The World of Beer: Economic and Communications Context
  • The Power of Words: Creativity through Rap and Monologue

Social Science

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Principles of Ethics
  • Spanish A1
  • US History since 1865
  • Cultural Anthropology

Psychology

  • Psychology of Religion
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychology of Art

Winter Course Offerings

  • Art and Architecture of Prague
  • The World of Beer: Economic and Communications Context

Total Cost of Study Abroad Fall and Spring 2023/2024: $11,300

Total Cost of Study Abroad for Winter Program: $2,500

Total Cost of Study Abroad for Summer 2024 Program: $3,100

Total Cost of Study Abroad Fall and Spring 2024/25: $12,100

Total Cost of Study Abroad for Summer 2025 Program: $3,300

Items included in Study Abroad Program fee:

  • Tuition
    • 12-15 credits for Fall and Spring semester programs (A minimum of 12 credits must be maintained as a student visa requirement
    • 3 credits for Winter / Summer program
      • Additional credits will result in extra tuition fees.  6 Credits maximum.
  • Housing
    • Housing in one of the residences listed below included in Study Abroad Program fee
  • Health Insurance
    • Basic Czech health insurance coverage for students, valid for student visa purposes
  • Visa Support
    • The International Office will provide information on how to navigate the visa application process, and will also provide crucial documentation necessary for the visa application itself
  • Pre-Departure Orientation and Information
    • Once you’re a confirmed participant in the program we will provide you with all the information you need to help you get ready to study abroad in Prague. A brief online pre-arrival quiz helps make sure you’re ready to go. Our staff is always available to help answer your questions, and can even connect you with current students for their perspectives and insights.
  • Airport Pick Up and Transport to Housing
    • If you arrive at Prague’s Vaclav Havel International Airport (PRG) on the designated Arrival Day and tell us your arrival information in advance, our team of staff and student volunteers will meet you at the airport and take you directly to your housing in Prague. Then we will show you around the student residence and the local neighborhood so you begin to feel at home right away.
  • On-Site Orientation
    • The day after Arrival Day, orientation sessions at UNYP will introduce you to your university home for the semester, your fellow students and instructors, and the lovely Vinohrady neighborhood.
  • Transportation Pass
    • Travel worry-free throughout the city of Prague via metro, tram, and bus with the Transportation Pass that UNYP provides for you.
  • Student Benefits Program
    • Take advantage of the many discounts and other benefits available through UNYP’s student benefits program, including discounts on gyms, swimming pools, local restaurants, retail outlets, and hotels. Check out UNYP’s Student Benefits page for more details.
    • The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) Card issued in your name, together with your UNYP ID card, will allow you to take advantage of student benefits across Europe.
  • Mailing of your Final Transcripts
    • Once your grades are finalized at the end of the semester/term, your official transcript will be sent by standard mail to the address you indicate on your application (usually your university’s registrar office).
      Grades are finalized about one month after the final exam period is over.
      If you need additional transcripts later, just email UNYP’s Registrar office.

The UNYP study abroad program includes accommodation at one of the three following Student residences. Students will be placed into housing by UNYP, placements will be made according to availability of rooms. All these residences are in a close proximity of UNYP. The rooms are well equipped and have a free Wi-Fi. They also provide students with great additional facilities.

Belgicka Apartments 

Belgicka Apartments is located only 100 meters from UNYP’s main campus. It offers double rooms in renovated student apartments. Each apartment has its own bathroom and kitchen.

Student House Botic

Student House Botic is located only 8 minutes away from UNYP by tram. It offers double rooms with bathroom. Kitchen is located on every floor, but each room has its own fridge and kettle.
 

ZEITRAUM Student Housing

This provider offers dormitory style student housing that is easili accesible by public transportation. The housing is located in nice residential area of the city.

UNYP Education Abroad Scholarship

The University of New York in Prague (UNYP) is committed to providing students from across the world with a student-centered, globally-minded education.  Since its founding in 1998, UNYP has sought not only to deliver on this commitment but also to ensure increased financial access to such an education.   Each year UNYP awards over 4 million Czech Koruna in financial aid and scholarships to its degree seeking students. 

The UNYP Study Abroad program now aims to continue this tradition by offering the UNYP Education Abroad Scholarship to students within the UNYP Study Abroad program.  The scholarship fund is distributed in awards of $300 USD each.  A maximum of one scholarship award per student is permitted.

  The UNYP Education Abroad Scholarship is open to all UNYP Study Abroad students who meet the eligibility requirements.  In order to be considered for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Complete their UNYP Study Abroad application and submit all required items by the scholarship application deadline.
    • Spring 2024 Semester October 14, 2023
    • Fall 2024 April 19, 2024
    • Spring 2025 October 18, 2024
  • Meet all Study Abroad program admissions requirements.
  • Demonstrate current enrollment in university studies at time of application.
  • Maintain full-time enrollment in a Fall or Spring UNYP Study Abroad program, participate in UNYP housing, and complete the entirety of the study abroad program.
  • Maintain compliance with UNYP academic and conduct policies for the length of study abroad program.

In order to apply, students must complete the following steps:

Following the scholarship application deadline the UNYP Scholarship Committee will review all applications.  Those who are awarded the scholarship will be contacted directly by a representative of the UNYP Scholarship committee within 2 weeks of the application deadline and informed of their scholarship award.

All questions regarding the UNYP Education Abroad Scholarship can be directed to the UNYP CGE office (cge@unyp.cz). 

To Apply

You can also call us on +420 224 221 261 on Mondays through Fridays from 9 am to 6 pm, Central European Time (usually 6 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time in the U.S.

The University of New York in Prague is delighted to offer a range of academic study abroad opportunities for students who wish to incorporate a semester, a summer, or a year of study at UNYP into their degree studies at another university or college.

If you are interested in earning a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree at UNYP, please look at our range of Academic Programs or contact our Admissions Office.

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