Study Abroad

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.

Study Abroad in Prague

Prague is an ancient crossroad of cultures, one of the most beautiful capital cities in Europe, and still a little off the beaten path for many.
International experience is more important than ever for a successful education leading to a fulfilling career, and a semester, summer or year of study abroad in Europe with UNYP can:

  • Further your academic studies
  • Broaden your horizons
  • Strengthen your intercultural skills
  • Expand your network of friends and colleagues to encompass the globe

With almost 100 different courses on offer each year, all taught exclusively in English, UNYP lets you work on your degree while experiencing life to the full as a student in Central Europe.

If you want to study abroad in Prague, contact our Admissions team today.

About UNYP

The University of New York in Prague is one of the only Czech-accredited higher education institutions that offers purely English-language study in Europe. We offer a diverse range of degree programs that include Business Administration, Communication & Mass Media, International & Economic Relations, and Psychology, plus a wide range of courses in associated fields in the social sciences, humanities, economics, finance, and arts.
UNYP is situated in the quiet, upscale neighborhood in central Prague, and our facilities combine 19th-century architectural charm with 21st-century teaching and technology.


UNYP’s internationally diverse teaching faculty, emphasis on dynamic and engaged learning, and small class sizes help ensure its approximately 900 students from over 50 different countries develop the skills they need in their chosen field.

UNYP Study Abroad programs at a glance

Semester programs

  • Eligibility: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 with at least 1 completed semester of college
  • Cost: $7,900
  • Credits: 12-15 semester credits
  • Course requirements: None
  • Visa requirement for US citizens: Yes (student visa)
  • Fall 2017 dates: Sep 7 - Dec 22, 2017   (15 weeks of classes).
  • Application deadline: April 28, 2017

Summer programs

  • Eligibility: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 with at least 1 completed semester of college
  • Cost: $2,050
  • Credits: 3 semester credits
  • Course requirements: None
  • Visa needed for American citizens: No
  • Dates: May 25 - July 4, 2017
  • Application deadline: March 3, 2017

 

What does the Study Abroad program fee include?

  • Tuition

    Tuition for UNYP semester programs:

    • Take 12 to 15 semester credits (usually 4 or 5 courses).
    • A minimum of 12 credits must be maintained as a student visa requirement.

    Tuition for UNYP summer programs:

    • Take 3 semester credits (1 course)
    • It may be possible to take 6 semester credits (extra tuition fees will apply)
    • No additional course fees are charged.
  • Housing

    The UNYP study abroad program includes rental of a double room in freshly-renovated student apartments. Belgická Residences by UNYP is centrally located in Prague’s Vinohrady neighborhood and only 100 meters from UNYP’s main campus on Londýnská. Each apartment has own bathroom and kitchen fully equipped with modern appliances. When we confirm your rental arrangements, we will provide the confirmation that is needed for the student visa application.

    Want to room with a friend on the program?

    Let us know by the application deadline and we'll try to arrange for you to choose your roommate.

    Don’t want to live in a single room, but don’t know anyone else going to Prague?

    Fill out the roommate preference information as part of your application to study abroad, and we’ll find a match for you based on your preferences.

  • Health insurance

    The program includes basic Czech health insurance coverage valid for student visa purposes.

  • 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 pickup and transport to your 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’ll show you around the student residence and the local neighborhood so you begin to feel at home right away.

  • Onsite 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.

  • Transport pass

    A public transport pass valid for the length of your program is included. It covers all public transportation in Prague, 24 hours a day – metro, tram, bus, and even the funicular that takes you to the top of Petřín Hill and the public ferry boats that cross the river.

  • 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.

  • Final transcript mailings

    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.

What can I study?

Click on our course listings to see descriptions of almost 100 study abroad classes that we offer each year at UNYP, all taught in English.
Business Administration

  • International Business
  • International Marketing Strategies
  • Microeconomics
  • Ethics of Business & Public Administration
  • Project Management

Communication & Mass Media

  • Global Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Media & Society
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Public Relations Principles         
  • Introduction to Media Writing

International Economic Relations

  • International Conflict & Security
  • European Integration
  • Terrorism
  • International Politics
  • Classics of Political Thought

Psychology

  • General Psychology
  • Psychology of Adolescence & Adulthood
  • History & Systems of Psychology
  • Psychology of Adjustment
  • Psychology of Art
  • Living in Social & Political Crisis

General Education

  • Art & Architecture of Prague
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Digital Photography
  • Reason & Argument
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • The Short Story
  • Modern Europe
  • Human Biology
  • Economic History of the West
  • Introductory Czech
  • Introductory German
  • Introductory French
  • Introductory Spanish

Academics on the Study Abroad program

Teaching style

UNYP features small classes (average class size: 21 students) and a dynamic, interactive teaching style. UNYP's small student-to-teacher ratio makes it easier for each student to get an appropriate level of attention in the classroom.

Instructors

Like the student population, UNYP’s instructors are internationally diverse: one-third are American, one-third are Czech, and one-third from over 20 other countries. All are highly qualified academically and professionally, and bring to the classroom a diverse range of skills, experiences, and outlooks.

Accreditations

UNYP’s courses are accredited by American, Czech and British accreditation authorities.

To Apply

Contact UNYP's Admissions team to learn more about studying abroad in Prague, and to apply.
You can also call us on +420 224 221 261 or skype us on Mondays through Fridays from 9am to 6pm, Central European Time (usually 6 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time in the U.S.

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