The Liberal Arts Study Program
More than fifteen years after communism’s fall in Central Europe, the region’s importance has never been greater.
The European Union continues to evolve and
has accepted the countries of Central Europe (Czech Republic, Poland,
Hungary, and Slovakia) as members and partners in a unified and
Students who enroll in the Liberal Arts Program live and
study for one academic semester in Prague, the breathtaking capital
of the Czech Republic. They take academic courses that explore
the rich history and culture of Central Europe and the sweeping
social and economic transformations that this region has undergone
over the past decade. Besides living and studying in Prague, students
spend a total of three weeks visiting other cities in the region,
including Krakow, Vienna, and Budapest.
Academic Program Requirements
- Students take 12 - 15 credits during the semester.
- Students may take additional credits at a cost of 175 EUR per
- Students are required to take two 12-week core courses: Religion,
Culture, and Politics of Central Europe and 19th &
20th Century History of Central Europe.
- Students may choose 2 additional 12-week core courses, in addition
to the two required 12-week core courses.
- Students may choose one course from the list of 6-week elective
- Students may choose one course from the list of 3-week elective